GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Resume

 

Work Experience

Graphic Designer
David James Group - Oakbrook Terrace, IL
March 2015-Present

- Developed artwork and layout for print and digital signage, banners, posters, publications, infographics and flyers
- Created web and social graphics to be used across all platforms
- Collaborated with creative and account team to meet client expectations and deadlines
- Conceptualized and designed cover artwork for monthly scientific journals

Graphic Designer/Project Manager
Precision Language & Graphics - Schaumburg, IL
AUGUST 2014-March 2015

- Managed translation projects
- Prepared translation files to be sent to freelance translators
- Provided French translations and quality assurance whenever necessary
- Typesetting of business cards, manuals, documents, and other client projects in a variety of languages

IT Project Team Member
BRP- Sturtevant, WI
January 2014-September 2014

- Assisted with Statistical Analysis
- Collected numerical data and built reports in Excel.
- Tracked mobile user usage patterns and expenses
- Created and designed reports and informative documents

Photographer
Visual Image Photography, inc.- Cedarburg, WI
July 2011-february 2012

- Responsible for set-up and tear down of photographic equipment such as lights, stands, and backdrop
- Metered and tested lights for optimal lighting conditions
- Photographed students for yearbook and ID photos
- Photographed students outdoors and indoors for sports portraits
- Assured quality of photos to fit customer standards

Graphic Design Intern
Lexis Creative, inc.- Tokyo, Japan
May 2012

- Assisted designer team with soup packaging project by designing a new label.

Research Intern
Lexis Creative, inc.- Shanghai, China
June 2011

- Assisted web design team by researching fashion trends and website layouts, compiled data in a spreadsheet for future reference.


Education

University of Wisconsin-Parkside (2009-2013)

Bachelor of Arts. Graphic Design, Minor in French Studies
 


Skills

Software

- Adobe Creative Suite CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects)
- Keynote
- Microsoft Office
- Mac OSX/PC Proficient

Languages

- Introductory HTML/CSS
- Bilingual in French and English
- Beginner level in Japanese, Chinese and Spanish