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Creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in print and web design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building successful partnerships. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements. Creative experience in the following:

PRINT: CDs, posters, sale sheets, flyers, postcards, newsletters, newspapers & product packaging
WEB: web site design, banners, e-mail newsletters and blasts.

Professional Experience

Graphic Designer
lisadeal.com / iDealmedia.net
Los Angeles, CA and Seattle, WA
2006-present
Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Collaborate with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Manage all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid and administrative functions. Clients include: Arclight Films, Virgin Entertainment, The Little Film Company, ShadowCatcher Entertainment, LeafWing for Professionals, Aldamisa International, Lightning Entertainment, Quango Music Group, Petrol Records, The Comedy Union, Rooftop Promotions, Wright Entertainment, SWD Jewelry, The Film School, Coolhand Promotions, Guitar Center and KnK Jewelry SmallClaimsDepartment.com.

Graphic Designer
Virgin Entertainment Group
Los Angeles, CA
2000-2006
Collaborated with outside advertising agency to design in-store signage (endcaps, listening posts, posters, tillcards, etc.) keeping with the company brand/look. Design and maintain virginmega.com and virginmegamagazine.com web sites, design compilation CDs, and special company CDs (Virgin Recommends), write copy for ads, kiosk art, ads (print) for both local and national publications, banner ads for both the company web site and other sites to promote the web site, e-mail newsletters (v-mail), and company invites (flash) for private concerts and events.

Web Developer
GUESS? Inc. - guess.com
Los Angeles, CA
1999-2000
Collaborated with web designers to build and maintain web site.

Education
Bachelor of Arts - Graphic Design Trinity College and University

Computer Experience

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Quark Express, Dreamweaver, Flash, Adobe Acrobat, HTML (hand coding).

Mac OSX & PC platforms.