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Production Artist/Graphic Packaging Designer/ Comp Artist

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2016

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MARCELLA SIERRA-MUIR

Employment History

REDKEN.• Designer / Production Artist • May 2016 - August 2016

• Produced primary and secondary packaging mechanicals for: Redken, Pureology, Mizani hair care brands • Layout design, coordinated and developed line extensions

• Worked closely with marketing, designers and project managers

MW STUDIOS, INC. • Freelance Designer, Production Artist, Comp Artist • Nov. 2008 - Present

Produced designs and comps, generated mechanicals for primary and secondary packaging for cosmetic, fragrance and skin care lines

Clients include: Avon Products, Revlon Inc., Coty, L’Oreal, Elizabeth Arden, Estee Lauder, Maybelline

FREDERIC FEKKAI • Senior Production Artist/Manager • Oct. 2006 - Nov. 2007

• Interacted with outside vendors and printers for producing comps

• Trained and supervised Junior production artist

• Responsible for graphic production of primary and secondary packaging, advertising artwork preparation and materials for Fekkai, Fekkai Salons, Chrysallis, Nyadine and Canyon Ranch brands

REVLON INC. • Senior Mechanical Artist/Assistant Manager • Sept. 2002 - Sept. 2006

• Produced primary and secondary packaging mechanicals for Revlon (Fragrance: Charlie, Hair care: Colorsilk, Cosmetics: Age Defying, Nails: Colostay) • Almay (Cosmetics: Intense i-color, Smart shade, One coat mascara) • Mitchum deodorant

• Trained and supervised junior mechanical artists, designers, production managers, and traffickers with design and production issues

• Organized and distributed work on large projects and responsible for primary, secondary and display artwork production accuracy

• Worked closely with designers, project managers, proof readers, packaging development and printers

LOTTA LUV- A DIV. OF SKAFFLES, INC. • Creative Manager • May 2002 - July 2002

• Constructed comps and displays for creative concepts • Generated mechanicals for production

• Developed designs for primary and secondary packaging, advertising and trade show booth

• Supervised designer and responsible for packaging and product development for “Tween” 7-12 year old girls cosmetic line

• Interacted with sales people, outside vendors, licensers and printers

RAISON PURE INTERNATIONAL • Freelance Designer • July 2001 - May 2002

• Fabricated comps for concepts and developed line extensions

• Interacted with outside vendors and printers for producing comps

• Designed creative concepts for Revlon cosmetics, Caress personal care, Vaseline skin care and Godiva Chocolate

• Generated and trained designers with mechanicals and setting up comps for primary and secondary packaging production

MAYBELLINE - GARNIER • Designer • Nov. 2000 - June 2001

• Interacted with outside vendors and printers for producing comps

• Overseeing of primary and secondary of packaging mechanicals and retouching

• Approved color on press-runs

• Designed logos and primary and secondary packaging for Great Lash mascara, POP graphics for Garnier Nutrisse

ADDITIONAL CLIENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: ELIZABETH ARDEN • MACY’S • AVON PRODUCTS

• Freelance Designer / Production Artist

• Fabricated comps for original concepts

• Primary and secondary packaging design and product development

• Coordinated and developed line extensions

• Digital illustrations for new fragrance, skin care, personal care, and cosmetic lines, including store planograms

• Logo design

• Generated mechanicals for production

• Designed store promotions, including posters, signs, sell sheets and postcards

• Interacted with clients, outside vendors, printers and model makers

EDUCATION

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY • State University of New York • May 1996

B.F.A Packaging Design • Dean’s List • Magna Cum Laude

A.A.S Advertising Design • Dean’s List • Magna Cum Laude

A.A.S Display and Exhibit Design • Dean’s List • Magna Cum Laude

STONYBROOK UNIVERSITY • State University of New York • Sept. 1989 - Dec. 1990

Liberal Arts / Fine Arts • Dean’s List

PROFICIENT

FLUENT IN SPANISH

Working knowlegde of: Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Indesign • Adobe Photoshop • Microsoft Word

References and Portfolio upon request

Address 320 23RD ST APT 1B, BROOKLYN, NY 11215

Mobile 917-***-****

Marcella Sierra

acw0up@r.postjobfree.com



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