Art Director / Sr. Graphic Designer

Well-rounded creative professional with the ability to see multiple perspectives to recognize challenges and provide solutions. A big-picture thinker with team management and organizational skills. Firm believer that research and collaboration produce the finest results. Passionate about the power of design and how it shapes our lives and makes everything possible.
SKILLS
Corporate Brand Identity, Product Branding & Design, Print & Web Design, UI & UX Design, Email Campaigns, Online Display Ads, Trade Show Exhibit Design, Product &, Event Photography, Package & Label Design, Illustration, Fine Art Installations & Sales
INDUSTRIES
B2B, B2B2C, B2C Marketing & Design Wholesale & Retail E-commerce and print, catalog design, online display and POP design. Software Development UI & UX strategy and design. Healthcare Pharmaceutical Rx and OTC package design, medical education, homeopathy, integrative healthcare product advertising. Printing Pre-Press Offset & digital project management, art direction and design. Real Estate software, marketing, photography print and web design. Wine Industry Art direction, signage, photography and label design
SOFTWARE / SYSTEMS
Adobe Creative Suite InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, DreamWeaver, Acrobat, Dimensions, basic XD MS Office Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Oracle Netsuite ERP, Eloqua Marketing Automation, Endeca Experience Manager
Project Management Basecamp, JIRA, SmartSheet, WorkFront, Trello, Slack, MindMeister, Google Apps
EXPERIENCE
Creative Manager
Natural Partners, Inc.
Mar 2014 – Jan 2019
Scottsdale, AZ

Corporate Branding, Culture Designs, Email Campaigns, Display Banner ads, Project Management, Magazine Ads, Product Catalog, Exhibit Displays, Trade Show Collateral, Special Event Designs, UX Design, Online Promotions, Digital Asset Management, Design Support for Sales, Social Media.
Designer / Art Director
AWM-Art
Jun 2011 – Mar 2014  2 yrs 10 mos 
Albuquerque

Print and Web Graphic Design Services: Package Design, Label Design, Corporate Identity, Logo Design, Marketing Materials, Brochures, Sell Sheets, Catalogs and Booklets, Ad Design, Exhibit Design, Product Photography, Event Photography, Image Manipulation and Restoration, Illustration, Web/Mobil Site Designs.
Sr. Graphic Designer
Heel Inc.
2007 – Jun 2013  6 yrs

Responsible for Graphic Design of all advertising materials including Brochures, Publication Ads, Product Packaging/Labeling/Photography, Exhibition Design, Corporate Branding Implementation. Digital Media Asset Management. Support roles include Marketing support for two Sales channels, Production support for Product Manufacturing, Web and Electronic Media support.
Graphic Designer
Express Press
2003 – 2006  3 yrs

Graphic Designer - Pre Press Department, Digital Print Operator, Bindery.
Designer, Curator & Sales
MaClaren Markowitz Gallery
2001 – 2003  2 yrs

Hired as Fine Art Sales. Tasks included - Fine Art Installation, Lighting, Graphic Design, Photography, Website Design
Art Director
Yakalo Solutions
1999 – 2001  2 yrs

Art Director, Corporate Identity, Web Design, Graphic Interface Design, Marketing Collateral, Exhibit Design, Marketing Assistant
Design Team Leader - Electronic Media
JCPenney
1996 – 1999  3 yrs

Layout Designer, Graphic Designer, Digital Asset Manager, Digital Photography, E-commerce Design Team Leader

EDUCATION

Art Institute of Dallas
- Visual Communications & Design
Dale Carnegie Training
- Leadership and Communications
Tarrant County College
- Business Communications
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