Erin Bockman

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

Location:Sebastopol, California, United States
Phone: 707.484.1313
2 Skills
Work Experience:
August 2006 – Present: Owner/Graphic Designer
Erin Doleshall Studios, Las Vegas, NV and Erin Michael Studios, Sebastopol, CA
• Create design solutions and marketing materials for local and nationwide clients in a variety of industries, with primary focus on entertainment and real estate
• Manage all aspects of business including design, marketing, accounting and client relations

June 2004 – August 2006: Senior Graphic Designer
Performance Marketing Associates, Las Vegas, NV
• Created logos, brochures, magazine and newspaper ads, billboards, signage and other print media for housing communities using Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• Managed a team of two designers, providing training, instruction and creative direction
• Maintained workflow and quality control within the art department

April 2004 – June 2004: Graphic Designer/Copy Editor
Clear Channel Taxi Media (temporary through Robert Half Technologies), Las Vegas, NV
• Created editorial layouts and advertisements and set copy for 24/7 Magazine and Vegas Values

July 2002 – April 2004: Production Artist/Graphic Designer
Harrah’s Brand Marketing Studio (AGT•seven), Las Vegas, NV
• Created print advertisements, collateral pieces and promotional graphics for over 30 nationwide Harrah’s properties using Quark XPress, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Pre-pressed and flight checked files in preparation for delivery to vendors
• Trained new hires and on-property designers in file specifications, workflow and brand standards
• Created large-scale vinyl wraps for nationwide property-specific merchandising projects

November 2001 – June 2002: Graphic Designer
Sir Speedy, Las Vegas, NV
• Created and modified printed pieces including logos, print ads, brochures, business cards, flyers, postcards, newsletters and stationery using a variety of Mac and PC applications
• Modified and troubleshot existing customer files in preparation for print
• Pre-press set-up for in-house and outsourced spot color and four-color process files

July 2000 – September 2001: Production Artist
GA Communications (Graphics Atlanta, Inc.), Livermore, CA
• Built, proofread and revised advertisements for Safeway and Safeway-owned companies
• Created new ad layouts and mock-ups for presentation to clients

Related Education:
Associate of Arts and Certificates of Completion in Computer Graphics and Graphic Design, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA, December 1999

Related Skills:
lllustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Dreamweaver on Mac OS X. Portfolio available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Ad Design