Janice Wismar

Janice Wismar

Objective

I am an award-winning professional with innovative design ideas and a proven track record of implementing and executing marketing plans that build successful brands.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2009 - Present

Contract Designer

EA Mobile
Apr 2009 - Present

Freelance Clients:

Walt Disney Animation Studios

C&S Sales / Dumont

ABC Television Group

Disney ABC Networks Group

Radio Disney

BG Design

Jan 2004 - Mar 2009

Senior Manager, Print Design, Creative Services

Disney ABC Networks Group

Provide quality creative solutions to successfully meet clients’ budgets, timeline, branding and high expectations. Projects include advertising, events, directional signage, marketing and corporate materials, logo development, consumer materials, ebanners, web site design, newsletters and media kits. •   Competed with external agencies for advertising and logo designs with a high rate of success.•   Utilized my creativity and market savvy to design premiums for all channels with a clear understanding of the    audience and client. •   Awarded two Promax/BDA awards for designing the High School Musical Lunch box and the

    Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Organizer.•   Was consistently chosen by Event Leads and Project Managers to work on their projects because of my

    ability to creatively and consistently meet their needs and deadlines in a professional and friendly manner.

Dec 2002 - Jan 2004

Design Manager, Creative Services

ABC Family

Responsible for collaborating with marketing team and on-air Creative Director to design dynamic printed collateral materials, sell sheets, ebanners and consumer and trade advertising. •   Oversaw multiple projects under tight deadlines.•   Provided design direction to staff, freelance designers and worked closely with outside vendors.

Feb 2000 - Dec 2002

Senior Design Manager, Creative Resources

Fox Family Worldwide

Collaborated with marketing team to design brochures, trade and consumer advertising, outdoor signage, sell sheets, invitations, packaging, pitch books, logos and other promotional materials. • Provided design direction to staff and freelance designers, as well as art direction of photo shoots.

Apr 1997 - Feb 2000

Senior Designer, Creative Services

Film Roman, Inc.

•  Designed consumer and trade print ads, style guides for King of the Hill and The Simpsons, sell sheets, 

  invitations, packaging, pitch materials, presentations and logos. •  Worked closely with animators, show producers, executives, marketing and vendors.

Jun 1993 - Dec 1996

Team Leader, Malibu Comics

Marvel Entertainment Group Inc.

•  Responsible for capturing tone and character branding based on editor's direction. •  Directed a team of 15 artists and met tight publishing deadlines.

Education

Education

Certificate, Intro to Flash

Video Symphony TV & Film School

Bachelor of Arts

California State University, Northridge

Skills

Skills

PC

Mac expert, but PC proficient

Flash

InDesign

Photoshop

QuarkXpress

Illustrator

Keynote and Powerpoint