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Toma Williams

Associate Director of Art and Design

Lima, OH, USA
Detail oriented, organized, creative individual with a very strong work ethic and demonstrates an approachable positive demeanor. Skilled in CreativeSuite 6 software with a strong understanding and experience in file formats and preparations. Self-motivated and independent yet works collaboratively with a team or stands as a reliable resource to a magnitude of clients.
Work Experience
Ada, OH, USA
Jul 1997
Associate Director of Arts & Design
Responsibilities include design and print coordination of an average of 200 publications per year. Art direct photo shoots for various publications or graphic needs. Manage print production with in-house and outside printing vendors including requesting quotes, providing files, coordinating payment of funds, staying within print budgets and meeting deadlines. Work collaboratively with other staff designer and freelancers, as well as writers, web designers and videographers. Responsible for enforcing the visual style guide and approving appropriate logo designs on university related clothing merchandise, promotional products and vehicle signage. Have been the lead designer for 15 years with the university. Solely responsible for the recruiting, hiring, training and managing a student staff of 2-3. Designed the Ohio Northern University logo in 2001 that continues to represent the university.
Lima, OH, USA
Jul 1997
Designs by Toma
Freelance Designer
Design for local companies ranging from a logo creation and identity projects for a manufacturing company, multiple html graphic emails for a boutique/gift shop advertising sales and special promotions, and a promotional postcard design and print coordination for a cover band.
Lima, OH, USA
Nov 1996Jun 1997
Compu-Sign & DeSign
Sign Maker and Designer
Design and production of signage. Worked directly with customers to design and produce signage according to the client’s specifications.
Lima, OH, USA
Aug 1996Nov 1996
Designer and Typesetter
Layout of ads, design of newsletters, programs, business cards and letterhead.
Findlay, OH, USA
Mar 1996May 1996
Graphic Designer Intern
Layout and design of hospital advertising/informational literature. Responsible for proofing of documents and collaborating with outside printing vendors during duration of projects.
Education
Ada, OH, USA
Sep 1992May 1996
Bachelor of Fine Arts