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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Highly experienced Graphic Design Manager, Senior Graphic Artist with 25+ years of experience working with individuals, small businesses, as well as nonprofit companies, and cooperation. Design professional experienced in the strategy, direction, design, coordination, and production of superior quality magazines, supplements, publications, logos, special reports, marketing and promotional materials. Brand development: provides leadership, training, and enforcement of the branding and image, including logo and graphic standards to unify publications in print, web, and other media. Managed and supported project planning from inception, through conceptualization, to final production to service internal and external clients. Excellent skills in: creative design, layout, copy fitting, typography, and photo manipulation, as well as organizational and editorial problem solving skills. Negotiates purchasing services of outside studios and art services; collecting bids and hiring freelance designers and illustrators. Experienced in supervising and providing guidance in the production of publications developed by freelance designers in compliance with brand standards, project budget, schedule, and deadlines.
Skills
Equipment: Macintosh OSX Applications: Adobe Creative Suite CS, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXpress, FlightCheck, MS Office, Scanning software.
Education
Agfa Compugraphics Educational Center Rosslyn, VA Expected in November 1985 Conference Workshop: Digital Printing, Direct marketing, Market Trends, Sustainability, Web2 Print Technology (2009) Flash 8.0 I and II Certificate: EEI Communications (May 2007) Dreamweaver 8.0 I and II Certificate: EEI Communications (March 2007) Web Development I Certificate: EEI Communications (December 2006) Adobe InDesign II Certificate: EEI Communications (October 2005) QuarkXpress Certificate: Taz Tally Graphic Training Workshop, Corporate Press, Lanham, MD (November 1997) Macintosh Operating System 6 and Aldus PageMaker Certificate: Sussex Company, Washington, DC (July 1991) Typesetting MCS Basic Certificate : - GPA :
Affiliations
Jessica Claire
Work History
Baxter - Graphic Design Manager
Ontario, CA, 2008 - Current
  • Manage project planning from inception through conceptualization to final production.
  • Manage the timely production of all deliverables.
  • Monitors job specifications to ensure jobs are produced to meet brand consistency, creative standards, and cost efficiencies.
  • Develops and implements original design concepts for promotional ads, brochures, direct mail pieces, reports, logos, front end web development, and other collateral.
  • Serve as Production Manager, for an award-winning NAFSA International Educator bi-monthly magazine.
  • Provides creative input, interviews potential new vendors and monitor all current print vendor activities.
  • Conceptualized, implements, and take full ownership of original design and production for all of NAFSA's International Educator bi-monthly magazine supplements.
  • Traffic manager: Maintains relationships with vendors and service providers, obtains vendor quotes, negotiate cost, and confirms that estimates are within client's budget.
  • Verifies vendor proofs, and resolves vendor issues in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Provides final art, specifications, scheduled information and instructions to selected vendors.
  • Assures that client artwork is delivered to specification, on time, within budget, and reconciles invoices against vendor estimates.
  • Developed design deliverables that elevated, differentiated and functioned on-brand and on-strategy.
  • Translated complex concepts and data into compelling visuals for media outreach.
  • Designed new on-brand visual elements to effectively convey concepts and messaging.
  • Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in materials and other marketing outreach.
  • Formatted text and graphics for blog posts, newsletters and other materials.
University Of California - Senior Graphic Artist
Berkeley, CA, 1998 - 2008
  • Collaborated, conceptualized, and implemented original designs to internal clients.
  • Initiated and executed innovative visual approaches to corporate and government products
Sir Speedy Printing - Graphic Designer/Digital Specialist
City, STATE, 01/1997 - 01/1998
  • Designed and produced a variety of two- to four-color corporate communications.
  • Projects consist of: marketing materials, annual reports, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, stationery, and books.
