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Antonia Malize

Freelance Graphic Designer, Logo Designer, & More

Location:Edgewater, New Jersey, United States
8 Skills
I am a professional Graphic Designer with proofreading and editorial skills who see all my projects right from concept to finish. My expertise in the industry spans over 20 years of global experience. My technical proficiency skills include Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, HTML 5, CSS, Dreamweaver.

Why hire me?
* I am committed to providing your company with the service of high quality at a cost
which is highly competitive whether you desire a simple graphic service or branded
marketing package which combines several services into one.
* You are involved at every stage of the design process and all materials produced
meet with their exacting specifications.
* I ensure consistency.
* Your final product will strongly manifest your brand identity.
* Hiring me will save you time on money, sketches, concept and production.
* Unlimited Revisions

My services include but not limited to:

* Logo Design
* Animated and Static banner Ads
* Creating prototypes for website design and front end development
* Landing Pages
* Poster Design
* Icon Design
* Illustration
* Leaflets
* Letterheads
* Flyer Design
* Business Cards
* Brochure Design
* Envelope Design
* Book Cover Design
* PowerPoint Presentation
* Web Banners
* Proofreading
and more.....

Please do not hesitate to contact me. The quality of my work is guaranteed.

Thank you and looking forward.

My Resume:

Professional Summary
Lead Graphic Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills and a dynamic team player with fluent written and spoken communication skills. Expert in client and vendor relations. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns. Accustomed to performing in deadline driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.

Work Experience
Freelance Graphic Designer
Clients, USA: Connie Welch Ministries, Emmanuel Christian Institute, Penny talk
May 2018 to Present

Hands on completion of all design projects from concept to completion. Direct contact with stake holders to gather initial requirements, build design documents, proposals and presentation walk through. Translate prototypes into functional websites using HTML and CSS. Work closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Lead project maintenance.

Graphic Design Manager
Melville, New York, USA
October 2012 to May 2018

CurvePay is a full service, direct payment processor that combines real-time big data analytics with marketing and promotional capabilities.

Successfully managed and coordinated graphic design and website projects from concept through completion. Work closely with stake holders to gather initial requirements and contribute to design documents and proposals. Effectively build, motivate, and direct design and production teams. Coordinate freelance designers, consultants and vendors to meet all project requirements. Create and conduct highly persuasive sales and marketing presentations. Manage all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, staffing, and administrative functions.

Key Achievements:
• Successfully completed client projects worth up to $470,000.
• Provided proposal layout and design for million-dollar corporate contracts under extremely tight deadlines.
• Established trusting relationships with designers, vendors, key clients and stake holders.
• Coordinated company participation in trade show and charitable events.

Graphic Designer
New Jersey, USA
September 2009 to September 2012

Snap Studio is a web-based platform for video commercial advertising, which empowers users to create videos.

Successfully translated approved concepts into concrete design for newsletters, promotional and sales collaterals. Created design theme and graphics for marketing and sales presentations, training videos and corporate websites. Branded company products that include logo, technical documents, brochures and promotional materials to support market development activities. Participated in team effort to produce streamlined production of policy manuals for new employees and freelance designers.

Key Achievements
• Consistently recognized for fresh and innovative ideas for projects.
• Earned confidence as the key contact in all aesthetic issues including coordinating video shoots for stake holders.

Graphic Designer
IDT / Net2Phone
Newark, New Jersey, USA
August 2006 to July 2009

IDT / Net2Phone, a fortune 1000 telecommunications company that delivers local, long distance and calling card services worldwide as well as VoIP Services over data networks.

Developing both offline (TV and Print Ads) and online creative designs for a majority of IDT consumers and business products. Design graphics for VOIP online phones with unique styles and usability. Design company Intranet and Internet Websites. Key communicator and strategist in all aesthetics issues. Design brochure covers for all company verticals for marketing purposes. Assist in writing client facing proposals and producing interactive slides for presentations. Building interactive demonstrations for company products using flash. Coordinate and review mock-ups and prototypes based on client requirements.

