RESUME

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a Graphic Design position that would allow my attention to detail and design experience to shine through as a valued contributing member of a creative team.

QUALITIES

Good Communicator & Listener, Hardworking, Full of Ideas, Able to Work Well With Others, Excellent Problem Solving Skills, Quick Learner, Good with Multi-Tasking, Deadline Driven, Determined, Good Sense of Humor

SKILLS WEB & DESIGN

Web and Graphic design, information design, user interface and information architecture design, logo and identity, branding, typography, content management systems using WordPress

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Graphic Designer Speck Products, San Mateo, CA {January 2012 — Present}
  • Design and production of marketing materials including literature, tradeshow graphics, presentations, sales sheets, POP (Point of Purchase Displays)
  • Design and production of product packaging
  • Work along side the Creative Director and the E-commerce Manager to design digital marketing pieces including banner ads, email campaigns, landing pages as well as light coding/CSS
  • Post production on product photography
Graphic Designer Nastro Design, Pacifica City, CA {January 2002 — Present}

I Manage all aspects of the design and client processes from design, web development, project management and production. I have Developed my skills as a communicator, multitasking, and designing.

Clients include: Chatterfly, Speck Products, Gump’s SF, GLC Construction, GiiNii Internatinal

Graphic/Web Designer BrandWell Creative, South San Francisco, CA {April 2010 — April 2011}

Primary responsibilities include the design, production, and coding of web pages, graphics, and print materials.

  • Managed In-House design files and Archiving as well as Office Admin (ordering supplies & Vendor communication)
  • Reviewed, prepped and uploaded files for developers and print vendors, which included original source files, signage and promotional collateral
  • Web site design and production for; Zaytoon SF, GiiNii, Smoke Eaters, Squat & Gobble, Hand of the Peninsula, some of which included site maps, wire frames and coding
  • Project management and maintenance of site content using WordPress as a CMS
Freelance Graphic Designer Speck Products, Palo Alto, Ca {February 2010 — March 2010}

Worked along side Sales, Marketing, and Product Development departments to produce custom packaging, illustrations, and sales literature for Speck Products.

Graphic Production Artist Monster Cable Products, Inc. Brisbane, CA {January 2006 — March 2009}
  • Created successful design solutions for corporate communications such as, advertisements, POP/POS Displays, and Trade Show Graphics. This also encompassed layout, color selection and illustrations for marketing collateral i.e. packaging, manuals, literature, and On Product Graphics (OPGs)
  • Proposed and designed sales presentation portfolios for the Sales Team which saved the Company over $ 8,000 a year
  • Created a trade show banner/poster reference guide that proved to be an instrumental tool for the company as a whole
  • Promoted twice within the company over a period of five years
Marketing Assistant Monster Cable Products, Inc. Brisbane, CA {August 2005 — January 2006}
  • Supported the Marketing Department in all aspects of the day to day functions (i.e. Ordering supplies,
    ordering printed samples, building mock-ups for presentations)
  • Attended CES and CEDIA 4 times and acted as the primary support for the Executive team, Sales Force, and the Marketing Department
  • Coordinated execution and delivery of 300+ mock-ups and materials for sales presentations in conjunction with the Engineering Department
Art Assistant Monster Cable Products, Inc. Brisbane, CA {January 2004 — August 2005}
  • Filed paper work such as Purchase Orders, Printed Samples and Expense Reports
  • Ensured that department supplies from outside vendors were available at all times (i.e. Xerox Paper, HP Toners, Xyron supplies)
Graphic Designer/Desktop Publisher OfficeMax Impress™ Print & Document Services
San Francisco, CA {January 2002 — April 2005}
  • Provided customer consultation as well as business service for customers such as printing, and finishing.
  • Managed and maintained inventory (i.e. Paper, binding supplies, rubber stamps)

EDUCATION

San Francisco State University – San Francisco, Ca

Multimedia Certificate, Emphasis: Web Design & Development {In Progress}

San Francisco State University – San Francisco, Ca

Degree: Bachelors of Arts Industrial Arts / Visual Communication Major: Graphic Design {May 2005}

APPLICATIONS

Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite CS3/5: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, TextMate, HTML, CSS, FTP, Transmit familiar with: WordPress, Flash

Cloud Apps

iCloud, Basecamp, Harvest, Asana, DropBox

AFFILIATIONS

AIGA American Institute for Graphic Artists, member since {2004-present}

Download:   {Resume & Samples}

CONTACT

NASTRO DESIGN

Email: info@nastrodesign.com

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