  • Calibrated color output*devices and maintained operating systems.
  • Experienced with electronic prepress, paste-up and stat camera techniques.
- Graphic Designer/Typesetter
City, STATE, 01/1993 - 01/1997
  • Client contact, solicited bids, presented creative ideas and storyboards for initial presentation and final implementation of artwork.
  • Clients in the Washington metropolitan area included: American Bar Association, Section of International Law and Practice, Wash., DC; The Institute of International Finance, Inc., Wash., DC; National Association of Social Workers, Wash., DC; and Aspen Publishers, Gaithersburg, MD.
NA - Production Coordinator/Graphic Designer
City, , 01/1989 - 01/1993
  • Coordinated the production and typeset of heavily edited manuscript copy for three quarterly scholarly journals.
  • Projects consisted of: one bimonthly scholarly journal, display ads, books, reports, and other publications.
  • Created and implemented original designs for NASW Press books: journals, promotional ads, reports, and brochures.
  • Coordinated the scheduling and design of camera-ready copy for the NASW Editorial and Marketing Departments.
  • Served as a direct consultant on design and typography.
Interests
Member of National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) Member Association Media & Publishing since February 2008 Portfolio Slideshare portfolio available at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cheryldClaire Portfolio available at: www.facebook.com/cheryldeniseClaire 1
Additional Information
  • Professional honors APEX Award (2015) Award of Excellence for Special Purpose: Internationalizing the Campus 2014. Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Silver Award (2015) Award of Excellence for Special Purpose: Internationalizing the Campus 2014. APEX Award (2013) Award of Publishing Excellence: Internationalizing the Campus 2012. APEX Award (2012) Award of Excellent for Special Purpose: Internationalizing the Campus 2011. Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Gold Award (2011) award for Special Reports: Internationalizing the Campus 2010 Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Silver Award (2010) award for Special Reports: Internationalizing the Campus 2009 APEX Award (2009) Award of Excellent for Special Reports: Internationalizing the Campus 2008. Lockheed Martin Spot Award (2007): Design of Office of Victims Against Women, Magazine Advertisement. NAGC Gold Screen Award (2006): Web Site I, Crimevictims.gov APEX Award (2006) Award of Excellent for News Magazine: The National Law Enforcement and Technology Center, TechBeat Newsletter. NAGC Blue Pencil Award (2004): Brochure, The National Law Enforcement Corrections Technology Center, TechProfiles IABC Silver Inkwell Award of Merit (2003): Brochure, The National Law Enforcement Corrections Technology Center, TechProfiles APEX Award (2001) Award of Excellent for News Magazine: The National Law Enforcement and Technology Center, TechBeat Newsletter. Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding efforts in helping to plan, create, and produce a variety of print, visual, and multimedia products in support of the OJJDP National Conference: Justice for Children: A Vision for the 21st Century (2000). NAGC Blue Pencil Award (1998): Booklet, When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide. Groups and AssocIAtions Member of National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) Member Association Media & Publishing since February 2008 Portfolio Slideshare portfolio available at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cheryldClaire Portfolio available at: www.facebook.com/cheryldeniseClaire 1

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School Attended

  • Agfa Compugraphics Educational Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Graphic Design Manager
  • Senior Graphic Artist
  • Graphic Designer/Digital Specialist
  • Graphic Designer/Typesetter
  • Production Coordinator/Graphic Designer

Degrees

  • Conference Workshop: Digital Printing, Direct marketing, Market Trends, Sustainability, Web2 Print Technology (2009) Flash 8.0 I and II Certificate: EEI Communications (May 2007) Dreamweaver 8.0 I and II Certificate: EEI Communications (March 2007) Web Development I Certificate: EEI Communications (December 2006) Adobe InDesign II Certificate: EEI Communications (October 2005) QuarkXpress Certificate: Taz Tally Graphic Training Workshop, Corporate Press, Lanham, MD (November 1997) Macintosh Operating System 6 and Aldus PageMaker Certificate: Sussex Company, Washington, DC (July 1991) Typesetting MCS Basic Certificate

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