Resume

Graphic Designer

I combine my ten years of professional experience to produce clean, new and energetic work. By continuing to research industry trends and standards, I ensure that I am delivering high-quality designs to the client to meet their brand standards. My creativity also extends far beyond the box to help my employer continue to exceed customer expectations.

Skills

• Photoshop • Illustrator • Quark • InDesign • Dreamweaver • Fireworks • Flash • HTML • CSS 
• WordPress • iPad Design • UX Design • Brand Development • iMovie

Professional Experience

Current
Conlin’s Digital Print & Copy Center, King of Prussia, PA
Color Correction Specialist/Graphic Designer/Social Media Coordinator
• Organize, gather and post relevant information to our various social media pages
• Design projects for clients per their needs
• Format all wide-format print jobs for production
• Championed website redesign (in progress) to better focus on client need, easy navigation and more appealing layout

2014

Williams Lea (Independent Contractor to Pfizer), Collegeville, PA
Senior Graphic Designer (Contract)
• Daily tasks included project management, project planning and completion for brands such as Nexium, Champix, Prevnar 13, Tygacil and more.
• Lead designer for Champix (European brand for Chantix) and all consumer, pharmacy and health care provider pieces
• During my employment, the Collegeville site (a team of 3 high-end designers) was the highest grossing team in the company
• Weekly positive feedback from satisfied clients

2013
Friends Life Care, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Online Community Manager

• Increase traffic to Friends Life Care’s eMeetinghouse community website by providing fresh and relevant content to our readers
• Maintain the social media pages of Friends Life Care and also find new ways of attracting more followers.
• Complete any design projects for marketing materials of Friends Life Care.

2012
The Elizabeth House Family Life Center, Wilmington, DE
Marketing & Communications Manager/Creative Solutions Manager

• Manage the Learning through Technology Program that is made for high school-aged youth to improve their writing and reading literacy through the use of technology
• Manage a team of five creative professionals that help with All Out Media creative solutions and the Learning through Technology program.
• Update and handle social media and newsletters for both the Elizabeth House and All Out Media
• Designed the new magazine layout for the monthly publication, All Out Media magazine
• Responsible for the content inside of the magazine from month-to-month
• Re-branded the organization’s overall look on all marketing materials and website (soon to be published)

2011-2012
The University City Review Newspaper, Philadelphia, PA
Lead Graphic Designer

• Layout two weekly newspapers
• Design Ads
• Build websites and design other marketing materials for the company’s clients
• Designed the logo and layout for the short-lived Voice of Philly, a weekly newspaper belonging to a company that hired us for layout

2008-2011
Local Pages Publishing, East Norriton, PA
Graphic Artist

• Ad production of five Yellow Page directories and two college publications that totaled over 150 books
• Sole designer of company website
• Started new web/landing page project
• Designed website for our client (quarterly magazine) – www.montconewsmag.com (recently changed)

2005-2008
Pindar Set (Yell Ad Works), King of Prussia, PA
Graphic Artist

• Ad production for Yellow Book
• The second highest producing Digitizer on the team
• Highest producing Final Inspection Reader on the team
• Assistant Team Leader of Final Inspection (2006)

2005
Valley Forge Press, Malvern, PA
Graphic Artist

• Hired as contract worker
• Designed classified ads for eight medical magazines
• Designed some features in the company’s own magazine, RT Image

2004-2005
The Kennett Paper, Kennett Square, PA
Graphic Artist

• Paginated six different weekly newspapers and some ad design
• Placed ads each week, using the company’s ad placement software
• Temporarily assumed position of Production Manager until my departure

Freelance Experience

Reading Writers – Voyages (Book )
Contexts Magazine – Various art for stories
Fran Evans Agency for Farmers Insurance – Website
Baltimore Avenue Business Association  – Website
Igzakt Tats – Business Card Design
Oh Sweet Goodness Bakery – Logo
Woven Treasures – Website Design
Red Tiger Martial Arts Federation – Website Design & Logo
DJ Caesar – Mixtape Designs, Business Cards, Flyers, Website Design
DJ Unbreakable – Flyer Designs
Holland Rotungah – Logo Design
Hill’s Seafood – Menu Design
Alexander Dozier – Website Design, WordPress Template Modification
Crystal J Torres – Website Design, Photography, Album Design
Adriana Spada – Website Design
Iris Felder – Website Design
Cheli Louden – Business Card Design
Joey Healy – Business Card Design
Zack Krapf – Invitation Design
Pam Campbell – Business Card Design
Billy’s Buddies – T-Shirt Design
Dyke March – Logo Design, T-Shirt Design, Ad Design
Windfalls Music & Filmworks – Logo Design
DeShawn Snow – Invitation Design, Flyer Design
Bad Girlz Entertainment – Flyer Design
Ball ‘Til You Fall – Website Design, Brochure Design, Flyer Design, Ad Design
Muncy Photography – Logo Design, T-Shirt Design
DJ Maria V. – Flyer Design
I.D.E.A.L. Magazine – Logo, Magazine Layout
Capitol Cutz – Website Design

Education

2000-2004
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Graphic Design | Arcadia University, Glenside, PA

2006-
Web Site Design Diploma | Art Institute Online, Pittsburgh, PA