I am a creative professional with extensive project experience from concept to development. Talents include the ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment. Meticulous Graphic Designer, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad industry experience includes Healthcare, Finance and Technology. Experienced in management with excellent client and project management skills. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.
Excel in designing art work for press or other applications. Proactive media and communications professional with 15 years in internal and external communications, social media, blogging and editorial media relations. Strategic Marketing and Communications Consultant with a firm grasp of corporate messaging and branding. Possesses a strong work ethic, as well as exceptional writing, editing and research skills. Tradeshow Coordinator successful at presenting business concepts in an organized and persuasive manner. Deadline-driven and highly motivated.Tradeshow Coordinator with strengths in special events and promotion planning. Frequently attends marketing seminars and conducts outside research to stay current with market trends and consumer needs.
CS Design Suite
Excellent interpersonal skills
Brand development and management
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent media contacts
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Travel Coordinator / Personal Assistant12/2000
to 01/2012 Bessemer Living Trust – Fresno,
Protective Services - At Dionex Corporation created a separate backup system for the Macintoshes in marketing, prior to this they were backing up the systems with PC server backup, not all of the graphic files were recoverable when retrieved.
I wrote documentation and procedure for backup.
I also wrote documentation for editing and guidelines for format of slide layout, production and slide file data storage.
Design - Responsible for creative design for prominent Product Brochures.
Effective Communication - Followed up and kept track of current and pending orders from the product teams and correspondence from vendors.
Skillpath Courses: Managing Multiple Projects, Objectives and Deadlines.
Fundamentals of Successful Project Management.
The Conference for Adobe Photoshop users.
This consisted of scheduling for events and seminars and travel arrangement for a retired physician.
I would book flight, hotel and car rental.
The last five years I have provided in home care for this gentleman.
My position ended here March 23, 2012.
Senior Graphic Designer04/1992
to 06/1999 West Valley Staffing Group – Sunnyvale,
As a contract employee I worked at about 28 different companies, as a graphic designer, marketing coordinator and a trade show coordinator.
Three years of this time span was spent working for Dionex Corporation, Trimble Navigation, from within marketing communications.
At Mission College I worked on college catalog and semester class schedule.
In each case my contract was bought out and I was hired on as a full time employee.
These are some of the many companies I have done contract design for.
Served as the primary point of contact for incoming media calls, including requests for meetings and interviews with company executives and experts.
Coordinated trade shows, media buying and planning, sales promotions and direct mail campaigns.
Created interactive digital presentations for executives.
Drafted and managed print, online and social media communications designed to promote company brand, image and values.
Established and maintained external communications calendar, and managed scheduled assignments.
Leveraged professional relationships to develop new business opportunities.
Built and maintained media and coalition lists.
to 04/1992 Alphagraphics / Alco Print – Fremont,
After two years as a lead production designer.
I was named as the manager of the graphic design department.
Responsibilities included managing training and setting design standards and pricing for client design projects.
I am Knowledgeable in designing for press or printed medium.
I am also responsible for creative design for Galaxy Realty, Kaiser Permanente, and NEC.
7800 E Orchard Rd, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 BS / Organizational Leadership Coursework includes: Management, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing Relevant coursework: Fundamentals of Communication, Strategic Sales, Retail Sales and Marketing Communications: CurrentColorado State University-
Continuing education in Masters in Television and Film Production at Academy of Arts