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EXPERIENCE


BRANDING AND DESIGN MANAGER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

HARRIS THEATER FOR MUSIC AND DANCE, CHICAGO, IL 2015 — PRESENT

Season branding design, style guide creation, and brand management

TV commercial video editing and design for English National Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and King Singers

Animation design for stage projection for Harris Theater anniversary dinner on stage

Proposal presentation box design for Sterling Bay

Print advertisement design for O'Hare Airport, RedEye, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Michigan Avenue Magazine, and Harris Theater programs

Print design of season catalogs, street banners, large scale vinyl murals, annual reports, proposals, flyers, posters, and invitations

Merchandise design of t-shirts, tote bags, pins, and cups

Digital advertisement design for Midway Airport, Chicago loop bus stops, Google, Facebook, Chicago Tribune, and Chicago Magazine

Digital display graphic design, content management, and technician for outdoor LED kiosks, box office monitors, and large lobby video panel wall

Creating and editing video content for large lobby video panel wall

Sizzle / Highlight reel presentation video editing and design for board meetings

Email marketing (Eblast) graphics and animated GIF design

Editing images for Harris Theater website, Groupon, Goldstar, and TravelZoo

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PACKAGING AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN SPECIALIST

MAURICE SPORTING GOODS, NORTHBROOK, IL 2012 — 2015

Responsible for designing innovative yet cost effective packaging for sporting goods

Layout production design for packaging, product cosmetics, and displays

Utilized style guides for packaging and products

Reviewed layout specifications for accuracy

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

RANDA ACCESSORIES, CHICAGO, IL 2004 — 2012

Responsible for designing innovative yet cost effective packaging for men’s fashion accessories

Created brand identities, logos, artwork, and packaging for internal private label brands

Rendered fully stocked store fixtures for customer presentations in 2D and 3D

Crafted in-house mock-ups for customer presentations

Worked one on one with domestic vendors to design and produce in-store signage, retail fixtures, catalogs, and showroom displays

Produced printed marketing materials for internal and external company use

Photographed product using in-house photo studio

Promoted from Assistant Graphic Designer to Graphic Designer 2009

Promoted from Administrative Assistant to Assistant Graphic Designer 2004

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

RANDA ACCESSORIES, CHICAGO, IL 2003 — 2004

Sourcing product and packaging with overseas vendors

Managing project requests and workflow report of packaging department


SOFTWARE SKILLS


Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe After Effects

Adobe Premiere

iMovie

Roxio Toast

Sketchup

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Powerpoint

Prezi

HTML, CSS, CMS

iWork

PLM


EDUCATION


BACHELOR OF ARTS, GRAPHIC DESIGN DEGREE

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO, Chicago, IL 2011

INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA ASSOCIATE DEGREE

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF MERCHANDISING AND DESIGN, Chicago, IL 2000


AWARDS


2014 EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER

Maurice Sporting Goods

2012 AMERICAN PACKAGE DESIGN AWARD

GRAPHIC DESIGN USA MAGAZINE