Izabela Amos

Freelance Magazine Designer & Page Designer

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Location:Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/izabelaamos
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Izabela Amos
202.230.8766
amos.izabela@yahoo.com

CAREER PROFILE:

A highly creative, detail oriented Senior Graphic Designer experienced at developing and managing creative aspects and timelines for multiple projects - working closely with clients, marketing teams and sales teams to deliver the highest quality designs and deliverables on time.

GRAPHIC DESIGN SKILLS:

Branding I Publication Layout & Design I Design Strategy I Print Collateral I Print Advertising
Project Management I Teamwork & Remote Work Experience I Prepress I Strong Typography Skills Photorealistic Drawings

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Essential Media Partners, Washington, DC (February 2010 – Present)
Senior Graphic Design Manager
• designed premier issue and two subsequent issues of the NOW Guide – a new quarterly, 68-page, Washington, DC Visitors Magazine with a circulation of 125,000
• created the 2010 and 2011 Official NFL Visitors Guides and Game Day Guides for Superbowl XLIV and XLV
• designed publications for the Conventions Visitor Bureau s (CVBs) of
Washington DC, Atlantic City, NJ and Alexandria, VA
• responsible for coordinating with Destination DC on deliverable deadlines and managing internal timelines to ensure on-time production
• designed & produced sales collateral
• produced spec s sheets for multiple publications
• designed print ads for advertisers across multiple client publications
• coordinated project deadlines with sales team and clients

Nokia, Washington, DC (March 08 – January 2010)
Graphic Designer
• designed multi-layered, interactive online maps and printed maps
• created 3D renderings, icons, and floor plans for venues and tradeshows
• designed publication layouts
• created customized floor plans for major Washington, DC and area hotels and the Smithsonian Institute
• involved in online map maintenance
• clients include numerous Convention & Visitor Bureaus, NASCAR, Marine Corp Marathon, Discover Cities, 2008 Republican National Convention, Destination DC

NAVTEQ, Washington, DC (January 07 - March 08)
Graphic Designer - Part Time
• designed multi-layered, interactive online maps and printed maps
• created 3D renderings, icons, and floor plans for venues and tradeshows
• designed publication layouts

The Map Network, Washington, DC (January 06 - January 07)
Graphic Designer - Intern
• polished and stylized maps for print and online

Reflections Photography, Washington, DC (January 04 - 2009)
Freelance Designer, Event Manager, Assistant
• designed web elements, promotional emails, logos, brochures
• coordinated event staffing and maintained event management database
• managed multiple photographic event staffs of up to 12 photographers and assistants
• coordinated onsite photo-lines, sales and data collection
• identified, sorted and distributed photographs

EDUCATION:

University of the District of Columbia,
• Major: Graphic Design – Bachelor of Fine Arts Program
• GPA: 3.9

Diplomatic Language Center, Rosslyn, VA (June 04 - August 04)
• Intensive English

International Language Institute, Washington, DC (February 04 - June 04)
• Intensive English

University of Adam Mickiewicz, Poznan, Poland (July 99 - September 99)
• Intensive Art - emphasis on a figure drawing

SOFTWARE & SKILLS:

• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe inDesign
• Adobe Acrobat
• Advanced Drawing
• Basic Flash
• Basic PowerPoint
• Photography


OPERATING SYSTEMS:

• MAC
• PC

RECOGNITIONS:

• Dean’s List - Fall 04 – Fall 09
• 2nd Place - 1999 Polish National Art Competition “Peace in the World”
• Commissioned by “Bojownik” international textile company for multiple pieces for display in corporate headquarters

REFERENCES:

Silviya Spasova :
- Former GIS Manager at NAVTEQ
spasova.silviya@gmail.com

Seth Longhurst :
- Former Marketing Manager at Essential Media Partners
sethlonghurst@gmail.com

Molly Petersen :
- Former Office Manager at Essential Media Partners
mollylpetersen@gmail.com

Doug Wheeler :
- Former COO at THE MAP NETWORK
douglaswheeler@yahoo.com

Luciano Ibias :
- Former Production Designer at THE MAP NETWORK
luciano@ibias.net
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Magazine Design
Page Design