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Trina D. Lambert

Graphic Designer // Art Director // Creative Consultant

Richmond, VA, USA
10+ years of experience in the Creative Industry. Strengths lie in print design (annual reports, books, brochures, catalogs, invites and posters), identity development/logo design and typography. Extremely passionate and forever studying/researching the design profession -- along with new forms innovation and the latest in technology. Thrives on the creative process, problem-solving and the impact of design on society. Inspired by other Designers and Studios in the RVA Community. Influenced by Scher, Rand, Sagmeister, Glaser, Lupton, Hische and Mau. Proud member of AIGA and a life-long supporter of the Graphic Arts. Read Less
Work Experience
Richmond, VA, USA
Nov 2013Present
Senior Designer
Mechanicsville, VA, USA
Jan 2012Nov 2013
Graphic Designer
Responsible for conceptualizing, designing and producing a diverse range of internal and external materials including print, web and multimedia.

Work closely with team members and other internal customers company wide to develop design concepts and solutions to meet project requirements. This includes selecting media, preparing and presenting creative proposals, setting timelines, tracking project progress and meeting deadlines.

Perform photo scanning, photo retouching, production and some photography.
Glen Allen, VA, USA
Aug 2011Dec 2011
Graphic Designer
Designed marketing for both print and web – projects include brochures, advertisements, invites and various print collateral, along with web gallery graphics, websites and web banner ads.

Contributed to client, vendor and internal team meetings.

Brainstormed new promotional campaigns for clients, while working with the Creative Director and Strategist, to bring ideas to life.
Richmond, VA, USA
Nov 2010Apr 2012
Graphic Designer
Designed for both print and web in a very fast-paced – team oriented – agency environment.
Produced a wide array of advertising layouts for several campaigns that were run in high-profile publications such as USA Today and The Washington Post.

Created artwork for a variety of large-scale exhibit displays ranging from pole banner layouts to dioramas to backlit airport displays.

Contributed in brainstorming sessions for new clients’ branding ideas as well as new advertising campaigns.
Richmond, VA, USA
Nov 2007Aug 2010
Art Director // Print Design
Oversaw the art direction of print marketing materials for the university and it’s constituents, working under the leadership of the department director.

Supervised and coordinated the work of graphic designers while ensuring the finished product reflected a unified conceptual approach.

Collaborated with department management team to aid in the oversight and management of the print area and department.

Created a variety of graphic design – print and web work – with an emphasis on annual reports, magazines and brochure layouts.
Richmond, VA, USA
Apr 2007Nov 2007
Print Design Manager
Provided management of the print design area, including the creative process, concept development, design, production of projects.

Designed for a broad range of clients on both the VCU and VCU Medical Center Campus.

Worked collaboratively with the Traffic Coordinator to develop schedules and ensure deadlines were met.
Richmond, VA, USA
Feb 2002Nov 2007
Assistant Art Director
Assisted the Art Director in oversight of the designers' artwork.

Designed and produced complex print and web promotional media for the university.

Ensured quality and consistency were maintained throughout the design and production process.

Helped to determine project objectives and timelines to ensure project completion.
Richmond, VA, USA
Oct 2001Feb 2002
Graphic Designer
Designed a variety of print materials, specializing in text-intensive booklets and catalogs.

Used style sheets, book palettes, chapter and indexing features to simplify text-intensive layout.

Ensured technical accuracy of electronic files, and worked with print and paper vendors independently.
Radford, VA, USA
Sep 2000Aug 2001
Graphic Designer
Designed a wide variety of collateral including media guides, brochures, posters, newsletters, invites and logos.

Worked within tight deadlines while balancing multiple projects.

Interviewed clients to determine goals and project objectives.
Radford, VA, USA
May 2000Sep 2000
Graphic Designer
Handled all marketing and advertising coordination.

Designed all conference materials, including brochures, posters, trade show materials, ads, stationery, logos, folders and booklets.
Design Judge
Served as Resident Juror at the Salisbury University // Fall 2012 Senior Design Show. The school — a regionally accredited public institution — is located in the historic Eastern Shore area of Maryland.

www.makebelievemadereal.com
Education
Radford, VA, USA
19962000
Bachelor of Science in the College of Arts and Sciences
Media Studies // Advertising
Skills
 
graphic design, web design, Branding, typography, WordPress, consulting, identity, advertising, logo, art direction, print design, Editorial design, Design, Posters, Magazines, Brochures, Print, web, Marketing, Logos, Creative Direction, Communication, Public Relations, Identity Design, Logo Design, Website design, poster design, Music, Annual Reports, campaigns, Communication Design, Identity Development, Brand, Book design, Visual arts, communications, higher education, invitation design, graphic arts, Invitations, Postcards, promotional materials, concerts, postcard design, Creative Consulting, Bands, healthcare, Communication Arts, Concert Posters, Gig Posters, Band Promotion
Awards
2011
CASE Award of Excellence // Overall Website Design & Implementation
2008
Platinum Award // Hermes Creative Awards // Publications & Annual Report
2007
Merit Award // Healthcare Advertising Awards
2006
CASE Award of Excellence // Magazine Publishing Improvement
2006
Merit Award // Total Public Relations Campaign // Admissions Marketing Awards
2006
Merit Award // External Publication // Admissions Marketing Awards