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Freelancer Graphics Designer Resume

Ellicott City, MD

CAREER PROFILE:

A professional graphics designer with over 10 years experience working in production seeking an opportunity with a company that will allow me to contribute my visual talents and conceptual skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Proficient in: graphics software programs like Adobe CS (4/5), Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Publisher, Excel, and Microsoft Visio

Strong background in: print, fabrication, photography, imaging, fine arts and illustration

Knowledge of: both PC and Mac - based computers

Familiar with: HTML and JavaScript

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Ellicott City, MD

Freelancer Graphics Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Contracted by a local business to create marketing e-panel presentations for 2010 Tradeshow events
  • Designed logos, business cards, flyers, postcards, posters, and brochures for area businesses
  • Created business cards for entrepreneurs, other artists, and network contacts

Confidential, McLean, VA

Proposal Graphics/Illustrator Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Interacted with Director and Senior Consultant on priority work and deadlines
  • Collaborated with design team to redesign charts, diagrams, illustrations, and PowerPoint presentations
  • Managed design files which upon approval was collected and categorized for contract & proposal team
  • Provided a record log on completed tasks for accurate timekeeping and client billing

Confidential, Rockville, MD.

Graphics Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Created animated e-panel presentations for the 2008 and 2009 ATCA, 2009 ATC, 2010 Amsterdam and Federal Aviation Administration IT tradeshows
  • Worked cooperatively with tradeshow coordinators to create super-graphics for tradeshow banners to be displayed at national conferences
  • Responsible for creating PowerPoint presentations for proposal meetings
  • Designed proposal covers and templates

Confidential, Lanham, MD

Graphics Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Produced and updated corporate brochures, presentations, and bulletins
  • Participated in weekly Business Development Group meetings and presented creative ideas
  • Recommended innovative changes to corporate website and proposal packages
  • Provided customer service assistance to DST staff and customers
  • Designed proposal graphics for covers, binders, charts, slides, and invitations
  • Worked directly with Web Developer, outside vendors, and printing services

Confidential, Lanham, MD

Graphics Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Created 2 & 4 color-process brochures, postcard mailer, catalogs and magazines
  • Handled design request through an online management system
  • Retouched book covers for BRS printer
  • Scanned book covers for RLPG web developers to post on website
  • Maintained pre-flight files and records of previous or incoming jobs status
  • Worked cooperatively with Imprint managers and Coordinators to design marketing materials
  • Volunteered to pack and ship books at the West Virginia warehouse facility

Confidential, Washington, DC

Graphics Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Graphics Support Services to customers at the print shop and via email
  • Consulted with clients regarding pricing orders and shipment
  • Managed jobs on a daily basis utilizing all in-house equipment (plotter, color-scanners, cutter/laminator)
  • Created publications, booklets, fliers, posters, banner signs enhanced pictures and scanned/retouched photos
  • Provided assistance to customers over the phone, and managed electronic files

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