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Sales Graphic Designer

La Palma, California, United States
January 26, 2017

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Michael Zielinski

***** ******** **., ** ******, CA 90638

cell: 310-***-**** • email:


Graph i c Des i gn • Copywr i t i ng • Pho t ography • Pho t o Re t ouch i ng/Co l or Cor rec t i on Designs and produces magazines, catalogs, ads, brochures, corporate ID, packaging, websites and various marketing sales collateral, taking projects from concept through finished, air-tight prepressed mechanicals. Photo retouching, color correction and composition. Copywriting to advertise b-b and b-c products and services. Photography for product, event, portraiture and architectural. Experience

Magaz i nes • Ca t a l ogs • Ads • Brochures • Packag i ng • Web Des i gn Graphic Designer, Copywriter and Photographer with extensive use and knowledge of current versions of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Word and Acrobat. Able to work extremely fast under tight deadlines with great attention to detail, possessing a high standard of quality, taking projects from concept to print, maintaining branding consistency. Photography includes product, architectural, event, portraiture and apparel/model. Copywriting to advertise b-b and b-c products and services. Graph i c Des i gn • Produc t i on

Art direction, Graphic Design and production on all marketing sales collateral from concept to print. Designs and produces layouts for magazines, catalogs, ads, brochures, packaging, sell decks, spec sheets and various marketing/sales collateral ranging in 1–5 color. Concept includes layout, typography and use of color. Selects and uses stock photography. Creates tables from Excel files. Uses a DSLR camera to shoot product. Concept, design, and production to finished prepressed mechanicals. Di g i t a l Imag i ng

Enhances, retouches, restores and color corrects photos. Creates special effects artwork for all magazines, catalogs, ads, brochures, websites and various marketing collateral using Photoshop. Extensive photo retouching, color correction and photo manipulation. Isolates products and people from their original backgrounds (i.e., complex clipping paths, selection tools, masking, and refined edges for hair). Uses Illustrator for creating packaging, logo type, tracing and other vector artwork. Copywr i t i ng

Writes advertising/sales copy for print and web including: lighting industry, consumer audio electronics, travel and healthcare industries. Copywriting includes gathering information from available data and market research along with researching other available information. Uses hot buttons supplied by client interviews and consumer testimonials. Pho t og raphy

Product, architectural, apparel/model, portraiture and event photography. Photographs product for websites, magazines, catalogs, brochures and ads with a DSLR camera, using telephoto zoom, wide angle and macro lenses with pro-studio lighting. Employment History

Freelancer for various clients 2007–present:

Axios Design • Karebilling • Advanced Energy Systems • Tabletops Unlimited GRAPHIC DESIGN, PRODUCTION, COPYWRITING, PHOTO RETOUCHING and PHOTOGRAPHY. Designs and produces various marketing sales collateral (e.g., catalogs, brochures, magazine ads, sell decks, spec sheets) and packaging on site and off site. Provides b-b and b-c copywriting, and photography for clients. Photo retouching, color correction and photo manipulation. Industries include: consumer and business electronics, LED lighting, healthcare and various consumer products and services. Werner Publishing, Los Angeles, CA 2000–2007

ART DIRECTOR for Pilot Journal magazine. ASSOCIATE ART DIRECTOR for Outdoor Photographer and Digital Photo Pro magazines. Designed and produced ads and advertorials. Photo retouching, color correction and composition. BGM Health Communications, Venice, CA 1999–2000

STUDIO PRODUCTION ARTIST. Produced and prepared finished digital mechanicals for print for an ad agency. Photo retouching, color correction and photo composition.

Educational Insights, Los Angeles, CA 1991–1999

GRAPHIC DESIGNER. Designed and produced catalogs and marketing sales collateral. Photo retouching, color correction and composition. Please see samples of my work on the following pages.

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