Erin Wyss

Freelance Graphic Designer & Print Ad Designer

Location:Little Chute, Wisconsin, United States
2 Skills
Marketing communications professional with hands-on experience in the creation and management of newsletters, sales collateral, public relations, web sites, internet marketing, and advertising campaigns. Progressive, strategic thinker able to form partnerships, lead projects and work independently or as part of a team. Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with a strong work ethic, technical aptitude, and desire to succeed.

•Expertise in strategic planning, budget management, and creative development of marketing materials
•Demonstrate skills in (CS4) Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Flash, Dreamweaver, and QuarkXPress 6.0
•Demonstrate skills in Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Express
•Display eagerness to learn. Pursue and accept increased responsibility. Demonstrate persistence and seek alternative strategies when obstacles arise. Display a high level of effort and commitment to perform. Operate effectively within the organizational structure. Demonstrate trustworthiness and responsible behavior
•Excellent leadership, management, oral/written communication skills. Thrive in both independent and collaborative work environments
•Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting specific deadlines

Rexnord Industries, LLC
Corporate Marketing Communications Coordinator
Directed and managed the development and production of catalogs, brochures, flyers, and direct mail materials for Rexnord’s 4 divisions. Created and implanted launch and promotion of new products. Designed and scheduled advertisements for publication. Planned and coordinated 10 industry focus tradeshows and distributor vendor fairs throughout the year. Liaison for corporate tradeshow budget. Managed the complete redesign of literature fulfillment website.

Marketing Communication Specialist
Successfully manage promotion events throughout the year. Implement creative ideas that address the company’s marketing strategies for a variety of products and services. Coordinated deadlines among five departments from creative to shipping in less than a month per run. Manage day-to-day relationship with outside vendors. Updated and maintained literature fulfillment website.

Graphic Designer
Successfully translated subject matter into creative design for newsletters, promotional materials and sales collateral. Create design theme and graphics for marketing and sales training presentations. Coordinate vendors to meet all project requirements. Responsible for the full production of a 400-page catalog.

Bachelor’s in Arts, Marketing Management Ottawa University, Milwaukee December 2007
Associate’s in Arts Degree, Graphic Design Madison Area Technical College, Madison December 2003

NAPP – Member of National Association of Photoshop Professionals
October 2008 – Adobe Photoshop Seminar, Maximum Adobe Photoshop CS3 Tour, Chicago
November 2008 – Adobe Max Conference, San Francisco
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Print Ad Design