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Darcy Witham

Freelance Graphic Designer & Package Designer

Location:Stamford, Connecticut, United States
2 Skills
Graphic Design Professional

Highly experienced and extremely versatile graphic design professional with expertise in graphic art design and development. Expert in advertising, branding, catalogs, editorials, publishing, packaging, marketing, website design, social media, presentation and display. Specialized in providing a variety of creative mediums to customers in achieving the highest level of satisfaction.
Advertising • Marketing • Publishing • Branding • Promotion • Social Media
Website Design • Concept Development • Packaging Production

Professional Experience

DW GRAPHICS & DESIGN STUDIO, Stamford, CT 1987 – Present
Creative Director
? Own and operate a creative graphic design and development studio, providing clients with design services including advertising, branding, editorials, publishing, packaging, promotion, website design, and social media.
? Assist clients with communicating an appealing image through digital, electronic, and print media.
? Provide high quality graphic design services to various types of clients, corporate or individual, by utilizing creative methods in delivering their messages, articles circulated, and products noticed.

IMAGE WORKS, Westport, CT 2004 – 2013
Graphic Designer
? Directed creative entity providing layout, design, concept development, packaging production, prototype construction, pre-press services and publishing to local businesses, studios, agencies and individuals.
? Provided services to a Fortune 500 client, requiring design & development services in trade advertising, packaging, display & promotional pieces, educational brochures, manuals and tools.
? Administered significant value and maximized client exposure by effectively applying design concepts through various campaigns and mediums.

SUN & MOON MARKETING, Mt Kisco, NY 1999 – 2003
Art Director
? Directed the creative process, administering all aspects of a project, including design, development, photography, architectural renderings, and illustration, consistent within schedule and operating budget parameters.
? Organized and delivered concept presentations to in-house design team and external clients.
? Directed service projects which included corporate advertising, promotional pieces, brochures, financial reports, website production, packaging & flyers.

SPACE AGE PRINTING, Norwalk, CT 1997 – 1999
Creative Director
? Single-handedly directed the creative flow and traffic for walk-in clients, local businesses, and non-profits.
? Created the business reputation for high quality, valuable, and trusted work at an affordable price.

Previous positions include Graphic Designer at RIS Publishing, Graphic Designer at Burke Incorporated, and Frame Shop Creative Director & Manager at Regency Fine Art Gallery & Custom Frame Shop.

Education & Training

Liberal Arts, Communications & Media, New England College, Henniker, NH
Certification, Graphic Arts Design, Fairfield University Program, Greenwich, CT
Professional Training Received: Design and Fine Art, Computer Graphics, and Drawing & Illustration
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Package Design