Experience

2012-Present
AdvantageLumber.com

Creative Director

  • Oversee the production of the bi-annual company catalog including copy, graphic design, photo selection, layout, pre-press, proofing, printing, binding, distribution, mailing
  • Create custom ads for print publications such as home and building, interior design and industry specific magazines
  • Direct photo shoots and video team in Buffalo, NY and Sarasota, FL at private residences and businesses using the product lines, to create commercial content for online and television advertisements
  • Generate content for all social media platforms
  • Coordinate with social media manager to ensure consistency in branding and messaging
  • Coordinate with Graphic/Web Designer on coding and animation projects
  • Solicit and collect customer photos and release forms for company photo contest and use top photo for print and web applications
  • Create customer appreciation gift boxes for top clients, including glassware, cards, cookies, chocolate, champagne and gourmet products
  • Proof copy, content and layout of weekly newsletters emailed to overall client list
  • Met with printing company representative in Philadelphia, PA May 2017
  • Attended marketing and design conference in New York City for professional development 2013-2016

2007 – 2012
AdvantageLumber.com

Senior Graphic / Web Designer

  • Created and updated company logo and branding for web, print, products
  • Managed and updated the website including design and copy
  • Attended trade shows in Baltimore, New York, Chicago, Las Vegas and Orlando and set up and broke down display booth, distributed marketing and promotion materials and met with clients and contractors to provide detailed information about the company and product lines
  • Designed promotional materials such as duffle bags, key chains, pens, notepads, tumblers, mugs and usb drives
  • Designed employee apparel with company logo (tshirts, polos, hats, beanies, jackets, fleeces, and lanyards) and indoor and outdoor building signage
  • Designed trade show booth, banners and displays and oversaw production, transport and delivery to trade show location and back to company headquarters following trade show
  • Created and oversaw production and mailing of sample product boxes to prospective and current clients
  • Created point of purchase displays for sales offices at company locations in Buffalo, NY, Grover, NC, Sarasota, FL and Santa Fe Springs, CA

2007
MOOG Advertising

Junior Graphic / Web Designer

  • Created numerous magazine advertisments and submitted the artwork per magazine specs
  • Designed and coded websites for multiple clients. Managed and updated these websites on a daily basis.
  • Assisted with photography and videography projects in collaboration with the lead photographer.

Skills

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Adobe Acrobat
Dreamweaver
Microsoft Office
Creativity
Passion
Design Sense
Leadership

Education

2007
International Academy of Design and Technology

Summa Cum Laude
Associate of Computer Graphics

2004
University at Buffalo

Bachelors of Arts
Communication

Internship

2003
Walt Disney World

College Internship Program
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