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Graphic Designer Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive years of graphic design experience, conceptualizing and executing good creative, cost effective design with excellent technical drawing skills.
  • Solid background in the creation of brochures, newsletters, postcards, illustrations, catalogs, artwork for trade show booths, ads, logos, letterheads and banners.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experienced in print production. Expert in scanning and photo retouching.
  • People oriented with outstanding customer service, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable working with executives, copywriters, engineers, vendors, production and marketing staff.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Advance knowledge in graphic design technology and software, capabilities include:
Illustrator Photoshop InDesign Acrobat Adobe Creative Suite
Quark Microsoft Word PowerPoint Excel

EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia 2007 - 2011

Graphic Designer

Managed printing projects for internal Georgia-Pacific departments.

  • Coordinated projects between clients and production staff to consistently meet all deadlines.
  • Assisted clients with design concepts for logos, brochures, posters, invitations, flyers, newsletters and web sites.
  • Worked with vendors on estimates and printing specifications for a variety of cost effective print projects.
  • Organized and maintained work orders, invoices and project files for easy billing.
  • Prepared and organized all art files to make the printing process go seamlessly.
  • Instrumental in helping clients stay within company logo guidelines and copyrights.

Confidential, Decatur, Georgia 2006 - 2007

Senior Graphic Designer

Designed brochures, ads, flyers, banners and catalogs for academic departments.

  • Interfaced with in-house print shop and vendors to ensure effective project planning and high quality finished pieces.
  • Assisted college personnel with concept development on publications, printed literature,web sites and ads to produce successful campaigns.
  • Performed press checks as needed to ensure high quality printed projects.

Confidential, Conyers, Georgia 1996 - 2004
Senior Graphic Designer

Designed product brochures, catalogs, ads, logos and CD covers.

  • Worked with account managers to develop and implement successful strategic marketing plans.
  • Presented design concepts to clients to help print campaigns be more effective.
  • Organized photo shoots and assisted photographer to ensure quality photos for brochures.
  • Coordinated artwork between engineers and copywriters to keep print project organized and prevent changes.
  • Created clear and detailed illustrations for instruction sheets and product catalog.
  • Produced quality and functional artwork for company web site.

EDUCATION

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts Major: Illustration

AWARDS

Winner of Five Addy Awards

Portfolio available upon request.

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