Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building and maintaining “win-win” partnerships. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.

CREATIVE • INNOVATIVE • TEAM WORK • MARKETING • MANAGEMENT • DESIGN

SKILLS
 HTML, CSS, Adobe Design Suite
Microsoft Office / Apple Pages, Numbers and Keynote
 both Mac OS and Windows Platforms

EXPERIENCE
Freelance Designer; Tulsa, OK
 2009-Present
Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Work closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Effectively build, motivate, and direct design and production teams. Expertly convert features to benefits to achieve client objectives. Manage all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, staffing, and administrative functions.

VYPE Oklahoma (Trinity Media Group) / GHOSTMAIL; Tulsa, OK
Senior GRAPHIC DESIGNER  - July 2021-Present
Design Magazines Layouts and covers , logos, signs, advertisements, and other communication materials.
Create these materials by hand or by using technology, including computer software programs. Adobe's Creative Suite—including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and more.
Meet with clients to gain an understanding of what they want their proposed communications to look like. Create or incorporate illustrations, pictures, and designs to reflect the desired theme and tone of the communications.
Produce drafts for review by clients and make revisions based on the feedback received.
Review final productions for errors and ensure that final prints reflect client specifications.

EMG Graphic Systems; Tulsa, OK
Graphic Artist — 2015-2020
Draw tech drawings for production of way-finding signage. Help manage projects and talk with clients.
draw custom designs and see projects through from conception to completion.

Northeastern State University; Broken Arrow, OK
Multimedia Design Tech — 2011–2012
Worked on projects for different directors dealing with the Project I’M READY; IMLS grant.
Made videos using Adobe Software. Also designed logos and flyers when needed. Worked on
the Project I’M READY website.

EDUCATION
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology — Okmulgee, OK
 Multimedia Technology, December 2009

OTHER EXPERIENCE

TORCH Missions - Group Leader for Multiple Trips to Honduras
Project Tulsa - Led groups in Tulsa to help serve the poor downtown
Soccer Coach - Coached Soccer for Wright Christian Academy
YMCA - Worked as a soccer referee to help the soccer program

Eric Connell
918-688-2459
eric@remconstudios.com
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