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Graphic Designer Manager

Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Salary:
30hr
Posted:
October 08, 2019

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• Nikkia is a Graphic Designer with more than ** years of experience

• Extensive experience working with Mac Operating System and PC platforms

• Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat

• Designed books, posters, brochures, over 60 logos, iPad launch screens, and icons for sales training apps, and also edited short movie.

• Supported all company departments with any graphics related issues Education

The University of the Arts, The college of Art and Design One Semester 2017 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, CE Certificate Program, Web Design The University of the Arts, The college of Art and Design Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.F.A., Graphic Design Certificate of Continuing Education (“How to Get Organized and Get It Done”), Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center, 2001 Skills:

Extensive experience in the following computer software on both Mac and PC platforms: QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Documentum/Change Control Systems, Inform Content Compare, SPL, Dynasign, Apple Keynote, iMovie, BBEdits, Dreamweaver, Act-on, Interactive PDF’s. Alphabroder 6 Neshaminy Interplex, Feasterville Trevose, PA 19053 Contractor Aug 2018 – May 2019 Graphic Designer

Designed handouts, banners, emails, landing pages, social media profile and cover Images, and flyers for sales and promotions. Designed animated interactive PDF’s. Egalet Inc., Wayne, PA Contractor Jan 2019 – Current Manager Graphic Design/Graphic Designer

Performed graphic edits to product labeling and packaging artwork for U.S. markets. Managed artwork iteration control, organization, and filing procedures, including cartons, blister foils, bottle labels, and patient information and medical guide inserts. Documentum/Change Control Systems. Starr Restaurants Group, Philadelphia PA Contractor April 2018 – June 2018 Graphic Designer and Production

Performed graphic edits to menu artwork for multiple restaurants loctated in Philadelphia, New York, Washington DC and Florida

Layout and design signage:

Assisted with artwork management, including printing, organization, filing, and internal approval cycle movement. Controlled workflow and efficiency of multiple, constantly moving projects for various brands. Bank of America, Pennington NJ Contractor Jan 2018 – April 2018 Graphic Designer Level II

Responsible for creating communications and education materials/collateral to promote products and services offered by Client’s Retirement & Benefit Plan Services Group. Layout and design communications developed to educate plan participants on the four cornerstones of the communication program:

Ensure that all pieces produced maintain appropriate branding standards and support a strong presence of multicultural images.

Performed graphic edits to e-mails using Dreamweaver and Litmus. Iroko Pharmaceuticals, Navy Yard Corporate Center, Philadelphia, PA Contractor June 2017 – Dec 2018 Manager Graphic Design/Traffic Manager

Performed graphic edits to product labeling and packaging artwork for U.S. markets. Managed artwork iteration control, organization, and filing procedures, including cartons, blister foils, bottle labels, and patient information and medical guide inserts. Documentum/Change Control Systems. Iroko Pharmaceuticals, Navy Yard Corporate Center, Philadelphia, PA Jan 2011 – Sept 2016 Manager Graphic Design/Traffic Manager

Performed graphic edits to product labeling and packaging artwork for international and U.S. marketing. Designed new packaging artwork while adhering to strict pharmaceutical regulations and FDA guidelines. Managed artwork iteration control, organization, and filing procedures, including cartons, blister foils, bottle labels, and patient information and medical guide inserts. Documentum/Change Control Systems. Set up templates and dielines in 12 different languages for six different products. 5828 North 5th Street • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19120 267-***-**** • adajof@r.postjobfree.com • www.linkedin.com/in/nikkiabranch Online Nikkia portfolio @ https://www.Branch behance.net/nikkiadesigns Summary

Experience

Worked with packaging print companies to issue packaging print correctly worldwide. Supported all company departments with graphics needs, from taking product photographs and creating mock-ups of product labeling to designing PowerPoint presentations, interactive PDF’s, banners, tradeshow panels, books, posters, brochures, logos (more than 60), iPad launch screens, and icons for sales training apps. Edited short movies.

Assisted with artwork management, including organization, filing, and internal approval cycle movement. Controlled workflow and efficiency of multiple, constantly moving projects for various brands. Worked with the sales team and a video director to design the PowerUp logo for the sales training conference and PowerPoint templates.

Worked with marketing department, the ad agencies, and printers to get marketing materials produced for conference and new product launches on schedule.

Collaborated with team to choose a new marketing and in-house design printer to help reduce cost. Worked with all of outside suppliers coordinating copy and proof approvals and ensured they are circulated within Iroko for necessary review and approvals.

As a one person department I was constantly working to meet every department’s timelines and did so effectively.

Senior Graphic Designer/Traffic Manager

Oversaw labeling and company graphics execution.

Managed layout of cartons, labels, and patient information and medical guide inserts, and set up templates and dielines in 12 different languages for six different products. Worked with packaging print companies to issue packaging print correctly. Supported all company departments with any graphics-related issues. Designed books, posters, brochures, over 60 logos, iPad launch screens, and icons for sales training apps, and also edited short movie.

Assisted with artwork management, including organization, filing, and internal approval cycle movement. Controlled workflow and efficiency of multiple, constantly moving projects for various brands. Received Going the Extra Mile Award in 2013 for contributions supporting design and implementation of new sales organization materials, including “Project Power,” competency framework, and regional business managers’ business cards.

Recognized with company SPOT Award in 2014 and 2015. Graphic Designer/Traffic Manager/Production Artist 2009– 2011 Directed labeling and company graphics execution.

Oversaw carton, label, and insert layout.

Set up templates and dielines in 48 different languages. Supported all company departments with any graphics related issues. Assisted in artwork management in terms of organization, filing, and internal approval cycle movement. Controlled workflow and efficiency of multiple constantly moving projects for various brands. Obtained several bids from varies vendors for sales materials. Negotiated the price and purchases for printed materials for sales, such as tradeshow banners and handouts. Produce For Better Health Foundation, Hockessin, Delaware 2005 – 2008 Senior Graphic Designer

Managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept through completion. Collaborated with clients and consistently met deadlines and requirements of company guidelines. Directed visual and typography aspects of company and company newsletter and created new catalog items, promotional pieces, brochures, logos, email blast, website graphics, tradeshow graphics, postcards, annual reports, letterheads, and banners. Organized photoshoots.

Designed several PBH best-selling products, including fruit and veggie CD cover, posters, and chopping boards.

Star Group, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 2004 – 2005

Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Developed brochure and ads for Louis Christian Wayne Robert Salon Spa, designed all promotional material for Catelli Ristorante and the Fareway restaurant, created ads and billboards for Zinman Fur and Red Cross, and designed program book for Think Cure Think Pink campaign. The Brownstein Group, Philadelphia, PA 2002 – 2004 Graphic Designer/Production Artist

Toll Brothers, INC. Huntingdon Valley, PA 2000 – 2002 Graphic Designer

Created company newsletter and national communities’ newsletters, promotional pieces, sales collateral, brochures, logos, billboards, and postcards. Coordinated with vendors to meet all project requirements and deadlines. Metrokids Publications, Philadelphia, PA 1998 – 2001 Art Director

Designed ads as contractor, eventually becoming art director for multiple publications. Directed look and feel of three monthly papers plus four annual publications. Created new looks for all publications and media kits. Supervised ad designer and worked with sales team to ensure accurate ad placements and deadlines. Received Parenting Publications of America Excellence Gold Award in 1999.



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