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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

I originally obtained a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology. After working for several years as an engineer, I followed my passion and went back to school, earning my degree in Visual Communications, then working as a graphic designer.

My roles and responsibilities during my career of over 15 years in graphic design have included brand development/management, print/web design, direct mail, tradeshow graphics, video editing/encoding/publishing, and eMarketing. My career has included 10 years of design agency experience along with over 5 years of experience within corporate communications and marketing departments.

In addition to my extensive print and digital media experience, I also offer the following:

  • Ability to use both my left and right brain
  • Outstanding attention to detail and commitment to client satisfaction
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to handle multiple deadlines
  • Team player and positive attitude


Corporate Branding

  • Brand architecture/nomenclature strategy
  • Logo/identity system development
  • Collateral materials (pocket folders, brochures, newsletters, direct mail, advertisements, additional promotional materials)
  • Signage (building signs, billboards, vehicle wraps/graphics)
  • Web/interactive media visual design

Event Branding

  • Tradeshow booth graphics
  • Event collateral (program books, direct mail)
  • Event signage (banners, posters, fliers)
  • Web/interactive media visual design

Product Branding

  • Package design
  • Point-of-sale signage
  • Promotional materials
  • Web/interactive media visual design

Web/Interactive/Social Media

  • Visual design
  • Video editing
  • Online video management (Brightcove, YouTube)
  • HTML email design/programming
  • Integrated marketing campaigns

Intangibles

  • Integrative design approach
  • Problem solver
  • Critical thinker
  • Good sense of humor
  • Enjoys organic gardening and healthy living
  • Proud caregiver of an American Eskimo Dog