Twenty-five years of graphic design experience in corporate marketing and communication environments. Able to translate marketing objectives into solid visual solutions. Experienced in new identity development, as well as working within established guidelines to deliver fresh, creative results.

Work Experience

Shield Design

Owner

Sole proprietor of full service graphic design studio working with businesses and organizations to develop creative design solutions meeting marketing objectives. Client list includes Speedco, Inc., Modern Woodmen of America, American Rental Association, Musser Public Library
April 2008 - Present Iowa, United States

Kent Nutrition Group

Designer

October 2014 - Present

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions

Designer, Corporate Communications

Responsible for working with internal communication team to concept, design and produce effective visual such as print material, logos and trade show graphics. Oversee photo shoots and hiring of regional photographers for publications and calendar program.

Highlights include:
• E-Communication Campaign - Concept and created award-winning mail
campaign for Bandag franchised dealers.
• BTL-SA Tread Product Launch Campaign - Introduced a new tread product utilizing a creative theme designed to encourage franchised dealer sales force to target specific fleet customers.
• Profit & Opportunity Mini-Magazine - Concept and created award-winning quarterly publication designed for Bandag franchised dealers.
• Continuum Brand Development - Establish identity for tread product line that is technology driven, with an image that is modern and distinct from the Bandag brand.
• Image Catalog System - Work with communication procurement team to implement image cataloging processes within corporate communications department and with vendors.
December 1997 - March 2008 Muscatine, Iowa, United States

Palmer College Of Chiropractic

Art Director/Production Manager

Responsible for the design and production of marketing publications. Used latest design production technology to provide quality work within limited budgets. As production
manager, coordinated projects through scheduling, price quotes, and client and vendor interface
April 1996 - December 1997 Davenport, Iowa, United States

Education

Marycrest College

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Graphics

September 1989 - May 1991

Muscatine Community College

Associate of Arts

September 1985 - May 1987

Awards

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Bronze ADDY award for Publication Design

2010

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Bronze ADDY award for logo design

2010

International Association Of Business Communicators

Iowa Bronze Quill Awards - Best in Show

2009

International Association Of Business Communicators

Iowa Bronze Quill Awards - Award of Merit

2009

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Gold ADDY award for Sales Promotion

2009

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Silver ADDY award for logo design

2009

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Bronze ADDY award for poster campaign

2009

International Association Of Business Communicators

Award of Excellence - Campaign

2008

International Association Of Business Communicators

Award of Excellence - Internal Communications

2008

International Association Of Business Communicators

Award of Excellence - Special Publications

2008

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Bronze ADDY award for direct marketing campaign

2008

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Silver ADDY Award for industry self promotion

2008

Quad Cities Ad Federation

Bronze ADDY Award for specialty advertising

2008

IABC Pacific Plains Silver Quill Awards

Award of Excellence for publication design

2006

International Association Of Business Communicators

Silver Quill Merit Award for magazine design