Denise Bryant

Denise Bryant

Work History

Work History
Aug 2005 - Present

Graphic Designer

Answers.com

- Conceptualize look and feel of the Answers.com website

- Direct the brand’s design identity

- Plan and implement design parameters, style guides and visual standards

- Work with Product and Community teams to create and design all graphics for ReferenceAnswers and WikiAnswers including but not limited to:

• Mock ups for all new and potential site changes, features, pages, bug fixes

• Marketing kits and materials

• Online promotional/advertising campaigns

• Any and all buttons, icons and graphic elements

• Page overhauls and site redesigns

• All awards, badges and certificates

- Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, select style and size of type, color scheme and arrange layout based upon available space, layout principles, and esthetic design concepts.

- Review final layout and suggest improvements as needed

- Coordinate production of designed collateral, business cards, marketing material for use in advertising and promotions

- Stay abreast of latest design trends, technologies, social networking and strategic planning, as well as attending web design seminars

May 2001 - Present

Freelance Graphic Designer

Multiple Private Clients

- Created company logos/branding packages- Designed stationary, corporate and personal invitations- Designed, produced promotional collateral, online and print ads

Jul 2004 - Aug 2005

Assistant

Barbara Anderson Terry Interior Design

- Attended and bid at local design and antiques auctions - Managed, designed and updated company website- Designed and setup all advertising for property promotions- Took on office managerial roles, such as technical support, reception, office maintenance and décor.

Sep 2002 - Oct 2003

Production Assistant/Calendar Editor

Miami Today Newspaper

- Managed weekly calendar section, covering local events- Coordinated event photos with PR groups, photographers- Setup and designed advertisements with Production team- Laid out featured stories and photographs for the Production department

Education

Education
Jan 2004 - Nov 2004

Pratt Institute - School of Art & Design
1999 - 2003

Bachelors in Science

Florida International University - School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Skills

Skills

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Office Suite

Apple platform

Interest

-Figure drawing

-Stationary design

-Interior design

-Member of Art Students League of NY

Languages

-English

-Spanish