||Long Beach, CA
SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
(Why I\'m good at what I do)
â€¢ Works well with a pleasant and kind demeanor with customers and clients
â€¢ Readily manages and coordinates projects with little or no supervision
â€¢ Easily works as an integral part of a design or marketing team
â€¢ Develops inventive ways to solve and work around problems
â€¢ Extremely fast under pressure with great attention to detail
â€¢ Effortlessly takes projects from concept to completion
(Where I\'ve worked and what I\'ve done)
Graphic Designer/Customer Rep
Robert Palmer Studio
Dealt with customers and vendors for all the graphic studioâ€™s projects. Oversaw corporate communications for an array of collateral literature, such as brochures, annual reports, invitations, logos and icons. Created advertisements and collateral materials for a number of clients, in respect to the visual and photographic aspects as well as the promotional copy writing that was needed. Designed campaigns and strategized marketing plans for clients.
Graphic & Media Designer
LINC Housing Corporation
January 2007 - June 2009
Coordinated with clients, residents and managers of properties to document refurbishments and social activities. Produced and designed graphics for all of communications which include collateral literature, such as brochures, annual reports, invitations, newsletters and direct mailers. Created an designed concepts for marketing campaigns, as well as revenue generating strategies. Managed the image and video libraries, plus produced and edited corporate videos. Worked closely with the Event Coordinator and Marketing Director to create and design
themed events for fund raising parties, PR affairs and on site functions. Additionally responsible for corporate photography, which included events, architecture and portraits. Also provided technical assistance and supervised the editing for the audio podcasts. Worked closely with the event planner to design, create and coordinate parties and fund raising functions.
Hofelt Design Studio
Managed and coordinated a multitude of projects and clients simultaneously. Worked on a variety of endeavors from printed collateral pieces, ad campaigns to websites. Responsible for copy, editing, design and production for print and digital media. Duties included interfacing and maintaining positive client relations.
Assisted clients with marketing concepts, advertising and promotional visibility. Entrusted to purchase printing and budget for projects.
Queen Mary Hotel & Attraction
Advertising Marketing Department
Interfaced with the public on a regular basis to insure graphics were meeting visitorâ€™s expectations. Worked on numerous advertising campaigns from concept to completion. Consistently worked with ship directors and executives to create marketing and advertising strategies. Developed advertising campaigns and took over duties from outside ad agency. Responsible for advertising copy and independently wrote marketing proposals to expand awareness and tourist appeal.
(Where and what I\'ve learned)
Bachelors of Arts Degree: Radio/Television/Film
Other areas of study, film and art history & graphic design
Otis School of Design
Curriculum included design, typography, composition and color theory
UCLA & Writer\'s Store Screen Writing Workshops
Syd Field, Jules Selbo, Jeffrey Schector and Billy Mernit
Final Cut Pro, podcasting, video production, script supervision, screen writing, plus on-set film crew experience
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Garage Band
and PowerPoint. Also some what familiar with Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Acrobat.
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Continually given excellent reviews, commendations and awards
at places of employment. Won awards for digitally enhanced photography.