resume

summary

  • Graphic/interactive designer working directly with clients or a part of a team
  • Familiar with tight deadlines and working with vendors
  • Jack of many trades, always excited to learn and try something new

experience

Promotional Products Partners

-Mundelein, Illinois March 2005-January 2014

Graphic designer for a specialty promotional product company. Responsible for the development and execution of visual brand identity and marketing materials to business and consumer audiences.

key projects

Identity design

Prepared and redrew existing logos or created new logos to be ready for production.

see samples

Print collateral

Created sales materials (banners, brochures, presentations) for clients and sales promotion.

see sample

Promotional items

Collaborated with clients, created mockups, prepared logos, worked with factories.

see sample

Internet marketing

Designed templates and coded html for email campaigns.

Interactive design and development

Created and maintained family of webstores and mini-sites, batch processed images.

Office

Maintained the backup and organization of computer, general IT of office.


Freelance

-Everywhere March 2008-Present

Always interested in growing as a designer, using my spare time for personal projects and work from family and friends expanded to professional relationships to satisfy those interests.

key projects

Identity design

Created logos and defined styleguides for future use.

see samples

Interactive design and development

Designed, edited, coded and maintained sites for clients.

see sample

Internet marketing

Maintained subscribers and their signup. Designed, coded and sent campaigns.

Social media

Kept up accounts including content on social network sites like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube.

Print production and design

Wide variety including having created flyers, updated menus, created catalogs.

see sample

Team Apparel / Party Favors

Created designs for teams, clubs, events.

see sample

Other

Maintained company email accounts, edited videos, delivered pizzas.

programs

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Acrobat Professional
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Flash animation
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Excel

skills

  • HTML and CSS
  • CMS Platforms (Wordpress, Drupal)
  • PHP
  • Javascript

education

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota May 2004
Winona, Minnesota Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design