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Skills include the expertise in all aspects of creative direction and art direction, brand design and marketing, trade show coordination, project delegation, logo design, technical illustration, photography, page layout, project management, inventory and print production for digital/offset, silk screen and embroidery.

Possess abilities to collaborate, as well as mentor a creative team, set standard processes to drive inter-department efficiencies, and ensure timely project delegation and completion. A keen sense of customer service and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills, and obtains product knowledge to be successful. Strong critical and analytical thinking with an eye for design. A proactive work style and ability to oversee complex design projects, from concept through production and delivery, balancing multiple projects with tight deadlines.

Manage the visual designs of advertising and marketing campaigns for print and digital. Follow design projects through the entire process, setting and meeting deadlines. Provide oversight on Corporate brand guidelines. Manage and create content for Corporate Word Press-based website. Create eye-catching layouts for effective branding. Responsibilities consist of; art direction, creative design, logo design, web design and illustration.

Project management expertise includes: strong conceptual skills, detail orientated, ability to prioritize and multi-task while managing multiple deadlines, work independently on a variety of project simultaneously, creative direction, communication, and quality control. Discussing ideas to conceptualize designs. Creation of numerous designs for all production requirements pertinent to apparel, offset printing, digital printing and/or electronic media, including web.

2020 - Present | Royal Recognition, Inc.
(Muskego, Wisconsin)
 Lead Graphic Designer
 
 
Programs:

Adobe Illustrator CS
Adobe InDesign CS
Adobe PhotoShop CS
Adobe Lightroom CS
Adobe Acrobat/Distiller Word Press
Mailchimp
Advanced Filemaker Pro
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Excel

Experience:

Mac OS & PC Platforms
Canon Cameras
Canon Lenses/Accessories
Xerox Printers
Photo Studio
Product Photography
Packaging Design
Flexography
Offset & Digital Printing
Screen Printing

Oversee the creative strategy and artistic direction of all forms of print and digital marketing. Translate initial ideas and concepts into effective messaging. Responsibilities consist of; art direction, creative marketing and design, logo design, web design and illustration.

Project management expertise includes creative art direction, communication to clients, time tracking, quality control and managing multiple deadlines. Maintaining print and vendor relationships and negotiating outside work. Creation of numerous designs for all production requirements pertinent to apparel, offset printing, digital printing and/or electronic media, including web.

2012 - 2020 | G3 Design, LLC.
(Waukesha, Wisconsin)
Owner - Operator
 
 

Responsibilities consisted of the creative design, illustration and product photography, coupled with complete project management of sales and marketing collateral, internal communications and tradeshow graphics, merchandising, technical illustrations and product photography for all departments within Briggs & Stratton and external client base.

 

Support the marketing plan/strategic plan for responsible market segments. Hands-on leader of the development and execution for creative projects. Oversee visual design execution by providing direction to the design team and align with digital marketing requirements. Create new and improve upon existing marketing collateral to strengthen the brand. Develop multiple compelling creative designs for items, such as infographics, print advertising, literature, email templates, internal and external communications, digital and social advertising, and other creative executions.

2000 - 2012 | Briggs & Stratton Graphic Services (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin)
Lead Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Photographer
 
 
Awards:
 

Graphic Design USA:

 

 

2011 - AS6933 Strattec 2012

 

Comprehensive Catalog

 

 

2007, 2008 & 2009

 

Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging Calendar

 

 

2008 - MS8751A

 

History of Briggs & Stratton Brochure

 

 

2007 - AS6830 Strattec Transponder Guide

 

 

2007 - MS3521 RePower Sell Sheet