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Stephanie Halmich

Freelance Graphic Designer & Stationery Designer

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Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
Website: http://www.pressedfordesign.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/stephaniehalmich
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AWARDS

Society of Professional Journalists
First Place for Best Page Design
Awarded while at the Philadelphia Business Journal
Beat both the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News

American City Business Journals
First Place for Best Page Design
Awarded while at the Philadelphia Business Journal
Company-wide competition involving approximately 45 business newspapers

PROFILE

Experienced with:
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress, Dream Weaver, Flash (working knowledge)
Trained in design and typography
Experienced copy editor
Experienced at reporting and research
Double major in Journalism (Newspaper Design) and German
Able to meet tight deadlines
Have lived and traveled throughout the Middle East, Europe and India

ART DIRECTOR + EDITOR
Geller & Company: Summer 2001 - Spring 2011

Created the design of an extremely confidential financial package for a high-profile, multimedia company
Authored a style guide outlining both design and writing style for the company
Managed the production of the financial package
Edited the financial package for writing and design consistency
Taught, implemented and maintained the style guide
Created and produced various marketing materials such as brochures, service offerings, invitations, etc. and worked with outside printers to complete projects

DESIGN EDITOR
Philadelphia Business Journal: Summer 1999 - Summer 2001

Designed all special sections and section covers
Assigned art for special sections
Worked with freelance photographers to coordinate art for special sections
Oversaw reporters to be sure enough art assignments were completed
Acted as liaison between reporters and photographers
Member of story placement team
Designed all news pages and sections
Scanned and color corrected all art
Created charts and graphs

ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Cincinnati Business Courier: Summer 1998 - Summer 1999

Edited and designed special sections
Directed reporters for special sections
Directed art for special sections
Copy edited special sections
Edited and designed Growth Strategies section
Reinvented design of Growth Strategies section cover
Reported
Designed and copy edited second front page and member of story placement team

ART DIRECTOR, FEATURES DESIGNER, COPY EDITOR,
HIGHER EDUCATION REPORTER, RELIGION REPORTER
Higher Education Reporter, Religion Reporter
Columbia Missourian: Summer 1997 - Summer 1998

The Columbia Missourian is a daily, commercial newspaper (not a college newspaper)
All journalism majors at the University of Missouri, Columbia are required to work various positions at the newspaper in order to gain experience

EDUCATION

Parsons New School - Graduated Spring 2011
Certification: Graphic Design

University of Missouri, Columbia - Graduated Summer 1998
Double Major: Journalism (Newspaper Design) + German

Salzburg International Prep. School (Salzburg, Austria) - Graduated Summer 1995
High School Diploma
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Stationery Design