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Location:
Lakewood, CA, 90712
Salary:
65000
Posted:
February 18, 2015

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candie gandara design ¦ resume

graphic designer

purplecandiecane.com

PROFILE EXPERIENCE

POSTCARD PRESS / NEXT DAY FLYERS 2007 - 2014

Senior Graphic Designer / Graphic Design Manager

• Campaign Marketing asset creation such as coordinating landing pages, site banners,

Designer with over 11 years segmented email marketing, direct mailers, package stuffers, lobby signage, social

professional experience media posts, using Analytics to drive design

specializing in multimedia graphic • Created company social marketing by building its WordPress blog, Facebook, Twitter,

arts and print design. Graphic Pinterest, gaining over 1000 Pins for the Meaning of Color infographic, thousands of

design professional experience shares across multiple platforms for free vector le downloads, even increasing

includes website and print layout conversion within a single vertical by 300%

using Adobe Creative Cloud. • New product development of new services elevated products from conception to

Industry experience in launch, through user interface design, site banners and email marketing, and

photography, e-commerce, brand photo-realistic product mock-ups that illustrate realistic usages

management, and product • Responsible for maintaining email marketing campaigns including HTML development,

development. Unique combination scheduling, list segmentation, and A/B testing

of a print and web designer, with • Mentor junior designers in all aspects of email marketing with training in HTML and

HTML skills as the cherry on top! email deployment

• Task management within team through implementation of a project management tool

and cross-departmental communication

• Brainstorm and wireframe a next generation website from the ground up while

simultaneously problem-solving friction within the current site and creating a cleaner

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and more modern user interface

FREELANCE DESIGN 2001 - present

• Designer of company branding, promo collateral and website design, WordPress sites,

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MOBILE photo editor, identity design, email marketing, custom albums and event invitations

• Clients: House of An, Tina Photographers, Sara France Photography, Gerson

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Photography, World Wide Packets, Inc./Ciena, Jeff Cole Productions,

Subimo/WebMD, Surf & Sand Resort, Maderas Golf Club, Rancho Bernardo Inn, The

Lakewood, CA

HQ

Cadillac Hotel, Architectural Mailboxes, Third Wave Technology Services, Inc,

Tangerine Marketing, Metzger Law Group

• Website Design: sarafrancephotography.com, rpbrands.com, ciena.com,

thecadillachotel.com, toxictorts.com, houseofan.com/bestasianrestaurantoc/

PICTAGE, INC. 2003 - 2007

Graphic Designer / Senior Graphic Designer

PORTFOLIO purplecandiecane.com

• Development of company’s visual strategy, marketing design concepts and style

LINKEDIN linkedin.com/in/purplecandiecane/

guidelines to provide compelling and consistent packaging

• Responsibilities: Worked closely with product managers and directly under Senior VP

of Marketing & Sales to understand and translate design needs into powerful

communication collateral, including creation and layout of press releases, sales

materials, email marketing, newsletters, magazine advertisements, company

presentations and displays, product development and web content and partner

marketing materials

• Major Projects: company-wide branding update and the associated redesign of client

and consumer-facing interfaces. Facilitate client community through effective

incentive promotions, regional user group meetings and the development of an

interactive client community site

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EXPERIENCE TECHNICAL SKILLS

NEXUS DIGITAL STUDIOS 2000 - 2003

Digital Scan Specialist - Internship

• Operator of highly developed Cyberware 3D scanning equipment of both full body and

model objects ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD

• Trained in the cleanup and development of scanned and computer generated models.

• Implemented training course for new recruits

WORDPRESS

• 3D model preparation and wireframing for animation

HTML

EDUCATION

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MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013

EMAIL TOOLS

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE BACHELOR OF ARTS, MINOR

SOCIOLOGY DESIGN MEDIA ARTS

University of California, Los Angeles University of California, Los Angeles

REFERENCES

FROM DESIGN TO HTML TO

DEPLOYMENT IN THE FOLLOWING ESPs:

BRONTO

BLUE SKY / PUBLICASTER

SILVERPOP

BLUE HORNET

AMAZING REFERENCES AVAILABLE FROM: CONSTANT CONTACT

SALESFORCE EXACTTARGET

MAIL CHIMP

DEEDEE MUELLER CAMPAIGNER

Creative Director, Next Day Flyers CONSTANT CONTACT

professional relationship: direct supervisor @ Next Day Flyers

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LANGUAGES

DERRICK JOSTEN

Marketing Operations Manager, Next Day Flyers

professional relationship: manager of multiple projects that I worked on

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SPANISH ###

MICHAEL COULSON

General understanding of

Project Manager, Pictage & Next Day Flyers spoken and written language

professional relationship: manager of multiple projects that I worked on

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THAI ###

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General conversational

understanding/native

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