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Pam Brown {dezinegirl}

dezinegirl creative studio

San Diego, CA, USA
858-925-6159
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
San Diego, CA, USA
Feb 2002Present
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.
San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 2002Apr 2006
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.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 2001Jan 2002
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.
Tampa, FL, USA
Jun 1995Apr 2001
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.
Mequon, WI, USA
Jun 1990Sep 1993
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.
Menomonee Falls, WI, USA
Sep 1988Jun 1990
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.
Menomonee Falls, WI, USA
Jun 1985Sep 1988
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.
Education
Oshkosh, WI, USA
Sep 1981May 1985
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Commercial Art
Majored in Graphic Design before there were computers!
Languages
 
English (Native)
Skills
 
Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, 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