Dena Scaccia

  • Corporate Communications Supervisor/ Graphic Designer
  • Cypress, California, United States
  • Sports

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at Dr Fresh Inc

Education

Brooks College, Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS), Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Creative Team Supervisor and Experienced Graphic Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the Action Sports Industry. Skilled in Art Direction, creative Team Management, Print Design and Web Graphics. Strong arts and design professional with a Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) focused in Graphic Design from Brooks College.

Experience

  • Corporate Communications Supervisor

    Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

    December 2015 – Present(3 years 10 months)

  • Graphic Designer

    Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

    August 2005 – Present(14 years 2 months)

    Conceptualize and execute designs for packaging, print and web. Locate and secure needed artwork and/or photography. Coordinate proofing, printing and delivery. Art direct studio photo shoot when needed. Cultivates and Maintains close relationships with key departments as well as print houses. Works very closely with Racing department to produce banners, signs and apparel graphics for high profile race events and race wins. Manages several time sensitive, per request and ongoing projects simultaneously/daily. Personal and professional responsibility to adhere to corporate standards for a company who is an Industry leader with highly respected products. Projects including but not limited to: Apparel Graphics Awards/Diplomas Banners Brochures Catalogs CD/DVD Packaging Cover Designs Facebook/Web imagery Flyers Hang Tags Inserts Interactive PDF Logos Mailers Magazines/Newsletters Packaging Phone/iPad wallpaper Photo Editing Plaques POP Posters Signs Splash Pages Stickers Table Tents Technical Bulletins Technical Illustrations Window Clings

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  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    Freelance

    2003 – PresentCypress, California

    Solving creative requests according to the client’s needs, from concept to print. Researching the latest design trends. Consistently updating skill level – putting knowledge into action.

  • Graphic Designer

    Dr Fresh Inc

    August 2004 – May 2005(9 months)

    Package design from concept to print including mock ups and copy as well as: technical illustrations, magazine ads and catalogs.

Education

  • Brooks College

    Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS), Graphic Design

    2001 – 2003

    Dean’s List throughout.

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Layout
  • Brochures
  • Graphic Design
  • Banners
  • Illustrator
  • Trade Shows
  • Posters
  • Creative Direction
  • Mockups
  • Poster Design
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Flyers
  • Microsoft Office
  • Corporate Identity
  • PowerPoint
  • Corporate Branding
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • Technical Illustration
  • Online Advertising
  • Photoshop
  • Image Editing
  • Catalogs
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Packaging Design
  • Typography
  • Business Cards
  • Book Design
  • Web Design
  • Brand Development
  • Email Marketing

Certifications

  • Preventing Workplace Harassment

    Emtrain, License
  • Preventing Workplace Harassment – Managers

    , License

    June 2017 – June 2019

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Meals on Wheels, Food Bank Warehouse, Food Distribution, Beach Cleanup

    PacifiCare Foundation

    Social Services

    Meals on Wheels. Delivered meals to Seniors at Leisure World several times/month. Food Bank Warehouse. Packaged canned goods and personal hygiene projects as directed. Meal distribution. Served meals to those in need on Thanksgiving. Beach Cleanup.