Susan Tolley

Freelance Brochure Designer & Graphic Designer

Location:Dobson, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills
I have a part time job but also do freelance graphic design from home. This job is perfect for me! I have 25 years of Design experience! Resume Below:

susan tolley resume
1658 white dirt road dobson nc 27017 336.287.7657

Employment History
August 2000 - Present: Freelance Graphic Designer - Design brochures, banners, booklets, ads, logos, web page layouts etc., Acquire quotes and shipping / delivery instructions from clients, review proofs and ensure all aspects of the project are on target with budget and timelines.
1994 - 2000: Visual Merchandising Project Manager, Lowe's Companies, Inc - Executed and provided art direction and creative strategies to both internal and external designers, photographers and copywriters to ensure superior design execution while adhering to brand identity for the following types of communication vehicles: Packaging, Point-Of-Purchase Sign kits, Large In-Store Graphics, Brochures, Display Headers, Internal Communication vehicles, Tabloid Advertising etc. Ensure deadlines are adhered to for the above-mentioned projects as well as executing design presentations to project requestors including Merchandising, Human Resources, Brand Specialists, Marketing Managers, etc.
Served as liaison between Marketing department and Legal department while
researching copyright opportunities for private label brands, trademarks and service marks, assisted in developing brand identity manuals for private label brands within the company.
1991 - 1994: Visual Merchandising Graphic Designer II, Lowe's Companies, Inc - Designed Packaging, Point-Of-Purchase Sign kits, Large In-Store Graphics, Brochures, Display Headers and Internal Communication vehicles. Specified jobs for acquiring quotes and performed design presentations to various project requestors throughout Lowe’s.
1986 - 1991: Visual Merchandising Graphic Designer I, Lowe's Companies, Inc - Designed Catalog Covers, Point-Of Purchase signs, Internal Communication vehicles, Brochures, etc. Specified jobs for printing quotes.
Sept. 1985 - Aug. 1986: Layout Artist - Brendle’s Inc.,Elkin, NC - Created layouts and provided photography direction for tabloid advertisements. Provided color correction notes on high-resolution color proofs for tabloids.
1989-1992: Appalachian State University
Attended classes working towards a Bachelor’s of Technology. Acquired Senior
status in 1992.
1983-1985: Randolph Technical College
Associates in Applied Science in Commercial Graphics

About Me: Extremely self-motivated and independent worker, very goal-oriented, good multi-tasker, analytical, fair minded and upbeat. I try to search for the positive in every situation I am faced with.

Enjoy swimming, spending time at the lake, shopping, and time with my family!
Skills (2) Rating
Brochure Design
Graphic Design