Over 20 years of experience and the ability to develop and produce strong concepts and layout design using image, type, color, photos and illustrations. Able to create effect layout in a fast pace environment within tight production deadlines with great creativity. Familiar with the development of a campaign from research, design to presentation.
Productive in individual setting, thrive in a team environment. Excellent communication skills with sales representatives, clients and management. Great ability to listen and follow specifications according to project assignment Print media in-house promotions, brochures, print/outdoor advertisements, posters, direct mail, logos, business cards, letterhead, editorial design.
Graphic Designer-The Evening Post Publishing Company,
The Post and Courier, Charleston, SC
Design retail advertising, marketing speciality sections, direct mail, magazines for Charleston area businesses. Collaborate with in-house sales representatives, design team, and in-house marketing department on ideas, challenges and material to gain advertising business.
Senior Graphic Designer, The Sentinel Newspaper, Carlisle, PA Designer newspaper advertising for business, industry and corporate marketing, to include logos, flyers, tab publications, sales representative specs and specs for proposals. Convert information provided by sales representatives into graphic display and classified advertising. Work closely as team leader and delegate work appropriately in order to meet stated deadlines. Communicate directly with customers in developing advertising materials.
Internship, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Assisted in designing publications for quarterly and annual release. Designed layout exhibits for physician seminars, logos, brochures and prepared color comprehensives and camera-ready mechanicals. Assisted art director and other graphic designer in completing assignments to meet deadlines.
– Adobe InDesign – Adobe Photoshop – Adobe Illustrator – QuarkXpress
– Mac OS X
– Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers’ Association (PNPA)
– South Carolina Press Association
– Mid-Atlantic Newspaper Advertising Marketing Executives
– National Newspaper Association logo design winner for 2012 National Newspaper Association conference in Charleston, SC
Trident Technical College, Associates Degree in Industrial Technology, Commercial Graphics, Charleston, SC