Kendall Word

Freelance Graphic Designer & Book Cover Designer

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Location:New York, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kendallword
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$35
Rate/Hr
KENDALL WORD
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> 646.528.8963
> Kword42@Gmail.com
> www.behance.net/kword
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> EDUCATION
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> The Art Institute of New York City, New York, NY
> AOS, Graphic Design, December 2010
> Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
> MFA, Web Design & New Media, Present
> Shaw University, Raleigh, NC
> BS, Business Management, May 1996
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> TECHNICAL SKILLS
> InDesign
> HTML / CSS
> Proficent in Mac & PC
> Illustrator
> Dreamweaver
> Photoshop
> MS Office Suite
> HTML 5 / CSS 3
> MS Sharepoint
> MS Visio AS 400
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> WORK EXPERIENCE
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> National Basketball Association, New York, NY  ( Graphic Designer, October - 2010 to Present )
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> Created marketing campaigns for retailer stores and online publications
> including: Best Buy, Modell’s, Target, 7 Eleven and Kohl’s
> Designed Allstar Weekend Sweepstake signage, Ballot Box Packaging for
> Detroit Pistons
> Conceptualized and developed web banner for email blast
> Cropped and retouched photographs for posters and advertisements
> Designed and constructed point of purchases advertisements
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> Scholastic, New York, NY ( Junior Book Cover Designer, December 2011 - March 2012 )
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> Designed and formatted cover design, including flap and back ads and created digital formats for e-books
> Coordinated copy submission with managing editorial department
> Scheduled and maintained mechanical routing
> Organized and scheduled jacket meeting agendas
> Attended weekly production and jacket meetings
> Worked with studio manager on other art department needs
> Coordinated asset purchases with vendors
> Performed photo and art research
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> Painting it Red, New York, NY ( Event Marketing Manager, February 2006 - November 2011 )
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> Managed vendor, venue and sponsor relationships
> Coordinated worked with team in creating and updating briefing papers, contacting vendors
> and venues,tracking registrations
> Worked with team in developing event concepts and creation of marketing material and premiums
> Managed event budgets
> Maintained RSVP lists for all product marketing events and completed post-event activities
> Coordinated logistics and event plans including designing and implementing event and launch themes
> > Managed freelance and inside designers on the design of print and HTML promotions
> > Coordinated event e-mail and database marketing
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> > UBS Investment Bank, New York, NY ( Support Analyst Consultant, March 2006 - May 2007 )
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> > Created and managed Sharepoint websites for the investment banking IT & diversity department, including
> > calendar and survey creation and content management
> > Coordinated and planned group and companywide events
> > Prepared meeting documentation and premiums for events
> > Responsible for on-boarding new hires and consultants into the investment banking IT department
> > Maintained RSVP lists for all product marketing events and completed post-event activities
> > Created and updated employee seating plans and floor mapping using MS Visio
> > Responsible for all database management
> > Tracked HR projects using MS Project
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> > MARKETING EXPERIENCE
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> > Eight years marketing experience ( Direct,Event & Guerilla )
> > Event and Conference coordination experience
> > Client contact and account management 
> > Created and managed Sharepoint website for Investment Banking IT & Diversity
> > department including Calander, survey creation and content management
> > Project managed and planned company wide events
> > Prepared meeting documentation and premiums for events
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Book Cover Design