Sarah Slusser

Freelance Stationery Designer & Graphic Designer

Location:Springfield, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Sarah Slusser

Secure a position in Graphic Design utilizing my education, job experiences, and skills that will meet or exceed the needs of my employer. My aim is to work hard in all situations and use perfection and innovative ideas to surpass the client’s expectations.

Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
B.A. in Visual Communications Design

Works well with others, learns quickly, handles stress with a clear head, and displays time management and organizational skills. Experienced in creating 2-D materials which includes, but is not limited to, brochures, corporate identifications, logos, and posters. Capable of designing from conceptual to final stages.

Technical Skills:
·InDesign® Adobe® CS 5
·Photoshop® Adobe® CS 5
·Illustrator® Adobe® CS 5
·Mac and PC platforms
·Microsoft® Word, Power Point, and Excel
·Adobe® Acrobat

Yellow Pages Group Indianapolis, IN
Senior Graphic Designer 08/2010 - Present
·Create daily update reports for Ziplocal Creative Services.
·Manage ad workflow each day to ensure ads are finished on time and to meet client expectations.
·Check the shipping schedule to be clear of any unfinished ads.
·Review artists' questions and direct them in a positive direction.
·Answer National & Speculative Sales Representative questions.
·Help online product expediters with questions & concerns they have.
·Expedite specialty ads and work specialty ad issues.
·Correct ad errors found by Quality Pagination for books shipping that day.
·Complete weekly production numbers for all artists.

HindostoneProducts Carmel,IN
Graphic Designer 05/2009 - 08/2010
·Daily duties include managing and prioritizing multiple projects, meeting numerous deadlines, and interacting with clients.
·Setting up artwork for coasters, trivets, T-shirts, tote bags, stainless steel bottles, mugs, floor mats, can coolers, etc.
·Design multiple fliers, banners, catalogs, and e-mail blasts for company advertising.
·Customer service via phone and e-mail.

Syndicate Sales Inc. Kokomo, IN
Graphic Designer 11/2008-02/2009
·Duties include managing and prioritizing multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
·Design projects included, but not limited to, fliers, print and web advertisements, catalogs, small booklets, and brochures.
·Directing photo shoots, which included, finding floral designers, props, staging the photo shoot, and guiding the photographer.

Purdue University Printing Services West Lafayette, IN
Graphic Design Intern 01/2008 - 10/2008
·Responsibilities include managing and prioritizing multiple projects daily.
·Designing pieces including, but not limited to, brochures, postcards, invitations, envelopes, small booklets, and newsletters.
·Gaining knowledge about printing as a process and its importance to bringing a design to life.
·Preparing projects for four color printing and conventional/digital printing.
·Daily interaction with clients.
Skills (2) Rating
Stationery Design
Graphic Design