Kat Donnelly

Freelance Graphic Designer & Creative Writer

Location:Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Phone: 302-981-9032
Website: http://www.katdonnellyart.net
2 Skills
Kathleen A. Donnelly
20 East Dale Rd
Wilmington, DE 19810
P. O. Box 7047, Wilmington, DE 19803
www.katdonnellyart.net katdonnellyart@gmail.com Phone: 302-981-9032

Experienced in advertising concept design and implementation, newspaper publishing, training manual concept development, project management, publishing, package graphics design and web development.
Recently awarded Certifications in Web and Graphic Design from Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE.

Accomplishments and Awards
• Designed advertising mail program and increased ad sales in newspaper by 5%.
• Collected, proof read and published reports for pharmaceutical sales force.
• Partnered with project managers in developing and designing comprehensive training manuals for a leading appliance company.
• Coordinated with vendor in the publishing of training manuals.
• Tracked the ordering and distribution of the training manuals, supplies and incentives.
• Created database for tracking sales force training and training supplies inventory.
• Was instrumental in creating an in-house design studio for a printing company.
• Implemented specific techniques for completing design jobs more efficiently. Was awarded employee of the quarter certificate.
• Completed a Certificate in Web Design, 5/2010.
• Completed a Certificate in Graphic Design, 12/2014.

Career History
Graphic Design/Artist-for-Hire 08/2011 – present
Free-lancing in graphic design and web development.

Caregiver 02/2007 – 07/2011
Caring for terminally ill husband.

Senior Designer 8/1994 to 08/2008
Package Graphics Design and Production
Great Atlantic Graphics, Inc., Malvern, Pennsylvania

Training Coordinator 2/1990 to 3/1994
Desktop Publishing, Computer Graphics and Project Management
Silo, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Advertising Development and Sales 6/1988 to 2/1990
Illustrating Goals and Concepts
News of Delaware County and The Main Line Times, Ardmore, Pennsylvania

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Computer Graphics / Commercial Art Degree Program

Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, Delaware
Web Design Certificate Program, Certificate 5/2010
Graphic Design Certificate Program, Certificate 12/2014
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Creative Writing