Resume


INTRODUCTION
Over 6 years experience in various office settings, including marketing and design.  High computer proficiency with Adobe and Micosoft Office software that allows me to work accurately and efficiently.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Proficient In: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, PageMaker, Various Photo/Docu Scanners and their programs.
-4 years typesetting experience with InDesign and PageMaker.
-Catalog layout experience, digital photography, scanning, and photo-editing experience.
-Strong attention to detail, ability to multitask, handle a heavy workload, and meet deadlines.
-AP Guidelines influence copyediting and proofreading.
-Quick and competent learner with new procedures and software applications.
-Social Media Networking, Facebook page setup and communications with fans.
-Creating and Administrating a WordPress Website and Forum.
-I’m a planner and list maker- it helps me stay on task!
-Extremely motivated to do my best and produce quality design work.

EDUCATION
May 2006    University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
Bachelors of Art, Visual Communication Design      Minor: Communications Studies

DESIGN and ART EXPERIENCE
2012- present    Sales, JoAnn Fabrics     OH
-Works as a Cashier, Stocking Product, Cutting Counter, Sales.
-I specialize in helping customers with jewelry making projects, fine art questions, scrapbooking projects, and helping customers find new ideas within the store.
-I demo jewelry or scrapbooking projects.


2006-present    Artist/Designer, Contract

-Designed the layout of a flyer for a fundraiser, using Illustrator, 2007.
-Created a 2-page line card using InDesign and Photoshop, 2006, 2008.
-Created an advertisement for a quilter for the Checker Notions 2008 catalog.
-Designed a DVD cover for a nationally known quilter, 2008.
-Created web banners and business cards for Etsy sellers, 2009.
-Creating wedding invitations, save the dates, etc, 2009, 2012.
-Created and designed wedding invitations, save the dates, other information, 2009.
-Designs digital art prints using the Adobe Creative Suite, 2010, 2012, 2013.
-Opened an Etsy shop, for my handmade jewelry, 2011.
-Created baby shower invitations, announcements, 2013.
-Created baby 1st birthday invitations, 2014.

09/11-now    Artist, Graphic Designer, Owner, ChristinaDesignsArt            http://christinadesignsart.etsy.com
-Creates beaded bobby pins for sale at craft shows and online.
-Beginner level beadwork and jewelry-making.
-Enjoys learning new craft mediums.

01/08-12/08    Junior Graphic Designer, Angell-Demmel North America      OH
-Created intricate patterns using Illustrator for printing on aluminum for interior car parts.
-Designed penguin layout for a laptop computer cover, was matted and framed, now hangs in the lobby.

08/06-01/08    Marketing/Graphics Assistant, Checker Distributors        OH
-Used the Adobe Creative Suite for product information sheets, trade show signs, order forms, and catalogs.
-Proofread/edit copy for product labels/packaging and instructions, flyers, email blasts, and brochures.
-Created the Needleart Sales Flyer, one double-sided 8.5” x 14” full color page of ads and product images.
-Edited photos with Photoshop; established good composition in InDesign for signs and direct mail catalogs.
-Proofread and double checked prices for Sale Flyers before sending excel file to be uploaded to the website.

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