Julie Leuck


InDesign | Photoshop | Illustrator | QuarkExpress | HTML + CSS | Dreamweaver | Fireworks | Acrobat

Microsoft Word | Excel | PowerPoint | Access | Profit 21

Print and digital design; catalogs, publications, trade show displays, advertising, logos, brochures, invitations,e-blasts, e-marketing, websites | Photography and retouching | Brainstorming and strategy | Concept development

Qualifications Profile

Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in print and web design,multimedia, and marketing. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal abilities; dynamic team playerwith well-developed written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to combine strategic thinking,creative concepting and design with a deep understanding of technology and user experience, allowingthe vision to be carried from idea to execution. Skilled in vendor relations and negotiations andaccustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2001 - Present

Graphic Designer

Ed Hoy's International

Create annual 400 page catalog (photograph products, write copy, layout and design complete catalog) Directed cross-functional project team on company website redesign and addition of B2B capability - resulting in record account applicants and increased efficiency for customers and sales teamManage changes to website content, design and database configuration Create e-blasts for weekly specials, event promotions and news updatesDesign full page, 4-color ads for industry publicationsCreate printed sale fliers, mailers, invitations, etc., from concept through release Coordinate projects with vendors, involving timelines, specifications and quotations

Design logos for sale events and new products

Produce high quality photo retouching

Design trade show booth and artwork (banners, panels and podiums)

Design online virtual catalog

Manage workstation software updates, technical issues and troubleshooting

May 1998 - Mar 2001

Marketing Manager

Scranton Gillette Communications

Created all promotional materials (fliers, postcards, posters, faxes) for four trade magazinesDesigned and edited special magazine sectionsCreated ads for printed publicationsCoordinated displays for trade show exhibitions

Sep 1997 - Apr 1998

Client Service Associate

Smith Lask & Associates

Managed the development and production of direct marketing projectsEdited final copy before release to printersCreated production specifications, estimates, schedules and invoices

Jun 1996 - Sep 1997

Warranty Administrator

GNB Technologies

Created and analyzed monthly warranty reports

Initiated quality improvementManaged warranty databases for over fifty branches



University of Kentucky

Bachelor of Arts, Arts AdministrationBachelor of Music, Music Performance



International Academy of Merchandising and Design

Advertising and Design

Chicago Association of Direct Marketing

Direct Marketing Basics

College of Dupage

Typography, Website Design and Coding, Interactive Design

Harper College

Web Development - XHTML