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Sales Graphic Designer

Edmonton, AB, Canada
April 23, 2016

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Serena Strand Telephone: 780-***-****


***** – 92 Street

Edmonton, AB T5Z 1X2

Linked In Profile:

A dynamic professional with 10+ years of experience providing high quality sales and marketing support material within a variety of industries. Intermediate level in MS Office and an expert in graphic design. Well-developed writing and editing skills to effectively produce documents, reports and other communications. A motivated team player with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with colleagues and clients. Technical Proficiency

• Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Advanced skills in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat

• Experience with Office 365 SharePoint

• Experience with QuickBooks Enterprise and Basecamp Project Management

• Experience with Wordpress

Employment Experience

Tram Sales Ltd. August 2015 – December 2015

Marketing, Sales and Administrative Support

• Redesigned 200 page corporate catalogue

• General bookkeeping, accounting and administrative duties

• Monthly bank reconciliations of 3 large accounts

• Daily bank deposits

• Ensured supplies were stocked

Firefox Fire Solutions Inc. December 2013 – July 2015 Marketing, Sales and Administrative Support

• Designed and managed all sales and marketing collateral

• Assisted in the full redesign of the company website; streamlined sales and product inquiries significantly by incorporating an online quote request form

• Facilitated sales meetings and training sessions via 'Lync' and 'GoToMeeting', prepared meeting minutes and monitored action items for follow-up

• Managed and maintained an internal SharePoint library that facilitated efficient and effective document and information sharing with all sales representatives across Canada

• Assisted with shipping/receiving, managed and tracked inventory, performed inventory counts on a monthly basis and prepared documentation and paperwork for national and international shipments including Transportation of Dangerous Goods

• Prepared sales orders, purchase orders and issued invoices daily

• Accurate data entry using QuickBooks

Cash Store Financial Inc. January 2013 – November 2013 Graphic Designer

• Provided english, french and bilingual creative for direct/indirect mail campaigns

• Actively participated in team meetings to establish monthly marketing campaigns targeted toward payday loans and lines of credit while adhering to provincial borrowing regulations

• Successfully designed large volumes of detailed mail work, proofed and reformatted legal statements, branch level forms and documents

Employment Experience (cont.)

Medicine Shoppe Canada August 2011 – September 2012 Graphic Designer

• Provided creative for monthly sales promotion postcard mail-outs and liaised with 70+ Medicine Shoppe Franchisees across Western Canada to establish marketing needs

• Collaborated with Regional Sales Managers to develop monthly promotional campaigns

• Assisted in coordinating marketing materials across Western Canada Commercial Solutions Inc. September 2006 – February 2011 Senior Graphic Designer

• Collaborated with President and CFO to establish design as well as managed and formatted financial statements and annual reports including proofing and editing content

• Designed and managed content and image assets for 3 large corporate catalogues with over 200 pages of content and product offerings

• Collaborated with safety and fall protection specialists to develop new fall protection training manuals, student materials and a 300 page Train The Trainer program ensuring provincial safety standards and legislation was current

• Developed, managed and coordinated internal and external marketing materials

• Managed and maintained marketing asset libraries and templates

• Provided administrative and clerical support as required; composing memos, letters and assisting in developing marketing plans as well as general reception duties Education and Professional Development

Metro Continuing Education

Assertiveness: Business Language That Works (8 Hours) – Certificate Everyday Negotiation (8 hours) – Certificate

Leadership and Professionalism (16 hours) - Certificate University of Alberta (2006)

Dreamweaver Level 1 (16 Hours) – Certificate

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (2004)

Graphic Communications – Certificate Graduate

Archbishop O'Leary High School (2002)

High School Diploma

Volunteer Experience

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (2016)

General Manager Casino Edmonton Event

Walk for Wellness (2005)

Photographed event for Running Room Canada





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