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Kelly Walker

Art Director & Graphic Designer

Woodbridge, NJ, USA
Risk more than others think is safe, Care more than others think is wise, Dream more than others think is practical, Expect more than others think is possible. – Cadet Maxim

Work Experience

Steps To Literacy

Art Director

Providing art direction and redesign of current business collateral. Creating and implementing new marketing materials and strategies. Manage department deadlines and deliverables.
August 2012 - Present Bound Brook, New Jersey, United States

Aspen Marketing Services

Freelance Art Director

Assisted the creative team with art direction and graphic design services. Created and defined styles for client welcome kit and digital art direction for promotional landing pages.
April 2012 - April 2012 Morristown, New Jersey, United States

T. Koppel Design

Associate Designer

Conceptualized and redesigned magazines, journals, and identity systems. Managed client relationships and expectations.
November 2008 - October 2011 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Pentagram

Freelance Designer

Expanded identity systems to their fullest by creating publications, posters, packaging, and style guides.
August 2009 - May 2010 New York, New York, United States

Meredith

Freelance Designer

Created page layouts and refined design elements within MORE magazine during its redesign.
September 2008 - October 2008 New York, New York, United States

Pentagram

Freelance Designer

Expanded identity systems to their fullest by creating publications, posters, packaging, and style guides.
January 2008 - September 2008 New York, New York, United States

HNW, Inc.

Associate Art Director

Directed and designed projects with an understanding of design issues, client objectives, and user expectations. Assisted the Art Director in establishing brands and guidelines.
September 2007 - January 2008 New York, New York, United States

HNW, Inc.

Senior Designer

Re-branded existing client collateral, created new pieces, and updated files during high volume periods.
March 2006 - September 2007 New York, New York, United States

Big Yellow Taxi, Inc.

Freelance Designer

Page layout and quality control of a 500 page workbook system. Set up files and maintained organized server structure for design studio. Managed deadlines and tracked jobs until completion.
December 2005 - March 2006 New York, New York, United States

Education

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

G.P.A. 3.8
Dean’s List
Graduated with Honors
September 2001 - May 2005 New York, New York, United States

Colonia High School

September 1997 - June 2001 Colonia, New Jersey, United States

Awards

SPD

SPD PUB 46 Merit Winner, The Lord Abbett Review

2011

Skills

Adobe Acrobat Professional, Art Direction, Client Relations, Email Marketing, Microsoft Office Suite, Typesetting , Typography, Adobe Cs Suite, Branding & Identity, Email Design, Landing Pages, Pagination, Prioritization, Rebranding, Style Guides, Supervisory Experience, Web Design,