Bell - Experienced Graphic and Web Designer
Status: I am currently
seeking a full-time graphic design position with companies in North Metro Atlanta, North Georgia, Chattanooga or Nashville areas. I am also interested in freelance print or web design.
make the most of my exceptional design skills and be a valuable
asset as part of a motivated, energetic and dynamically evolving
Summary: Exceptional graphics design and creative skills.
Proficient knowledge of project organization and print preparation.
Excellent knowledge and use of graphics design software for Mac
OS X and Windows platforms. Strong working knowledge of HTML for
use in web site design and creation. Outstanding public relations
and customer support skills.
Advanced-to-expert proficiency in the following software:
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat,
Quark, Microsoft Office, Macromedia Dreamweaver
Graphic Designer – 2006 – Present
Major Multi-brand Corporation in Calhoun, GA (Contractor)
As part of the interactive marketing team, I am responsible for designing external and internal marketing materials, while adhering to the design standards of individual company brands. I work with executives, brand leaders and sales reps to create ads, brochures, invitations, signs, posters, trade-show banners, presentation templates and other creative as needed. I assist the web developers in designing and maintaining commercial websites, customer microsites, e-mail marketing campaigns and internal websites. I work with external and internal vendors to complete projects and deliverables.
Graphic Designer (Freelance)
– 1998 – Present
Christine M Bell – Creative Designer
I employ my creative talent and exceptional design skill in completing
a number of projects including logo design, corporate identity,
brochures, ads, posters, newsletters, web site design and software
user interface. I assume responsibility for all phases of design
from concept to delivery; as well as interfacing with printing /
production vendors for file delivery and proofing, and coordinating
with hosting companies to deliver graphic and HTML files for live
Senior Graphic Designer – 2003 – 2005
Marketing and Consulting Company in Marietta, GA
Created a variety of marketing material for the company and its
clients. Created graphics and HTML code for client and company websites.
Prepared and submitted files for print and publication. Managed
multiple projects from start to delivery. Interviewed client to
determine project expectation. Provided proofs, made revisions and
obtained client sign off. Proofed final printed materials before
sending to client. Performed department manager responsibilities
that included: project scheduling; proofing drafts before client
review; and ensuring that all projects met or exceeded the design
style of the company. Performed administrative duties of the department
that included maintaining website hosting files and billing, maintaining
client files and archiving electronic files.
Graphic Designer –
1999 – 2000
Telecommunications Software Company inMelbourne, FL
Completed a total re-design of company website. Designed graphical
splash screens for software. Created graphical images and diagrams
for technical documentation and white papers. Designed new panels
for trade show displays. Worked with head of marketing department
to design company brochures and other marketing material.
Web Design Contractor
– 1998 – 1999
Website and Network Support Company in Palm Bay FL
Provided graphics and web site design for clients of Internet Services
Department. Created print and electronic advertisement for the department
and its clients.
– 1997 – 1998
Sports Equipment Manufacturer in Sebastian, FL
Maintained advertising schedules and submitted changes according
to deadlines. Processed sales reports into spreadsheet charts. Obtained
estimates for advertising projects. Processed requests for information
on products, tournament sponsorship, and gift certificate redemption.
Assisted network administrator with technical support of company
computers and provided Internet technical support for all employees.
in Computer Graphics and Design - Keiser College - Melbourne, FL