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Makiko Murai

Freelance Graphic Designer, Website Designer, & More

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Location:New York, New York, United States
Website: http://www.makikomurai.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/makikomurai
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QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
• Highly creative, inventive Multimedia Graphic Designer with extensive print and web experience
• Punctual project direction and artistic visual execution
• Excel in a team environment collaborating with multiple teams and management
• Thrive in deadline-driven, high-pressure, tight budget environments
• Self-motivated and passionate about acquiring new creative skills
• Broad experience in the following:

DIGITAL MEDIA PRINT MEDIA
• Web Site Design • Brochures, Catalogs, Presentation Design
• Banner Ad Design (Flash, static) • Posters, Flyers, Holiday Cards
• Html-mail Production • Magazine Ads, Signs
• Mobile App Icons & Screens • Photo Retouching

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Freelance Multimedia Graphic designer, NY April 2012 - current
Condé Nast New York, NuFit Media, Upward Mobility
• Design digital marketing promotional materials for online magazines, produce html mail, design mobile application icons, screens and banner ads (static, Flash)

Senior Graphic Designer, NY Oct 2006 - March 2012
Quadlogic Controls Corp
• Produced all marketing materials. Print products: brochures, catalogs, flyers, presentations, magazine ads, trade show booth logos and signs
• Website: designed, coded and maintained
• Online Marketing: Created and maintained all online advertisements (Google AdWords)

Freelance Graphic Designer, NY Aug 2005 - June 2006
Karlitz & Company
• Designed event flyers and signage for The New York Food and Wine Festival
Mitsubishi Cable America, Inc., Foundation World, Inc.
• Website design and coding

Graphic Designer, Tokyo Japan Sept 1998 - April 2002
Wrass Network Inc., Pfizer Global Research & Development Nagoya Labs, Pfizer Inc.
• Designed Websites, Brochures & Product Packaging (video game software, drinks)
• Designed Intranet

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Platforms: Mac & Windows
Applications: Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash (basic Action Script),
Dreamweaver), Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel), Keynote
Scripts: HTML, CSS.
Languages: Native: Japanese, Fluent: English

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, May 2005
Master of Fine Arts, Multimedia Design & Technology

Tokyo Kaseigakuin University, Tokyo Japan
Bachelor of Arts, Planning and Housing Design