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Frances Cahoon

Freelance Ad Designer, Sculptor, & More

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Location:Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/francescahoon
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4 Skills
$30
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Frances Cahoon
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
http://www.francahoondesigns.com
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/fran-cahoon/39/718/746/

OFFICE SKILLS
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
QuickbooksPro: Vendors, Customers, Banking
Payroll Systems: Paychex On-line, Preview, Time-in-a-Box, HRO, EEO

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Adobe Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Acrobat

DESIGN SKILLS
Page Layout, Art Direction, Photography, Corporate Identity, Logos, Ad Design, Web Design

EXPERIENCE
2009 - Present
FRANCAHOONDESIGNS, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Graphic Designer – Freelance
Responsibilities:
Image research and production, page layout, photography, typography and image manipulation
Accomplishments:
• Create promotional flyers for Trim N Tone
• Create logo design for Sizzle Salsa
Skills Used:
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
2006 – 2014
PLANTATION OFFICE PARK, INC, Plantation, FL
Property Manager
• Manage day to day operation for 51,000 sq ft property
• Communicate with tenants to address their needs and resolve any issues
• Accounts payable and receivable
• Prepare monthly financial variance analysis, 1099’s, sales tax
• Periodic inspections to maintain at a high level of appearance and performance
2011
ARTEMIS DESIGN GROUP, INC.
Graphic Designer - Internship
• Produce work for a variety of clients in a team environment
2004 – 2009
QUICK WEIGHT LOSS, INC., Plantation, FL
Office Director
• Produce job description manual with illustrations and organizational flow chart
• Manage and hire for corporate office and shipping department
• Payroll, health, dental, Cobra, 401K admin, W/C claims - 108 employees
• Property management for three commercial, one residential properties
• Maintenance coordinator for fifteen center locations
• Essential team member in redesign of interior decor for center locations
1999 – 2003
ACTION AMUSEMENT dba LUCKY 777, Corpus Christi, TX
General Manager of 8-liner game room
• Design of several daily and weekly operational forms and reports, flyers and page ads
• Continued assessment of customer satisfaction
• Employee recruitment, training, scheduling and payroll

EDUCATION
The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, FL Bachelor of Science Degree in Graphic Design – 2011
Delmar College, Corpus Christi, TX – Associate in Liberal Arts – 2006
Florida Notary Public

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Project published in third edition of The Graphic Designer’s Guide to Portfolio Design
Mark K. Wheeler Gallery 34th Annual Student Show Honorable Mention Award
Graduated *** Laude
Artemis Design Group Honors Program
Highest Achievement Award for Outstanding Academic Performance and Service to the Community and School

MEMBERSHIPS
AIGA – the professional association for design