41 Graeler Drive Saint Louis, Missouri 63146 314.607.5864 email@example.com
To obtain a position in the graphics industry in which I can use my design skills, management aptitude and vast experience to provide professional creative services to meet and exceed the needs of the client.
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, as well as non-graphic applications MicroSoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
Logo design, brand management, product/packaging design/mock-up, layout, production, print management, embroidery digitizing, photography, vector illustration, web design, product copywriting, professional presentation production, photographic editing and manipulation in addition to merchandise decoration and screen printing.
Project management, sales/marketing copywriting/editing, electronic and print pre-press, print press management, resource management, media/print purchasing, team management and leadership, team member acquisition, goal-setting, performance reviews, team-building, incentive and motivation
A Skeetz Production- St. Louis, Missouri, May 2010 – Present
Owner/Lead Designer/Brand Master- Independent Graphic Designer providing professional, affordable, creative solutions for businesses and organizations. Specializing in brand management, print and electronic advertising for a variety of clients including service providers (Web Developers, Printers, ASI Distributors), business-to-business and retail manufacturers and distributors in a freelance or contract capacity.
GatewayCDI- St. Louis, Missouri, February 1990 – March 2011
Creative Director- Encompassed hands-on management and leadership of a team of 4-9 creative individuals– designers, photographers, copywriters and production artists and the resources at the team’s disposal to concept, design and produce print, electronic, product and Web materials to service external and internal clients. Additional responsibilities include client services and brand management as well as presentation and proposal development. In addition, as a member of the management team, participated in goal-setting and decision-making on both a departmental and company-wide level to exceed the needs of our clients, expand market share and become a leader in the promotional products industry.
American Stamp and Marking Saint Louis, Missouri, May 1988 – February 1990 Production Artist- responsible for design, paste-up, tech-formulas, film-stripping and darkroom work for the production of Flexographic printing plates and rubber stamps.
Associate Arts Degree Commercial Art and Advertising Design Saint Louis Community College at Florissant Valley
Awards and Activities
Florissant 200 year anniversary billboard contest Member of the Year- GatewayCDI 1992 and 2001 Maryland Heights Chamber of Commerce Volunteer Leadership Award- 2011 Northwest Chamber of Commerce Betty O’Keefe Volunteer of the Year- 2013 Community News Best of Northwest County- Graphic Design/Business Services- 2017, 2018, 2019 Greater North County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2019-present
Available upon request
Creative Director at GatewayCDI