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Graphic Designer

Milford, CT
February 24, 2020

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To obtain a Graphic Designer

role that will allow me to utilize

my strong sense of design


Adobe Creative Suite

• Photoshop • Illustrator • InDesign

• Acrobat Pro • Bridge • Dreamweaver

Microsoft Office

• Word • PowerPoint • Excel • SharePoint

Cloud Storage

• Box • Dropbox • Google Drive




Mac OS and Windows OS


• Publishing • Print • Logo Design

• Marketing Design • Page Layout

• Email Design • Advertising Design

• Infographics • Package Redesign

• Web Banner Design • Branding

• Tradeshow/Event Graphics


Southern Connecticut State University

New Haven, CT / 1999 – 2002

Bachelor of Science in Studio Art,

Concentration in Graphic Design 2002

University of Maryland

College Park, MD / 1998 – 1999

St. John’s University

Jamaica, NY / 1997 – 1998


• Family time with wife and 3 sons

• Former college soccer player

• Former college soccer Assistant

and Goalkeeper coach

• Played soccer internationally

• Played semi-professional soccer

• Soccer goalkeeper coach & trainer

• Speak conversational Italian

• Volunteer at charity events and at

children’s schools

• Charcoal sketching and oil painting


Ethan Allen Global, Inc.

Danbury, Connecticut / 12.2019 – Present

Digital Media & Email Specialist

• Works closely with Director, Web Creative and Digital Team in the execution and implementation of email marketing campaigns on both national and local levels

• Responsible for size, selection and arrangement of illustrative images and copy in creative areas that is fully in line with the Ethan Allen brand

• Update online content, including: EAInsider intranet; consumer website; touchscreen; mobile, and other online needs Freelance (Nestlé, Travel & Adventure Show, Optima Group...and more) Milford, Connecticut / 02.2002 – Present

Graphic Designer

• Create digital web banner ads for social media and websites

• Design logos for soccer companies and restaurants/bars

• Rework/redesign product packaging and other collaterals for print

• Design collaterals for print advertising and marketing Connecticut Pythons SC and GOOOAL Sports Complex

Stratford, Connecticut / 09.2004 – Present

Director of Goalkeepers

• Instruct technical goalkeeper training sessions, indoor and outdoor

• Run individual and group private goalkeeper training classes

• Manage and direct indoor goalkeeper clinics

• Using my past experience as a University Goalkeeper Coach to help motivate and propel young goalkeepers to reach their potential UBM (Business Journals, Inc. prior to the 2016 UBM acquisition) Norwalk, Connecticut / 03.2003 – 06.2018

Art Director

• Magazines (print and digital) page layout designs for 6 B2B trade/industry publications – FORUM, ACCENT, ACCESSORIES, MR, Modern Brewery Age, and Turbomachinery International

• Worked collaboratively with the Creative Director, Design Director, Publishers, Editors and Director of Production on all (print and digital) publications, marketing and advertising materials

• Created png web banner ads and animated rotating gif banner web ads for the websites of the magazines

• Image processing: cropping and sizing for print and web

• Photo retouching and manipulation of photographs/images

• Uploaded jpg Fashion runway images, product shots and text/ copy to the ACCESSORIES magazine website

• With TMI, periodically changed the image, text/copy and the newsletter link on the website home page and did basic HTML code changes

• Created digital files for emails, social media and websites

• Regularly multitasking design projects in a fast-paced environment

• Always conscience of deadlines, and meeting those deadlines JEAN VENDITTI



Phone: 203-***-****



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