Beth Heironimus

Beth Heironimus

Work History

Work History
May 2007 - Jun 2008

Customer Service Representative

Excell Color Graphics

• Process orders as they arrive

• Lay out pieces on press sheet for best economy

• Secure paper and other outside purchases

• Deliver proofs to customers

• Assist customers with press checks

• Follow jobs through the shop to ensure promised delivery

May 2006 - May 2007

Production Manager

Boyden & Youngblutt

• Managed the workload of twelve artists and copywriters

• Negotiated production costs

• Estimated and scheduled projects

• Hired freelance talent

• Supervised print production, attended press checks

Apr 2003 - May 2006

Senior Art Director, Fort Wayne Magazine

Fort Wayne Newspapers

• Designed first issue (Sept. 2003) as prototype

• Designed each subsequent issue based on initial concepts

• Layout advertising and editorial content

• Hired freelance talent

• Photo direction, color correction, photo illustrations

• Supervised assistant graphic designer

• Served on editorial board and assist with story concepts

• Assisted in copywriting

• Worked with marketing division on advertising/branding materials

• Prepared pages for press, supervised print production

Apr 2001 - Apr 2003

Senior Art Director/Production Manager

Hetrick Communications

• Supervised on-staff graphic designer

• Estimated and scheduled projects

• Hired freelance talent as needed

• Purchased printing, controlled production of all collateral and advertising

• Photo direction, including on-site shoots and negotiation of usage terms for stock photography and illustration

• Assisted with design

Jun 1995 - Apr 2001

Senior Art Director/Production Manager

Bonsib Inc.

July 1996 to April 2001

Senior Art Director

• Concept advertising and collateral

• Designed print advertising and collateral

• Hired freelance talent as needed

• Photo direction, including on-site shoots and negotiation of usage terms for stock photography and illustration

June 1995 to July 1996

Production Manager

• Coordinated production of all advertising and collateral

• Maintained traffic report

• Coordinated shipping of materials to meet local, regional, domestic and international publication deadlines

• Maintained quality control process for agency projects including press checks

Education

Education

Summary

I'm Beth Heironimus, freelance graphic designer and copywriter, living in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I have over 20 years of experience in the graphic arts industry, and have worked in a variety of capacities including design, art direction, production management and copywriting.

Awards

Gold Addy, Fort Wayne Advertising Federation Addy Awards, 2007

Silver Addy, Fort Wayne Advertising Federation Addy Awards, 1995

Gold Addy, Fort Wayne Advertising Federation Addy Awards, 1996

Best of Show Broadcast, Fort Wayne Advertising Federation Addy Awards, 1996

Gold Addy, Indianapolis Advertising Federation Addy Awards, 2002

Gold Addy, 6th District, Regional Addy Award, 2002

Judges Row Award, 6th District Regional Addy Award, 2002

2nd Place, Best Layout/Design-Cover, Fort Wayne magazine, February 2006, Society of Professional Journalists,

Indiana Professional Chapter