Experience

Education

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY, New Britain, CT
Bachelor of Science – Industrial Technology | Specialization: Graphics Technology

Experience

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / MARKETING ASSOCIATE

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY, Lenox, MA (May 2018 – present)

Assist the Marketing Director by preparing printed materials ranging from – but not limited to – season Playbill, brochures, show inserts, flyers, and custom social media posts. Help maintain design files on the company server and coordinate print projects with vendors.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER - FREELANCE & CONSULTING

Winchendon, MA (May 2011 – May 2018) | Lee, MA (May 2018 – present)

Print Design – Design and prepare print materials ranging from – but not limited to – logo design, business cards, postcards, flyers, and program booklets. Also assist clients with quoting and communicating with print vendors when needed.

Digital Design / Social Media – Work with clients to design and prepare websites. Assist clients with researching various web platforms to help provide information so they can make an informed decision for their website. Design graphic content for clients and assist with posting on various social media sites.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER - MARKETING DEPARTMENT

THE L.S. STARRETT COMPANY, Athol, MA (July 2011 – April 2018)

Print Design – Work with the Senior Graphic Designer maintain and prepare all printed materials ranging from – but not limited to – catalogs, brochures, data sheets, packaging, and advertisements. Responsible for organizing and maintaining all design files on the department server. Responsible for coordinating all print projects with vendors including quoting, scheduling, and press runs.

Digital Design / Social Media – Work with the web team to maintain all design elements on all digital platforms. Digital platforms include publications and website images. Also assist the web team design and prepare social media content such as posts and images.

Office – Assist the Project Coordinator, and other company employees, with office tasks including payroll, office management, custom PowerPoint presentations and trade shows.

WEB / GRAPHICS DEPARTMENT

CCSU STUDENT CENTER, New Britain, CT (August 209 – May 2011)

Design printed publications promoting campus activities sponsored by the CCSU Student Center and / or student organizations. Designs range from – but not limited to – monthly activity program posters, newsletters, brochures and flyers.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER - FREELANCE

UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, Hartford, CT (January 2009 – May 2009)

Design brochures promoting various programs at The Hartt School of Music the University of Hartford offered to students and the general public.

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ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD (CC)

MICROSOFT OFFICE

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*Self Taught

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PHOTOSHOP

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MICROSOFT
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MICROSOFT
POWERPOINT

Digital Media Skills

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FACEBOOK

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WORDPRESS

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Professional Skills

  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Design / Creative Direction
  • Corporate Branding
  • Marketing / Advertising

Design Skills

  • Print Design
  • Digital Publications
  • Packaging
  • Photography
  • Web Design

Computer Skills

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