April Dlugokeski

April Dlugokeski

Summary

An experienced graphic designer who has the ability to work on mutiple projects while planning, directing and coordinating all activities in the Creative Department.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2006 - Present

Marketing Assistant

Home Paramount PC

·Maintain commercial prospect log including prospect contact info, call history, next step and follow up date

·Maintain sales and marketing plan as required and with monthly sales updates

·Assist commercial and regional sales directors with special projects, presentations, proposals and meeting coordination as requested

·Administer communications budget, ensuring that vendor estimates and invoices have been reviewed and approved and that all transactions comply with Home Paramount procedures as defined by the controller’s department.

·Administer Yellow Pages program by acting as principal liaison with Yellow Pages agency; maintain log of each placement and review each placement for accuracy

·Provide support to field sales organization, ensuring that existing literature pieces and support materials are current, reproduced as needed and promptly distributed to Home Paramount branches

·Assist in the development of all promotional materials and act as liaison between marketing department and vendors; provide vendors with artwork and information as required

Jun 2009 - Present

Project Manager

Echo Communicate, Inc.

·Estimate and present proposals to client

·Meet with Sales Executives to discuss strategies and operations

·Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and 

        requirements

·Upon completion of projects, compile the cost analysis which includes the estimated to actual costs

·Provide accounting with all client billing information

·Assemble project team, assigning individual responsibilities and coordinating activities

·Develop project schedule and ensure timely completion

·Schedule and track all projects by due date

·Assist with Creative projects using CS4

Jun 2006 - Apr 2009

Graphic Designer/Supervisor

York Graphics (owned by HPPC)

 

·Assist commercial clients with their marketing needs

oDesign business cards, flyers, brochures, postcards, invitations, posters, letterhead, envelopes, door hangers, newsletters, etc. with CS3

·Research and present clients with Price Quotes

·Manage Client Billing

·Edit and update marketing collateral for clients

·Maintain/update the York Graphics website www.yorkgraphics.net

·Point of contact for clients and handle day-to-day management of account activities

oCreating artwork requests, sample requests, quoting needs, billing and order placement

May 2005 - Jun 2006

Client Events Coordinator

Legacy Associates

·Create and purchase direct mail pieces

·Design marketing advertisements for local magazines

·Brand company image and bring in prospects

·Maintain and update client database

·Coordinate and attend all special events

oClient appreciation parties, seminars, trade shows

·Order giveaways and props for special events

Education

Education
1998 - 2002

Bachelors Degree

Towson University

Skills

Skills

MS Office

I've been using the MS Office program for years to create letters, presentations, information tables, etc.

Creative Suite 4