Crystal Simpson

Freelance Graphic Designer & Magazine Designer

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Location:Florida, United States
Website: http://www.creativemindmarketingsolutions.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/crystalsimpson
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A Creative Graphic Designer/ Fashion Designer with Exceptional Administrative Skills
Education: 2007 A.S Degree Fashion Design – The Art Institute of Ft Lauderdale

SOFTWARE SKILLS
Adobe Photoshop, InDesign
Microsoft Office
Mac/PC proficient


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Thompson Photography Group
Wellington, FL.
2010-present
Creative Director
Creation of all marketing material for business, creation and layout for all custom magazines, and client albums as well as personal products ordered.

Kisses & Couture LLC
Creative Mind Marketing Solution
West Palm Beach, FL.
2008-2011
Graphic Design/Handbag Design/Personal Assisting
Personal Assistant:
Creation of social networking and
blog sites, updating blog, internet research, creation
of press releases, marketing/advertising ads,
power point presentation, spreadsheets and invoicing

Graphic Designer:
Interaction with clients, creation of any and all promotional and graphic products such as flyers, banners, post cards, menus, stickers, apparel etc. Marketing and promoting of business, creation and updating of website, meeting the client’s needs and expectations for artwork, collection of fees, invoicing and shipping/delivery

Handbag Designer:
Interaction with clients, taking custom orders, illustration of new designs, making handbag patterns, creation and construction of handbags, marketing and promoting of business, website update, invoicing and collection of funds

The Melting Pot
Lake Worth, FL
2007-2009
Server/ Hostess
Responsible for answering phones, setting reservations, serving tables, handling any customer concerns, opening and closing duties, handling money, nightly reports

Cypress Financial Group- An office of MetLife
Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
2005-2006
Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist
Responsible for following up and updating new policies for assigned agents, answered multiple phone lines, fax, greeted clients, printed weekly reports, updated spreadsheets, reviewed policies and worked,
directly with underwriters, helped to achieve company and staff goals for quarters end.

MetLife Financial Services
Orlando, FL.
2003-2004
Administrative Assistant /Receptionist
Responsible for following up and updating new policies for assigned agents, answered multiple phone lines, fax greeted clients, printed weekly reports, updated spreadsheets, reviewed policies and worked directly with underwriters, helped to achieve company and staff goals for quarters end.

Conviction Magazine
Orlando, FL.
2002-2003
Director of Art and Design
Responsible for ad designs, page layouts, and any promotional items needed. Also helped in the launching of the magazine.

Freelance Experience/ Events

1. 2008 Limitless Magazine- Ad Designer Superior,WI (West Palm Beach, FL)

2. 2007 Coordinator-Blanket Design Charity
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Fort Lauderdale, FL

3. 2007-2008 Freelance Bridesmaid Gown Design and Construction
West Palm Beach, FL

4. June 2007 Featured Designer AIFL's Annual Fashion Show "Culture Shock"
Fort Lauderdale, FL

5. June 2005 Featured Designer AIFL's Annual Fashion Show " Runway Remix"
Fort Lauderdale, FL

6. May 2005 Featured Designer
"Fashion Interrupted" Art Show- Miami, FL
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Magazine Design