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Creative, art director, graphic designer and project manager

Coral Springs, Florida, United States
May 31, 2017

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Proven experience in design, art direction, production, project management and creative direction, including design from concept to completion. Versatile work history with ability to adapt and thrive in a new environment.

Design Skills

• Design

• Project Management

• Art Direction

• Photo Shoot Direction

• Production

• Photo Retouching

• Logo Design

• Typography

• Press Checks

• Digital Collage

• Proofreading

• Photo Research

• Silhouetting

• File Management

• Page Layout

• Client Customer Service

• Problem Solver

• Copy Editing

• Photoshop

• Illustrator

• InDesign

• Acrobat

• Multi-tasking

• File Preparation


Art Institute of Fort

Lauderdale Associate

Degree in Advertising Design

Award of Excellence in

Academic Achievement


Adobe Creative Suite–



Quark Express iMovie

Knowledge of Microsoft

Office, HTML, Lync, Flash

and Wordpress


• Pride – Recognition for work

ethic and increased efficiency

– Tribune Publishing

• I’m the Solution –

Grow the Business initiative – Motorola

• Arc International Awards –

Bronze, Head Annual Report

– Curran & Connors

• Mead Paper – Top 60 Annual

Report – Nova University

• Inc. 500 Magazine – Number

12 to number 7 – Travelpro

Employment History

Graphic Designer –

NML- National Multiple Listings, Inc.

3/2016 - Present

Design, production, file preparation of direct mail, collateral and brochures in luxury real

estate marketing Creating high impact graphics and editing copy for multi-million dollar real estate from Key West to Palm Beach and Northeast properties Producing high volume of work in Adobe Creative Cloud, InDesign, Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. Accessing database for clients including: Keller Williams, EWM, Douglas Elliman, One Sotheby’s and more.

Graphic Designer –

Tribune Publishing/Sun-Sentinel

Design of print and digital ready files for advertising for fast paced award winning newspaper Focus on quality and attention to detail and meeting deadlines including, understanding complex requests, proofreading, applying graphic standards, creative typography, photo editing/retouching and stock photo and art selection Awarded for efficiency in our workflow process including creative and typographic accuracy Clients include: Lang, Prudential and Berkshire Hathaway real estate Using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.

Art Director –

Curran & Connors

Art direction and design of annual reports and corporate communications Responsibilities include: design, project management, customer service, photo shoots, photo research, page composition, multi-page layout, preflighting, ftp file uploading, font and file management. Excellent comping skills for client presentation meetings. Produced creative graphs for quarterly and year end statements. Great client retention record, photo editing, retouching, attention to detail, color/font selections, on press for final proofing. Project management from concept to completion Using Creative Suite

Clients include: Head, RTI International Metals, Kos Pharmaceuticals, Concord Camera, ECB Bancorp, Maverick Oil & Gas, Pioneer Drilling, Lending Tree and many more.

Promotions Planner –


Project management of entire line of paging products for product announcements and packaging Liaison between Motorola’s marketing department and the multiple creative agency’s, overseeing budget, creative, production, printing, creative direction of photo shoots and press checks for printed marketing material including: catalogs, sell sheets, packaging, posters and Olympic collateral Including fulfillment supply of sales collateral and point of purchase display items. On location for photo shoots and press checks for critical color matching Exceptional time management skills.

Art Director –

Travelpro Luggage

Built the Art Department from ground up. As art director and member of the core marketing team

we leveraged the companies brand to number 7 on Inc 500 Magazines’ annual list Developed logo’s, designed new catalogs, managed designers, purchased computer setup, purchased media

and printing for the multi-language catalog and numerous other marketing pieces. Completed on

Mac with Quark, Photshop and Illustrator software.

Senior Graphic Designer –

Nova Southeastern University

Design and production of all marketing material for all schools in the University, including: Law

School, School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Office of the President, Alumni Relations and the

University School. Graphic design and production for annual reports, brochures, catalogs, book

covers, invitations, newsletters and logo design. From concept to completion including paper

selection, stock photo purchasing and photo shoot art direction. Working within budget and

deadlines with approval from deans. Delivering print and digital design projects on time from concept to completion Design of advertising, collateral, catalogs, annual reports, direct mail, logos and campaigns Photo research, Photoshop retouching, proper file naming and file management, efficient, consistent and accurate work habits Excel working independently or on a team following client or creative direction Excellent time management and communication skills: verbal, phone,

e-mail and Lync Attention to detail of color RGB and CMYK, fonts, typography and proofreading Management of printing, photographers and other vendors Creative Profile

Daniel C. Wood

1735 NW 112th Terrace Coral Spring, FL 33071


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