|Desired Industry: Advertising
|Desired Job Location: Cleveland/Akron, Ohio
||Date Posted: 11/20/2007
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: Dec. 15 2007
|Desired Wage: 46,500
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: Undecided
I am seeking a position with a stable company that will allow me to utilize my skills as a Graphic Artist while giving me the opportunity to grow and explore innovative design styles.
Patio Enclosures, Inc., Macedonia, Ohio
March 2007 - Present
I am currently working as Graphic Artist in the Newspaper Advertising department.
BASF Admixtures, Inc. (formerly Degussa Admixtures), Beachwood, Ohio
June 2006 - March 2007
I was contracted to assist with the conversion of Degussa Admixtures to BASF Admixtures by redesigning marketing and communications documents such as product literature, data sheets, convention graphics, and direct mail campaigns. I also created web ready art and package design.
The Markell Company, Painesville Twp., Ohio
November 2001 - March 2006
While working for this small marketing company, I designed business-to-business marketing materials, from concept through pre-press, including magazine and newspaper ads, POP and trade show displays, company literature and logos, business materials (business cards, letterheads) and websites.
I also managed projects by working directly with printers and clients to expedite projects to finished marketing materials by obtaining print quotes, executing press checks and meeting with clients to devise looks for marketing materials.
In 2005, I led the design campaign for the Ohio Lumbermen's Association in Columbus Ohio, which resulted in increased membership.
The David Group, Cleveland, Ohio
September 1998 - September 2001
While working for this recruitment design agency, I was part of a team that designed marketing materials (including posters, brochures, direct mail, newspaper and magazine ads) aimed at attracting qualified employees to companies in a variety of fields, such as manufacturing, nursing, R&D, food service and retail. Clients included Honda R&D, Gordon Food Services and Time Warner Cable.
Sun Newspaper, Valley View, Ohio
November 1996 - September 1998
While working for this weekly newspaper I designed display and classified ads, as well as special section covers and advertising.
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1991 - 1996
Completed Fine Arts curriculum with concentration in Graphic Design and Sculpture
Graduated May 12, 1996 earning BFA
Nordonia High School, Macedonia, Ohio 1987 - 1991
Completed College Prep curriculum with courses in art
Graduated May 8, 1991
Technical & Computer Skills:
Hardware: Power Mac and PC operating systems, Desktop Scanners, Zip Flash and CD Drives
Software: Quark Xpress 6, OFOTO and VistaScan 1.2 (desktop scanning software), Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, InDesign CS2, Freehand 10, Adobe Acrobat Professional and Distiller, Mac Write Pro, HTML, Dreamweaver CS2 5, Fireworks 4, Flash 5, Pantone, RGB and CMYK color manipulation, separation
Available upon request.
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