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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
Bound Brook, NJ, USA
Aug 2012Present
Art Director
Providing art direction and redesign of current business collateral. Creating and implementing new marketing materials and strategies. Manage department deadlines and deliverables.
Morristown, NJ, USA
Apr 2012
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.
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Nov 2008Oct 2011
Associate Designer
Conceptualized and redesigned magazines, journals, and identity systems. Managed client relationships and expectations.
New York, NY, USA
Aug 2009May 2010
Freelance Designer
Expanded identity systems to their fullest by creating publications, posters, packaging, and style guides.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2008Oct 2008
Freelance Designer
Created page layouts and refined design elements within MORE magazine during its redesign.
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2008Sep 2008
Freelance Designer
Expanded identity systems to their fullest by creating publications, posters, packaging, and style guides.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2007Jan 2008
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.
New York, NY, USA
Mar 2006Sep 2007
Senior Designer
Re-branded existing client collateral, created new pieces, and updated files during high volume periods.
New York, NY, USA
Dec 2005Mar 2006
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.
Education
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2001May 2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
G.P.A. 3.8
Dean’s List
Graduated with Honors
Colonia, NJ, USA
Sep 1997Jun 2001
Skills
 
Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Cs Suite, Art Direction, Branding & Identity, Client Relations, Email Design, Email Marketing, Landing Pages, Microsoft Office Suite, Pagination, Prioritization, Rebranding, Style Guides, Supervisory Experience, Typesetting, Typography, Web Design
Awards
2011
SPD PUB 46 Merit Winner, The Lord Abbett Review