Gretchen Slapinsky

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

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Location:Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/gretchenslapinsky
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Gretchen Slapinsky, Art Director/Graphic Designer

EDUCATION
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Graduated Magna *** Laude with a B.A. in Fine Art in 1993
Temple University Abroad, Rome, Italy
Spent a Semester Studying Fine Art and Art History throughout Europe

COMPUTER
Knowledge of the following software MAC and PC:
InDesign, QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

FREELANCE
Home OfficeErdenheim, PA(January 2001-Present)
Art Director/Graphic Designer
Art direction/design of ads, collateral materials, corporate identity, and web design, concept through photography to computer generated mechanical file to final offset printing or web publishing. Clients include University of Pennsylvania Health System, Penn State Great Valley, Friends Hospital, Centocor, Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, Oxford Area School District
Work also includes, theme graphics and logos for pharmaceutical product launch shows including, large-scale projection images and custom PowerPoint slide backgrounds as well as multimedia CD ROMs and exhibit art direction and design

REIMEL CARTER/EARLE PALMER BROWN
Philadelphia, PA(June 1999-July 2000)
Art Director
Art Direction of a wide range of projects, concept through photography to computer generated mechanical file including ads, collateral materials, and Web graphics. Clients include: GMAC Home Services, The Rittenhouse Trust Company, Stonebridgebank.com, ACME Markets, Giorgio Foods

LD&B ADVERTISING, INC.
Horsham, PA(August 1996-June 1999)
Art Director
Art Direction of ads, collateral materials, and Web graphics. Clients include: University of Pennsylvania Health System and its member hospitals, Hatfield Quality Meats and V-SPAN (multimedia conferencing company)
Associate Art Director/Manager
Worked with a Senior AD on concept and design of projects through final mechanical, including preparation for separation to film, on the MAC using Quark, Photoshop, Freehand and Illustrator
Other responsibilities were the scheduling and quality control of jobs as they moved through the department

ADAMSGRAPHICS, INC.
Philadelphia, PA(August 1994-August 1996)
Graphic Designer/Production Coordinator
Responsible for entire project: concept, design, and creation of electronic mechanical on the MAC including all prepress before spooling files to in-house imagesetters for final, color separated film output
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Graphic Design
Ad Design