Monica Holsinger

Production Designer

Bremerton, WA, USA

Work Experience

Publicis - MSL

Production Designer

MSL is a Public Relations division of Publicis Groupe. MSL Seattle focuses primarily on the food/beverage/commodities industries. My role as Production Designer includes project management, vendor relations, and preparing all media for production, including printed materials, trade show booths+displays, web ads, merchandise, packaging, websites, newsletters, presentation design, photography, videography, and post-production.

Clients include: United Soybean Board, Qualisoy, Promised Land Dairy, Hass Avocados, Néstlé, French's, Fancy Feast, Oregon Hazelnuts, Enfamil, Campbell's, Treehouse, Adams Flea & Tick, Delta Dental, Frank's Red Hot, and many more.
October 2017 - Present Seattle, Washington, United States

Publicis - MSL

Graphic Design Intern

• Collaborated with accounts and design teams to develop creative on-brand visual solutions for print, web, and fabrication.
• Managed multiple projects concurrently in an environment demanding quick turnarounds, schedule flexibility, and changing deadlines.
• Worked iteratively, consistently delivering multiple concepts and rounds of revisions based on internal and client feedback.
• Created realistic product mockups and heavy photo composites.
• Responsible for coordinating, shooting, and editing/retouching photos.
April 2016 - October 2017 Seattle, Washington, United States

M. Holsinger Creative

Freelance Artist

• Developed a reputable brand through social media marketing and referrals.
• Created custom graphics, websites, photos, videos, & illustrations for print & web.
• Utilized the Adobe software suite to create high-quality, professional deliverables.
• Obtained degrees and certs while gaining real-world experience via freelance work.
• Established & maintained excellent client relationships.
• Marketed to local businesses and venues.
October 2008 - Present Washington, United States

Bremerton Letterpress Co.

Graphic Designer / Printer

May 2016 - March 2017 Washington, United States

Howl At The Moon Press

Graphic Designer

• Prepared novel "Chasing Redemption" for publishing.
• Worked directly with CR author and owner of HatMP.
• Duties included: page layout, text formatting, logo design, cover design, image processing, typography, proofreading, obtaining ISBN Barcode, maintaining an iterative archival workflow, meetings in person and remotely several times each week, and preparing the entire project to publisher's printing specs.
September 2015 - February 2016 Washington, United States

Bremerton FSC

Photographer / Graphic Designer

• Attended events, capturing candids, groups & head shots for website / social media.
• Captured high-speed burst action photos in a low-light environment.
• Provided own DSLR, equipment, and assistants as needed.
• Post-processed raw photos using programs like Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.
• Created custom graphics, logos, ads, & large (30+ page) competition programs.
July 2010 - September 2015 Washington, United States

Sketch Seattle

Photographer / Videographer

• Created high-quality, professional content for print & web marketing.
• Utilized the Adobe suite to post-process raw photo & video files.
• Established and maintained galleries and archives.
• Composed scenes that complemented the brand and products.
• Worked with owners to develop and implement new marketing strategies.
• Placed and shipped orders for clients.
June 2014 - Present Seattle, Washington, United States

Education

Northwest College Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

BFA in Visual Communication
Double-majors in Photography & Graphic Design
September 2013 - December 2016 Poulsbo, Washington, United States

Olympic College

Associate of Technical Arts

ATA in Digital Media Arts
CP in Photomanipulation
CR in Photoshop
CR in Web Design

Summa Cum Laude (3.95)
January 2010 - March 2013 Bremerton, Washington, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Northwest College Of Art And Design

Entering Freshmen Merit Scholarship

2013

Northwest College Of Art And Design

Sydnee E. Cummings Memorial Scholarship

2015

Skills

Adobe Illustrator InDesign Photoshop Lightroom Premier After Effects Mac Windows HTML CSS Marketing Sales Social Media Brand Identity Photo Video Print Web Letterpress,