Johanne O'Leary

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

Location:London, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Professional Experience

Graphic Designer (Volunteer)
January 2014 - present
Habitat for Humanity, Adelaide Street South ReStore
317 Adelaide Street South, London, ON
• design monthly newsletter

Freelance Graphic Designer
2010 - present
Cunsultant/Graphic Design
Litereacy Link South Central
255 Horton Street, 3rd Floor, London, ON
• create business case templates, design marketing material for Lifelong Learning
• compile and format summary information for select programs
• design mentor facilitation guides and evaluation reports

Advertising Coordinator
The Middlesex Banner (Maple Publishing)
PO Box 433, Ailsa Craig, ON N0M 1A0
• serve as a contact with advertisers
• prepare design/communication materials regarding each clients need
• assist the publisher and accounting with the budgeting and monitoring process
• provide technical support for client and sales representatives

Art and Production Coordinator
2006 - present
Segue Communications Incorporated, 294 Wolfe Street, London, ON
• provide communications advice and support as required
• responsible for coordinating the design, production and publishing of key marketing, promotional and information materials
• ensure company exceeds competitive edge through strategic planning and conscientious
production methods

Art Director
1999 - 2005
Quantum Communications Incorporated
383 Richmond Street, Suite 1202, London, ON
• managed day-to-day design and production for Sears Canada, including taking the initial request, copywriting and typesetting through to media negotiation, approvals and placement
• created graphics for online distribution
• coordinated schedules with photographers, illustrators, freelance designers and/or suppliers

Art Director
1998 - 1999
Production Coordinator/Ad Designer
1996 - 1998
Assistant Art Director
1995 - 1998
Apex Publishing, 89 Skyway Avenue, Suite 200, Toronto, ON
• paginated the 100 page, monthly distribution of Dogs in Canada
• paginated a 500 page Dogs in Canada Annual, coordinating all fi les for pre-press and output
• maintained all hardware and software updates
• coordinated schedules with photographers, illustrators, freelance designers and suppliers

Education and Computer Skills

3D Studio Max Animation 2000

Fanshawe College, London, ON
Web Design (HTML) course 1998

International Academy of Design, Toronto, ON
Graphic Design Diploma Program 1992 - 1995
Durham College, Oshawa, ON

BA in Mathematics 1989 - 1990
Trent University, Peterborough, ON

• Adobe CS6 (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Dreamweaver)
• QuarkXpress 7
• Microsoft Office
• Wordpress

Online Samples
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Ad Design