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Marketing, Graphic Designer, Account Manager

United States
February 22, 2018

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SHARI GEE ** Barker Road Franklin, GA ***** 678.***.****


• Graphic Design Specialist with 25+ years of experience in the management of the complete design process, from conceptualization to delivery

• Project / Account Manager with excellent management skills at client and interdepartmental coordination and communications

• Self starting & organized with the ability to produce quality work and effectively share concepts

• Mac Platform / Adobe CC - PS, AI, InDesign, Muse, Pages / Word, Quickbooks, Power Point / Facebook, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp / Dropbox, Google Drive / Basecamp, ASANA

• Expert knowledge of printing processes: Offset, Digital, Screen Printing

• 30+ years of professional show production experience including performing, casting, choreography, instruction, costumes and sets


STROKES OF GEENIUS Design Studio / Sole Proprietor Peachtree City, GA / April 2003 - Present

• Print Design including logo design/brand identity, brochures, mailers, sales materials, catalogs/magazines, posters, and large format for trade shows and signage

• Web Design - Adobe Muse, Word Press

• Print coordination for all printing processes: Offset, Digital, Screen Printing / including advising clients of the different processes, obtaining quotes, paper selection and press checks

• Conceptualization of design, photo purchasing and/or manipulation, converting files for varied applications

• Design and coordination of corporate gifts

• Providing specialty advertising ideas to clients as part of their marketing plan

• Client management including marketing plans, budgeting, and billing HYDRAULICIRCUIT TECHNOLOGY / Marketing Director

Stockbridge, GA / February 2000 - March 2003

• Design and placement of advertising in trade publications

• Design and execution of brochures & fliers for sales, marketing and advertising purposes

• Design and purchase of trade show booths, visuals and specialty items

• Coordination of mailings to potential customers


Stockbridge, GA, Sales / July 1999 - February 2000

• Print sales for the Metro Atlanta area. Graphic design and print production skills proved to be a great asset for this position.

• Top sales person in the history of Paramount Printing, at that time BELLSOUTH ADVERTISING & PUBLISHING / Graphic Service Representative & Graphic Designer Tucker, GA / June 1990 - May 1999

• Handled trafficking & scheduling of design and media projects for BellSouth’s internal creative group, ADS Graphics

• Heavy interaction with designers, printers, clients and account executives.

• Responsibilities included:

- Directing designers

- Obtaining price quotes for printing, advertising space, and specialty items

- Acquiring and auditioning talent for BellSouth videos, photo shoots, and shows

- Assisting in the production of sets, videos and trade show booths

- Choreographing shows for internal meetings; costuming; and performing in internal videos and/or shows

- Billing and collections

• As acting account executive for over 5 years, consistently kept a record of the second highest sales in a group of six account executives

Graphic Designer - June 1990 - November 1990

• Graphic designer for The Real Yellow Pages division of BellSouth Advertising & Publishing, Corp. SHOW PRODUCTIONS PROFESSIONAL / DANCER / CHOREOGRAPHER Southeast United States / 1979 - present

• Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Six Flags Over GA, Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Over NJ, Opryland USA, as well as many convention shows, sales meetings, trade shows (Milliken Carpets, NCR, BellSouth, AT&T, Mary Kay, Coca Cola, to mention a few).

• Responsible for concepting, auditioning, casting, choreographing, teaching, performing and directing

• Choreographer for the Emmy Award winning Rich’s Lighting of the Great Tree, Atlanta, GA

(WSB-TV / Entertainment Design Group)

• These experiences helped develop skills in communication, time management, people management, creative thinking, flexibility and problem solving.


• Harris School of Art - Franklin, TN - Degree in Layout, Design and Illustration / Graduated 1979

• Tennessee State University - Nashville, TN - Miscellaneous classes in Illustration and Drawing / 1974-1975

• University of Memphis - core classes and Illustration / 1973 COMPUTER SKILLS

• Mac Platform: Adobe CC - PS, AI, InDesign, Muse, Pages

• Word, DropBox, Google Drive, Quickbooks, Base Camp, ASANA

• Social Media: Facebook, Constant Contact, MailChimp HONORS

• Presidents Club recipient 1994 - BellSouth Advertising & Publishing, Atlanta, GA

• TOPPS Award winner 1991 - 1999 - BellSouth Advertising & Publishing, Atlanta, GA

• Metro Atlanta Theatre Awards - 2004 Best Choreography OTHER SKILLS

Professional Dancer, Dance Instructor and Choreographer (Ballet, Jazz, Ballroom, Musical Theatre), invitation/paper designs, gift baskets, sewing, costume design, set design.


• Graphic Design & choreography for Southside Theatre Guild productions - Fairburn, GA (ongoing)

• Choreographer/Co-Founder Seasons of Love stage show benefiting adolescents of the CHRIS Kids organization, Atlanta, GA / 10 annual shows from 2003 - 2013 raising over $300,000 Total

• Choreographer/Co-Founder of Portrait of Hope theatre group founded to produce benefit shows for Christian City Home for Children, Atlanta, GA / 1990 - 1994 raising over $200,000 Total

• BellSouth Advertising and Publishing Partners in Education mentor for 7 years at Shamrock High School, Tucker, GA

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