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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
Tampa, FL, USA
Oct 2012Present
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.
St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Aug 2012Oct 2012
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.
Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
Aug 2011Aug 2012
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.
St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Dec 2009Apr 2010
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.
St. Petersburg, FL, USA
May 2010Jun 2010
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.
St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Jun 2010Aug 2011
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.
Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
Aug 2007Jul 2010
Sprint Print, USA
Graphic Designer & Pre Press Production Artist
Designed print products for contracted restaurants such as Outback Steakhouse & the Olive Garden.
Education
Aarhus, Denmark
20042005
Exchange Student in the 2g class
Study abroad for a year with the Rotary Youth Exchange Program
Saint Petersburg, FL, USA
Aug 2006May 2010
University of South Florida
BFA in Graphic Design
Languages
 
English (Native), Danish (Conversational)
Skills
 
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, Html/css, Microsoft Office Suite, Wordpress