Jennifer Topolewski

Freelance Graphic Designer & Photographer

Location:Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
Pastry Chef Apprentice
February 2011 - May 2011
Mocha Bleu, Teaneck, New Jersey
Learn and assist in making and decorating pastries for the Bakery section of the restaurant.

J3 Grafix Designs
April 2011 - Present
JC Promotions Inc, North Arlington, New Jersey
Designed and created a 30ftx 3ft banner as well as a 3ft square poster to advertise their event planning business. Touched up photos that were provided for me as well as hired to photograph and create their own stock images.

October 2010 - Present
Bonnies Animal Rescue Kingdom (B.A.R.K), Paramus, New Jersey
Designed and created holiday fliers for print and the web, new logo, and formal documents. Touched up photographs to use for various donation containers.

June 2010 - August
Global Youth Connect, North Bergen, New Jersey
Redesigned corporate collateral pieces such as letterhead, note cards, and envelopes. Touched up and re-sized logo for production use for printed media as well as promotional pieces.

February 2009 - September 2009
Bryton Harry, New York, New York
A sports marketing company
Designed logos and created layouts for fliers, brochures, postcards, tickets, pins and
billboards. Redesigned Corporate ID and designed collateral such as letterhead, business
cards, invoices, and envelopes. Redesigned website with new Corporate ID. Designed
rotational signage and fixed signage for JVC which can be seen behind home plate at the
St. Louis Cardinals and the Tampa Bay Rays baseball stadiums throughout the 2009 season.

February 2009
The Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
Requested back to finish the layout for the Guggenheim Foundation Annual Report 2007 which consisted of multiple page documents, creating additional templates, ensuring that the copy fits the file, and that the photographs are sized correctly.

September 2008 - December 2008
The Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
Interned with the Chief Graphic Designer
In charge of preparing multiple page documents for print, designed signs and postcards, created elevations with wall text in the proper position, created layouts with color correction set for prepress reproduction. Prepared the layout of the 2006 and 2007 Annual Report for the Guggenheim Foundation.

May 2008
Panasonic, Secaucus, New Jersey
Created a PowerPoint Presentation which entailed taking photographs in (RAW file format) of the account staff, creating silhouettes of each person, cleaned up the backgrounds, color correcting them and placing them into the PowerPoint Presentation

July - August 2006
EK Success, Clifton, New Jersey
Worked on 3d mock ups for Martha Stewart’s new line of Scrapbook accessories

March - April 2006
Creative Homeowner, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
Designed and created layouts for fliers, sell sheets, magazine ads, posters and web banners ads, web sky scrapper ads, digitally retouched photos

December 2005 - March 2006
Elegant USA, Totowa, New Jersey
Designed new seat covers, photographed product shots, created new concepts for seat cover designs for ergonomic support, and tweaked the current package designs

October 2005
Action EMCO, North Bergen, New Jersey
Catalog design and layout included typesetting and preproduction for Staples

November 2005
Rose Art, Livingston, New Jersey
Put together mock ups for: Bratz toy boxes, Superman stickers and Rose Art crayons and other products

December 2008
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York
Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Dean’s List 2008 Spring and Fall
Graduated Magna ***-Laude

Technical Proficiency
Adept on both MAC and PC platforms
Adobe Creative Suite, Quark Xpress, Microsoft Office, iWork 09

Design Proficiency
Editorial Design, Website Design, 3d signage and labels, typesetting retouching/color corrections of photographs and logos, scanning, digital prepress, color management, photography, digital photography, book binding, screen printing, and cake and candy designs.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design