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Graphic Designer

Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
January 21, 2018

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RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

**** - **** ******* ******** / ****** Relations Officer ASB Philadelphia, PA Concept development and design of all promotional material for the Associated Services for the Blind, including invitations to company events, program books, save the date cards, direct mail pieces etc. Maintenance of company web site, as well as Facebook and Twitter accounts. Drafting of press releases to send to local media spotlighting ASB’s events, clients, and volunteers. All in house printing and finishing of development material. 2010 - 2011 Graphic Designer / Production Artist Canon Business Solutions Camden, NJ Working at the Campbell Soup World Headquarters building as a contractor in their Document Center. Handling of all customer files for print, design, revision and finishing. 2009 – 2010 Graphic Designer Vindico Medical Education Thorofare, NJ Concept development and design of all company products including brochures, program books, email blasts, website creation, postcards, tradeshow displays, etc. Prepared approved design pieces for printing process to all Vindico company approved vendors. Researched and purchased artwork from Vindico approved photo houses for various projects. Worked closely with Medical staff to ensure quality and consistency of all medical language. 2009 Graphic Designer Artcraft Promotional Concepts Moorestown, NJ Design and personalization of all company products including pens, magnets, apparel, banners, coolers, coloring books, etc. Recreating logo’s for customers when high res vector art was not available. Preparation of all files for various Artcraft approved print vendors, and in house printing. Assuring all collateral met deadlines to customers and clients. 2006 – 2009 Graphic Designer Toll Brothers, Inc. Horsham, PA Concept and design of all company products including brochures, mailers, postcards, banners, etc. Made all revisions requested by AE and customers to design collateral. Made sure all mailing collateral met postal standards and met all deadlines to customers. Researched and chose artwork for various design pieces using Toll Brothers photo library. Made color corrections of RGB photographs into CMYK to ensure quality when printed. Prepared all files for printing to Toll Brothers approved vendors. Worked closely with all vendors to assure quality and delivery of all products by deadline. 2006 Graphic Designer / Production Artist Berry & Homer Philadelphia, PA Pre press production for all customer supplied files to print in the large format printing department. Pre-flighting all incoming customer files to ensure that artwork and information all met quality standards. Color matching of all supplied files for printing on various different vinyl materials. Running and supervision of four different large format printers when needed. Assistance with finishing products when needed. 2004 – 2006 Graphic Designer Sir Speedy Woodbury, NJ Concept and design of all customer and in house products including business cards, letterhead, envelopes, brochures, newsletters, posters etc. Preparation of all products for either digital or standard press printing and binding. Maintaining all computers located at Sir Speedy location including two Macs and five PC’s. 2002 – 2004 Graphic Designer Quadriga Art Pennsauken, NJ Concept and design of all company products including occasion cards, pocket planners, calendars direct mail products, catalogs, etc. Prepared files for printing process for both Quadriga’s in house printing and overseas printing in Hong Kong. Made sure all collateral met postal standards and that all deadlines where met for products to arrive on time. Researched and chose artwork from Quadriga’s in house art collection for all company products. Brian Rusk

931 Clinton Street, Apt. 508, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 609-***-****

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PROFILE

A very optimistic person with significant professional goals. Can easily adapt to any kind of surrounding. Thrives in a team setting or when working alone. Always willing to learn and grow with the task at hand. Great attention to quality details, typography and craftsmanship.

EDUCATION

1998 – 2002 Hussian School of Art Philadelphia, PA Associates Degree in Specialized Technology

SKILLS

A solid grasp and exceptional ability to use all programs in the Adobe Creative Suite package including Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Acrobat, in both a Mac and PC platform. Also fluent in programs such as QuarkXpress, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Publisher and Correl Draw. Skilled at creating and implementing new ideas and technologies. Possess intuitive awareness of trends, ideas, and the ability to improvise on the fly. Well trained at preparing files for pre press, scanning, color correction, paper selection and the printing process. References

Patricia C. Johnson

President & CEO

ASB

215-***-****

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Dawn Forsythe

Executive Assistant

ASB

302-***-****

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Jon Whetstone

Supervisor

Toll Brothers

215-***-****

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Sean Bornemann

Art Director

Toll Brothers

215-***-****

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To view samples of my work, follow the link below: https://indd.adobe.com/view/316f9b4f-598d-4048-a3ab-bc279260614e Brian Rusk

931 Clinton Street, Apt. 508, Philadelphia, PA, 19107 609-***-****

ac34i6@r.postjobfree.com



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