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Treeridge Parkway
Building 600
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
678.595.6801
Peachtree Industrial Boulevard
Print Skill Level
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 50% 50%
  • Adobe InDesign CC 100% 100%
  • Adobe Illustrator CC 100% 100%
  • Microsoft Word / Excel / PowerPoint 100% 100%
Web Skill Level
  • HTML/CSS – Front/Back End 55% 55%
  • Adobe Animation/Flash CC 40% 40%
  • Adobe Premier Pro CC 70% 70%
  • Adobe Dreamweaver/Muze CC 85% 85%
  • WordPress/Elegant Themes 100% 100%
  • Facebook/Twitter/Blog Post 100% 100%
Real Estate Skill Level
  • FMLS / Cole Realty Resource 95% 95%
  • Management/Consultation/Training 100% 100%
professional experience

(October 2016 – Present)  Graphic Designer / Marketing Consultant

Work with brokers, realtors, and staff designing marketing materials, listing presentations, direct mail advertising, and custom websites. Conduct individual marketing meetings to brainstorm and develop a successful business plan. Train agents on the BHHS Resource Center and FMLS. Perform other job-related duties as assigned within a tight deadline.

(February 2016 – October 2016)  Graphic Designer / Production Artist

Worked for Springs Publishing, LLC.; publisher of the Reporter Newspapers, Senior Life, and Atlanta INtown Magazine; creating templates, page layouts, and advertisements for each individual publication. Communicated with vendors, and worked closely with Editor, Creative Director, and staff writers to effectively meet multiple deadlines for print.

(May 2014 – October 2016)  Senior Graphic Designer

Worked for Elevate; the leading provider of professional fundraising consulting services for fraternity and sorority house corporations, and alumni associations. Communicated with Account Executives to create innovative marketing material such as newsletters, brochures, postcards, and branding. Created and maintained each client’s social media presence.

(January 1993 – February 2014)  Creative Director / Graphic Designer

Worked for Aquent; an employment agency for graphic designers/creative talent. Acquired short and long-term contract work for companies such as, but not limited to:

IMAGINE ADVERTISING, INC. – Norcross, GA

(January 2014 – May 2014)  Freelance Graphic Designer

Designed and developed retail advertising campaigns point-of-purchase signage, and furniture ads while abiding to brand standards and company compliance. Worked well, unsupervised in a fast-paced environment. Created and maintained company’s website.

AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY, INC. – Woodstock, GA

(June 2012 – January 2014)  Production Artist / Formatter

Worked for American Book Company; a textbook and software publishing company designing/formatting academic books; English, Reading, Social Studies and Mathematics for kindergarten to 12th graders. Created/revised photos in Photoshop, revised company’s website, and updated Facebook/blog site, while reporting directly to the Art Director.

CAPITOL PROMOTIONS, INC. – Glenside, PA

(March 2006 – March 2012)  Creative Director (Seasonal)

Worked for Capitol Promotions; a political ad agency. Supervised art department; designing political ads, signage, and campaigns for the U.S. candidates running for local and national office. Handled incoming calls/inquirers, and communicated with vendors.

education
(April 1990 – September 1993)  Associates Degree in Visual Communications / Graphic Design

Introduction to Graphic Design and Illustration, developed, analyzed, and refined creative concepts from initial idea to final product. Trained on how to effectively utilize the principles of typography and storytelling to apply finish concepts to print and web.

certification

(July 2012 – October 2012)

Certificate / Honors

Certification awarded by the Department of Communications & Economic Development at the Chattahoochee Technical College for successfully completing the Advanced Course in Adobe InDesign and Illustrator CS6.

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