1/06 — Present The Creative Group, Professional Staffing Group, Addecco, [login to view URL]
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Worked with companies such as Jack Morton Worldwide, Houghton Mifflin, Jones Lang
LaSalle, Mass Insight Education, The Other Agency Inc., The Hauser Center, Staples, etc.
12/03 — 1/06 HNTB Corporation., Boston, Massachusetts
NORTHEAST REGIONAL GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION MANAGER
Designed graphic materials for the Northeast Division marketing department.
Designed covers and internal graphics for proposals and submittals.
Conceptualized and designed pieces for interviews, which included presentation boards, PowerPoint presentations, and leave behinds.
Designed advertisements and award submittals for various engineering editorals award subjects.
Set up and broke down various pieces and equipment for interviews, presentations and trade shows.
Designed and maintained the monthly WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminars) newsletter.
6/02 — 8/03 Irma S. Mann, Strategic Marketing, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts
Designed advertisements for a full service advertising agency specializing in travel and hospitality with clients such as Choice Hotels International, Best Western and US Franchise Systems, Inc.
Work with Account Management team to ensure that the clients needs and expectations are met
accurately and efficiently.
1/00 — 3/02 Home Depot, Canton, Massachusetts
Designed and built spreads for the monthly, decor, and grand opening catalogs.
Created formats and templates for various advertising projects.
Proofed material for color corrections, pricing and informational text.
Collaborated with photography studios for product scene shots.
Designed advertisements for The Boston Sunday Globe.
Coordinated with merchants and vendors for persuasive advertising approaches.
9/97 — 12/99 Ayer Sales, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts
GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION MANAGER
Produced 330 page catalog involving the high purity piping and corrosive solutions market.
Collected, organized and implemented information from over 40 manufacturers.
Managed production schedule and production budget.
Designed and maintained the company website, quarterly newsletter, associates manual,
monthly advertising insertions, collateral pieces and invitations.
Established and maintained corporate standard pieces such as inventory sheets, order forms, direct mail pieces and maps.
5/96 — 9/97 Business Counselors Inc., Newton, Massachusetts
Produced extensive variety of graphic materials for a diverse portfolio of businesses.
Designed flyers, leaflets, brochures, coupons, and menus.
Coordinated print production with clients and printers.
Interacted directly with clients to achieve successful advertising approach.
1996 Salem State College, Salem, MA
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Graphic Design, Minor: Business
Software: InDesign, QuarkXPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Dreamweaver, Flash, Word, Excel
Design: Graphic production and layout, electronic publication design, web design, typography
Related: Advertising, marketing, photography, media communication
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