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Graphic Designer

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