Creative and multi-faceted graphic designer with extensive experience in marketing and design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building and maintaining successful partnerships. Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.
Oct 2007 - Present
Accolade Management Services, LLC
Responsible for designing all the collateral materials for 3 associations. The collateral materials include national meeting materials, newsletters, promotions and advertising. Also act as webmaster for one of the association’s clients.
Apr 2002 - Oct 2007
Responsible for all of the graphic design work that came through the office. Design projects included logos, letterhead, business cards, brochures, annual reports, newsletters just to name a few. Also handled all pre-press production work as well. Also handled mailings, copier work and some bindery work.
May 1996 - Jun 2001
Part of a team responsible for designing ads and promotional pieces for 15 newspapers and 5 magazines. Managed a very busy art department that included 9 designers.