Sprague Minger

Seattle, WA, USA
With a creative eye and a firm understanding of print production, I will work with you to craft design that will communicate an exciting and effective message to the world!

With Sprague Minger, you get design as fun as my name.

Work Experience

Trident Seafoods Corporation

Contract Designer

I have helped design and produce a variety of art for booths and banners to help promote Trident Seafoods at trade shows and conventions.

As a designer, I’ve created marketing materials that promote Trident products to their retail and food service customers.

I have photographed packaging and food products used in Trident marketing materials.

The inter-company healthnews HTML e-mail I designed and coded has helped improve employees’ overall health and well-being.

I am familiar with the food packaging regulations in both USA and Canada.
September 2009 - Seattle, Washington, United States

Merkle, Inc.

Designer

As lead designer for the Orange County Rescue Mission, I created acquisition direct mail campaigns that generated $289,655 in net revenue for 2008.

Newsletters I created for Union Gospel Mission of St. Paul consistently raised money above expected amounts, sometimes tripling expected earnings.

My designs for CARE USA acquisition helped increase overall revenue by 10%.

As production artist for CARE USA direct mail, I helped reduce costs by 8%.
May 2000 - June 2009 Seattle, Washington, United States

AIGA Seattle

Volunteer

As advocacy chair for AIGA Seattle, I led planning and organization of the 2007 & 2009 AIGA Seattle membership party and the 2008 Make-Ready-to-Wear Paper Fashion Show.

As a AIGA Link volunteer, I help prepare and assist with student workshops teaching student various artistic techniques.
June 2006 - Seattle, Washington, United States

Hi-Torque Publications

Designer

I was lead designer for BMX Plus! magazine for two years. I designed layout for Motocross Journal and Mountain Bike Action. I also designed subscription advertisements for all of Hi-Torque’s publications.
July 1996 - March 2000 Valencia, California, United States

Education

California State University - Fullerton

B.A. in Photo-Communications

1993 - 1996 Fullerton, California, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design, Adobe Photoshop, Basic CSS, Basic HTML, Commercial Photography, Digital Photography, Direct Mail, Email Marketing, Graphic Design, Letterpress, Marketing, Packaging, Publication Design, Quark Express, Screenprinting, Adobe Creative Suite, Analog Photography, Digital And Analog Photography, Print Production,