Graphic Designer
Paragon Computer Professional now merged with CGI.
New York, USA
September 2003 to June 2006

Paragon Computer Professionals now merged with CGI is a leading provider of consulting services for health and life science companies aiding them to become high-performing, compliant and digitally connected.

Responsible for Graphics for the design and implementation of internet, intranet and application tools for major pharmaceutical companies. Served as a liaison between clients and staff, earning confidence with clear communication. Coordinate with software developers and creative team to produce end-user technical documentation, cheat sheets and applying required formats in final form of screen shots, flow charts and diagrams. Assist in writing client facing proposals and producing interactive slides for presentations. Building interactive demonstrations for company products. Coordinate and review mock-ups and prototypes based on client requirements.

Graphic and Web Designer
RSG Media
New York, NY
July 2000 to August 2003

RSG Media is a custom development house that builds specialized enterprise software for media companies. Created new design themes for marketing and collateral materials.

Collaborated with creative team to design and produce artwork for marketing and promotional materials. Participated in production of print and promotional items for key clients under direction of Marketing Department. Monitored, co-designed and modified changes made on the web applications built with constant evolving business requirements. Participated in team effort to produce streamlined production of policy manuals for newly hired employees and technical documents for completed projects.

Key Achievements
Co-managed project which grew from $70,000 — $300,000
Managed and supervised a team of 7 developers and coordinated activities to ensure that goals and objectives of project is accomplished within prescribed time frames and budget.

Freelance Proofreader and Editor
St. Pauls Publishing, Victoria, London

• Proofread manuscripts, bible study materials and books for spelling and grammar usage
• Assessed rough text copy for consistency and accuracy
• Edit text to maximize readability and accessibility for target audience
• Review corrected copies and send completed versions to the print department
• Examine content for grammatical errors and corrections for the editorial team
• Ensure all content conform to corporate brand style guidelines and editorial policies
• Using article templates for margins, correct white spacing and relevant images making it look interesting and visually appealing
• Coordinating with the team to complete projects within deadline.

Proofreader and Editor
Melville, New York United States

• Proofread all company documents, proposals and sales presentations
• Coordinate with key stake holders that include writers, editors and designers to discuss project requirements and strategies for company growth
• Proofread marketing materials to ensure accuracy of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and syntax and to improve clarity of text
• Ensured that all materials complied with copyright/trademark standards and client/house brand & style guidelines
• Reviewed all hard copy, web pages, presentations, PDFs, graphics, charts and animated GIFs
• Interacted with account executives, project managers, and art directors to propose revisions, resolve issues/address queries, and verify information
• Ensured that all client revisions and requests were implemented and that all deadlines were met.

Production Editor and Designer
Lloyd’s List, Informa Publishing, London

• Proofread, produced and illustrated monthly magazine supplements and newsletters
• Edited and proofread articles for clarity, style, consistency, grammar, and logic
• Coordinated with authors to maintain content flow
• Edited figures, tables, and overall story structure as necessary
• Handled all related editorial tasks for print and online publishing
• Performed research per the subject of writing
• Set personal as well as editorial team's priorities, and set and achieved deadlines.

Proofreader and Production Editor
Institute of Chartered Secretary and Administrators, London

• Proofread monthly magazines inserts, artwork and newsletters
• Coordinate and oversee day to day operations and liaising extensively with advertisers and printer companies for final output
• Maintaining close ties with key stakeholders that including authors, commissioning editors, and clients to ensure clear lines of communication and successful working relationships.

Proofreader and Typesetter
Current Medical Literature, London

• Solely responsible for copy editing, typesetting, proofreading and production of 13 monthly medical journals and 1 year book
• Produce typeset pages from manuscripts and author-supplied electronic files
• Coordinate and oversee day to day operations and liaising extensively with advertisers and printer companies for final output
• Supervised and trained 3 typesetters.

Bachelor of Arts in Cultural and Media Studies
University of East London

Technical Proficiency
Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suit, HTML 5, CSS, Dreamweaver.

Operating System
MAC OS, Windows