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RESUME

Graphic Design          Adobe InDesign

Production Design      Adobe Photoshop

Print Design                Adobe Illustrator

Branding Design         Adobe After Effects

Digital Design 

Packaging Design     

DEGREE

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

 

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PRODUCTION DESIGNER

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

  • Increased productivity and profits to pre-pandemic levels

  • Production graphic design and pre-press design for event credentials and luggage tags

  • Print design for ads and flyers

  • Custom lanyard design

  • Variable data, photo, barcode, and QR code creation for credential tags

  • Promoted from Graphic Designer to Senior Graphic Designer Jan 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, mailer, brochure, and merchandise design

  • Designed email marketing, animated gifs, and social media graphics

  • Promoted from Graphic Designer / Digital Production Designer to Branding and Design Manager in 2019


PRODUCTION DESIGNER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
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

PRODUCTION DESIGNER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
RANDA ACCESSORIES, CHICAGO, IL 2003 — 2012

  • Packaging design and production design for men’s fashion accessories

  • Created brand identities, logos, 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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