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FBMC BENEFITS MANAGEMENT 

GRAPHIC ARTIST

TALLAHASSEE, FL (REMOTE)

MAY 2021- PRESENT

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AMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

BEL AIR, MD

MAY 2021 - PRESENT

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RECORDED BOOKS

PRODUCTION ARTIST

PRINCE FREDERICK, MD

NOV. 2016- PRESENT

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design and manage enrollment-related materials through development to delivery within deadlines.
     

  • Design and update materials based on internal and external requirements.
     

  • Track and monitor all stages of material reviews, implement, and communicate changes, corrections and revisions until approved.
     

  • Communicate clearly with all parties including team members, leadership, Account Management and client to keep them informed of project status.
     

  • Maintain case notes throughout the design and review process.
     

  • Develops new designs as needed for various.
     

  • Creates and updates web content and design elements for various sites using Wordpress.
     

  • Works the with Marketing Department to create sales and marketing pieces as needed.
     

  • Manage distribution & stationary request.
     

  • Participates and provide feedback in weekly Department and client meetings.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and illustrate a wide range of projects including our weekend worship experience, print media, promotions, web design and special ministry projects.
     

  • Attention to detail when creating clear and compelling pieces with a theological lens using print and digital mediums.
     

  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously.
     

  • Collaborate with the Pastoral team to develop design solutions from concept to completion.
     

  • Seek out and foster working relationships with ministry leaders to bring projects to life.
     

  • Challenge the status quo and bring fresh ideas to the production of our team.
     

  • Support the goals and values of Ames United Methodist Church and its leadership.
     

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Format audiobook cover and design original cover art for audiobooks

  • Collaborate closely with art directors, designers, and developers

  • Prepare final press-ready files based on supplied specifications for several types of printing

  • Make various formats of supplied artwork production-ready and resolve any artwork issues that arise during production

  • Provide image retouching, clipping paths, and additional image manipulation

  • Package and preflight files for release to printers or media partners

  • Create PDFs for print and client review

  • Prepare images for online and mobile applications

  • Catalog and reference art for future projects

  • Follow a development timeline to ensure tasks are being completed on time

  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise with both the creative team and the printer

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EDGEWOOD, MD

APR. 2015- PRESENT

B4 YOUTH THEATRE 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and manage graphics in support of print and digital communication activities including: email, PowerPoint presentations, flyers, programs, business cards, fact sheet, brochures, infographics, t-shirt design, proposal; website redevelopment and maintenance; email newsletter and direct mail communication programs, and other social media applications such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

 

  • Collaborate with marketing staff and key project personnel in the development of technical graphics and collateral pieces, ensuring that information is communicated clearly, accurately, in a visually appealing manner, and in alignment with the organization's overall brand and messaging guidelines.

 

  • Coordinate prepare and distribute print and web publications from concept to pre-press and post-production while maintaining original design intent, messaging, and quality standards throughout the process.  

 

  • Work with and manage print production including engaging with local print shops.

 

  • Scan and color correct artwork and photographs.

 

  • Organize and maintain all electronic image and graphic files for ease of use, transmittal, and production.

 

  • Provide additional marketing-related duties and event support, as required and assigned.

FREDERICK, MD

JAN. 2015- APR. 2015

AGV SPORTS GROUP

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INTERN GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop graphics for digital communication activities including: an online catalog, flyers, infographics, t-shirt design, and web publications.

  • Collaborate with marketing staff and key project personnel in the development of graphics, and ensuring that information is communicated accurately maintaing the organization's overall brand and messaging guidelines.

 

  • Scan and color correct artwork and photographs.

 

  • Organize and maintain all electronic image and graphic files for ease of use, transmittal, and production.

 

  • Provide additional marketing-related duties and event support, as required and assigned.

education

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - GRAPHIC DESIGN 

FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY 

GRADUATION: NOVEMBER 2014

Student Success Scholarship AWARD 

WINTER PARK, FL

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MASTER'S OF ART - THEOLOGY 

WESLEY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

GRADUATION: MAY 2020

John H. Satterwhite Scholars AWARD 

WASHINGTON, D.C

skills

DESIGN

Advertising

Branding

Color Theory 

Conceptual Thinking

Corporate Identity 

Digital Layout 

Illustration

Logo Design 

Package Design 

Photography 

Pre-Press Production 

Print Production 

Publication Design  

Time Management 

Typographic Layout  

Visual Ideation 

CONVENTIONAL

Archiving 

Assembly Audience 

Creation Blogging

Client Relations 

Color Matching 

Comp Mocks 

Creative Writing  

Logistics

Mockup Production 

Presentations

Print Production 

Proofreading 

Quality Control 

Sketching

PROGRAM

Acrobat 

After Effects  

Auditions 

Bridge 

Dreamweaver 

Illustrator 

InDesign 

Microsoft Office 

Photoshop