Work History

Work History
Apr 2001 - Present

Marketing Specialist/Graphic Designer

Deborah M. Menges Graphics

Hard work, professionalism, and dedication to employer/client success resulted in significant accolades and responsibilities. Allowed to continue providing dual role of Sr. Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator for several previous employers because of trust gained and the quality of work provided. Clients are provided a full range of marketing/graphic design services including: complete  (SOI, SOQ, RFP, RFQ, SF330, SF254, SF255) proposal development and production including all graphic content, corporateidentitypackages,digital FlashandPowerPoint presentations,emailcampaigns,websitedevelopment,publicinvolvementpresentationmaterials,conferencematerials,tradeshowdisplays,alltypesofprintedcollateral,indoorandoutdoorsignage,andpointofpurchasedisplayadvertisingmaterials.

Jun 2010 - Nov 2010

Marketing Manager

Protean Design Group

Identified and developed marketing strategy and collateral. Organized marketing dabase. Prepared LOIs and Proposals for submittal.

May 2009 - Dec 2009

Marketing and Project Assistant

Walker & Company

Accomplishments include the creative development of templates and graphics used for proposal submittals, marketing sector sheets, digital presentations and email campaigns. Prepared and produced responses to RFP and RFQ bid opportunities. In addition, assisted with overall project administrative support.

Mar 2006 - Feb 2008

Marketing Coordinator

Reiss Environmental

Accomplishments include the complete re-design of all marketing collateral including: corporate brochure, project profile sheets, resumes, indoor lobby signage, trade show display, website design, magazine and newspaper ads, corporate sponsorship materials and all proposal and report graphics. Secured contract to continue providing marketing/graphic design services through Deborah M. Menges Graphics. Prepared and produced proposals (SOI, SOQ, RFP, RFQ, SF330, SF254, SF255) as well as developed presentations and handouts for interview portion of selection process.

Feb 2003 - Oct 2005

Senior Graphic Designer

Environmental Science Associates

Provided comprehensive graphic support to the expanding southeast division of ESA. Accomplishments included the creative design and development of the "airport and highway transportation" division corporate marketing materials. Because of an extensive background in print and advertising, given responsibility for the local production of all marketing materials needed for the airport division of ESA. Also prepared and produced responses to RFP and RFQ solicitations as well as developed presentations and handouts for interview portion of selection process.

Initially worked as a subcontractor providing marketing and graphic support to ESA under Deborah M. Menges Graphics then hired as a part-time employee of ESA.

Feb 1999 - Oct 2003

Graphics/Marketing Coordinator

Birk Hillman Consultants

Successfully re-designed all corporate marketing materials including: Corporate brochures and website, project sheets, resumes, proposal templates and report graphics, digital and board presentations, trade show display, conference materials, magazine and newspaper ads. prepared and produced responses to (SOI, SOQ, RFP, RFQ, SF330, SF254, SF255) solicitations as well as developed presentations and handouts for interview portion of selection process.

Secured a contract to continue to provide all graphic and marketing services to Birk Hillman as a subcontractor under Deborah M. Menges Graphics until BHC was sold.

Dec 1997 - Dec 1999

Freelance Graphic Designer

Deborah M. Menges Graphics

Designed and produced computer generated artwork from concept to color separations. Various creative and technical skills utilized included illustration, layout, typesetting, scanning and pre-flighting of computer files for film output. Graphic services were provided to a local printer, AD Printing through Deborah M. Menges Graphics.

Jun 1998 - Dec 1998

Graphic Designer

SignAge

Designed and output computer generated files for large format digital printing, vinyl plotting and cutting. Creative and technical skills included: illustration, design, typesetting, output and mounting. Worked concurrently with Deborah M. Menges Graphics.

Oct 1996 - Sep 1997

Graphic Designer

Drakes Printing

Designed and produced computer generated artwork for press from concept to color separations. Various skills involved: illustration, layout, typesetting, scanning and the pre-flighting of computer files for film output. Left as a result of husband's transfer to Tucson, AZ.

May 1995 - Oct 1996

Graphic Designer

Creative Printing and Graphic Design

Designed andproducedcomputergeneratedartwork for pressfromconcepttocolorseparations.Variousskills involved: layout,typesetting, photo editing, creating logos for customers, scanningandpre-flighting filesforfilmoutput.

Sep 1984 - Jun 1988

Art Director

Park Sign Company

Managed and supervised work-flow in addition to executing camera-ready artwork from concept to film out. Creative and technical skills utilized included: illustration, typesetting, performing camera work. Supervised staff of 3 individuals.

Mar 1974 - Jul 1984

Art Director

Lovely Lane Advertising

Generated camera-ready artwork for newspaper ads, magazine ads, and point of purchase materials. This assignment required special design skills such as: technical illustration, layout and design, type specification, camera work and paste-up of mechanical flats. Initially hired as an artist under the company name of Cooperative Advertising.

Education

Education
Feb 2008 - Aug 2008

Adobe CS3 Certification

Adobe

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft FrontPage

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Word

Corel Draw

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Flash

Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe InDesign

Adobe PhotoShop

Adobe Illustrator

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