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MARKETING GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Remote & Contract Work

Region & Category
Region: 
Central Mountains
Job Category: 
Administrative | Communications | Programs/Services | Other
Summary

Talented, self-driven, and creative advertising agency/in-house designer with a high degree of initiative and quality standards. Top-notch customer service to stakeholders and internal clients.   

  • Create: Visual assets that are consistent with approved messaging and accurately represent companies’ brands.
  • Manage: Multiple projects and tight deadlines with acute attention to detail. Independent and team collaboration.
  • Deliver: Well-designed print and digital marketing keeping abreast of new technology to successfully engage audiences.
Skills
  • Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Premier Rush
  • Microsoft (MS) Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Email Marketing: MailChimp
  • Website Maintenance: Joomla, WordPress, Proprietary CMS
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, Google Business Animated
  • Video Maker: Powtoon
Experience
Marketing Coordinator | Executive Assistant
Jun, 2014 to Jun, 2020
BILL’S EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY, INC., Colorado Springs, CO
  • Understand company’s voice, audience, and goals to create brand presence and advertising campaigns that increase sales. Design all marketing materials, manage website and social platforms. Serve as trustworthy source of leadership and organizational/strategic planning to move business forward.
  • Project managed development of company’s new website from ideation to production, expanding customer resources, and increasing SEO. Company doubled profits over 5 years.
  • Rebranded company, taking full ownership of new corporate image execution, creating branding guidelines and writing standards. Update investment led to improved public recognition.
  • Established regular event marketing promotion system, maximizing exposure in local community.
Graphic Designer, General Manager
Nov, 2009 to Jun, 2020
ART TO MARKET GRAPHIC DESIGN, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Graphic design of integrated marketing programs to assist creative, service-oriented non-profit and fourth sector businesses in developing and refreshing brand identities to draw attention to important work in the community. Services comprise whole range of marketing and promotional items, including logo ideation, magazine layouts, website imagery, product labels, sell sheets, retail displays, annual reports, posters, programs, t-shirt designs, signage, branding boards, and event planning, among others.
  • Developed strong long-lasting relationships with partners and small businesses that generated additional projects resulting in event participation, donor contributions, and/or sales growth.
  • Built varied portfolio and reputation for design, project management, and invested commitment to service which has expedited word of mouth, amplifying creative design opportunities.
Graphic Designer for Web and Marketing
Nov, 2010 to Apr, 2014
ALEXA’S ANGELS, Windsor, CO
  • Initially hired as temporary employee but promoted to permanent after excellent performance evaluation. Spearheaded company’s website for both wholesale and consumer markets, tracking traffic, product revenue trends, email campaign response rates, and social media/contact list growth. Brainstormed and implemented creative ideas and designed images/graphics. Executed copywriting and catalog creation.
  • Supported consumer business growth with limited resources and meticulous time management.
  • Programmed press releases for new product launches and communicated with industry media outlets to raise awareness about products.
  • Researched local developers and project managed creation of new website with robust features that streamlined product upload processes.
Design and Administration Assistant
Mar, 2007 to Aug, 2010
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICE OF MINNESOTA, Minneapolis, MN
  • Collaborated in administering an IDA program to lower-mid income earners and organized class schedules, program requirements, and participant records. Fashioned newsletters and collateral material for financial services. Maintained databases and client/member professional networking systems.
  • Took charge of several program details that helped financial counselors focus on direct work with program participants. Trusted with delegation of significant responsibilities without supervision.
  • Designated to oversee direct report (intern) administrative support tasks.
Education
School and Location: 
University of Minnesota, Morris, MN
Dates Attended: 
1989 to 1993
Degree: 
Bachelor’s Degree
Field of Study: 
Studio Art & Art History
Contact Info
Full Name: 
Donna Wintz
Address: 
PO Box 6191
Colorado Springs, CO 80934
State: 
Colorado
Email Address: 
donna@arttomarket.design
Phone: 
7196020992
Affiliations & Community Involvement: 
Volunteer, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado and Westside CaresFormer Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity, Teller CountyFormer Volunteer, St. Francis Center Day Shelter