Danielle V.

  • Graphic Designer at American Specialty Health
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at Francis Communications, Inc. (FCI Promos)
  • Graphic Design Intern at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Education

Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Bachelor’s Degree, Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Hardworking creative enthusiast, looking for a career where my graphic design skills can be utilized. Innovative, multitalented, with insane ability to multitask. Exceptional thinker that loves to focus on details and to create the unexpected. Excellent communication skills with a flare for handling any situation regarding clients or consumers. Passionate and enthusiastically hard working in all respects of a position. Focuses on being unique and standing out above the rest.

Experience

  • Graphic/Production Designer

    American Specialty Health

    November 2017 – Present(1 year 11 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Design, coordinate, and track new ASH marketing and client materials for many product lines, from concept stage through development, production, and distribution • Build print-ready files and be responsible for the proofing process • Update and revise existing marketing materials to reflect client edits, new product information, corporate and regulatory changes • Have a strong understanding of typography and layout, possess a clean/modern design aesthetic to adapt to internal and external customer branding • Edit imagery from photoshoots, photograph new employees, and update all new employee instances on internal website •Build emails, landing pages, and update current digital assets • Provide oversight of work conducted by other designers and/or review/audit work for accuracy and compliancy of brand standards

  • Graphic Designer

    Freelance

    March 2014 – Present(5 years 7 months)

    • Design and develop graphic materials for independent organizations • Develop effective imagery concepts for ad creation • Create templates for business and promotional materials • Perform image cropping, resizing and adjusting to ensure right size and better quality • Design the letterheads, logos, flyers, business cards, and creative elements for individuals and companies

  • Graphic Designer

    Francis Communications, Inc. (FCI Promos)

    July 2016 – June 2017(11 months)Nashville, TN

    • Created and developed designs for screen printing and promotional products • Made improvements and modified formats to increase the quality of production • Amend final designs to clients and gain full approval • Researched, ordered, and tracked products for clients • Found solutions and solved any problems or issues with vendors, logistics, and printing • Handled any and all customer service needs

  • Graphic Design Intern

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    June 2015 – June 2016(1 year)Chapel Hill, NC

    • Developed creative ideas and concepts for comprehensive marketing campaigns and associated materials • Designed marketing materials (print, digital and social media) using Adobe Creative Suite • Designed annual reports and departmental initiatives and other large scale project • Took a creative role in developing concepts for promotional videos • Provided photography to be utilized on highly visible marketing materials • Developed the graphic design students in their education and understanding of graphic design • Handled all of the design work for the Campus Recreation program which included 6 different departments

  • Photographer, Receptionist, Customer Service Representative

    Portrait studio

    April 2012 – April 2013(1 year)Camp Lejeune, NC

    •Directed daily functions, handled scheduling, organized, handled clients concerns •Photographed families and coordinated photo shoots with clients and created design aspects for clientele •Planned and executed events in support of office and inside business

  • Area Supervisor/Photographer

    Charleys Angels Newborn Photography

    January 2011 – July 2011(6 months)Cary, Raleigh, NC

    • Supervised and trained 6 other employees while managing high volume clients and schedules • Worked closely with District Manager and customer service representatives of the company • Office manager • Photographed newborns, provided transaction management for families

Education

  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    Bachelor’s Degree, Graphic Design

    2013 – 2015

  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    Associates Degree, Graphic Design

    2012 – 2013

Languages

  • English

  • Spanish

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Training
  • Branding
  • Team Performance
  • Leadership
  • Graphic Design
  • Team player
  • Illustrator
  • Time Management
  • Originality
  • HubSpot
  • Photography
  • Graphics
  • Logo Design
  • Flyers
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Public Speaking
  • Microsoft Office
  • Digital Marketing
  • Mac
  • Customer Service
  • PowerPoint
  • Marketing
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Management
  • InDesign
  • Page Layout
  • Photoshop
  • Teamwork
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Team Building
  • WordPress
  • Typography
  • Organization Skills
  • HTML
  • Social Media
  • Microsoft Word
  • Splash Pages
  • Web Design
  • Hubspot
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Networking
  • Splashthat

Certifications

  • Email Marketing Specialist

    DigitalMarketer, License
  • Content Marketing Specialist

    DigitalMarketer, License
  • Search Marketing Specialist

    DigitalMarketer, License
  • Social and Community Manager

    DigitalMarketer, License
  • Design

    HubSpot Academy, License

Organizations

  • AIGI

    Present

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Member

    Baja Missions

    March 2012 – Present(7 years 7 months)Children

    Volunteer in Baja Mexico to aid in missions and food effort in the town of San Quintin. Distribute food and clothing to the area and teach bible classes while also building a house for a family.