Jessica Fleming

Freelance Designer

Severna Park, MD, USA

Work Experience

Inspired Pear

Sole-Proprietor/Freelance

Create custom wedding invitations and stationery. Engage in the development of logos, marketing and branding collateral, website and mobile app designs. Clients span a wide range of industries and specialties
2004 - Severna Park, Maryland, United States

Innovairre

Art Director

Provide art and copy direction to designers and prepress technicians for various direct mail premiums. Prepare greeting card packages for account teams to recommend to non-profit clients’ fundraising programs. Research new artists/art sources; manage artwork licensing, contracts, and art budget for the Innovairre family of companies.
July 2012 - Linthicum, Maryland, United States

Barton Cotton

Art Director

As the Art Director for the Fundraising Division at Barton Cotton I worked with a team of designers responsible for package/product design and new product development, as well as the corporate branding and marketing projects. I was also responsible for managing the workload and schedule.
November 2009 - June 2012 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Brickmill

Graphic Designer

Designed greeting cards, labels, notepads, and worked on developing new direct mail products.
March 2009 - September 2009 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Barton Cotton

Graphic Designer

At Barton Cotton, a company that develops and produces direct mail for nonprofit organizations, I have designed greeting cards, labels, notepad, calendars and numerous other packages for clients such as Susan G. Komen, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, American Cancer Society, and many others. I was also charged with developing and maintaining Barton Cotton's brand guidelines and designing many of their advertisements.
October 2006 - February 2009 Columbia, Maryland, United States

Punch Communications

Graphic Designer

Logo development, brochures, publications, display signage, greeting cards, and collateral.
October 2004 - February 2006 Maryland, United States

Design Farm

Freelance Graphic Designer

May 2004 - June 2004 Takoma Park, Maryland, United States

Education

Corcoran College Of Art + Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

August 2000 - May 2004 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Corcoran College Of Art + Design

Interactive Web Design I - non-credit course

This course offers a technical and conceptual introduction to design for the web. Topics covered include visual design; the fundamentals of website structure and navigation; accessibility and usability; writing HTML and CSS; and content management systems. Projects examine the web as a platform for both client-driven and self-published work.
August 2010 - November 2010 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Corcoran College Of Art + Design

Web Design for Professionals - noncredit course

Using industry-standard Adobe Dreamweaver, this professional development workshop introduces students to the basics of modern web development and design, including best practices; formatting with CSS; understanding Web 2.0; reusing data; using open-source JavaScript libraries; the role of the database in web design, creating forms, using Photoshop to create mouse-overs, optimizing images for the Internet, using AJAX to create widgets and drop-down menus; and much more. Students will critique sites, discuss finding a niche in the huge world of web design, review likely web design trends in the next several years, and discuss project management and customer relations, including explaining the technical and design sides of projects to clients who are otherwise not equipped to evaluate project goals.
August 2010 - November 2010 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Awards

Step Inside Design Magazine

STEP inside design 100 winner, student category

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Corcoran College Of Art + Design

Excellence in Resources Award 2000

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Corcoran College Of Art + Design

President's Award

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Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, Html/css, Microsoft Office, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Mac/PC Platforms, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Quark Express, Screenprinting,