I am passionate about producing creative projects of the highest quality across digital, print, branding, and video media. My aim is to design solutions that communicate client's key messages. I love experimenting with new materials and techniques to keep my work fresh. My design process consists of four phases: research planning, creative development, branding unity, and implementation. My mission is to continuously grow and develop as a creator in communication of multimedia design.
I have extensive experience in marketing, print and web design Development of brand and corporate identities, web sites, advertisements, business plans, and marketing collateral. I am known for creativity, flexibility, dependability, and being an effective team leader
Efficient in Mac OS, Windows, CRM software, Quark Xpress, Adobe Creative Suite- Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Premiere Pro, Audition, Dreamweaver , Adobe Distiller, Pitstop, Microsoft Office- Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Access , Adobe Acrobat, Filemaker, Final Cut Pro, and HTML/CSS3
Developing brand mocks ups, collateral displays, packaging, copy for print and web ads of new and existing products, etc. for products that are business to business sales for Home Depot, Lowe's, Target, and Petco. Overseeing branding from concept to completion.
Sr. Graphic Designer
Overseeing team of five through the production of a business to business 1500 page catalog for a fortune 500 company that sells their various light brands to Home Depot, Lowe's, and Walmart. Duties included template design, implementation, copy development, and marketing/communication material.
Overseeing, training, and assisting students in script development, filming, editing, and collateral/web design for media material promoting the First Year Retention Center at Clayton State University.
Includes working in a fast paced environment building files, designed graphic elements for production artist, created templates to specific printer specifications, designed ad layouts, style guides and libraries for others to utilize making layout and type changes, running print batches, repaginating pages, creating HR or LR PDFs for client approval reviewing proofs from printers, building mock-ups and presentations and troubleshooting received files from customers and making them printer ready . Oversaw teams of 8-10 people to ensure quality control and marketing material guidelines were met. Deadline and detail oriented while handling large volumes of work for multi-million dollar clients such as Safeway Grocer, JC Penny, and Michael's Created web materials such as copy and designs for weekly ad promotions. Led comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program for department's image and position within the marketplace and the general public, and facilitated internal and external communications
Planned, organized and managed projects new development, enhancements, updates or fixes from conception to launch. Effectively led and managed cross-functional teams consisting of internal and outsourced technology and creative members. Executed project plans to meet business goals. Provided timely communications to management and other key members on project status. Create detailed business requirements for the project team. Managed an assigned product/program throughout its product lifecycle. Prepared and conducted training and informational sessions for company-wide presentations. Wrote copy for email announcements, banners, internal memos, web articles, etc. Conducted research, provide analysis, and participate in strategy sessions for short-term and long-term business goals.
Clayton State Television-
Redesigned CSTV brand including logo, web, and all materials related to CSTV. Trained and mentored CSTV members Served on the Student Media Advisory Board aiding in overseeing student media activities. Implemented and created policies and procedures Secured funding and equipment Worked with University Relations to create various media to promote university programs, events, and activities Increased membership growth.
Marketing/ Art Director
Job Responsibilities: Included creation, copywriting, and concept of products and marketing material Development and production of marketing events, proposals Creating and maintaining business to business relationships All Organization marketing, communications and public relations activities and materials including publications, media relations, client acquisition and so forth Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all JCCG's publications.
Job Responsibilities: Designed various marketing material including but limited to brochures, flyers, business cards, newsletters, marketing packages, copy writing, web design, etc. Developed and presented presentations for new and current clients to meet marketing goals.
1st Assistant Manager
Accountable for training staff assisting store manager with daily duties Responsible for open and closing retail store and maintaining inventory Handle customer service needs and maintain cash drawers
Accountable for the review and pre-approval of investors and applicants Generated, compiled, and administered the loan process for lenders. Structured loan programs to fit approved clients and self-generated leads.
Loan Consultant/Development Coordinator
Job Responsibilities: Created marketing proposals and presentations for lender and Development Company Created and maintained relationships with developers and lender. Coordinated with sales and marketing team of developer to close over 24 million in a six month time span Processed and originated loans from self-generated leads Coordinated and organized the flow of business.