[DAP] Creative Studio | 2007 – Present | Freelance Designer

  • Ownership and operation of a freelance design studio that develops branding identities, printed materials, web sites, presentations, stationery and interactive applications for clients across multiple industries

  • DAP also manages a wedding and special events invitation design on Etsy, called The Blush Market

Proof Integrated Communications | 2013 – 2016 | New York City, NY
Senior Graphic Designer

  • Proof is an integrated marketing communications firm within the Burson-Marsteller/WPP Group, a world leader in marketing communications.

Burson-Marsteller | 2011 – 2016 | New York City, NY
Senior Graphic Designer, Global Marketing

  • Managed the creative process for design projects, from concept through production and completion for both internal and external communications including websites, blogs, intranets, team sites, mini-sites, interactive presentations, motion graphics, infographics, corporate publications, magazine advertisements, e-learning modules, and worldwide marketing collateral
  • Supported global business teams in developing custom graphics and user-friendly templates for high-level presentations and proposals
  • Monitored and enforced brand identity across the organization and in all marketing and design
  • Manage in-house designer and freelancers workflow

Day Pitney, LLP | 2010 – 2011 | New York City, NY | Graphic Designer

  • Performed senior role in the concept, design and production of materials for print and web including corporate brochures, e-mail templates, newsletters, presentations, proposals, publications, mini-sites, advertisements, and marketing collateral utilizing Day Pitney’s established graphic identity
  • Oversaw the daily activities of the Desktop Publishing Specialist
  • Implemented file management system and improved design process flow and managed print production, pre-press, and press checks
  • Selected and managed outside vendors, including ad agencies, photographers and printers

URS Corporation | 2008 – 2010 | New York City, NY | Graphic Designer

  • Responsible for design and execution of marketing materials, including printed and digital graphics for URS’s national engineering, architectural and construction management pursuits
  • Develop conception and implementation of PowerPoint presentations, flash based animations, motion graphics and interactive media designs
  • Perform in-house print production using digital printing process, as well as coordinating with outside vendors
  • Trained users in use of InDesign and Photoshop
  • Worked closely with Proposal and Project Managers to bring completion to winning pursuits
  • URS Client work includes projects for Amtrak, PANYNJ, NYC Board of Education, NYCDOT, private firms and governmental organizations

Quickly Printing | 2003 – 2008 | Union, NJ | Graphic Designer

  • Creation of marketing materials, brand collateral, packaging, presentations, and interactive materials, all while maintaining a consistent, on-brand look and feel for all projects
  • Supervised all projects from initial concepts to printed pieces
  • Pre Press & Digital Production knowledge using Ricoh, Canon, Minolta, Roland, Pantone, CYMK/RGB
  • Creation of PDF files for Pre-Press and Proofs
  • Production of printed materials, preparation of pre-press materials for offset and digital printing with an emphasis on tight, clean mechanicals
  • Managing and archiving design file database
  • Client work includes projects for Bed Bath & Beyond Stores, Harmon Stores, Relay for Life Cancer Society, and local small businesses

RESUME

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Skills

Design 100%
Photoshop 95%
Presentations 100%
Powerpoint 100%
Keynote 95%
Illustrator 90%

Web + Interactive

Photoshop, Dreamweaver, xHTML, CS, Information Architecture, GUI, PHP, SEO, CMS,Basic JavaScript, WordPress, Social Media Integration (Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Instagram, Pinterest and Blogs), Mobile/Tablet interface Design, E-Learning, Flash Animation, Motion Graphics

Print + Presentation

InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Corel Draw, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi, Articulate, Quizmaker

Video + Motion

Final Cut Pro X, Premiere, After Effects, Sony Vegas Studio

Essentials

Both PC & Mac proficient / Organized with an eye-for-detail / Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple important tasks / Efficiency in high pressure, deadline-oriented environments / Excellent organizational and communicative skills / Strong ability to work independently on projects / Pantone, CMYK and RGB workflows / Knowledge of digital printing with Fiery and Creo Rips.

Education + Certifications

Fashion Institute of Technology | New York City, NY | 2009, 2011, 2012

Certificate Web Design + Video Production + Social Media Professional Classes

Union County College | Union, NJ | 2005-2008

Associates in Fine Arts Design Degree with an emphasis in Graphic Design and Photography