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Graphic Designer Social Media

Thousand Oaks, CA
June 15, 2019

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• Online Portfolio:

• Seasoned Graphic Designer with a blend of Proficiency, Ingenuity, and Experience

• Adept at Producing Files for both 4-Color Printing and the Web

• Proficient at Creating Content for Social Media Platforms

• Skill Set includes Photography, Photo-Retouching, Video Producing & Editing

• Copywriting Skills along with Marketing Solutions from Concept to Completion E l i s s a H o f E l t 562-***-**** • Thousand Oaks • skills & attributEs

(Why I’m Good at What I do)

CarEEr History

(Where I’ve Worked, and What I’ve done)

Freelance Graphic Designer/Video Editor

October 2018 - Present

Temporary Publications Manager

Thomas Aquinas College

(Filled in for Maternity Leave Absence)

March - October 2018

Contract Graphic Designer

Kathy Berry Public Relations

July 2017 - March 2018

Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Malibu Homes & Land Magazine

March 2016 - July 2017

Production Manager

San Marino Tribune


Art Director

Whole Person Magazine


Design & Print Coordinator

Robert Palmer Studio

2009- 2012

Graphic Designer

LINC Housing Corporation

2007- 2009

Work with a variety of companies for graphic design, video editing and pro- duction. Clients include: Team 24 Marketing, Rabalais Bistro, The Meat Locker, Robert Walker Public Relations, Parma Pizzaria and Thomas Aquinas College. Redesigned the Visitor’s Guide, Summer Program Brochure, and Great Books Program, as well as developed an entire new ad campaign for the University, for both print and web. Initiated their first Instagram account, as well as provided photos that were featured on their social media platforms. Designed all new environmental signage for the campus. Was flown to their East Coast campus to take photos, and then designed multiple brochures for their satellite school. Provided graphic and written content for a variety of industries. Met with clients to assess their on-line needs. Wrote and edited short form videos. Provided content for social media.

Responsible for the production art of high-end real estate ads for a 4-Col- or monthly printed and digital magazine. Also assisted with photoshop enhancement and pre-press color proofing. Oversaw the library and cataloging of all artwork and photos.

Produced all the artwork for all the digital files for the weekly printed news- paper. Also designed special sections plus features, and created schedules and layouts for each issue. Liaison between the printer and the weekly publication. Responsible for resizing and building new ads for customers. Designed and digitally produced the magazine, which includes organization and publication layout. Duties also comprised handling cover photography, image and art content and photoshop retouching.

Dealt with clients and vendors for all the graphic studio’s projects. Oversaw Corporate communications for an array of collateral literature: brochures, annual reports, invitations, logos and icons. Assisted with copy writing. Produced all the graphic collateral, such as brochures, annual reports, invita- tions, newsletters and direct mailers. Managed the image and video libraries, plus produced and edited corporate videos. Responsible for photography, which included events, architecture and portraits. Responsible for facebook updates and posts. Created corporate marketing campaigns. Bachelors of Arts Degree: Radio/Television/Film

Curriculum included design, typography, composition and color theory. InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Word Press, and Acrobat. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Hootsuite. EduCation & sCHooling

(Where and What I’ve Learned)


Otis School of Design

Software, Digital Marketing & Social Media

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