Mindy Dreisewerd

  • Web & Graphic Designer
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Graphic Design

Previous positions

  • Sr. Graphic Designer at Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
  • Graphic Designer /IT at Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation

Education

San Diego State University-California State University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Graphic Design

Background

Summary

Summary of Qualifications: • Highly experienced communications expert, serving in-house and consultant roles • Multi-media graphic designer on highly successful campaigns that span 15 years, including: • Web/social • Print collateral • Audio/visual • Highly self-motivated, driven by achieving goals and meeting deadlines • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop; Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Keynote, PowerPoint • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, WordPress

Experience

  • Web & Graphic Designer

    Alvarado Parkway Institute Behavioral Health System

    April 2018 – Present(1 year 6 months)

  • Communications Consultant

    Mindybee Designs

    January 2017 – Present(2 years 9 months)San Diego

    Providing graphic design support for a host of for-profit and non-profit entities.

  • Sr. Graphic Designer

    Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation

    February 2013 – December 2016(3 years 10 months)Greater San Diego Area

    Communications team member for the Jacobs Family Foundation and its sister organization, the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, working with an entire community on comprehensive neighborhood revitalization through a comprehensive set of mission-aligned, for- and non-profit entities. ✦ Worked in partnership with diverse groups: senior foundation leadership and board members, culturally diverse residents of a deeply underinvested community, aspiring local business owners, non-profit leaders and community activists and organizers. ✦ Supported development of multi-media communications efforts on behalf of the foundation, its network of non- and for-profit partners and the residents of the community to effectively engage and mobilize cross-sector audiences. ✦ Managed brand integrity across multiple platforms. ✦ Led asset management, photography coordination, photo editing, all forms of print collateral, vendor coordination, and website maintenance.

  • Graphic Designer /IT

    Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation

    December 2004 – February 2013(8 years 2 months)Greater San Diego Area

    Communications team member for the Jacobs Family Foundation and its sister organization, the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, working with an entire community on comprehensive neighborhood revitalization through a comprehensive set of mission-aligned, for- and non-profit entities. ✦ Worked in partnership with diverse groups: senior foundation leadership and board members, culturally diverse residents of a deeply underinvested community, aspiring local business owners, non-profit leaders and community activists and organizers. ✦ Supported development of multi-media communications efforts on behalf of the foundation, its network of non- and for-profit partners and the residents of the community to effectively engage and mobilize cross-sector audiences. ✦ Managed brand integrity across multiple platforms. ✦ Led asset management, photography coordination, photo editing, all forms of print collateral, vendor coordination, and website maintenance.

  • Graphic Designer, Webmaster

    Hotel Marketing Group

    December 2000 – December 2004(4 years)Greater San Diego Area

    Hospitality industry marketing firm. Designed marketing materials for everything from large corporate hospitality groups to small boutique inns. ✦ Supported campaigns that required adhering to corporate graphic standards for hotel chains, as well as branding or re-branding independent hotels. Designed, built, and maintained 20 websites and managed the VPS host. Distributed monthly e-blasts and managed email capture program for several clients. Illustrated meeting rooms, capacity charts and hotel properties.

  • Graphic Designer, Production Manager

    Effectiveness Through Communication, Inc.

    December 1991 – December 2000(9 years)Greater San Diego Area

    Worked closely with high- and low-profile clients to determine communications and graphic needs. Concept through completion including design, layout, printer communication, and supervision of projects. Managed monthly community newspaper which included ad design and editorial layout.

Education

  • San Diego State University-California State University

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Graphic Design

    1996

Projects

  • Portfolio

    Team Members (1):
    • Mindy Dreisewerd

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustrator
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Nonprofits
  • Custom displays
  • Graphics
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Basic HTML
  • Logo Design
  • Public Relations
  • Proofreading
  • Customer Service
  • PowerPoint
  • Corporate Branding
  • Research
  • Marketing
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • Marketing Strategy
  • WordPress
  • Marketing Communications
  • Hotels
  • Mac OS

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Mindy cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Science and Technology