Award-winning designer experienced in developing corporate identities, advertisements, brochures and sales collateral for clients with an emphasis on customer service and satisfaction. Mature professional and team player.
Freelance Graphic Designer
November 2005 to Present
Started business from scratch. Currently maintain relationships with clients while meeting their creative needs. Also cultivate relationships with printers and other vendors, obtain bids for print, prepare files for release, pick up and deliver printed materials. Also keep the books and handle billing and taxes, also responsible for all marketing efforts for my small business.
September 2000 to November 2005
Responsible for design, illustration and layout. Projects included design of logos, letterhead, newsletter mastheads, newsletters, brochures, newspaper ads, direct mail pieces, posters and tee shirt design. Worked independently with clients to meet their needs and also as a team member.
1987 to 1990
Assisted the product managers with their creative marketing materials. Projects focused on print design and sales publications for pharmaceutical development team. Also responsible for layout and design of a weekly newsletter for the marketing team. Assisted the senior graphic designer with layout of monthly magazine. Traditional illustration. Also responsible for stripping film for in-house printer.
Certification in Adobe PhotoShop, Dreamweaver and Social Media Marketing
January 2011 to January 2012
Associates Degree of Applied Science in Graphic Design
January 1982 to January 1983
Studied in Graphic Design
January 1980 to January 1981
Adobe Creative Suite, Customer Service and Relationship Building, MS Word, PowerPoint
Knoxville Gold Addy Award 2003
Knoxville Best of Print Addy Award 2003
Knoxville Bronze Addy Award 2002
Accolades: “Mary holds herself to the highest standards and exceeds every expectation from concept to deadline. Her ownership in every project ensures that she will not rest until the job is done and every interaction with Mary is positive, professional and customer focused. We are so happy to have her on our team.”
Foothills Fall Festival