Graphic & Web Designer - Venture International LLC
Aug 2013 - Current
My work at Venture International includes print and web design products - such as ePublications, training books and diagrams,
bannerstands, calendars, newsletters, email designs, microsites and small-business websites. I have also provided technical support
in great detail, replacing broken/old machines, doing software research and recommendations and providng marketing plans for various
clients and products. While at Venture International, I have provided pieces that have helped with new large-scale systems at medial
facilities, designed a Community Health Needs Assessment report and have provided design work towards assisting school systems with
getting information out on millage proposals.
Creative Services Coordinator - Progressive Commerce/ModoMed/Smart Travel Communications
Oct 2011 - Aug 2013
My work at Progressive Commerce and it's sister companies included email marketing, website design and product image creations (thumb/normal/zoom).
I provided design assistance for email designs, offered consultation to maximize email deliverability (i.e. not having an email go to spam) and did
scheduling of email blasts at time intervals to help with email delivery. I also helped launch the site ModoMed, which included creating 4,000+ product
images and descriptions. I would also ensure accuracy of data on the site, often calling vendors for clarification when needed. While at Progressive
Commerce, I essentially handled any incoming creative work.
eCommerce Setup Assistance/Maintenance/QA - Universal Forest Products
Jan 2011 - Oct 2011
My work Universal Forest Products inclued helping setup and maintain a custom order site for a major hardware retail chain by creating, designing,
catalog pages and adding marketing copy and product images for 600+ images. Also performed Quality Assurance by cross-referncing documents and spreadsheets
to ensure information was correct across 1,500+ stores.
Graphic & Web Designers - Great American Media
Feb 2007 - Dec 2010
My work at Great American Media primarily focused on monthly B2B magazines - with three publications being the most magazines designed in one month at
a minimum of 24 pages, also working with our off-site printer to provide print-ready PDFs. Also worked on designing special print products such as bellybands
multi-page inserts, procovers and polybagged inserts. Also designed and scheduled various web media across seven publications - these included daily email blasts,
eNewsetters and video content. I also assisted the company with transitioning all websites to a CMS powered setup.
Layout Designer - The Pioneer Group
Jul 2005 - Feb 2007
My work at The Pioneer Group was towards layout design of three weekly papers, an every-weekend special section, assistance with feature designs in the daily
publication and doing the full weekend paper (with the exception of sports). I also worked with our local printer to ensure they had print-ready PDFs when they
were due to make sure papers were delivered on time. Some of my work at the Pioneer Group was submitted to the Michigan Press Association in 2007, where my work
received 3rd place for my layout design in the categories of Overall Front Page Design and Lifestyles Section Design in 2006-2007.