Objective

Experience

Education

OBJECTIVE

As an experienced graphic designer, I have exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills. My objective is to always be expanding my client base, my portfolio and my knowledge while always looking for new experiences and sources of inspiration. I have creative expertise in the following:

• Brochures

• Catalogs

• Logos

• Web Graphics

• Newsletters

• Advertisements

Sandra Brune Designs  •  Freelance Graphic Designer, West Chester, Pennsylvania • 1994 – Present

Efficiently and successfully manage and coordinate design production for a variety of clients both in the West Chester, Pennsylvania area and the Baltimore, Maryland area. Work closely with clients to create and implement designs and consistently meet tight deadlines. Current and past clients:

Haverford Trust Company (Investment Advisory Firm, Radnor, PA)

Design invitations for annual client events and ads for non-profit sponsorship; responsible for meeting with client on ideas, budget and strategies, then carry out ideas through completion; select, communicate and prepare work for printer.

 

The Philadelphia Charity Ball (Non-Profit Charity, Philadelphia, PA)

Annual charity event in the Philadelphia area. Responsible for event branding, invitation design, and program book layout and design. Responsible for work from conception through completion including artwork, copy layout, editing, and preparing work for printer.

 

World Class Learning Materials (Educational Games Manufacturer/Dealer, Baltimore, MD)

Responsible for designing marketing materials, ads for dealer magazines, catalog layout and design, package design and product development; responsible for work from conception through completion including artwork, copy layout, editing, and preparing work for printer.

 

West Chester United Soccer Club (Non-Profit Youth Soccer Organization in West Chester, PA)

Design program book and t-shirt for annual tournament and direct mail advertisements; attend strategy meetings to help plan tournament and form ideas; responsible for work from conception through completion including artwork, copy layout and editing; select, communicate and prepare work for printer.

 

Learning Well (Educational Games Dealer, Baltimore, MD)

Responsible for projects from idea through completion; design and layout of annual catalog, marketing materials, ads for dealer magazines, product development and package design.

 

Merritt Athletic Clubs (Health and Fitness Club, Baltimore, MD)

Designed quarterly program guide; responsible for work from conception through completion including artwork, copy layout, editing, communicating and preparing work for printer.

World Class Learning Materials  •  Art Director, Baltimore, Maryland  • 1992 - 1994

Managed in-house Art Department for an elementary educational games manufacturer/dealer. Responsible for coordinating and designing full-color catalog, marketing materials, product development, and packaging. Worked in a full-time capacity for 2 years, then maintained relationship for the past 12 years as their lead freelance graphic designer.

Alban Bruce Communications •  Computer Graphic Artist, Towson, Maryland 1990 – 1992

Part of the creative team to design and produce computer-generated artwork for marketing and promotional presentations and materials. Responsible for work from idea through completion, while meeting extremely tight deadlines.

 

EDUCATION

University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Bachelor of Science, 1989, Major in Design

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AIGA, Philadelphia Chapter; member since 2010

Adobe Users Group, Philadelphia Chapter, member since 2010

Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce, member since 2013