EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

MARCH 2010 – PRESENT
Marketing Director, United Imaging & United Interiors, Woodland Hills, CA 

  • Create graphics and campaigns for marketing and sales needs
  • Create and implement social media guidelines, newsletters, blog, and press releases
  • Update and manage United Imaging and United Interiors website
  • Track analytics for marketing and sales efforts for 20+ sales staff
  • Budget, create, and purchase promotional material
  • PowerPoint presentations, web and print proposals for clients, and internal use
  • Coordinating production and distribution of sales materials
  • Communicate with outside vendors for print, digital, and other needs

 

JANUARY 2009 – MARCH 2010
Selected Freelance Graphic Design, Los Angeles, CA 

Corina Haywood Modern Milliner, Los Angeles, CA
Website, branding, business cards, and print catalog

4:13 Marketing, Los Angeles, CA
Designed Logos for Chatham University Press and LA Organize

Liz Memel, Authentic Babies, Los Angeles, CA
Website design and maintenance, social media and campaign strategy

Safe Water International, Santa Barbra, CA
Website design, collateral, logo, and corporate identity

AUGUST 2008 – DECEMBER 2008
Production Artist, Digital Entertainment Graphics Company, Television Department, Los Angeles, CA

  • Assimilated client art to compliment purchased print and electronic advertising
  • Produced 60 pieces for the Television Company Division holiday programming, Advertising including tote bags, magazine ads, cable, banner ads, floor clings, and building wraps.

MARCH 2008 – AUGUST 2008
Project Manager, TMLA, a MeadWestveco Company Los Angeles, CA

  • Processed work orders to ensure high quality results of client needs
  • Anticipated problems and offered solutions between account managers, design and production art departments
  • Tracked billing and project timelines of 100+ pieces of art at any given time with online project management programs
  • Led daily meetings with account managers, design and production department to debrief the client needs

2006-2007
Project Manager, Duck Soup LLC Los Angeles, CA 

  • Oversaw special projects and coordinated vendors, management, e-commerce, and retail staff to meet deadlines and budgets
  • Created guidelines and buying practices that led to increased internet sales
  • Produced a12 point marketing analysis of e-commerce website used as the framework for doubling e-commerce sales in a 12 month period
  • Purchased product to meet the needs of a retail storefront and e-commerce stores
  • Produced graphics and edited copy for marketing materials to be used for store signage, postcards, media release kits, letterhead, business cards, website upkeep, and viral marketing
  • Led daily and weekly staff meetings to report project and budgetary updates
  • Monitored e-commerce sales and competitors pricing to make buying recommendations 

2005-2006
Production Artist, Depicture Los Angeles, CA
Clients: Wilhelmina LA, Next-Artist Management, Click, Ford Modeling and Cathy Steel Modeling

  • Improved quality of printed materials (i.e. comp cards and head shots) based on eight years of expertise in creative software, printing, color correction, image manipulation and project management
  • Met with clients to meet their needs and fulfill their orders
  • Photo edited, color corrected, retouched, composed, printed, cut, and shipped 25-50 orders of 100 prints per day
  • Tracked billings and jobs through online proprietary accounting software
  • Learned specialized production techniques in two weeks

2003-2005
Production Artist, Explore Talent Los Angeles, CA

  • Lead a creative team of 7-9 production staff responsible for increasing department efficiency by 170%
  • Identified and corrected any problems and discrepancies within the department
  • Specialized color correcting, retouching and printing head shots, portfolio photos, individualized picture, business cards, comp cards, thumb-nailed images for the web, managed ftp site for client view, and archived images onto DVD, shipped products to clients
  • Oversaw the quality of over two thousand images that were processed daily by staff
  • Created templates and Photoshop actions to standardize workflow
  • Trained 6 new employees on standards, work habits, and company policies and procedures
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