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Graphic Designer

Location:
United States
Posted:
September 23, 2008

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Genie Funk

**** ** **** ****** | Bethany, OK ****8

Cell 405-***-**** | *********@*****.***

Skills

Graphic Designer: Adept in creating effective informational materials for both print and

web use. Streamlined an organization’s identity within a couple of months of being employed.

Project manager: Able to lead projects from conception to completion, delegating

responsibilities as needed while participating to insure objectives are accomplished and

deadlines are met. Established a work flow system which included project coding, filing,

tracking and archiving.

Event Planner: Skillful in developing event concepts, organizing pre-event requirements

which will assure that the event will be a successful endeavor. Responsible organization

of various events from health fairs to convention venues which involved the development of

promotional items, organization of vendors and development of trade show booths.

Areas of study & expertise

• Quality Assurance

• Project Management

• Event Planning

• Graphic Design

• Mac OSX or Windows

• Adobe CS3

• QuarkXPress

• Microsoft Office

• Photography

Professional Experience

Communications Designer

CCPOA Benefit Trust Fund • Sacramento, CA January 2006 - May 2008

Streamlined the corporate identity of the Trust, developed and maintained an organizational system to identify printed

material as well as computer files and archives, coordinated the accuracy of print and web materials with all departments

within the Trust as well as outside vendors through consistent project management and organization and opening lines

of communications with various company departments and outside vendors. Lead designer throughout employment,

supervised and delegated work to Jr. designer and office assistant. Worked with printers, both local and national, to

ensure that project costs for print, promotional or clothing needs, did not exceed the set budget, completion deadline

was met and final product was of satisfactory quality.

• Developed and designed print materials such as brochures, ads, newsletters, etc while coordinating print and

mailing jobs with various local printers. Met all deadlines set for print and web materials, promotional items, and

mailings.

• Maintained web site using HTML.

• Wrote copy for all print material, web site and Power Point presentations.

• Organized health fairs, trade-show booths and informational meetings with various correctional facilities

throughout California.

• Coordinated promotional items and clothing with various departments and events.

• Coordinated the accuracy of printed materials with all departments within the Trust as well as outside vendors.

Graphic Designer

Comanche County Memorial Hospital • Lawton, OK May 2005 - August 2005

• Designed weekly newspaper ads for various departments in the hospital and the physicians associated with the

hospital.

• Wrote copy for weekly internal newsletter.

• Wrote and designed community newsletter which was printed in the local newspaper in a full page spread.

• Designed stationary and logos for various department and physician offices.

• Worked with team to develop marketing strategies and concepts for the hospital, it’s clinics, and physicians.

Freelance Graphic Designer/Photographer June 1997 – May 2005

Worked with small businesses and non-profit organizations to develop corporate identities, marketing plans and event

planning. Provided design services for printed materials, promotional items and websites often acting as liaison between

vendor and client to assure project completion and acceptable quality of finished product. Provided a variety of photographic

services including executive portraits, product images, photographic restoration and photographic manipulation.

Graphic Design Intern

Harcourt Assessment, Inc • San Antonio, TX November 2003 – April 2004

Worked with Marketing Department under the Design Coordinator designing magazine and newspaper ads, product

catalogs and related product brochures as well as inhouse posters and flyers. Developed an archive for finished projects

and directories for art and graphics. Worked with commercial printers to bundle files for four color printing. Acted as

proofreader for materials produced by other designers and layout staff prior to press. Participated in marketing strategy

meetings to give a “newcomer’s” view point

Photographer/Graphic Designer

Motophoto • Oklahoma City December 1996 – June 1997, September 2000 - April 2003

Lead Photographer in the studio and on location at four different studios including Penn Square, NW Expressway,

Hefner, 122nd& May.

Trained new photographers and lab technicians. Served as technician on several different types of photographic

printing. Provided photographic restoration and adjustments.

Worked with management to develop studio and store promotions then went on to create newspaper ads, studio

designs and promo samples for the store. Also designed promotional flyers, personalized greeting cards and business

card for clients.

Education

University of Central Oklahoma • Edmond, OK

B.A. in Journalism - Photographic Arts (May 2006)

Oklahoma City Community College • Oklahoma City, OK

A.A. in Graphic Communication (May 2002)

Oklahoma School Of Photography • Moore, OK

Certificate of Completion (March 1995)

References

Heidi Smith 916-***-****

Rev. Stephen Hale 580-***-****

Lori Cummings 580-***-****

Stefanie Stevenson 210-***-****

Portfolio available



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