Janell Edwards

Janell Edwards

Work History

Work History
Sep 1995 - Present

Graphic Designer

Vinice Graphics

Develop, design and produce creative solutions for a wide variety of clients.

Projects include newsletters, brochures, organizational charts and website materials.

Clients include Seattle Design Center, Directions on Microsoft and Lynden, Inc.

May 2012 - Present

Sr. Graphic Designer

Edifecs

Lead development of concepts and visual designs for web, print and event materials, including advertising, web, email, direct mail, presentations, sales collateral, and tradeshow booth graphics. Actively participate on marketing campaign teams and offer creative solutions to visually interpret strategic marketing messages. Ensure adherence to brand identity guidelines for internal and external corporate communications.

Sep 2004 - May 2012

Graphic Designer

Seattle Study Club

Design department management, from developing budgets and timelines to press checks.

Manage and layout quarterly full-color clinical journal, with national advertising placements.

Design high-end event materials: brochures, guidebooks, educational handouts and signage.

Manage and produce annual SSC Speakers’ Bureau, working directly with 200+ speakers.

Art direction, illustration and image collection for two 500+ page clinical textbooks.

Design, layout and production of three quarterly newsletters for various target audiences.

Deliver design how-to presentations to study club coordinators and provide design consultation.

May 2001 - Aug 2004

Sr. Graphic Designer

IDX Systems

Established in-house graphics department to implement launch of new Carecast brand.

Developed marketing templates, event brochures, newsletter and marketing collateral.

Worked with upper management and event speakers on PowerPoint presentations.

Supervision and art direction of junior graphic designer.

Jan 1999 - Dec 2000

Graphic Designer

HBS International

Project management from design and production to printing and press checks.

Launched rebranding of HBSI, including new logo, marketing materials and advertising.

Projects included datasheets, direct mail, brochures, case studies and newsletters.

Developed trade show materials: direct mail, booth graphics and giveaways.

Education

Education
Jul 1985 - Jun 1987

Associates of Applied Arts

Art Institute of Seattle

Skills

Skills

Software

  Adobe Creative Suite  Adobe InDesign  Adobe Photoshop  Adobe Illustrator  Adobe Dreamweaver   Microsoft Office  Microsoft Word  Microsoft Excel  Microsoft PowerPoint   iWork Keynote Microsoft Visio SeaMonkey