Offering you a limitless, but controlled creative mind, with a global depth of perception, experience, training and motivation, in exchange for a creative project with opportunities to achieve mutual goals through collaborative efforts. Convinced that this will result in the most effective and visually compelling media ever produced, an increase in profits is sure to result, so talk to me about your goals and as you may find, my creative mind and fearless ambition leaves me open to many venues. Freelance Honored with opportunities to strategise and implement, from concept to completion, designs and illustrations for interactive or tactile media, providing highly creative marketing solutions for local, national and international businesses. Lead and managed external writers, photographers, printers and web content providers to implement and produce catalogs, periodicals, direct mail, packaging, point-of-purchase displays, trade exhibit signage, as well as, interactive and animated media for the internet. My esteemed clients have included: Prudential Carolina Realtors (property development division), Cook Medical GI Endoscopy Products, The NC Eye Bank, Brookcare Pharmacy Services, VisionShare (a not-for-prot consortium of eye banks) as well as Physicians Pharmaceuticals which expanded into a full time Creative Manager position mentioned next. Creative Manager of Physicians Pharmaceuticals Strategically concepted, designed, illustrated, photographed, set and food styling, retouched, produced and organized the visual media with respect to the goals of the owners and managers. Working in tandem with vendors to research, promote, organize and maintain the visual media which builds the brands for Revival Soy and its new division of the Slim & Beautiful Diet. I was also responsible for the “rebuilding” of the in-house creative department and implementing and operating our the new digital photography studio. I purchased hardware and software and use these to produce and enhance product images and corporate personalities, assisting with video recordings, and even applying make-up to customers during testimonials for their debut into stardom. (The wearing of many hats is optional, but never boring!) Peggy Davis Advertising Agency No, not just me but, a whole team of marketing professionals, collaborating to promote the public image and enhance corporate identity for international, national and local businesses, successfully exceeding annual sales of 1.5 million. Competed for and awarded with opportunities to strategise and produce, catalogs, periodicals, direct mail, packaging, point-of-purchase displays, trade exhibit signage, web pages, interactive animations and email for the web. Planned, created and coordinated “theme inspired” showrooms, with hand made-to-order costumes, and gifts for trade specic events to showcase emerging product lines. Some of our esteemed clients included: Sara Lee (Intimates, Socks, and Hosiery), BellSouth Mobility, Levelor Home Fashions, Cook Medical GI Endoscopy Products, Wrangler, Crowder, McChesney & White Realtors. Not stopping there, we also branched off, to build another highly successful packaging and fulllment company, Carolina Print and Packaging, which was created to meet the needs of professional print, packaging and fullfillment management. To assist in the production, packing and repacking, and timely distribution of our client’s brands. Software: Expert skills in, PhotoShop CS4, InDesign CS4, Illustrator CS4, FreeHand and QuarkExpress. Procient in: Acrobat Professional CS4, Fireworks CS4, Dreamweaver CS4 and Flash CS4. Canon’s Digital Professional software suite. Hardware: Mac (preferred) and PC platforms. Wacom Cintiq interactive pen display. Canon EOS 5D Digital Camera, Smith-Victor studio lighting. Education: Ringling School of Art - Sarasota, Fla. - Associates Degree in Illustration and Graphic Design, also studied photography, sculpture and painting. Received yearly awards and scholarships with a specic Illustration chosen to be included in the school’s permanent collection. Voted by faculty as Most Likely to Succeed. The North Carolina School of the Arts - Visual Arts.
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