Resume
Sign in

Graphic Designer

Email
Location:
West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19380, United States
Salary:
55,000
Posted:
January 28, 2012
Email:
uqgnqz@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
******.******@*****.***


PATRICIA A. MORRIS 610-***-**** uqgnqz@r.postjobfree.com
PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT ADVERTISING/LAYOUT DESIGNS WEBSITE MAINTENANCE PROMOTIONS DEVELOPMENT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
HMP COMMUNICATIONS, INC., MALVERN, PA 2003 TO 2010
Advertising Production Manager
• Creative magazine layout and design, image and photo touch-up, sizing and color correction
• Effectively monitored technical production; troubleshooting and production of PDFs for ad/editorial pages
• Consistently met tight production deadlines, proactively managed production issues for timely results
• Collaborated with internal sales reps, editors, clients, ad agencies, and printers for three award winning medical trade publications per month
• Developed layout, design and production of newsletters, house ads, special projects and supplements
• Tracked ads and managed file archives
• Trained new art department employees
• Led the art staff in software conversion to InDesign from QuarkXpress

REED ELSEVIER / CAHNERS PUBLISHING CO. (FORMERLY CHILTON PUBLISHING COMPANY)
Advertising Production
• Overall responsibility for design, layout, ad production, client contact, and ad tracking
Advertising Promotion Manager, Chilton Publishing
• Worked closely with Marketing Manager in development of ad campaigns and promo themes
• Managed design, layout of brochures, ads and media kits; selected promotional gifts and incentives
• Attended trade shows and oversaw booth management
• Served as liaison to outside vendors, including Reed Elsevier commercial printer
• Successful event planner: planned corporate events, business parties and sales meetings

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
HILLARY’S GOURMET ICE CREAM CO. (FRANCHISOR) – Advertising/PR/Promotion Manager
(coordinated store openings, copywriting, oversaw photo shoots)
JOHN WANAMAKER’S – Interior Design/Window Display
FRANKLIN MINT – Porcelain Decorator
PA PROMOTIONS – Outside sales of promotional items and incentives

EDUCATION
FULL CIRCLE COMPUTING, EXTON, PA - Web Design Program
ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA, PHILA., PA - AA Graphic Design, Specializing in Advertising Design & Production
DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MEDIA, PA - AA Liberal Arts, Graduated Cum Laude

COMPUTER SKILLS
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE
- InDesign
- Photoshop
- Illustrator
- Dreamweaver
- Flash
- Acrobat QUARKXPRESS
PITSTOP
FLIGHTCHECK
MICROSOFT OFFICE (in both Mac and PC platforms)
ABILITY TO MANUALLY CODE HTML

VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATIONS
WINGS FOR SUCCESS – organization prepares underprivileged women returning to work through wardrobe selection and workshops; volunteer at clothing drives and community events
AID FOR FRIENDS – mission is to serve needy, isolated shut-ins, primarily the frail elderly; prepare meals