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Amy Harvey

Freelance Designer/Owner at ahDesign, LLC

Cincinnati, OH, USA

Work Experience

AhDesign

Freelance Graphic Designer/Owner

Responsible for the daily operations of the design firm from the workflow to the clerical aspect of running a business. Duties as a designer include meeting current client demands as well as seeking new clients to expand ahDesign’s portfolio. Current design work includes designing print publications from catalogs to ads, designing large-scale trade show graphics, signage, email blasts, ad templates for local wholesaler, writing and editing content, overseeing print production, developing and maintaining client’s photo archive.
January 2008 - Present Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Nash-Finch

Advertising Manager

Responsible for providing print, radio and television advertising for tri-state independent grocers, coordinating on-site events, developing advertising campaigns from concept and design to inception, designing and overseeing production of in-store signage, flyers and ROPS, coordination of media purchasing, management of production for commercial spots, coordinating distribution of point of purchase materials to 95 stores and the comprehensive promotion of the IGA brand.
September 2005 - January 2008 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Hyperquake

Graphic Design Co-op

Responsible for designing ads, developing identity and collateral for web client, designing package concepts for grocery client, creating logo concepts, designing a menu, typesetting booklets, comping mock-ups for presentations and coordinating with printer and post-office on unique business reply mail.
January 2005 - March 2005 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

FRCH Design Worldwide

Graphic Design Co-op

Responsible for developing image strategy for existing and new clients, designing proposals for prospective clients, implementing French translated collateral for hospitality client and developing and organizing photo archive.
January 2004 - September 2004 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Graphic Design Co-op

Responsible for designing brochures, booklets, invitations and other materials that circulate throughout the hospital, comping mock-ups for presentations, overlooking photoshoots, implementing photo and job archive and training others.
June 2002 - June 2003 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Education

University Of Cincinnati

BS Graphic Design

Participation in Professional Practice Program, alternating quarters of classroom study with work in graphic design.
September 2000 - June 2005 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

University Of Cincinnati

Focusing on Academic electives

Attended the evening college while working full-time focusing on electives for the Graphic Design program at DAAP.
September 1998 - September 2000 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Quark Xpress, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop,