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STEPHANIE M. MURPHY

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Creative and multi-talented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in print design, multimedia and marketing. Developed brand identities, sales collateral, promotional product artwork and advertisement for in-house companies. Exceptional multi-tasking skills; able to manage several time sensitive projects simultaneously, accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements, creativity and quality control.

Creative experience in the following:


PRINT
  • Logos
  • Business Cards
  • Stationary
  • Newsletters & Brochures
  • Promotional Flyers
  • Print Advertisements
  • Banners & Post Cards
MARKETING
  • Direct Mail
  • Promotional Items
  • Client Gift Packages
  • Promotional Flyers
  • Screen, Offset & Digital Printing
  • Wearables
  • Database Maintenance
MULTIMEDIA
  • Online Graphics
  • Targeted Email Campaigns
  • Web Site Design
  • CD Cover Design
  • Video Editing
  • Musician/Composer
  • Product Photographer
 

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Fine Artist
- Academically trained in Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Lithography and Mixed Media Sculpture

13+ Years experience with Graphic Design and 7+ Years experience with Web Design

  • Software: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and Quicktime Pro.
  • Platforms: Mac OS X - Windows 7

EXPERIENCE
8/06 - Present Techni-Lux, Inc., Orlando, FL
Marketing Coordinator/Graphic/Web Designer

  • Design and edit catalogs, product literature, full color ads, brochures, and flyers using Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop.
  • Responsible for the layout, visual appearance and usability of Techni-Lux’s website.
  • Build web pages using Adobe Dreamweaver.
  • Scan images, digitally photograph products and manipulate using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Make decisions on how images and other material will be digitally optimized and presented for the web.
  • Coordinate the design, production, and writing of marketing material.
  • Identify and develop relationships with vendors and suppliers.
  • Maintain inventory of marketing materials.
  • Create documents and produce informational, educational, promotional, and multi-media projects. Integrate audio, animation, graphics and video into presentations for CDs, DVDs, web site and social media.

3/06 - Present Freelance/Contract Graphic/Web Designer


5/00 - 3/06 KELLYCO Metal Detector Distributors, Winter Springs, FL
Graphic/Web Designer

  • Designed and copy edited catalogs, full color ads, brochures, and flyers using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.
  • Scanned images, digitally photographed products then, manipulated (color corrections, clipping paths, save for web) using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Used Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator to render product diagrams and logos.
  • Converted Kellyco's catalog pages, created in Adobe InDesign, to PDF format for upload to their printer's FTP site for final printing.
  • Met the mass printing and bulk mailing deadline of quarterly catalogs.
  • Updated Kellyco web site daily and built pages using Macromedia Dreamweaver.


10/97 - 5/00 Kinko’s, Winter Park, FL
Computer Services Specialist

  • Managed multiple projects successfully meeting customer specifications and time frames.
  • Used Adobe PageMaker, Quark Xpress and Microsoft Word to layout and typeset, resumes, postcards, brochures, invitations, letterhead, business cards and custom graphic design work.
  • Scanned and performed photo editing in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Assisted customers with print applications and technical support.
  • Acting Technology Manager in the absence of the department manager.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts
in visual art and design,1994
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Professional Teaching Certification K-12 Art, Educator Preparation Institute (EPI),
2007
Seminole Community College, Lake Mary, Florida


PORTFOLIO

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