Resumé

Experience

Graphic Designer & Marketing Consultant, Sole Proprietor
Betty Gay Design [ October 2014 – Present ]
+ Designing new marketing promotions based on client’s needs
+ Developing unique branding for small businesses and small business proprietors
+ Designing new printed and online promotional materials
+ Managing and updating websites and email newsletters
+ Managing social media advertising with current company promotions
+ Writing press releases
+ Coordinating and reserving ad space in various publications
+ Illustrating infographics optimized for social sharing

Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator
Billington Welding & Manufacturing [ February 2012 – October 2014 ]
+ Designing printing sales materials and other promotional materials for the company and its subsidiaries. Including coordinating photos hoots with professional photographers or taking photographs internally
+ Working with customers to create or edit designs for large format printing
+ Quoting and estimating large format printing costs
+ Developing an online portal for dealers to access sales materials
+ Updating product instruction manuals and parts catalogs
+ Writing, designing and sending email newsletters
+ Develop and push content onto social media channels
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+ Coordinated with patent lawyer to establish a trademark
+ Wrote and distributed press releases for new products
+ Coordinated placement of ads in industry publications
+ Coordinating exhibiting at trade shows and events

Graphic Designer
Never Boring Design Associates [ November 2006 – January 2012 ]
+ Working directly with clients on sales materials, advertisements and websites
+ Coordinating with print vendors to print completed projects

Adjunct Professor
University of the Pacific, Visual Arts Department [ January 2008 – May 2008 ]
+ Instructed third year graphic design students in corporate identity and the fundamentals of branding

Graphic Designer
ProGrip USA [ June 2005 – November 2006 ]
+ Designed and printed point-of-purchase displays on large format printer
+ Designed sales materials and virtual mock ups of packaging displays
+ Created packaging mock ups for sales meetings
+ Ran small production runs on a large format printer

Graphic Designer
Robert E. Kennedy Library [ July 2005 – October 2005 ]
+ Researched, designed, and implemented a way-finding signage system to help students locate services more easily in the library


Education

BFA–Art and Design
Graphic Design Concentration
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cum Laude


Digital Literacy

PC/Mac Proficient
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
HTML5/CSS3
Microsoft Office