Claudia G.

  • Graphic Designer
  • Encinitas, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at KODAK Lens UK
  • Graphic Designer at Watkins Wellness

Education

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, BS, Hospitality Management

Public Profile

Background

Summary

A visionary, highly creative, and multitalented Graphic Designer with years of experience in corporate brand development, layout editing, and concept design. Offering creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense. Confident, able to present and explain strategic concepts to clients and colleagues. Delivers exceptional presentation, compilation, editing and design skills. Collaborates effectively with internal teams to support corporate goals and objectives. Eligible to obtain a Security Clearance if required. Core Competencies: Concept Design | Conceptual Ideation | Strategic Marketing | Client Relations | Adobe Creative Suite | Copy Writing Leadership & Development | Graphic Design | Communications | Customer Needs | Collaboration | Typography

Experience

  • Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator

    DIG Corporation

    2015 – PresentVista, California

    Play an integral role in promoting, supporting and protecting various brands, through the development of effective advertising and marketing collateral. Conceptualizes and executes creative work such as marketing literature, advertisements, email campaigns, product packaging, brochures, catalogues, sales sheets, trade show promotional material, exhibitions and displays, POP displays, social media, corporate communications, websites and corporate identity while working in a highly collaborative, creative marketing and communications environment, serving as a content manager on all marketing initiatives and campaigns.

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  • Graphic Designer

    KODAK Lens UK

    2014 – 2015Carlsbad

    Created and developed graphic design creative to ensure that visual communications deliverables were innovative, relevant and best communicated the brand and product objectives and vision to both internal and external audiences.

  • Graphic Designer

    Watkins Wellness

    2012 – 2015Vista, CA

    Helped evolve existing brands and helped build new ones. As a confident, curious, strategic problem solver and collaborator, worked on branding for Freeflow and Fantasy Spas.

  • Graphic Designer

    Vanilla Creatives

    2008 – 2015

    Managed conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that support marketing strategies; created design solutions, from concept to completion, in a wide range of graphic applications including: Web/HTML, collateral materials, signage graphics, media publications, brand identity, video and multimedia interfaces and tools.

  • Graphic Designer

    ViaSat

    2012 – 2012Carlsbad

    Used a strong eye in layout, composition, typography and photography, working collaboratively with all members of the team and other business areas to ensure brand offerings were unified and strong. Designed trade show graphics, updated data sheets, production work, and illustrations.

Education

  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    BS, Hospitality Management

    1994 – 1996

    Activities and Societies

    International Marketing

  • MiraCosta College

    Degree, Graphic & Web Design

    2006 – 2008

    Adobe Master Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Animate, Bridge, Lightroom, Acrobat Pro

Languages

  • German

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Italian

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Greek

    Limited working proficiency

  • French

    Elementary proficiency

  • Spanish

    Elementary proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Layout
  • Italian
  • Brochures
  • Graphic Design
  • Trade Show Graphics
  • CSS
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Flash
  • Concept Design
  • Photography
  • Graphics
  • Client Relations
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Photo Retouching
  • SketchUp
  • Facebook
  • Digital Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Dreamweaver
  • German
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Brand Identity
  • Team Building
  • WordPress
  • Strategic Communications
  • Leadership Development
  • WordPress
  • Typography
  • HTML
  • Social Media
  • Large format graphics
  • POP Displays
  • WordPress Design
  • Web Design
  • User Experience
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Copywriting

Courses

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

  • Marketing, International Marketing, Alternative Tourism, Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Beverage Management, Food Sanitation, Casino Managment, Convention Management, Catering

MiraCosta College

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Animate Bridge, Lightroom, Acrobat Pro, Dynamic Web Development, Advanced Design Studio, Output for Print, Design Principles, Color Theory, Digital Photography