graphic designer
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art director

QUALIFICATIONS

Highly motivated, creative, and detail-oriented graphic designer and art director with a passion for design and more than 8 years of experience in advertising, branding, print, and web. Proven ability to complete tasks in a fast-paced advertising agency while ensuring the detail and design quality of creative projects.

EXPERIENCE IN:

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Print Design & Production
  • Website Design
  • Logo Design & Branding
  • Large Format Graphics
  • Vehicle Graphics
  • Interior Artwork
  • Email Marketing

  • Social Media Management
  • Video Production Graphics
  • Photography
  • Photo Retouching & Restoration
  • Photo Compositing
  • Art Direction
  • Vendor Management
  • Copywriting & Editing

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ashley Wurth Design; South Burlington, Vermont
Graphic & Web Designer, Art Director
May 2017 – Present

Fully responsible for concepting, managing, designing, and producing all type of creative projects, with extensive skills in website design and light development, photo retouching and compositing, and print design and production. Closely collaborate with all clients to develop new creative solutions and evolve existing materials. Manage and coordinate with vendors to ensure projects are completed on time and on-budget.

  • Designed and developed 25th-anniversary logo and branding materials for a well-known tech firm.
  • Developed and produced tradeshow materials for a ground-breaking start-up company.
  • Created modern branding materials for real estate company seeking a fresh and updated look.
  • Revamped corporate tradeshow materials for a wealth management company.

 

Mt. Mansfield Media; Colchester, Vermont
Senior Graphic & Web Designer, Art Director
November 2011 – Present

Responsible for managing, designing, and producing a multitude of creative projects from concept through completion, including web, print, and video production graphics. Work closely with clients to develop creative solutions and guaranteed success. Coordinate and direct outside consultants, freelance designers, and vendors to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget requirements.

  • Responsible for managing key client accounts within first six months.
  • Rebranded several major accounts including Bond Auto Parts, Von Bargen’s Jewelry, Clear Water Filtration, What’s Your Watermark, and Vacutherm.
  • Designed, and produced three large interior design installations. Managed budget, consultants, and vendors. Coordinated and oversaw installation process.
  • Developed long-standing client relationships through the continued success of creative projects.


The Marcus Group, Inc.; 
Little Falls, New Jersey
Graphic & Production Designer
October 2009 to July 2011

Responsible for creating and assisting with the development of graphic designs for a full-service advertising and public relations agency. Involved with the design and production of collateral material including brochures, logos, media kits, outdoor advertising, special publications, and marketing projects.

  • Successfully developed and designed creative projects for key client within two months.
  • Highly involved with the coordination and completion of promotional material for a major non-profit fundraising campaign.


Grace Ormonde Wedding Style; 
Barrington, Rhode Island
Intern
August 2008 – November 2008

Assisted the creative department with the design and production of two publications for a national wedding planning resource magazine.

  • Designed advertisements that were chosen by the Editor-in-Chief and submitted to key clients within first month.
  • Involved with the collaboration and design of annual event promotion material.

EDUCATION

Roger Williams University  |  Bristol, Rhode Island  |  May 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design Communications  |   Minor in Psychology 

SKILLS

EXPERT IN:

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Acrobat

PROFICIENT IN:

WordPress

Quark Xpress

Microsoft Office

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CONTACT

phone-receiver  802-355-0899     |       ashley.wurth@gmail.com

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