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Dear Recruiting Professional,

I'm an incorporated freelance designer (1099) specializing in PowerPoint presentations and desktop publishing for corporate meeting planners, event production companies, investment banks, pharmaceutical advertising agencies, biotech companies and law firms.

My goal is to design, create and implement ideas in an effort to help clients accomplish their goals on time and within their budget. I specialize in print material and electronic media and I've used the MS Office Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Corel Draw for over 10 years utilizing the Macintosh and PC platform. I have excellent organizational skills and flexibility combined with a strong work ethic. Furthermore, I am available for domestic and international corporate meetings and regulatory conferences.

See client list below:

• Anatomed
• Amtrak
• Apollo Marcom
• Apothecom
• Ask-Mercury
• Beacon Healthcare
• Brandemix
• Cardiovascular Research Foundation
• Centron
• Cline, Davis & Mann
• CCG Metamedia
• DraftFCB
• Dyventive
• Estee Lauder
• Excerpta Medica
• Euro RSCG Life
• Green Room Public Relations
• Grey Healthcare
• H4B Catapult
• JWT
• Kerwin Communications
• KP360 Group
• Lifescience Dynamics
• LRN
• McCann Worldgroup
• Med Access
• Medical Knowledge Group
• NBC Universal
• Pacific Communications
• Paradigm Medical Communications
• Solgar, Inc.
• Sudler & Hennessey
• Core Legal Concepts LLC
• Ropes & Gray LLP
• SRW Trial Consulting LLC
• Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
• DOAR Litigation Consulting
• Resonant Legal Media
• VisuaLex, LLC.

Samples and references are available upon request.



EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
FREELANCE POWERPOINT SPECIALIST AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER (NOVEMBER 2005 TO PRESENT)
Design corporate presentations for a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies and small businesses for high-level executives. Industries include pharmaceutical, entertainment, telecommunications, financial, beauty and legal.
Conceptualize, brand, and stylize presentations using industry standard tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint. Format presentations to complement corporate identity standards and principles.
Proficient in the design and execution of new business and client presentations, internal communications, and templates.
Expertise in high-profile litigation graphics. Build concepts for courtroom demonstratives (i.e., callouts, tables, charts, animations and timelines). War room graphic support.
Provide onsite support for domestic and international conferences as a graphics operator.


UBS ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS (GRAPHIC DESIGNER - CONSULTANT) (MAY 2006 TO DECEMBER 2006)
Created and revised presentations, brochures, collateral pieces for printing and electronic .pdfs for the marketing department.
Created and revised templates, edit files, and flow in new copy for Powerpoint presentations and marketing pieces using Quark, Illustrator, Excel, MS Word and Adobe Acrobat.
Incorporated graphics, logos, charts using Quark, Photoshop and Illustrator. Proofread and edit materials prior to final send-off for quality control. Responsible for prepress preparation of files for printing.
Formatted presentations to complement corporate identity standards and principles.


STANDARD & POOR'S (SEPTEMBER 2002 TO NOVEMBER 2005)
SENIOR PRODUCTION DESIGNER (CONSULTANT)
Responsible for layout of several print products (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and special editions).
Coordinated with Editorial and Design staff to meet publishing standards and schedules.
Produced layout, charts and graphics for in-house publications, using Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw and Excel.
Proofread and edit materials prior to final send-off for quality control.


METLIFE INSURANCE (AUGUST 1999 TO AUGUST 2002)
GRAPHIC DESIGNER (CONSULTANT)
Designed marketing print material (i.e., brochures, slim-jims, posters, postcards, direct mail pieces) and
electronic media for auto, home, dental, medical, and group life insurance, using Quark, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Post and link .pdf files and animated Flash files/websites on the server/network for company intranet.
Performed high resolution scanning and digital image manipulation.
Responsible for prepress preparation of files for printing. Created mechanicals for various print materials.


SALOMON SMITH BARNEY (AUGUST 1998 TO AUGUST 1999) & BEAR STEARNS (FEBRUARY 1999 TO AUGUST 1999)
GRAPHIC PRESENTATION OPERATOR (CONSULTANT)
Provided presentation and graphic support to investment bankers, using PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
Designed presentations and incorporated graphics, logos, charts, and photos.
Formatted presentations to complement corporate identity standards and principles.


BELLCORE TECHNICAL TRAINING ORGANIZATION (OCTOBER 1988 TO AUGUST 1998 -- EMPLOYED 10 YEARS)
GRAPHIC DESIGNER/DESKTOP PUBLISHER (8/95 TO 8/98)
Designed and created graphics to complement the content of promotional and marketing material, using Quark, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, and Excel (i.e., training catalogs, brochures, courseware, slide presentations, forms, and financial reports.)
Operated peripheral equipment such as color copiers, laser printers, and scanners.
Coordinated all printing arrangements for promotional and marketing print material.


DOCUMENTATION SPECIALIST/GRAPHIC DESIGNER (5/93 TO 8/95)
Formatted technical documents converted from various software applications. (i.e., Interleaf to FrameMaker)
Imported/modified pictures or screen captures by the file transfer process into documents.
Designed graphics for curriculum brochures and other technical documentation, using Quark, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Designed, formatted, and revised the Bellcore Technical Education Course Catalog using PageMaker.


COURSE MATERIALS COORDINATOR (4/91 TO 5/93)
Coordinated the reproduction of course material, binder preparation, classroom/equipment setup, generated
security passes for instructors, coordinated shipping arrangements and maintained inventory for over 90 courses.
Maintained and monitored service and/or repair needs of Electrohome overhead projectors and slide projectors.
Setup Proxima LCD projection panel and ELMO overhead projector/Macintosh computer for slide presentations.


SECRETARIAL SUPPORT ASSOCIATE (10/88 TO 4/91)
Hired as a co-op high school student in October 1988, while student in high school. In January 1990, I became the assistant to the organization's AVP secretary. Duties included: making and handling telephone calls in an efficient and professional manner, managing and drafting correspondence, organizing and file documents, travel arrangements, calendar maintenance and coordinate conference calls and meetings.


EDUCATION
Rutgers Internet Institute - Web Graphics Certification (January 2001)
School of Visual Arts - Manhattan, NY. Major - Graphic Design
The Web Academy - San Jose, California (April 1996)


COMPUTER SKILLS
Software Applications: Acrobat, CoffeeCup, Corel Draw, Excel, FrameMaker, Flash, HTML, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word, PageMaker, Persuasion, Photoshop, PowerPoint, QuarkXpress, and UNIX
Hardware Expertise: IBM PC, Macintosh, Canon Color Laser Copier, Scanners, and Electrohome overhead projectors
Other: Travel Agent
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