Carrie Engel

References

Available upon request.

Objective

My job is to make you look good! I provide high quality design for my clients that has a fresh look and a creative solution. With the ability to move quickly and comfortably between multiple projects, my strategy is to take a problem and solve it in a visually pleasing and creative way.

Experiences, Achievements and Awards

  • Held the position of Project Manager for American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev while updating and re-designing their corporate office space.
  • Held the position of Project Manager for Pratt's graduate level marketing class.
  • Active member of AIGA, New York Chapter.
  • Published artwork in The York Review.
  • Community service hours with The Giants football team.
  • Received outstanding art achievement award.
  • Traveled abroad for 1 month in order to enhance my knowledge of Art History and to experience the cultures of other countries.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Present

Communications Designer

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Design marketing material, event invitations, brochures, magazine ads, posters, corporate identity, event journals, and e-vites for 8 regional offices and 1 national office.
  • Assist in building and maintaining a corporate brand throughout the company.
  • Work as a member of a team providing ideas and insight on how to improve projects and new business ideas including the production of our quarterly newsletter.
  • Follow projects through the printing process; picking out paper stock, making sure all files are prepared according to printing standards and checking all proofs before final print.
  • Provide light administrative assistance to the Marketing Director.
Dec 2003 - Present

Founder/Graphic Designer

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  • Print design including but not limited to invitations, corporate identity, corporate marketing material, signage, menus, post cards, posters, ad campaigns, brochures, magazine and newspaper advertisements, e-vites, newsletters, flyers, CD album artwork, catalogs, billboards, book covers, proposals and t-shirts.
  • Advertising design.
  • Provide contracts and proofs for clients. Follow work flow through from concept to print.  
Aug 2005 - Sep 2007

Administrative Assistant

http://www.gellergroup.com
  • Design promotional material as needed for Participant Consultants.
  • Answer and screen high volume phone service.
  • Light typing in Excel and Microsoft Word to support all departments.
  • Maintain a clean and organized reception area.
  • Manage conference room calender.
  • Update and maintain company extension list and attendance sheet.
  • Generate overnight delivery labels.
  • Contact messenger service for all pick-ups and maintain a record log.
  • Meet and great all visitors.
  • Responsible for upholding a professional image for the company brand.

Skills

Skills

Freehand Artist

Software Proficiency

InDesign Illustrator Photoshop Flash Microsoft Works, Office and Excel Power Point Acrobat  

Education

Education
Aug 2000 - Dec 2004

Bachelors of Art

http://www.ycp.edu

Minor in Art History

Graduating Cummulative GPA- 3.5