Stephanie Doucette

Freelance Graphic Designer & Brochure Designer

Location:Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Phone: 703-674-9714
2 Skills

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Creative, intuitive, reliable and enthusiastic Graphic Artist with 7 years of
experience creating unique designs for various clients.

• Sound ability to design web and print media.
• Excellent knowledge and ability to use related design software/tools.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Open to criticism, flexible with a strong attention to detail.
• Exceptional ability to perform efficiently in a high volume, fast-paced work environment.
• Self motivated and able to add to a high-energy, motivated team
• Solid experience in the overall design and expedition process.
• Excellent knowledge and use of Adobe Photoshop InDesign & Illustrator, FlexiSign, Wordpress.
• Sound understanding of Social Networking sites and able to quickly adapt to diverse platforms.
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Falcon Print and Copy | Vienna, VA | September, 2011 – January, 2012

Graphic Artist

• Designed business cards, greeting cards, signs, page layouts and various other forms of media using Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
• Set up templates for digital print and to create plates.
• Communicated with clients to insure orders were accurate and completed on time.
• Use the design process, to create original designs and logos for clients, in branding their image.

The Old Fire Station #3 | Fairfax VA | October, 2010 – November, 2011

• Created marketing materials to advertise events and promote the restaurant.
• In charge of the daily operations of the restaurant.
• Weekly inventory of supplies, such as liquor and beer.
• Use of POS system to generate reports and collect money from employees.
• Insured guests were taken care of by performing table checks and greeting customers.

Curzon Stafffing | Alexandria, VA | 2005-2006 & 2010-2011

Graphic Artist/Administrative Assistant

• Created convention badges, tickets and participant directory.
• Designed web graphics for an online radio promotion.
• Updated database and merged client data for print.
• Registered members and participants before and during the event.
• Converted PowerPoint slides into .pdf files, then uploaded materials to the company database.
Signs by Saenz | Burke, VA | February, 2009 – October, 2009

Graphic Artist
• Created Signs, Banners and Vehicle graphics using Flexi, Illustrator and Photoshop.
• Designed all graphic elements for the Signs by Signs company web-site.
• Used Wasatch software to set up artwork.
• Selected and set up proper materials per job instructions.
• Carried out all aspects of Production, from client phone call, or on-site survey to finished product.

Videofiles | Fairfax ,VA | July, 2006 – February, 2009

Graphic Artist

• Managed and maintained all aspects of the graphics department including, but not limited to, maintaining a library of images and client artwork to insure current and additional orders were fulfilled in a timely manner.
• Communicated with clients in the design process from concept to execution; including layouts, production design, web-graphics.
• Worked with print vendors to ensure deliveries were met.
• Studied layouts, and proposed designs, web-sites and other related materials in order to become familiar with assignment.
• Involved in the creative process to determine style, technique, and medium best suited to produce desired results,
• Conformed with reproduction requirements, following specific instructions concerning these variables.
• Participated in the creative process through sketches and imagery to effectively communicative concept to client.
• Discussed illustrations, and designs at various stages of completion, making changes as necessary.
• Selected type, and lay out materials.
• Prepared art layout and templates for company business cards, letterhead and specialty cards.

Henninger Productions | Arlington, VA | September, 2005 – December, 2005

Internship/Graphic Artist

• Assisted the senior graphic designer in the development of storyboards, for presentations to clients
• Gathered and logged images, photographs and provided research materials for various
production projects.
• Helped to create DVD, amaray case and menu artwork.
• Transcribed video and audio footage.

Lifestyles Learning | Fairfax, VA | 2003-2005

Assistant to Owner/Graphic Artist

• Created brochures, business cards and student manuals.
• Used a GoDaddy to build company website.
• Registered, and explained the fundamentals of the program to prospective students.
• Kept a database of student information and contacted on an as needed basis.


Northern Virginia Community College - Visual Communications (Graphic Design)
Henninger Productions - Internship (Graphic Design and Research

Videofiles | Fairfax ,VA | July, 2006 – February, 2009

Freelance Projects

Dewey Osborn | Realestate Agent

• Upside Down In Fairfax Logo
• Home Sweet Fairfax Logo

Regina Bandy | Avon Walk for Cancer | Charitable project

• Flyer for Breast Cancer event: BC Bash
• Poster for Breast Cancer event: BC Bash

The Old Fire Station #3 | Open Mic Tuesday

• Open Mic Flyer
• Signs for outdoor concert event
NRCCTE | National Research Center for Career and Technical Education

• Summary of Projects and Activities Booklet
• Report to Congress

Presidential Classroom

• DVD labels

(References Available Upon Request)
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Brochure Design