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Graphic Designer Social Media

Raleigh, North Carolina, 27616, United States
February 09, 2018

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Jossan M. Robinson

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Online Portfolio: Executive Summary

20+ years of accomplish-laden experience in graphic design, conceptualization, advertising, multimedia marketing, and brand management.

Passionate and inventive creator of innovative and award-winning marketing strategies and campaigns.

Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations.

Efficiently manage and coordinate all phases of the graphic design projects from conception to completion. Core Competencies

Branding Compliance

Multimedia Marketing

Print Collateral

Apparel/Textile Design

Stakeholder Engagement

Budgeting / Cost Control

Creative Production/CAD Photography Social Media Campaigns

Web design/Digital Storytelling Vendor Relations Project Management Technical Proficiency

Platforms: Mac OS 9/`0; Window 7/Vista/XP

Applications: Adobe Creative Cloud 2017; WordPress; Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook); Web languages: HTML, XML

Professional Experience

National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA), Arlington, VA 2014- Present Sr. Graphic Designer

Responsible for the daily creation of visual designs for print, web & social media platforms geared towards increasing awareness and community involvement in the NPTA initiatives & programs.

Partner with internal departments to ensure brand cohesiveness and help to fulfill brand mission.

Conceptualizes deliverables for marketing needs for national campaigns such as "Teacher Appreciation Week",

"Take Your Family To School Week", "Stop Cuts To Classrooms".

Creates editorial and advertising pages in organization’s bi-annual "Our Children" Magazine.

Provides oversight and direction for branding of the NPTA’s Annual Convention & Expo.

Recipient of the following Association of Media & Publishing Excel Awards: o Bronze Medal for Social Media Campaign Design, 2016 o Gold Medal for Social Media Campaign Design, 2017 o Silver Medal for Campaign Design, Association TRENDS Awards, 2017 NPTA, Arlington, VA

Graphic Designer 2013-2014

Supported creative team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects.

Conceptualize and design a wide variety of high-impact and inspiring communications materials using Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch 3, HTML, CSS.

Revised creative files during round reviews based on vendor and internal edits.

Maintained integrity of design and ensured adherence to specifications. Design 1320, LLC, Takoma Park, MD 1998-present

Founder/Freelance Designer

Manages all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, and administrative functions.

Provides proposal layout and design for large scale corporate rebranding campaigns under extremely tight deadlines.

Designs and produces marketing materials including flyers, offering memoranda, e-mail blasts, invitations, announcements, presentation boards, brochures, etc. for community organizations. Jossan M. Robinson

9828 Layla Avenue Raleigh, NC 27617 919-***-****

Establish trusting relationships with vendors and key clients such as and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; the School of Education at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Successfully translates subject matters into concrete designs for promotional materials and sales collateral. Feld Entertainment, Inc., Vienna, VA 2012-2013

Graphic Designer

Developed and proposed graphic solutions for print and web based marketing and PR materials for high profile clients such as Walt Disney on Ice, Walt Disney Live, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, and Monster Jam/Moter Sports.

Provided graphic support for proposals, promotions, public relations materials and advertisements for visual communications media including billboards, point-of-purchase, transit ads, direct mailers, and Walmart shrouds. Systems Plus, Rockville, MD 2009-2010

Graphic/Web Consultant

Worked as government, contract, graphic designer to create, build and maintain graphical components of web pages and print materials.

Designed website/online training platform for U.S. National Guardsman HAZMAT & CBRNE training.

Collaborated with team to draft governmental contract proposals for various creative design and IT projects. Ratner Companies, Vienna, VA 2007-2009

Graphic & Web Designer

Developed several flash animated and static advertisements for publications in major markets from NY to FL.

Assisted in the re-creation of the company’s online web presence for all company brands (Hair Cuttery, Bubbles Salon, & Salon Cielo).

Spearheaded the redesign & creative concept of a brand’s website re-launch in 2009. Additional Experience

Graphic/Apparel Designer & Merchandiser 2004-2006

Ahnor Enterprises, Ltd.

Graphic Coordinator 2003-2004

Changes Enterprises, Ltd

Graphic Coordinator 2000-2001

Deutche Banc. Alex Brown Investment Firm

Graphic Designer 1999-2000

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company


Towson University, Towson, Maryland

Bachelor of Science Degree, Mass Communication, Concentration in Advertising, Minor: Theater North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina Major: Mass Communication and Graphic Design

Professional Organizations & Associations

Public Relations Society, Washington, DC. Chapter, Director of Design & Visual Communication Organization of Black Designers, Executive Board Member True School Corporation, LLC., Founder & Creative Director Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Director of Membership & Reclamation

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