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Design Manager

Location:
Carlsbad, California, 92008, United States
Posted:
March 24, 2011

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***** ******

***** ******* **. ? Mission Viejo, CA 92691 ? 949-***-**** ?

***********@*****.***

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Seeking a challenging position in the art field where I can contribute my

graphic design skills and experience.

To provide your company with a self-starting take charge individual that

stands out from the crowd in creativity and technique within the graphic

art community. Schooled and trained in Europe, I wish to bring my creative

talents and experience in all the graphic art disciplines and Freehand

Drawing and Airbrush Art which I possess to a company that has the need for

a highly skilled professional such as me. I'm looking for a long term

relationship with a firm that wishes to have their image portrayed to their

customers as a company that is branded as a premium company in their field.

Software

. Expert in: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator,

Flash, Dreamweaver)

. Expert in: Freehand Drawing, (Water Colors, Charcoal, and do on)

Airbrush design

. Expert in: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Power Point, Office, Excel)

. Expert in: QuarkXpress

. Basics of: HTML, Java, PHP

Professional Experience

01.04.2008- 12.31.2011

PIWA-Marketing GmbH & Co. KG

Worms, Germany

Art Director in a Publisher Company

. Directly manage several people in the Art Department. Interface with

the Sales Focused on visual appearance of final documents using

predefined templates, design sense, creativity and imagination for

educational books, catalogs, brochures, banners and so on.

. Design, Illustrations and Layout for the Education Market

. Power point presentations

. Package design

. Creating banner graphics for educational training

. Creating Web layouts in close co-operation with programmer

. Provided technical support relative to design methodology and software

issues.

. Successful experience creating and producing effective promotional

material

. Pre-Press controlling

17.01.2006- 01.04.2008

HH/Design ***** ******

Worms, Germany

Freelance Graphic Designer

. Power Point Presentations

. Planning, development and supervision of educational designs

. Web Design

. Newspaper and magazine layout

. Design consulting

. Development of corporate designs

. Idea development, layout and artwork for company logos,

advertisements, posters, hand outs,

. brochures, business stationary, catalogues, etc.

. Signet and pictogram / icon development

. Design of brochures pamphlets and catalogues

. Development of labels . Car inscriptions / advertisement

. Illustrations for books, press and advertising

. Work with airbrush

. Design of commercial packaging

. Design of food and beverage menus

. Preparation of mailings

. Trade show planning and production

. Marketing planning, consulting and development of media concepts

15.07.1993- 17.01.2006

Real Consultants GmbH

Worms, Germany

Design Department Manager

. Design consulting

. Power Point Presentations

. Web Designer

. Tradeshow planning

. Development of corporate designs

. Idea development, layout and artwork for company logos,

advertisements, posters, hangouts,

brochures, business stationary, catalogues, etc.

. Signet and pictogram / icon development

. Pre-Press controlling

. Design of CD covers

. Design of brochures pamphlets and catalogues

. Development of labels

. Illustrations for books, press and advertising

. Work with airbrush .Facade / building painting

. Design of commercial packaging

. Design of food and beverage menus

. Preparation of mailings

. Marketing planning, consulting and development of media concepts

06.01.1986- 01.07.1993

Eckard Fieguth Publishing Company

Worms, Germany

Office Manager / Graphic Designer

. 2 people directly reporting to me, whose duties include the

following:

. Design of print advertisements

. Design flyers

. Design business stationary and company logos

. Design publishing and press graphics

01.01.1985- 05.31.1986

Fladt Advertising Agency

Ludwigshafen, Germany

Graphic Designer

. Illustrations for industrial products, manufactured by BASF company

. Layout design

. Packaging design

Besides my fulltime jobs I used to work as a Freelancer for companies in

the United States,

creating ads, postcards, mailings, business cards, letter heads and so on:

1) Pioneer Electronics (2002 - 2004)

2) Inventures Products, LLC, Exciting Lighting (2002 - 2008)

3) M-Connection (2003 - 2009)

4) Denon DJ (2009 - )

Education

08.01.1978 - 07.01.1984 University of Applied Science / Visual

Communications

Mainz/Germany

Degrees

Master's Degree in Visual Communications / Graphic Design

10.17.1983

Personal Interests

Sports

Mac/PC

Photography

Fashion

Music

People

References

References available upon request.



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