Sharon Hoffman

Freelance Book Designer & Graphic Designer

1632
Location:Bear, Delaware, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/shoffman376
7
Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
$30
Rate/Hr
EDUCATION
Moore College of Art And Design, Philadelphia, PA - May 2000
Bachelor’s Fine Arts
Major: Communication Arts; Concentration: Graphic Design

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
10 years experience as a graphic designer, production artist and book designer.
Creative and formal typography, advertising concept development with an emphasis on brochures, posters,
promotions and versatile catalog work.
Experience designing for advertising agencies, corporations (financial), small businesses, and non-profit
organizations.
Macintosh platform.
SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Graphic Design
Responsible for designing business collateral such as direct mail pieces, brochures, flyers, magazine ads,
print ads.
Copy editing for marketing collateral such as credit card art and posters.
Preformed digital retouching, manipulation and imprinting of promotional material.
Contributed to the design and implementation of promotional materials including mailers, stickers and faxes.

Software
Adobe Creative Suite CS4 - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Adobe Acrobat and Preflight.
Standard business software - Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Sharon Marie Books, Bear, DE - 01/02 - Present
Book/Journal Designer

Created and designed custom journals ranging from baby books, journals and wedding sign in books.
Responsible for all technical work on books including, binding, cutting all pages to sizes and construction.
Product development- Worked one on one with clients to create custom products.

Marykay, Newark, DE - 05/04
Freelance Designer

Created custom business card with a clean look.

Vanguard, Valley Forge, PA - 04/04-5/04
Freelance Designer

Responsible for all production work including editing posters, brochures and all direct mail pieces.
Duties also included burning files to cd using Flight Check. Making sure the files were ready for
the in-house printer.
Bank One, Wilmington, DE - 02/03 - 12/03
Graphic Production Technician

Responsible for editing direct mail packages, inserts, self mailers, credit card art, posters and
other print media.

Philadelphia Safe and Sound, Philadelphia, PA - 9/02 - 12/02
Freelance Designer

Designed invitations R.S.V.P. cards and envelopes.
Responsible for designing newsletters, ads and brochures.
Interfaced with the printer to get specs and corresponding information to the projects.

Advertising Speciality Institute, Trevose, PA - 8/00 - 9/02
Graphic Designer

Designed and produced business gift catalogs, magazines, advertising and collateral materials for clients.
Contributed to the design and implementation of promotional materials including mailers, stickers, faxes
and brochures.
Preformed digital retouching, manipulation, and imprinting of promotional materials.
Interfaced with clients and coordinators on a daily basis for understanding of specifications.
Skills (2) Rating
Book Design
Graphic Design