Kelly Maurer

Kelly Maurer

Work History

Work History
Mar 2007 - Jan 2008

Graphic Designer

Fast Signs
  • Recommended solutions to customer need for signage and promotions.
  • Designed digital banners, signs, magnets, decals and other promotional materials for businesses.
  • Evaluated quality and suitability of client submitted artwork prior to sign creation.
  • Converted client-submitted artwork to vectors.
  • Created pen draws to facilitate communications with clients regarding final design.
  • Managed e-mail communications with clients regarding design changes prior to final approval.
  • Managed set up of designs for completion on plotters and printers.
May 2006 - Jan 2007

Graphic Designer

California Tequila LLC.
  • Collaborated with in-house graphic design team on the development of labels, decals and promotional items to increase product sales.
  • Assisted sales representatives at retail promotional events.
  • Operated specialized graphic design equipment to produce digital banners, decals, menus, and other printed materials.
  • Managed inventory of graphics supplies and selected suppliers based on cost and service. 
Oct 2004 - May 2006

Graphic Designer

ASAP Sign Co.
  • Provided customer service, explaining benefits of alternative sign types.
  • Designed digital banners, signs, decals, magnets, menus, and other materials to meet client objectives.
  • Managed client communications regarding design changes and project completion by phone and e-mail.
  • Obtained client sign off on approved designs.
  • Maintained filing system for jobs in progress and invoiced clients for completed work.
  • Mastered the operation of specialized graphic design equipment to produce final product.
  • Performed duties with minimal supervision.

Education

Education
Sep 2002 - Mar 2004

Associate of Science

Community Service Activities

Rotaplast - Assist as English/Spanish interpreter in international medical missions that provide free reconstructive surgery to poor children born with cleft lip and palate. 

Objective

Seeking freelance and part-time graphic design positions.

Skills And Interests

  • Enthusiastic Graphic Designer with excellent work ethic.
  • Enjoy working with clients and providing excellent customer service.
  • Enjoy coming up with fresh ideas and working with a team.
  • Able to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Efficient multi-tasker
  • Bilingual (English, Spanish)           

Qualifications

                          Vast knowledge of computer software and graphic design equipment:

  • Microsoft Office   
  • Photoshop CS 2   
  • Illustrator CS 2   
  • InDesign CS 2
  • QuarkXpress  
  • Omega Composer
  • Gerber Edge FX
  • Mutoh Print Machine
  • Mimaki wide format printer
  • HP Designjet large format printer