Resume

Objective
To expand my influences and develop my artistry ¬†while working with a dynamic team conceptualizing, designing and executing functional promotional materials that meet clients’ needs.

Education
Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications, 2007

Awards
2009 American In-House Design Award
2009 American Web Design Award
2008 SMG Directory Marketing Employee of the Year Award

Graphic Design
2011 to 2015
Senior Graphic Designer/Project Manager – Fanning Communications Inc., Crestwood, IL

Designer and creative lead on a multitude of projects, including project management, website development, and identity branding.

2007 to 2011
Primary Graphic Designer – SMG Direct Marketing, Bannockburn, IL

Developed and created advertising and marketing materials for a diverse number of clients. These included websites, portals, flash banners, trademark and display advertising.

2005 to 2007
Primary Designer – TG Printing, Inc.

Developed and created press ready print material for customers. Also included client relations.

2002 to Present
Freelance Designer – J.F. Lindsay Designs, Alsip, IL

Designed direct mail, print advertising, and various collateral materials. Also project management of website creation.

1999 to 2002
Primary Graphic Designer – Access Direct Marketing, Oak Brook, IL

Managed all concept, development and ordering of jobs. Handled client relations, billing and advertising traffic.

Proficiencies
Adobe Creative Suite – Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Edge, Flash, Premiere, Audition.
Microsoft Office
Google Business Apps
PHP, HTML5, CSS3 and ASPX Programming