Visionary graphic designer with more than 15 years of experience currently transitioning into the realm of UX/UI design with an extensive history of boosting the success of client marketing efforts by designing marketing collateral, including web sites, landing pages, promotional items, posters, and flyers. Versatile, with a demonstrated ability to complete all aspects of artistic projects, including design, photography, project oversight, and file management.
Freelance Senior Graphic Designer at Fenix Artiste Studios
12/10/2010 – Present New York, NY, Austin TX
UX/UI/Web Design, Logo Design, Collateral material design for multiple clients in the NYC and Austin, TX area.
Studio Manager at Admento Promotions Group
08/2007 – 12/2010 Manhattan, NY
Coordinated successful client projects by guiding art direction, job trafficking, and account relationships.
Boosted company success by updating website with art files and photos, photographing completed lucite awards/promotional gift items, and conducting extensive file server organization and maintenance.
Graphic Artist at Amscan
11/2005 – 08/2007 Elmsford, NY
Directed package design for extensive and varied product lines, developing product design and expanding existing design ensembles across various product forms and types.
Ensured quality by conducting pre-press file preparation and trade show/creative packaging display setup.
Graphic Designer at Peachtree Business Products
12/1999 – 09/2005 Marietta, GA
Conceptualized, designed, and produced company advertising collateral, including catalogs, brochures, flyers, direct mail promos, and package inserts while simultaneously collaborating with external partners.
Sparked the development of new products by collaborating closely with product development team while ensuring smooth project process by coordinating projects with Senior Art Director/Marketing Manager.
Graphic Designer/Production Artist at Hella, Inc.
12/1998 – 02/1999 (Temp Position) Peachtree City, GA
Responsible for design and production of advertising collateral for trade shows. Created catalogs and complex mechanical schematic diagrams, and updated existing company catalog materials with Marketing team. Also developed package design and 3-D backdrops.
Creative Director at B.R.O. Clothing Company, Inc
07/1995 – 11/1998 Atlanta, GA
Created and produced screen-printed graphics while simultaneously establishing brand by developing logo and corporate entity design.
Graphic Designer / Production Artist at Image Works, Inc
11/1993 – 07/1995 Atlanta, GA
Strengthened client relationships by creating and producing screen-printed graphics and building strong customer relationships.
B.F.A. Studio Art at The University Of Texas @ Austin
09/1985 – 12/1989 Austin, TX
Majored in Commercial Art/Graphic Design. Courses included Illustration, Advertising, Computer Graphic Design