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Trina Lambert

Art Director | Graphic Designer

Lebanon, VA, USA
Creative professional with 15 years experience in graphic design, including work in advertising and marketing, brand management and staff supervision. Diverse industry background, including broad scope of projects for both print and web.

Work Experience

CarMax

Art Director

– Produce creative executions that support marketing initiatives
– Seek out innovative ways to communicate messages
– Interpret strategic direction in order to maintain a consistent brand image
– Develop clear and consistent creative designs and layouts
November 2014 - March 2016 Virginia, United States

Red Orange Design

Graphic Designer

– Create designs as specified by the Creative Director
– Design logos, brochures, page layouts, business cards and postcards
– Request print quotes, review press proofs and manage print orders
– Help design and maintain websites
August 2014 - November 2014 Virginia, United States

West Cary Group

Senior Graphic Designer

– Design and produce both digital and print marketing communications
– Collaborate with creative team, internal account teams and clients
– Create accurate costings, schedules and deliver programs within budgets
– Stay current on industry trends and technology
– Mentor other designers
November 2013 - July 2014 Virginia, United States

Owens & Minor

Graphic Designer

– Conceptualize, design and produce diverse range of internal and external materials
– Work closely with team members and other internal customers company wide
– Project management — select media, prepare and present creative proposals
– Perform photo scanning, retouching, production and some photography
January 2012 - November 2013 Virginia, United States

StudioSavvy

Graphic Designer

– Design marketing for both print and web
– Projects include brochures, print collateral, websites and web banner ads
– Contribute to client, vendor and internal team meetings
– Brainstorm new promotional campaigns for clients
August 2011 - December 2011 Virginia, United States

J H I

Senior Graphic Designer

– Design for both print and web in a very fast-paced agency environment
– Create artwork for a variety of large-scale exhibit displays
– Contribute to brainstorming sessions for new clients
– Generate branding ideas for advertising campaigns
November 2010 - April 2011 Virginia, United States

Virginia Commonwealth University

Art Director

– Oversee the art direction of print marketing materials for the university
– Supervise and coordinate the work of other graphic designers
– Ensure design concepts and finished products reflect a unified approach
– Collaborate with department management team while overseeing print design area
– Play key role in managing the university's brand and identity guidelines
November 2007 - August 2010 Virginia, United States

Virginia Commonwealth University

Print Design Manager

– Provide management and art direction for print design area
– Oversee creative process, concept development and production of projects
– Work collaboratively to develop project schedules and oversee deadlines
April 2007 - November 2007 Virginia, United States

Virginia Commonwealth University

Assistant Art Director

– Assist the Art Director in oversight of all design work
– Design and produce complex print and web marketing for university
– Ensure quality and consistency of design and production process
– Help determine project objectives and timelines to ensure project completion
February 2002 - November 2007 Virginia, United States

Virginia Commonwealth University

Graphic Designer

– Design variety of print projects, specializing in text-intensive booklets and catalogs
– Use style sheets, book palettes and indexing features to simplify layouts
– Ensure technical accuracy of electronic files
– Work with print and paper vendors
October 2001 - February 2002 Virginia, United States

Radford University

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
– Design and handle all marketing coordination for Conference Services
May 2000 - August 2001 Virginia, United States

Education

Radford University

BS Media Studies (Advertising Concentration)

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, Art Direction, Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Marketing, Print Production, Typography, Web Design,

Technical

Adobe CS | Microsoft Word & PowerPoint | Familiar with HTML & CSS | WordPress