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Pam Brown {dezinegirl}

dezinegirl creative studio

San Diego, CA, USA
As an accomplished {Freelance} Graphic Designer with extensive experience having worked in ad agencies and design studios – and in a variety of industries – Pam offers a wide range of skills and services, keeping up to date with technology, but delivering traditional expertise as well. You could say she is a design chameleon or design whisperer. She is well-known for her ability to translate content and data into stunning visual graphics infused with the essence of the brand.

Work Experience

Dezinegirl Creative Studio

LIFESTYLE BRAND DESIGN for Print, Digital & Web

Pam Brown is the principal and designer for dezinegirl creative studio – a boutique design shop based in the Greater San Diego Area, specializing in lifestyle brand identity campaigns AND infographics. We cater to small and medium-sized businesses that focus on the lifestyle of their customers – anywhere from hospitality, food, fashion, retail, travel and luxury, to well-being and fitness, and to arts, culture and entertainment. We design for your lifestyle.
February 2002 - Present San Diego, California, United States

Genius Products, Inc

Senior Graphic Designer [freelance full-time]

Designed entertainment music CDs for mass distribution to Target, Walmart, Shopko, Barnes & Noble stores. Also designed keyart for remastered classic movie DVD line until the Weinstein Brothers in LA bought 75% stock of the company and closed down our office.
June 2002 - April 2006 San Diego, California, United States

Brierley & Partners

Art Director

Designed United Airlines Mileage Plus Membership direct response marketing materials, as well as some UPS, Epson, Vail and Hilton projects until 9-11 brought loss.
May 2001 - January 2002 Los Angeles, California, United States

WestWayne Aka 22squared

Senior Graphic Designer

Started out as freelance and worked my way up to senior level designer on Royal Caribbean Cruiselines fleet 90-page catalogs [in 20 languages] and Celebrity Cruises domestic brochures. Traveled overseas to Europe for the press checks.
June 1995 - April 2001 Tampa, Florida, United States

Zastrow Studios

Graphic Artist

Created mechanical files from Creative Director's sketchings and mockups for print ads, brochures, annual reports. Also created illustrations for projects using Adobe Illustrator.
June 1990 - September 1993 Mequon, Wisconsin, United States

Kohl's Department Stores

Layout Artist

Designed the weekly tabloid mailers and in-house branding, package design and corporate materials. Also art directed many photo shoots involving products and people.
September 1988 - June 1990 Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States

The Brady Company

Assistant Art Director

This was back before computers when we did keyline and pasteup. I worked on several publications and print ads for the agricultural industry.
June 1985 - September 1988 Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States

Education

University Of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Commercial Art

Majored in Graphic Design before there were computers!
September 1981 - May 1985 Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Muse, Branding Design , Conference Materials, Digital Art, Infographics, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Presentations, Web Design,

INFOGRAPHICS

Over the course of the last several years at the peak of the infographic craze, Pam has created over 20 infographics for many clients, including the leading infographic online marketing source, Visual.ly—and a major Southern California firm, Internet Marketing, Inc. You can view her infographic portfolio here: http://visual.ly/users/dezinegirl