As Creative Director for SGW Consulting I oversee the implementation, design and development of graphic and interactive design concepts for SGW and its clients.
Design and layout calendars, corporate identity, pocket folders, brochures, kiosk labels; preflight jobs for print. Website design from conception to launch as well as maintenance
Design and layout calendars, corporate identity, pocket folders, brochures, kiosk labels; preflight jobs for production. Total design, implementation and maintenance of client web sites.
Responsibilities include conception to production of marketing materials; from logos, stationery design to advertising, posters, brochures, pocket folders, direct mail postcards, including pre-press file preparation, as well as archiving post-production digital files. Also prepared specifications for vendor quotes.
Design and layout of advertisements and publication graphics for each magazine issue, including file preparation for vendors. Also designed website, from concept to launch, and maintained website.
Duties include design and layout of publications: The Dudley Times, Salon Currents, The Guideline; product brochures, posters, seminar flyer templates, calendars; also point-of-purchase displays, including the total redesign and implementation of product packaging design; photo retouching and color correction of model photos; as well as Mac trouble shooting.
Ritchie is Founder/President of the ElkinsGroup. With an uncompromising determination and direction, ElkinsGroup Inc. was established in 1996. Through many years of growth our establishment has constructed a reputation of service and excellence. ElkinsGroup Inc. has revealed this merit as they have provided many specialized creative services to industries in the area such as healthcare, banking, and tourism. Our advertising abilities are broad as they specialize in powerful, target-oriented, pieces from annual reports to brochures, direct mail, and catalogs. In addition, we offer expertise in digital video, photography, billboards, signs displays, and web design/development.
Donald is currently the President of I-Cubed a Raleigh, a NC based technology firm. In this role he provides the strategic framework for delivering a portfolio of enterprise software and service solutions to a global customer base. Donald's professional experience includes management posts in the following sectors: retail, restaurant, technology sales, software development and consumer product distribution.
Additionally, Donald serves as Chairman of MRG LLC Advisory Board, and is the Founder/Managing Partner for SGW Consulting. Donald combines leadership, a drive for results, and exceptional interpersonal skills to build profitable teams. As the son of a football coach, a team first mentality is weaved into the fabric of all the projects that he undertakes.
Donald attended ECU on an athletic scholarship, studied finance and met is his wife of 15 years before leaving school to start his first company at age 19.