WORK EXPERIENCE

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/LAYOUT DESIGNER

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Pottery Barn Teen  |  2016 - 2017

- Responsible for layouts, styling & overall look of the catalog.

- Work with the editor & copywriters on re-writes & copy edits.

- Proof copy for correctness in style, SKUs, prices, & product information.

- Responsible for the production proofing process including copy consolidation, work flow & scheduling.

- Communicate changes to production artists.

- Review & mark-up color proofs  to match samples & swatches.

- Attend press checks.

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

jmdesigns  |  2009 - Present

- Owner & operator providing design for a variety of clients.

- Design & produce wedding suites, logos, packaging, catalogs, business cards, letterheads, Power Point

presentations, menus, billboards, invitations, flyers & in-store signage.

 

PRODUCTION ARTIST

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - Pottery Barn Teen  |  2014 - 2016

- Responsible for production of catalog spreads; placing images & flowing in copy.

- Perform image corrections & changes.

- Handle production changes & distribute proofs.

- Database Management: Maintain & organize copy and film in production database.

- Help prepare for film review & other executive presentations.

- Attend photo shoots. Assist with styling & planning. 

 

CO-MANAGER/DESIGNER

Photograph & Frame  |  2009 - 2014

- Help clients make creative choices regarding style of frames, colors & mats.

- Write schedules & provided leadership for all employees.

- Arrange in-store & windows displays with the aim of promoting goods in order to maximize sales.

- Create & design all in-store signage & work orders.

- Plan with coworkers & owner to reach monthly sales goals.

- Work as a buyer with vendors to select on-trend frame styles.  

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