SKILLS

Successfully working in the graphic design industry for 27+ years, I have been employed at Extron  for 20+ years and doing freelance design as well.

Creating a wide variety of projects ranging from basic production to custom brochures (between 35-70+ per calendar year), corporate branding, digital media, catalogs, newsletters,  magazine advertisements, business cards, logos,  pre-show mailers, trade-show graphics, posters, signs, and more.

  • Very strong project management and multitasking skills, keeping close attention to detail and quality.

  • Manage projects in all phases of the design cycle from creation to pre-press production, attending press checks and monitoring the delivery of each project.

  • Manage brochures of all sizes from 2-80+ pages from creation through production working with multiple departments and teams to gather all that is needed.

  • Responsible for project tracking of each project to ensure hard deadlines.

  • Develop electronic corporate communication such as Newsflashes and eBlasts in HTML using Visual Studio Code - Insiders.

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.

  • Responsible for localizing all brochures with  marketing design teams in both Europe and Asia for translations across the world.

  • Managed multi-thousand dollar production of 400+ page catalog for distribution to 23,000+ dealers both domestic and international.

  • Created and organized advertisements for numerous magazine publications with combined circulation of over 385,000.

  • Experience with color correcting, manipulating, and retouching photos using Photoshop.

  • Schedule project tasks and completion deadlines with numerous in-house personnel tracking projects through the entire production process.

COORDINATE WITH VENDORS:

  • Print Houses – Brochures, Catalogs, etc...

  • Advertising Agencies – Trade-show Magazines

  • Silkscreen Printers – T-shirt Apparel

  • Photographers – Professional Product Photos

  • Translation Companies – Localization of International Brochures

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE:

27+ years experience on MAC

SOFTWARE USED:

  • Adobe Photoshop CC

  • Adobe InDesign CC

  • Adobe Illustrator CC

  • Visual Studio Code - Insiders

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

  • Microsoft Office

CONTACT

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dawn@dpgraphicdesign.us
714-418-7525

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