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Trina Lambert

Art Director

Richmond, VA, USA
Creative professional with over 15+ 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

CarMax

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.
November 2014 - Present Richmond, Virginia, United States

Red Orange Design

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.
August 2014 - November 2014 Richmond, Virginia, United States

West Cary Group

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.
November 2013 - July 2014 Richmond, Virginia, United States

Owens & Minor

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.
January 2012 - November 2013 Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States

StudioSavvy

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.
August 2011 - December 2011 Glen Allen, Virginia, United States

J H I

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.
November 2010 - April 2011 Richmond, Virginia, United States

VCU Creative Services

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.
November 2007 - August 2010 Richmond, Virginia, United States

VCU Creative Services

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.
April 2007 - November 2007 Richmond, Virginia, United States

VCU Creative Services

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.
February 2002 - November 2007 Richmond, Virginia, United States

VCU Creative Services

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.
October 2001 - February 2002 Richmond, Virginia, United States

RU Creative Services

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.
September 2000 - August 2001 Radford, Virginia, United States

RU Conference Services

Graphic Designer

Handle all marketing and advertising coordination.
Design all conference materials.
Produce brochures, posters, trade show exhibits, ads, logos and folders.
May 2000 - September 2000 Radford, Virginia, United States

Education

Radford University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Media Studies | Advertising
1996 - 2000 Radford, Virginia, United States

Awards

CASE

Award of Excellence – Website

2011

Hermes Creative Awards

Platinum – Annual Report

2008

Admissions Marketing Awards

Merit – Brochure

2008

Advertising In Healthcare

Merit – Annual Report

2007

CASE

Award of Excellence – Magazine

2006

Admissions Marketing Awards

Merit – Total Recruitment

2006

Skills

Advertising, Annual Reports, Branding, Brochures, Communications, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Infographics, Invitations, Logos, Marketing, Print Design, Print Production, Typography, Web Design,

Technical

Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) | Mac OSX | Familiar with Dreamweaver and Flash | Knowledgeable in HTML and CSS | Microsoft Office | Wordpress | Adobe Acrobat