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Kimberly Alexander

Freelance Graphic Designer & Logo Designer

Location:Portland, Oregon, United States
Phone: 503-544-4023
2 Skills
Obtain a part-time or contract position as a senior designer. Responsible for creating
marketing concepts and packages using eye-catching typography and visually
stunning designs.

Senior Graphic Designer/ Assistant Art Director, For Rent Magazine 1999-2010

Worked closely with account representatives and clients to identify target audience, coordinated
and directed specific photo shoots, designed over-arching campaign assets including
posters, brochures and magazine ads. Also assisted in producing web-based audio & video
presentations through an online service specifying voice-over talent, images and music to
reflect a campaigns theme. Created monthly and quarterly blitz themes for sales staff to help
retain current clients and acquire new prospects.

Key accomplishments include:
• Development of standardized work-flow procedure for design department
• Development of quality after issue report for print shop and production department
• Multiple format conversions of the entire 400 page magazine without missing a deadline
• 2005 Recipient of National First Place Cover Design Contest -For Rent Media Solutions
• 2007 Recipient of Best Trade Show Booth Design -Spectrum Multi-Housing Association

Graphic Designer / Typesetter,
Home Seekers Magazine, Oregon City, Oregon 1998-1999
Supported the staff art director by providing typesetting and page layout for a weekly
real estate publication.
Typesetter / Prepress / Customer Service Representative

Fine Arts Graphics, Tualatin, Oregon 1997-1998
Worked directly with key customers such as, Kaiser Permanente, Cosmos, Tektronix, Mentor
Graphics, AMD & local Wineries to provide typesetting and prepress services for business cards, letterhead, wine labels and various other identity packages.

Underwriting Assistant, Farmers Insurance Group Regional Office
Pleasanton, California 1990-1997
Supported the regional underwriting group by researching client policy information, running
credit reports, and archiving, as well as emergency customer support in the catastrophe call
center. Also a key member of the Farmers Partners in Pride committee, responsibilities
included poster, flyer, banner and give-away designs, custom tailored around specific events,
such as adopt-a-family programs, toy donations and Walk America campaigns.

• Adobe InDesign 7 years
• Adobe Photoshop 10 years
• Adobe Illustrator 5 years
• Macromedia Freehand 5 years
• Quark XPress 7 years

Columbia College, Associates Degree Graphic Design - GPA- 4.0
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Logo Design