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Sharon Steel

VISUAL VIKING at Sensory 5

Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
I love paper and books just as much as I love the internet and mobile devices and the craft of handmade products fascinate me.

I'm currently taking new projects and would love to hear from you.
ssteel@me.com

Work Experience

Sensory 5

Senior Designer / Visual Viking

Work alongside the Account Representatives to meet the graphic design needs of Sensory 5 clients. Provide direction, manage staff, and lead both the print design team as well as the web/mobile design team to create a 360 degree marketing experience for clients. Responsible for the Art Direction and creation of all design materials from logo conceptualization to all types and formats of marketing collateral. Manage the traffic pattern of projects and maintain a steady flow of priority and productivity for optimum workflow.
October 2012 - Present Tampa, Florida, United States

Morean Arts Center

Senior Creative / Interim Marketing Manager

Promotion to Interim Marketing Manager while a colleague took maternity leave. In charge of the creative direction and fruition of all things design & marketing (print, web, video, mobile, social) at the Morean Arts Center, Chihuly Collection, Glass Studio & Hot Shop, and Center for Clay.
August 2012 - October 2012 St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Morean Arts Center

Senior Designer / Webmaster

Primary in-house designer In charge of all things design (print, web, video, mobile) for the Morean Arts Center, the Chihuly Collection, the Glass Studio & Hot Shop, and the Center for Clay.
August 2011 - August 2012 Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States

Morean Arts Center

Advertising & Marketing Design Intern

Work under the guidance of the marketing department for the Morean Arts Center, Chihuly Collection, Glass Studio & Hot Shop, and Center for Clay.
December 2009 - April 2010 St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Morean Arts Center

Contracted Graphic Designer

Upon completion of my internship, I continued to work as a freelance contacted designer for Morean Arts Center, Chihuly Collection, Glass Studio & Hot Shop, and Center for Clay.
May 2010 - June 2010 St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Morean Arts Center

Graphic & Web Design Associate

After a position in the marketing team opened up, I became an official staff member at the Morean Arts Center, Chihuly Collection, Glass Studio & Hot Shop, and Center for Clay.
June 2010 - August 2011 St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Sprint Print, USA

Graphic Designer & Pre Press Production Artist

Designed print products for contracted restaurants such as Outback Steakhouse & the Olive Garden.
August 2007 - July 2010 Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States

Education

Aarhus Statsgymnasium

Exchange Student in the 2g class

Study abroad for a year with the Rotary Youth Exchange Program
2004 - 2005 Aarhus, Denmark

University Of South Florida

BFA in Graphic Design

August 2006 - May 2010 Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Danish (Conversational),

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Html/css, Microsoft Office Suite, Wordpress, Adobe Muse,