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Graphic Designer Executive Manager

Reno, NV
March 01, 2022

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Sparks, Nevada 89441


OBJECTIVE: To obtain employment with a company that offers a positive atmosphere to learn and implement new skills and technologies for the betterment of the organization.

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and Photography

University of Nevada, Reno; 2000

Associates of Arts Degree

Palomar Community College, San Diego; 1995


Graphics Production for SFI USA (April 1, 2013 to Present)

Responsible for completing direct mail pieces, newsletters, email campaigns, print advertisements, product labeling and packaging, website edits and online marketing.

In charge of making sure product gets approved and shipped, inventory and managing departments.

Enforce Company brand standards on all marketing collateral.

Make edits on company websites utilizing HTML and style sheets.

Test and review staging on websites and ensure content for accuracy and functionality before going live.

Utilize iContact for email campaigns such as newsletters and customer surveys.

Help check, design, and print custom labels.

Understanding of rigorous manufacturing processes above and beyond GMP requirements.

Volunteered as co-chair on Social Committee.

Head Graphic Artist/Marketing Assistant for Laughlin Associates, Inc. (May 22,

2000-January 22, 2013)

In charge of laying out and completing creative ads for newspapers and magazines within set deadlines, which included designing brochures, postcards, direct mail pieces, literature packets, invitations, menus, book covers, video production and editing, design logos and letterhead. I also updated and maintained company website and blog.

Responsible for color mechanics i.e.: color separation, pre/post production and reproduction. Proficient in data transfer and image color correction.

Provided Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Social Media support.

Self-employed as Professional Photographer and Graphic Designer. Clients include: Mass Media, High Desert Grill, Xtreme Notebooks and local artists/musicians.

Coordinated one and three day seminars/conferences and webinars.

Participated in Executive Manager Meetings.


Excellent communication skills.

Inventory tracking and ordering.

Attention to detail.

Organization skills with the ability to manage numerous projects, overlapping deliverables, and competing deadlines.

The ability to take direction and effectively communicate with others.

Capacity for both collaborative team work and individual contribution .

Strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively prioritize while maintaining close attention to detail.

Fluent in Photoshop, Pagemaker, InDesign, Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, Infini-D, Acrobat, QuarkXPress, Visio,

Pinnacle Studio, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Microsoft Office Suite and Final Cut Pro. Proficient on both PC & Mac



COURSE WORK: Rockhurst University—Photoshop Conference Skill Path Seminar—How to Design Attention-Grabbing Brochures, Catalogs, Ads, Newsletters and Reports.

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