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Carla B.

Grass Valley, CA, USA
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Professional Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer, Self Employed

January, 2018 - Current

Graphic Designer, AJA Video Systems

September, 2016 - January, 2018

  • Designed and created static and animated web graphic advertisements for AJA's numerous video production products using Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Responsible for the creation of product advertisements, including sourcing stock imagery, ensuring that all copy was approved and transcribed correctly and all product imagery was accurate.
  • Designed new process to work with international translators to translate all product advertisements, both print and web, into multiple languages.
  • In charge of providing advertisements with the correct specifications to all partner print publications around the world.
Graphic Designer / Marketing Associate, Golden Eagle Distributing

January, 2014 - September, 2016

  • Lead Graphic Designer; responsible for all graphic design for the company and dealers
  • Utilize Adobe Creative Suite to create and maintain sales and marketing programs, custom advertising for dealers and promotional materials.
  • Main contact between company and multiple printer vendors to place orders for printed marketing and sales materials.
  • Designed new order placement system for and managed the dealer advertising program
    through third party marketing company for over 400 dealers.
  • Participated in planning and coordinating events for sales and marketing meetings.
  • Ordered dealer merchandise displays from vendor.
Marketing Program Coordinator, Sleep Train

July, 2013 - January, 2014

  • Assisted Community Relations Manager in the administration and coordination of the multiple community outreach programs.
  • Utilized internal inventory system to place orders, schedule delivery and track all donations for the Mattresses 4 Kids program.
  • Acted as main liaison in the community for current and potential charitable partners.
  • Worked with internal and external parties to assist in event management.
Office Assistant, AvePoint, Inc.

October, 2012 - July, 2013

  • Assisted the Senior Vice President of Sales with scheduling, project completion and ad hoc assistant tasks.
  • Regional Travel Manager for executive travel, visiting colleagues and interviewees.
  • Human Resources representative for California office; assisted Director of HR with tasks.
  • Main contact between company and vendors, building management and suppliers.
  • Assist with Marketing event preparation.
  • Provide executive and administrative support to the Santa Clara, CA and Melbourne, Australia offices.
Sales Associate, Sharks Sports and Entertainment

September, 2010 - October, 2012

  • One of eight employees on a 20-person staff responsible for cash handling during Sharks games. Contributed to consistently exceed sales goals for every game.
  • Verified merchandise pulls from the warehouse; ensured merchandise tagged correctly.
  • Training Program Coordinator - assisted management in training all new employees.
  • Assisted in creation of slogans for playoff merchandise..
Head Photographer Assistant, Nick Felkey Photography

September, 2004 - September, 2009

  • Assisted photographer on portrait shoots; helped with lighting and posing the subject.
  • Scheduled photo shoots and business meetings every month for owners/photographer.
  • Responsible for processing film orders and passport photos in a deadline driven
  • Opened and closed the shop; turned on and off all machines, kept cash register balanced and assisted customers before owners arrived.
  • Quickly became proficient in Adobe Photoshop and portrait photography.