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Francescka "Frankie" Bailey

Freelance Designer

Sterling, VA, USA
In my ten years of experience in identity design, web design/development, and print design and production, I have made a commitment to continuously evolve with the latest software, coding languages, and platforms. I have relied on a diversity of projects and continuing education to help me stay on top of the latest industry trends and best practices. I am currently seeking freelance and/or part-time projects to further these objectives and find my next creative challenge!
Experience
Fairfax, VA, USA
2003
Owner
Freelance design services include: website design and development, print design, identity design and illustration, trade show display design, HTML/XHTML/PHP/java script/jQuery/ programming, CSS development, writing and editing content for web pages and print, creating Flash animations for the web and interactive exhibitions.
Fairfax, VA, USA
Mar 2004
Creative Designer
Main Duties: Coordinate with internal and external clients to develop and implement creative strategies for promotion of services, products, events, etc. through various mediums (including print, website development and other new technological initiatives). Formulate layout design or presentation approach, and specify material details. Manage own accounts and projects, working within budget and scheduling requirements.

Develop concepts for and design all collateral materials, including brochures, direct mail, ads, postcards, newsletters, flyers, invitations, etc. as needed. Manage website updates while maintaining fresh content. Manage design for quarterly newsletter. Manage printers to ensure brand is consistent. Manage and maintain all graphic files. Assist marketing team with brainstorming, marketing and advertising strategies. Work with other team members to generate information and approvals for materials.
Awards
Jul 2010
Third Place - Internal Newsletter Design
Jul 2010
First Place - Chapter Newsletter Design
Knowledge / Qualifications
Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written and visual media. Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of print materials and interactive media. Extensive software knowledge including, but not limited to: Adobe CS5 Suite (or lower) - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, etc, Quark and Microsoft Office '00, '03, '07, '10.

Ability to work independently and make decisions. Corresponding qualities are creativity, responsibility and autonomy. Organized and detail-oriented.