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Erica Richardson

Graphics Specialist at Brunner

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Work Experience

Brunner

Graphics Specialist

May 2014 - Present Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Douglas Laboratories

Packaging Designer

• Create, revise & prepare vitamin/supplement labels for prepress for clients
• Working alongside other designers to solve problems and come up with fresh ideas
• Prepare label proofs for client review and then prepare final labels for print with specific die cut sizes, per label
July 2013 - May 2014 Pennsylvania, United States

Guild Rewind

Lead Designer

• Collaborating with a software developer to create a social networking website for a younger adult demographic
• Designing all visual content including colors, characters, buttons, logo & typography
• Responsible for social media outreach & branding using Facebook and Twitter
June 2012 - Present Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

KZ Management

Social Media Expert

• Designed social media advertisements for local restaurant businesses in the South Side area of Pittsburgh
• Visually reached out to clients via Facebook and monthly eLetters to email subscribers
• Updated newspaper advertisements for new venues, and flyers for daily/weekly food & drink specials
March 2013 - July 2013 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Solutions 21

Video Editor

• Utilized After Effects to complete the 2013 AIReS Leadership Development Campaign video
• Worked directly with client with multiple iterations until final product achieved
January 2013 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimension X Advertising & Marketing

Design Intern

• Edited photos and advertisements for companies utilizing Photoshop
• Created database to track daily client base in Microsoft Excel
• Assisted the Vice President with special projects; researched materials, companies and design layouts to create a final product
August 2010 - December 2010 Jeannette, Pennsylvania, United States

Idris Fiery Ginger Beer

Project Manager

• Developed a successful Guerrilla Advertising campaign for Idris Fiery Ginger Beer
• Demonstrated teamwork to complete a finished product within two weeks
• Linked video to YouTube posted on my website
October 2012 - October 2012 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

California University Of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design

I graduate in May 2013 with my Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design.
January 2011 - Present California, Pennsylvania, United States

Westmoreland County Community College

Associate's Degree in Graphic Design & Animation

September 2008 - December 2010 Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States

Skills

Dreamweaver, InDesign, Microsoft Works, Quark Express 8, Flash, Illustrator, Joomla, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Photoshop,