PROFILE
Graphic Designer with 5+ years experience in an agency setting. Thorough knowledge of print processes and specifications. Works daily on graphic, layout, and production materials. Produces a variety of graphic design projects including logos, branding, marketing collateral, and large format materials, such as trade show backdrops, banners, etc.

WORK EXPERIENCE
URNER BARRY
Graphic Designer | Marketing & Social Media Coordinator
2017 – Present
     • Graphic designer for print and digital media
     • Managing, designing, and producing projects from brief to fulfillment
     • Preparing and pitching designs both internally and externally to clientele
     • Point person for improving and building customer relationships
     • Implementing and routinely evaluating new job work flows that reduce mistakes and improve productivity
     • Creating original artwork for large and small projects
     • Creating and maintaining marketing strategies and social media accounts across multiple platforms
     • Evaluating copy for marketing/fundraising campaigns and modifying to improve ROI
     • Attends Creative Pro Week yearly, bringing back new tools and techniques to improve work-flow and final deliverables


URNER BARRY
Graphic Designer | Production Assistant
2013 – 2017
     • Initially hired as digital press operator but quickly promoted tographic designer due to design skills and work ethic
     • Primary operator of two digital presses
     • Graphic design for print and digital media
     • Created original artwork for large and small projects
     • Preflighted and imposed files for digital and offset printing
     • Maintained time lines to meet deadlines, both in the designschedule and print production schedule
     • Customer service and project proofing


FREELANCE ARTIST
2012 – Present
     • Creates original artwork for large and small projects
     • Wide range of design skills for a variety of clients
     • Time management
     • Copy writing
     • Customer Service

ACHIEVEMENTS
     • Successfully pitched and completed logo design to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s New Jersey branch for their annual Little Heroes Prom.
     • Developed strong customer relationship with the VNA of Central Jersey and acquired key account as a result.
     • Lead Designer for re-brand and web design of Urner Barry's premier services; Foodmarket, Comtell and Foreign Trade Data.
     • Created Brand Identity Guides for multiple Urner Barry brands to improve consistency across company materials.


EDUCATION
2009–2013 BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS
Major in Fine Arts | Minor in Digital Arts
The College of New Jersey, Ewing,NJ
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

AWARDS AND HONORS
2013 – Present     Member of the Manasquan River Group of Artists
2013                        Thomas George Artists Fund Grant recipient
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