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Hello, I’m a_

“Knock it out of the park!” print and packaging-savvy designer with strong
production skills that wants to grow your business by contributing kick butt
creative ideas and polished files. Expand your team now with a veteran creative
designer and project manager with 20+ years of experience, a healthy work ethic
and a fun loving approach to assignments and interpersonal connections.

My Areas of Expertise_
Design, production and art direction of all things print and packaging related.
Hands-on, nitty-gritty creation of marketing collateral, business to business,
retail packaging, POS and signage, advertising, die lines, trade show graphics,
catalogs, direct mail and logos. Seasoned in all phases of a project from concept
brainstorming through production, resulting in a strong and versatile portfolio.

Pro in Adobe CC1915 Versions of_
Illustrator/InDesign/Photoshop/Acrobat

Proficient in _
MS Office/MAC OS platform

Dabbling in_
Basic HTML/CSS and Adobe Dreamweaver/Flash

Work History

2014present

Creative Graphic Designer

Fred's Pharmacy

Conceptualizing designs and producing visual solutions to be presented
through various visual communications media including circulars, packaging,
logos, signage, websites, and other forms of corporate communication.

20092014

Freelance Graphic Designer

alan d williams . creative designer

Creative strategies, concepts and designs for Branding, Consumer Packaged

Goods, Identity, Print Collateral and Point of Sale materials.

Design team + vendor management

Project management + client relations

Print supervision . domestic + overseas

Photo art direction

Photo digital retouch

Brand + licensing management

Budget + schedule estimation

20082009

Senior Art Director . Packaging Specialist

Asen Strategic Advertising + Marketing

Management of projects from initial brief to design through to production,
including page layout, color correction, press approvals, coordinating with
other project designers of marketing, advertising and sales materials, sales
presentation collateral, brochures and packaging.

19932008

Senior Designer

Ransom Group Marketing Design Consultants

Consumer retail package design of food and lifestyle, print advertising
and headline writing, brand development and expansion, marketing
collateral, catalogs, trade show graphics. Project management of package
design and production, retail display and signage, marketing collateral,
interfaced regularly with over-seas vendors.

19891993

Artist . Packaging Group

Cleo, Inc.

Print design and production for multi-pack header packages and labels for gift
wrap, greeting card boxes, point-of-sale materials, catalogs and planogram
layouts.

Education

19851989

BFA

Memphis College of Art

Visual Communications, Graphic Design

Recognition

Paperboard Packaging Council_ Design Excellence_ 1996 Jimmy Dean® Entree

Make Contact

Email at: alandwms@gmail.com

Lets begin a conversation of how my years of experience, aesthetics, incredible attention to detail and waggish humor can aid in seeking clever and creative solutions to design challenges with you and your team.