Freelance Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Artist
(Part time since Apr ‘03; full time since Aug 2010)
Create marketing materials and digital illustrations for a wide variety of clients: large companies, small businesses, start-ups, and non-profits. Medical Device industry clients comprise over half of the client list.
Areas of experience include: creative layouts for print and web, brand identity design, medical illustration, digital illustration, photo editing and manipulation, logos, design/print production, packaging and label design, book and album covers, presentation design, social media imagery, animated gifs web banners, and more.
Graphic Artist/Project Coordinator – Marketing Communications Team
Designed a variety of marketing collateral including calendars, invitations, ads, white papers, booklets, web banners, posters and brochures, according to brand standards
Collaborated with internal creative team, project managers, outside agencies, printers, freelance writers, photographers and vendors to execute strategic deliverables
Coordinated projects from conception to completion, while meeting tight deadlines
Created detailed, accurate product illustrations and performed complex photo retouching
- August 2010
Texas, United States
Designed printed materials, ad specialty items, forms, logos and stationary.
Prepared files for printing and coordinated with outside printers and vendors.
Initiated and drove the expansion of the company’s creative design services.
Maintained design department’s computer hardware, software and file server
- July 2008
Dayton, Ohio, United States
Graphic Designer – Printing Services Department
Designed and project-managed a wide variety of printed materials under strict deadlines
Coordinated with City agencies, print shop personnel, vendors and outside designers
Created and managed the weekly publication of The City Bulletin for print and web
Prepared files for print, reviewed proofs and assisted with printing and bindery as needed
- November 2006
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Created artwork/positive films for etching on crystal and glass items
Collaborated with internal design team to create brochures and 30 – 100 page catalogs
Conducted elaborate photo editing and retouching for product catalogs
- February 2005
Kentucky, United States