* 2 years professional experience in graphic design environments.
* Over 12 years of retail/gallery experience with expertise in customer service.
* Proficient in Macintosh/PC platforms, expertise in Quark, InDesign, Excel, Acrobat, Illustrator, & Photoshop.
* Detailed-oriented and able to take initiative and committment with project; independently and with team.
* Mathematical, writing and designer abilities in creating aesthically-pleasing visual presentations.
* Successful in completing variety of assignments under tight deadlines due to work ethics and experience.
* Highly innovative and conceptual thinking using variety of traditional/digital art media for peak presentations.
* Successful & reliable marketing/promotion techniques to generate publicity and profits.
Gallery Assistant/Graphic Designer, Andreeva Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
July 2007-May 2008
Responsible for hanging artwork for exhibitions. Designed CV’s/advertisements for gallery and local media
outlets, submitted advertisement repeatedly using professional PR skills. Organized inventory and invoice
documents through Quickbooks business software. Maintained professional relations with artists and staff.
Graphic Designer, Santa Fe Reporter, Santa Fe, NM August 2006-February 2007
Responsible for layout/designs of weekly periodical and special issues. Designed and formatted variety of ads
for clients’ and ad reps’ needs. Redesigned filler ads for Reporter. Used technical and creative expertise for
excellent results. Perfected filing system for organization of materials, PDF’s for exporting final results.
Senior Design Consultant, Deck the Walls, Langhorne, PA November 1996-December 2005
Responsible for designing artworks/prints using a variety of unique mats and frames. Expertise in
artists, design, art history encouraged high sales volume and repeat
Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA, AAS in Graphic Design/Illustration, 2004
Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, BA in Art, 1993
Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ, AA in Art, 1991
Organizations / Affilations:
Plein Air Painters of NM, Unity Church of Santa Fe
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