Dancing for Birth
St. Louis, MO
Feb 2014 - Present (7 years 2 months)
Independent contract designer developing a brand for an existing company. She has provided the logo itself and around that, I have used her desire to marry the modern woman simplicity to the bright and colorful patterns of traditional world cultures. Website is not yet launched and print material is being currently developed.
Feb 2013 - Sep 2013 (7 months)
In house designer for an auction house: duties included catalog design, print design (flyers, brochures and direct mailers), web design, content management, banner ads, button creation, digital photography and photo-manipulation.
Sep 2012 - Mar 2013 (6 months)
Create custom layouts, copy editing and print production for a wide variety of print publications and online newsletters.
Web Production Specialist
The Cobalt Group
Jan 2011 - Jun 2011 (5 months)
Updated content using Cobalt CMS utilizing Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and HTML/CSS.
Mar 2010 - May 2011 (1 year 2 months)
Independent Artist offering art classes to all ages, individual and group classes available.
the smart dept
Jun 2010 - Oct 2010 (4 months)
Creative Consultant, helping creatives find the right fit at the right job with true respect, care and quality. Advising on portfolio techniques.
National Sign Corp
Mar 2008 - Jun 2010 (2 years 3 months)
Responsibilities include creating technical design for fabrication, estimating and proposals.Collaborated with vendors and clients to manage projects from concept to installation, coordinate sales, production, design and manufacturing teams for a smooth workflow.
Printing Specialist - NWREPROGRAPHICS
Dec 2007 - Mar 2008 (3 months)
Prepared CAD files for printing in large format BW and Color. QA, print spec books and architectural sets for presentations. Finishing products including, mounting, cutting, laminating, tabs, folding and binding. Provided technical assistance to the design department for file conversion and pre-press issues.
Senior Project Coordinator
Apr 2003 - Jan 2006 (2 years 9 months)
FedExKinkos · April 2003 January 2006
Responsible for all projects coming in and out of the highest volume store in St. Louis.
· Led a team of 6-8 employees.
· Performed quality assurance on all jobs coming and going out of the store.
· Interfaced with vendors to assure timely completion and quality product.
· Managed the processing and delivery of all orders for the spoke and hub stores.
Graphic Design Intern
Feb 2005 - Jun 2005 (4 months)
Communipak Group · February June 2005
This job utilized an agglomeration of skills from mock up sketches to studio photography.
· Photographed the library of packaging samples to organize a digital catalog of their
samples in stock.
· Rendered sketches for clients to see a proposed packaging design.
· Created brochures and other document templates.