Skills

  • 17+ years of visual design experience, with strong skills (layout, hierarchy, typography, color theory, patterns) and a great attention to detail
  • Expert-level knowledge with design tools such as Adobe Creative Suites, including PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign; DreamWeaver; and Flash
  • Experience creating new design concepts, either from scratch or by using an existing design library as a foundation, and maintaining consistent branding elements across multiple projects
  • Created countless logos, business systems, brochures, fliers, postcards, advertisements, publications and websites for small- to medium-sized companies
  • Experience working as the primary designer through a full product life cycle — from concept to commercial success
  • Experience designing for political campaigns: direct-mail, newspaper ads, promotional items
  • Ability to understand and solve multiple design problems simultaneously, on time and in-budget
  • Strong interpersonal and client management/customer service skills
  • Experience building and maintaining websites through SquareSpace and have a growing knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Experienced quoting and preparing files for off-set and digital printing
  • Resources: extensive font and image library, and relationships with local printers.