KERRI R. SCHIFF
***** ******* **, ****** *****, CA 91301
Adobe Creative Suite CC 2018
• Premeire Pro
Web design (HTML, CSS)
Photo editing and retouching
Lead Artist/Designer 2012-PRESENT
Create, and produce high quality websites, print materials, videos and advertising materials for client presentations for clients, requiring strict adherence to corporate branding, layout, color theory and typography, requiring quick turnaround. Coordinate and manage projects from concept to completion. Prepare final mechanicals and building files to save time, minimize errors and reduce costs. Work collaboratively with clients to synthesize ideas, and produce effective results for clients.. Produce state of the art results using the latest programs and technologies, performing due diligence, in compliance with the latest industry design practices. Create mock-ups, drafts used in developing client online interactive portfolios.
Graphic Designer 2011-2012
Developed Flash animations and web-ready graphics for use in interactive web design, which required that I worked both independently and collaboratively with others which consistently produced high quality, on time and under budget results.
Optimized, cropped, color corrected, edited, etc. images for back-end developers, and assisted with front-end development.
Developed product design strategies, which helped reduce project turnaround times by 20%. Seeking the position of Production Artist/Photo Retoucher where I can use my extensive experience as a creative resourceful and highly motivated, graphics professional, who has a passion for her work. I am seeking a challenging position where I can also use my problem solving abilities. I enjoy working in a fast paced, fun environment, where I can use my cutting edge skills to create design solutions for clients and customers that will help put your company ahead of other graphics design companies in the area. Skills
POLITICS IN ACTION
Designed, created, produced and maintained effective sales and marketing materials, such as websites, promotional material, monthly newsletters, brochures programs, and archives, utilizing color, composition and typography according to specific.
Determined size, arrangement, and layout for all graphic material and copy for web and print. Worked with programmers, marketing directors and clients to create functional web design prototypes. Developed direct response materials used in electronic media.
Sr. Graphic Artist 2000-2009
FULCRUM LEGAL GRAPHICS
Created highly-customized graphics used in litigation, as presentations used in depositions, mediations and at trial to enhance the client's position in the clearest manner possible. These included charts, graphs, flow charts, storyboards, icons, 2-D animations, video, text, and high-end illustrations, which required the ability to multi-task, while still paying the utmost attention to detail and accuracy. Created a broad spectrum of graphic projects from mundane to challenging. Managed and Coordinated efforts with attorneys and vendors to produce high quality materials used to achieve multi-million dollar settlements.
Developed concepts with graphic consultants and clients. Supported clients off and on site, often working round the clock, helping clients win their cases.
California State University, Northridge Northridge, CA Bachelors Degree of Fine Art
Concentration in graphic design
Fresno City College Fresno, CA
Film and Video production
Wireframing with Balsamiq Foundations of Branding for Designers UX design with Illustrator Web Design Fundamentals Web and Graphic