Resume

Heather Brady
813-361-5886
heatherbradyart.wordpress.com
heatherbradyart@gmail.com

 

Work Experience

Catalina Marketing – St. Petersburg, FL (2014-present)
Graphic Designer
– Optimize, revise and pre-flight client-supplied and/or existing graphics to ensure production specifications are met.
– Team with Global Operations media planning members on program executions, including sales and client consultation, system entry of creative details, preparing proofs for client approval.
– Work across the full scope of Creative Services deliverables to concept, design and deliver high-quality, production ready marketing, internal, and sales collateral
– Provide quality control on all completed projects to ensure design quality and production accuracy
– Manage assigned projects and maintain project data in project management systems
– Keep up-to-date on design trends, production technology and brand marketing, with a focus on the CPG and Retail industry
– Serve as a Creative Services subject matter expert in design and production related areas, and create and maintain production templates, documentation, and best practices in assigned areas

Club Z! Inc. – Tampa, FL (2012-2014)
Graphic & Web Designer
– creates print materials- flyers, rackcards, postcards, calendars, signage, business cards, roadsigns, and delivers print ready files to clients
– designs webpages, web banners, blog posts
– builds and maintains websites-

In The News, Inc.- Tampa, FL (2009-2012)
Graphic Designer
– worked directly with the sales team to create digital layouts for clients with a 24 hour turn-around
– worked in production department-retouched, spliced, restored, and restacked images in magazine and newspaper articles
– created marketing materials- brochures, phamplets

Freelance Designer- Encinitas, CA & Tampa, FL (Current)
– establishes brand and identity for businesses, new and old
– manages and creates personalized invitations for a variety of events
– creates marketing materials, identity packages, and advertisements for individuals and businesses
– works closely with clients to meet budget needs
– completed most printing in-house and prepares files and coordinates for print if out-sourced
– works with vendors for best pricing, places orders
– created customized invitations and cards directly by hand with concern for only the finest quality and detail
– created branding for FAA convention

Fingerhut Gallery- La Jolla (2007-2008)
Graphic Designer / Fine Art Consultant
– generated ads for print and signage for events
– worked with clients to build relationships
– stayed on top of trends in art and design

La Jolla Music Society (2006-2007)
Publications Manager
– coordinated all print production activity
– built printer and vendor relationships
– planning for advertising and working within a budget
– responsible for the creation of all in-house graphic design- lengthy   brochures, rackcards, postcards, playbills, street signage, event signage
– managed all out-sourced design from design firm
– ordering of materials- delivered files
– executed marketing strategies to be on time and to meet budget goals and needs

Tech Data Corporation- Clearwater, FL (2005-2006)
Designer (Internship followed by Temporary Position)
Electronic Marketing Department
– created web advertisements and layouts for Sony, Fuji, Kodak, Intel, Symantec, Lexmark, IBM, Microsoft,   Fujitsu, and Telesmart.
– created emails for mass distribution for Raritan, HP, and Fujitsu.
– created large scale signage -LCD for internal sales promotions

 


Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
International Academy of Design and Technology, Tampa FL
GPA 3.95
Summa cum laude
President’s and Dean’s List


Skills

Proficient in:

  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • WordPress
  • QuarkXpress
  • Corel Draw
  • Homesite
  • Computer Languages-HTML
  • Cross Platform Proficient

Please click the following link for a printable version of my resume.
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