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Trina Lambert

Art Director

Richmond, VA, USA
804.647.5572
Creative professional with over 13 years of experience in graphic design, art direction and creative direction. Strong communication, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Ability to perform well under pressure while juggling several deadlines. Industry knowledge and background lies in advertising, branding and marketing.
Work Experience
Richmond, VA, USA
Nov 2014Present
Art Director
Produce creative executions that support marketing initiatives.
Seek out innovative ways to communicate messages a consistent brand image.
Interpret strategic direction.
Develop clear and consistent creative designs and layouts.
Support the objectives and goals for all marketing initiatives.
Richmond, VA, USA
Aug 2014Nov 2014
Graphic Designer
Create designs as specified by the Creative Director.
Projects include logo design, page layout, business cards, postcards, etc.
Request print quotes, review press proofs and manage print orders.

Help design and maintain websites, including WordPress sites.
Richmond, VA, USA
Nov 2013Jul 2014
Senior Graphic Designer
Designs and produces marketing communications against a creative brief.
Collaborates with creative team, internal account teams and clients.
Develop creative solutions and translate those solutions through a variety of channels.
Creates accurate costings, schedules and deliver programs within budgets.
Stays current on industry trends and technology.
Mentor other designers.
Mechanicsville, VA, USA
Jan 2012Nov 2013
Graphic Designer
Conceptualize, design and produce a diverse range of internal and external materials.
Works closely with team members and other internal customers company wide.
Develop design concepts and solutions to meet project requirements.
Performs photo scanning, photo retouching, production and some photography.
Ability to take videos of leadership for company-wide distribution.
Glen Allen, VA, USA
Aug 2011Dec 2011
Graphic Designer
Designs marketing for both print and web.
Projects include brochures, print collateral, websites and web banner ads.
Contribute to client, vendor and internal team meetings.
Brainstorms with the Creative Director and Strategist to bring ideas to life.
Richmond, VA, USA
Nov 2010Apr 2011
Senior Graphic Designer
Designs for both print and web in a very fast-paced agency environment.
Produces a wide array of advertising layouts.
Creates artwork for a variety of large-scale exhibit displays.
Richmond, VA, USA
Nov 2007Aug 2010
Art Director
Oversee the art direction of print marketing materials for the university.
Supervise and coordinated the work of graphic designers.
Ensuring the concepts and finished product reflects a unified approach.
Collaborate with department management team on over site of print area.
Strong emphasis on annual reports, magazines and brochure layouts.
Richmond, VA, USA
Apr 2007Nov 2007
Print Design Manager
Provide design management for the print design area.
Oversee creative process, concept development and production of projects.
Work collaboratively to develop project schedules and oversee all deadlines.
Richmond, VA, USA
Feb 2002Nov 2007
Assistant Art Director
Assists the Art Director in oversight of designer's artwork.
Design and produce complex print and web promotional media for university.
Ensure quality and consistency are maintained in design and production process.
Help determine project objectives and timelines to ensure project completion.
Richmond, VA, USA
Oct 2001Feb 2002
Graphic Designer
Design a variety of print materials, specializing in text-intensive booklets and catalogs.
Use style sheets, book palettes and chapter indexing features for text-intensive layouts.
Ensure technical accuracy of electronic files and work with print and paper vendors.
Radford, VA, USA
Sep 2000Aug 2001
Graphic Designer
Design media guides, brochures, posters, newsletters, invites and logos.
Work within tight deadlines while balancing multiple projects.
Interview clients to determine goals and project objectives.
Radford, VA, USA
May 2000Sep 2000
Graphic Designer
Handle all marketing and advertising coordination.
Design all conference materials.
Produce brochures, posters, trade show exhibits, ads, logos and folders.
Education
Radford, VA, USA
19962000
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Media Studies | Advertising
Skills
 
Advertising, Annual Reports, Branding, Brochures, Business Cards, Communications, Corporate Identity, Graphic Design, Infographics, Invitations, Logos, Magazines, Marketing, Posters, Print Design, Print Production, Typography, Web Design
Awards
2011
Award of Excellence – Website
2008
Platinum – Annual Report
2008
Merit – Brochure
2007
Merit – Annual Report
2006
Award of Excellence – Magazine
2006
Merit – Total Recruitment
Technical
Proficient in Adobe CS | Mac OSX | Familiar with Dreamweaver and Flash
Knowledgeable in HTML and CSS | Microsoft Office | Wordpress | Adobe Acrobat