Provides project management and quality control by overseeing, leading, and coordinating 26 medium to large scale projects throughout the entire life cycle from concept development to delivery, installation, or file hand off.
Quickly earned a reputation for delivering rush order designs and running seamless project timelines; maintained on-time project execution of 100% over last 6 months.
Creates an environment of productivity and profitability by completing 55 designs for the month of January 2019 bringing in approximately $17,325 to IMS Printing.
Facilitates graphic designs for a variety of clients across the nation supporting their branding, message, and unique presence in Colorado using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Slack, and Presswise.
Slashed administration costs by 20% by taking on direct communication with the clients and file preparation for print in addition to my graphic design and creative art direction responsibilities.
Achieved the “go-to person” at work for taking a one stop approach with clients in guiding them through the initial site survey through all phases of visualization, creation, estimation, graphic design, file preparation for print, graphic or print production, shipment of their graphic products, and/or installation of large customary graphic signage or delivery of small prints.
Consistently seeks out subject matter expert (SME) skills in new printing technology, typography, and web development.
Largest project budget to date: $26,788.
Gained significant experience in problem solving in the graphic design and magazine business. Utilized Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to create original vector based technical illustrations of topographic maps and snowboard gear. Re-touched and edited various ski and snowboard gear for showcasing in advertisement and print through the Colorado Snowboard Magazine publications. Coordinated with the lead designer, editor-in-chief, and various senior graphic designers and artist for the annual publication release.
Sought out during initial interview for my fine art typography skills by hand painting and drawing custom signage and was quickly offered a position within the company.
Strong attention to detail and in-depth Whole Foods Market brand standards knowledge; led to an opportunity to train new hires, mentor junior team members, communicate with teams and work closely with print vendors to estimate projects while overseeing production.
Known as respected mentor for creating new and fresh content in various forms of graphic media while meeting brand alignment on each design project using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Slack, and Presswise.
Praised for execution in extensive mechanical revisions to graphic files for product packaging and attention to detail with advertisement layout.
Successfully planned and coordinated art direction photo shoots with external photographers and food stylists.
Managed and produced all store specific printed and digital content by directing timelines, ordering, and budgeting.
Designed social media posts for store specific promotional advertisements and events.
Managed a quarterly department budget of $3,997.50 by tracking and analyzing quarterly and monthly budgets.
Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
I made Durango my home for 4+ years. Living in one of the best towns in Colorado gave me a deeper respect for the opportunities that I was given. I was elected vice president of the AIGA FLC chapter and played club soccer all 4 years.
Snowboard Colorado Magazine
Scott Knoll – Architect
Various clients including Whole Foods Market
Snowboard Colorado Magazine and Whole Foods Market