Highly creative and multi - talented Graphic Designer with 6 years of experience in multimedia, marketing and print design. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations; adept at creating and directing corporate and new business designs; brilliant at incorporating the desires of the client with superior design solutions. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic manager and team player with well-developed written and communication abilities; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments.
Platforms: Adept at working in Mac OS X and Windows Operating System.
Applications: Proficient in all Adobe Suite Software; Macromedia Flash, Fireworks and Dreamweaver; QuarkXPress; Aldus Freehand; MS Front Page, Project and Office Suite.
Confidential, Washington, DC
Graphic Design Lead
- Manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion.
- Work closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs, manage technical and creative resources and consistently meet deadlines and requirements in a timely fashion.
- Supervise and direct design and production teams to deliver complete corporate quality branding, promotional materials, digital presentations and web solutions.
- Coordinate freelance designers, consultants and vendors to meet all project requirements.
- Translate subject matter materials into concrete graphic terms and develop interpretive themes that convey ideas and information.
- Create and conduct highly persuasive sales and marketing presentations.
Confidential, Manhattan, NY
- Created design themes and graphics for marketing and sales presentations.
- Translated subject matter materials into concrete designs for promotional materials.
- Assisted art director and marketing team to trouble- shoot various design, office, and field issues.
- Worked closely with the internet support team to edit web graphics and conduct photo retouching, photo manipulation and image cropping.
- Led several projects while working in a fast paced, deadline-driven team environment.
Confidential, Manhattan, NY
- Created design themes and produced computer generated artwork for advertising and other promotional materials.
- Created web-ready graphics from final creative designs in a highly iterative, group development environment
- Developed page weight standards and procedures, including slicing graphics, file naming, image compression and optimization.
- Worked closely with internet support team to edit graphic content on websites.
- Handled basic design changes, such as color or text modifications and minor layout changes.
Confidential, Philadelphia, PA
- Collaborated with lead designer, brand and product managers to create new design themes for various advertising and marketing materials.
- Designed packaging, magazine advertisements, concept boards, press kits, sports apparel, parts and accessories, stationary, web banners and other promotional materials.
- Assisted marketing department in coordinating product and lifestyle photo shoots.