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Charlotte Shutes | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 13, 2014

Charlotte Shutes

Expert Print Designer & Creative Director
   United States
  |   Waretown, NJ
  |  10:07 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I have over 11 years of experience, including as a Creative Director for a full service advertising and multimedia communications company. My skills and experiences include: InDesign, Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PageMaker, Quark, and various other software programs, as well as Internet and web based applications. My previous position also required in-depth customer interaction, time management, vendor procurement, and budgeting on a per project basis.

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Jun 17, 2013|Brochures|Private|Completed
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May 17, 2013|Brochures|Private|Completed
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Apr 17, 2013|Graphic Design|Private|Completed
Apr 12, 2013|Graphic Design|Private|Completed

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Portfolio

Managed the monthly execution of ad placements in over 16 magazines, including People,...
Created and managed design and production of over 30 product brochures for use in...
Worked with client to produce specialized brochures and sell sheets for different...
Simplified and rewrote sales materials working directly with client. Sourced imagery...

Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Dreamweaver
Quark Xpress
Content Writing
Digital Electronics
Social Media Marketing
Event Planning
Customer Service

Service Description

Created and oversaw print layouts for magazines, newspapers and packaging
Developed design concepts for multiple mediums, including, direct mail, promotional products, social media, and variable data marketing
Created logos, brand management guidelines, and printed event materials
Completed work within specified budgets and deadlines
Coordinated activities within multiple departments
Worked closely with clients to determine objectives, styles and mediums
Presented final layouts to clients for approval
Managed multiple projects simultaneously
Hired staff members and handled human resources within the creative department
Member of the Company Planning Board
Used Mac and PC operating systems
Expert in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office

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Employment

Self
Freelance Designer
2011 - 2013
Create various print and web marketing materials for various clients, including sell sheets, brochures, favicons, and social media elements
Pequod Communications
Creative Director
2001 - 2011
Created and oversaw print layouts for magazines, newspapers and packaging. Developed design concepts for multiple mediums, including, direct mail, promotional products, and variable data...

Education

Rider University
BA Journalism, Multimedia Comm & Public Relations
- 2001
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Keywords

Adobe Acrobat Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Office Programs
Packaging Design
Public Relations
Quark Xpress
CRM/Project Management software
Social Media Campaigns
Typesetting
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Design & Multimedia
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