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Social Media Graphic Designer

Location:
Suitland, MD
Salary:
80,000/YEARLY
Posted:
January 02, 2020

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JUSTIN WINFREE

Mobile: 301-***-**** ada6yy@r.postjobfree.com

Graphic Designer: Marketing/ Consultant

Target: Communications strategy/ Digital Strategy/ Web Development/ Content Development/ Consultant & Business Transformation

Leader in positioning companies for dynamic change and profitable expansion. Distinguished 6 year track record of creating impactful visual communications that build brand identity and engage customers. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills: dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication, problem solving and analytical abilities. Passionate about creating innovative

marketing strategies and campaigns.

Core Competencies

Website Design

Brochure & Newsletters

Logos & Business Cards

Posters & Postcards

Social Media Management

Stationary

Illustration

Videography & Photography

Infographics

Vendor Management

Software Proficiency

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

ADOBE DREAMWEAVER

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

ADOBE PREMIERE

ADOBE INDESIGN

CORELDRAW

ADOBE LIGHTROOM

FL STUDIOS

MICROSOFT OFFICE

Professional Highlights

Freelance Designer, DC, MD, VA 2010 - Present

Graphic Design

●Produce a wide range of communication materials, such as newsletters, cards, logos, posters, manuals and infographics for a variety of companies. Accountable for all levels of design, from conceptualization through production.

●Develop, update and code website templates, (images, wording, color, determine the size and arrangement of designs)

●Consult clients on thematic marketing campaigns which require print, digital, or social media design elements

●Provide strong creative ability with a diversity of style appropriate to a mix of projects, unique solutions, and flawless high quality execution.

●Manage solo, multiple projects, work as part of a team, meet project deadlines, present final layouts to clients for approval, develop graphic design concepts.

●Prepare finished copies and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; and purchasing from vendors.

●Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills by identifying and solving challenges with marketing strategies

●Published clients include: KitchenCray, KitchenCray Café, Lauren Vonderpool, Queen Of Green, Crab Boss, Main Street Coffee and Treats, Flight Club(Junior aviation non profit), and Johnny's Boy (Sports Bar and Grill)

Arthur Blank YMCA, Atlanta, GA 2018 - 2019

Graphic Design Instructor

●Effectively built, motivated, and directed design projects from concept through completion

●Taught basic design principles such as contrast, balance, emphasis, movement, white space, proportion, hierarchy, repetition, rhythm, pattern, unity, and variety

●Established print design pathway creating further opportunities for students interested in graphic design

●Advanced technology skills: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

●Developed and taught original lesson plans full time for Graphic Design classes

●Expanded program to include Digital Photography, Videography, and Digital Illustration.

●Created innovative lesson plans and implemented an engaging curriculum

Visions Studios, District Heights MD 2014-2015 Graphic Design/ Audio Engineer/ Photographer /Video

●Managed and ensured accurate, consistent, and high quality output made on all visuals

●Lead a design team of 11 people

●Managed and distributed task to my team as clients came in with work.

●Managed all visual preparations for albums, album release parties, Charity events, music videos, commercials, and apparel

●Designed, printed and pressed C.V.Studios apparel for every event

●Worked closely with artists and clients to bring their project to life

●Prepared work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials

●Planned concepts by creating a vision board

●Illustrated concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts

●Obtained approval of concepts by submitting rough layout for approval

●Prepared finished copies and art by operating typesetting, printing, and similar equipment; and purchasing from vendors

●Prepared final layout by marking and pasting up finished copies and art

●Completed projects by coordinating with outside agencies, art services and printers.

●On-site photographer for every event

●Directed, edited, and managed a team of 3 for all on-site videos: video blogs, concerts, documentary, and music videos

●Managed all social media platforms

Education

B.A. Graphic Design (2015)

Salisbury University

Salisbury, MD

A.A. Liberal Arts (2012)

Hudson Valley CC

Troy. NY



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