Ehi Odigie

  • Graphic Designer
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at Pink Shark Marketing
  • Graphic Designer at The Walking Company Holdings, INC

Education

University for the Creative Arts, Graphic Media, Graphic Communications

Background

Summary

I am a professional multi-disciplined Graphic Designer with extensive experience in print/digital media and web content management. Disciplines include layout and web design, image retouching, while specializing in corporate identity and logo design. I am passionate to pursue a challenging, innovative and inspiring career that will utilize my creativity, unique perspective and knowledge.

Experience

  • Graphic Designer

    Harbor Freight Tools

    November 2016 – Present(2 years 11 months)Calabasas, California

    Achieved production goals while managing strict deadlines for large monthly catalog. Photoshop retouching focusing on product photography for ecommerce and packaging. Succeeded in increasing product sales through strategic product placement within marketing materials and catalog.

  • Graphic Designer

    Pink Shark Marketing

    July 2015 – November 2016(1 year 4 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Responsible for the design of social media/digital content for both clients and company. Creating concepts for print projects, such as designs for logos, Advertising, packaging, brochures, flyers and other promotional materials.

  • Graphic Designer

    The Walking Company Holdings, INC

    February 2014 – October 2016(2 years 8 months)

    Designed for a multitude of projects such as digital and print advertising, brochures, flyers, posters, catalogs, logos, and other printed collateral. Provided web team support by designing web banners, email templates and web ads for all national campaigns, as well as optimizing digital images for web. Expert proficiency in industry standard software such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

  • Business Analyst

    The Walking Company Holdings, INC

    October 2012 – February 2014(1 year 4 months)

    Analyzed merchandise performance within department to monitor statistical objectives, adapted inventory as needed, and succeeded in increasing sales volume. Managed inventory levels by applying inventory control techniques and reviewing historical data to assist in the buying process and replenishment of key items. Worked closely with warehouse to ensure timely and accurate merchandise receipts to facilitate shipments to the stores. Maintained weekly reports to analyze different areas of the business and find opportunities.

  • Merchandise Planner

    BCBGMAXAZRIAGROUP

    April 2012 – October 2012(6 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Collaborated with Retail Buying and Planning teams to achieve agreed upon divisional and departmental merchandise plans. Monitored new store performances and determined proper inventory assortment in terms of classifications, price points. Executed allocation and timely replenishment of merchandise, and maintained store inventory levels to maximize sales.

  • Allocator

    Hackett London

    September 2010 – December 2011(1 year 3 months)London, United Kingdom

    Responsible for preparing, collating and distributing merchandise to suppliers. Monitored stock movements and analyzed sales figures, trends, regional variations and purchasing behavior to accurately forecast future sales and stock requirements. Assisted in the preparation of weekly trading reports and team meetings. Liaised with clients and handled queries from customer and suppliers.

  • Sales Associate

    Nike

    July 2009 – August 2010(1 year 1 month)London, United Kingdom

    Developed effective customer service skills as well as the ability to work effectively in a team. Duties included stock taking, till operation and general customer assistance. Successfully trained new and current members of staff on store products as well as on departmental procedures. Consistently achieved monthly sales targets and playing a key role in delivering 9% business growth in the Football category.

  • Sales Associate/Team Leader

    BURTON MENSWEAR LONDON

    April 2007 – May 2009(2 years 1 month)Bromley, United Kingdom

    Developed effective customer services skills as well as ability to work effectively in a team. Provided leadership and support to the sales team and motivated them towards achieving optimum customer satisfaction and maximum revenue generation. Succeeded in key marketing strategies to increase customer flow and product sales. Received awards for skills in sales and for opening of store credit. Duties included stock taking, till operation and general customer assistance. Received award from Arcadia Group Ltd for fraud skills in fraud prevention.

Education

  • University for the Creative Arts

    Graphic Media, Graphic Communications

    2006 – 2009

Languages

  • English

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Layout
  • Brochures
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Digital Art
  • Posters
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Imaging
  • Photography
  • Art Direction
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Branding & Identity
  • Creative Communicator
  • InDesign
  • Packaging
  • Art
  • Photoshop
  • Image Editing
  • Catalogs
  • Communication Skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image Manipulation
  • Typography
  • Visual Communication

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Ehi cares about:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Politics
  • Science and Technology