WORK EXPERIENCE
Insurance Media Services | art director (9 years)
Work directly with the CEO to develop fresh and creative ideas and ways to improve efficiency and workflow. Production and creation of company branding materials, ads, eMail blasts, postcards, landing pages, web banners, motion design, websites etc. Design visual mockups/prototypes from wireframes and deliver production-ready assets for development. Designed UI from inception to final product and successfully launched brand new Producer's eSource website which resulted in increased unique visitors. Create user-centered designs for wireframes, interface mockups and page prototypes of landing pages & websites.
Agent Media Corporation | UI/UX Designer (6 years)
Duties include the production and creation of company branding materials, ads, eMail blasts, web banners, branding and redesigning of AMC’s main publication the Agent’s Sales Journal. Also, work directly with the Art Director, to develop fresh and creative ideas and ways to improve efficiency and workflow. Daily responsibilities consisted of the UI/UX design & coding of emails and landing pages using HTML & CSS.
Zimmerman Advertising | Graphic Designer (1 year)
Duties included the production and creation of ads for print publication and the development of new artistic creative ideas. Worked with the Art Director, copy department,and account executives to create print material with the desired impact and effect.
Bradenton Herald | Ad Creator (2 years)
Design ads for newsprint, troubleshoot and color correct files, created Photoshop actions that automated repeated tasks to improve overall production, set up Pitstop server which automated pre-flight of PDF's, set-up color settings in Photoshop which improve overall color and image quality on newsprint.
Printing Professionals Inc | Graphic Designer (2 years)
Converted customer's design and layout requirements into professionally type set documents (brochures, business cards, newsletters, books, etc.), Acquired hands on knowledge of trapping, bleeds, imposition, plate making, duotones, halftones, separations, and customer service.
Cox Target Media | Graphic Domposer (1 year)
Designed direct mail packages to best impact the target demographic. Maintained production average of 86% or higher with 98% accuracy in a fast-paced agency environment, scanned and re-touched customer supplied logos and photos.
Signs Now | Graphic Designer (1 year)
Responsible for design and output process for large format signs, bus wraps, and trade show exhibits. Transformed scanned and rasterized logos into scalable vector art.
SKILLS
Email Marketing (10+ years), Website Design (5 years), Graphic Design (10+ years), Photoshop (10+ years), After Effects (2 years), User Interface Design (10+ years), Illustrator (10+ years), Adobe Indesign (10+ years), Motion Graphics, Printing, Typography, Sketch, UX, UI, Wireframes, Wireframing, User Experience, User Interface
AWARDS
2010 Folio Magazine | Gold Ozzie
2010 Folio Magazine | Silver Ozzie
2010 American Society Of Business Publication Editors | Silver Azbee
2009 Folio Magazine | Gold Ozzie

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