RESUME

Graphic Design          Adobe InDesign

Print Design                Adobe Photoshop

Branding Design        Adobe Illustrator

Digital Design             Adobe After Effects

Packaging Design     

Production Design

DEGREE

BACHELOR OF ARTS, GRAPHIC DESIGN 2011, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

 

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

BAG TAGS, INC., SKOKIE, IL 2021 — PRESENT

• Assisted to increase productivity and profits to pre-pandemic levels
• Production graphic design and pre-press design for event credentials and luggage tags
• Execute variable data, photos, and barcodes for credential tags
• Custom lanyard design
• Promoted from Graphic Designer to Senior Graphic Designer 2022

BRANDING AND DESIGN MANAGER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
HARRIS THEATER FOR MUSIC AND DANCE, CHICAGO, IL 2015 — 2020
• Season branding design, style guide creation, and brand management
• Designed proposal presentation which helped team secure $150,000 season sponsorship
• Created five television commercials which saved the theater $2,500 by bringing in-house
• Print and digital advertisement design
• Print collateral and merchandise design
• Assisted team with email marketing, animated gifs, and social media graphics
• Promoted from Graphic Designer / Digital Production Designer to Branding and Design Manager in 2019


GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PACKAGING AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN SPECIALIST
MAURICE SPORTING GOODS, NORTHBROOK, IL 2012 — 2015
• Packaging design 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 2003 — 2012
• Packaging design 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 mock-ups for customer presentations
• 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

AWARDS

2014 EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER
Maurice Sporting Goods


2012 AMERICAN PACKAGE DESIGN AWARD
Graphic Design USA Magazine

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