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Heather Marshall

Design Manager

Boston, MA, USA
Creative, detail-oriented Art Director/Design Manager with twelve years of experience.

I am proficient in Adobe design software and have extensive knowledge of print production, photography, typography, art buying, and photo research. Some limited experience with user interface and web design.

Software skills: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, InCopy, HTML, CSS, Microsoft Word and Excel. Working knowledge of Adobe Muse, Dreamweaver, and PowerPoint.

Work Experience

Lumina Datamatics (formerly PreMedia Global)

Design Manager

Work directly with educational publishing clients to create print and digital products for the higher education market. Projects range from user interface design of digital learning tools to printed textbooks and course materials. Hired and directed freelance designers and guided offshore designers. Created company marketing materials as needed.
September 2014 - Present Massachusetts, United States

Periwinkle Studio

Freelance Graphic Designer (sole proprietor)

Provide design services for clients including Boston magazine, the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Community Counseling of Bristol County, Adams Media, and Lumina Datamatics.
2004 - Present Massachusetts, United States

Lumina Datamatics (formerly PreMedia Global)

Design Manager

Work directly with educational publishing clients to create print and digital products for the higher education market. Projects range from user interface design of digital learning tools to printed textbooks and course materials. Hired and directed freelance designers and guided offshore designers. Created company marketing materials as needed.
March 2010 - December 2014 Massachusetts, United States

The Pohly Company

Art Director

Managed, designed, and Art Directed several custom publications for clients including Hannaford Supermarkets, Fidelity Investments, and OppenheimerFunds. Conceptualized art needs and communicated expectations to freelance artists. Negotiated fees and terms of use. Directed photo shoots with photographers and stylists. Color corrected
photos and reviewed printer proofs.
April 2008 - January 2009 Massachusetts, United States

Adams Media

Book Designer

Created original interior designs for nonfiction trade books. Conducted stock art research and manipulation, input editorial corrections into layouts, and packaged files for prepress.
2007 - April 2009 Massachusetts, United States

America's Test Kitchen

Senior Designer

Designed magazine layouts for two bimonthly publications and directed photo shoots with photographers, stylists, and test cooks. Conceptualized illustrations and conveyed ideas for execution to freelance illustrators. Reviewed printer proofs.
2004 - 2006 Massachusetts, United States

Harvard Business School Publishing

Design/Production Coordinator, Harvard Business Review magazine

Typeset manuscripts into templates, styled text, input editorial copy changes into layouts, and prepared files for prepress.
1999 - 2002 Massachusetts, United States

Education

Rhode Island School Of Design (RISD)

HTML and CSS course completed in May 2014
February 2014 - Present Rhode Island, United States

Lesley University College Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Awards

MerComm Inc.

Astrid Award (Gold)

2009

Skills

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InCopy, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, Dreamweaver, HTML, Microsoft Excel, Micrsoft Word, UI, User Interface Design,