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Creative Art Director/Senior UX Visual & Graphic Designer
Branding/Graphics/Web/Packaging/POP/Exhibit Graphics


PERSONAL DESCRIPTION

A highly motivated, result oriented creative leader with extensive agency, in-house and direct client experience; recognized for unparalleled work ethic, passion for design and exceptional eye for detail


CLIENT LIST

• JPMorgan Chase
• Jones Lang LaSalle
• Walmart
• Target
• Disney Brands
• Barbie Brand
• Ty Company
• Enesco Group
• Precious Moments
• Cherished Teddies
• Jim Shore
• Wilton Products
• Michael's

• McDonald's
• Kraft Foods
• Continental Baking
• Hostess Cakes
• Wonder Bread
• Home Pride Bread
• Beefsteak Bread
• Coca Cola
• Illy Cafe
• Veryfine Juice
• Harp Interactive
• The Knot
• Bed,Bath & Beyond

• Sears
• Whirlpool
• Builder's Square
• Lowe's
• Shell Oil Co.
• Amoco Oil Co.
• Firestone
• Armour
   Pharmaceutical
• Pearle Vision
• Sandford Markers
• Bekins
• JoAnn's


EXPERTISE

• Original Concepts, Branding strategy and Graphic design
• web Visual design, UX/UI prototypes, HTML, CSS,
• Product design
• Packaging design and graphics
• POS and POP display design and Tradeshow Graphics
• Advertising Collateral, Brochures, Flyers, newspaper, magazine Ads
• Logo design, Corporate & Brand Identity
• Award winning Catalog design, Publications
• Direct Mail advertising
• Digital Photography Manipulation and Editing
• Illustrations - digital and traditional
• Mock-ups - Packaging & Digital

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

• building clients relationships
• job time line/estimating
• managing team workflow
• managing and giving artistic direction to freelance artists -
   designers, illustrators, writers, photographers and stylists
• working with printers, domestic & overseas vendors
• approving artwork and print proofs for final production
• press approvals
• mentoring

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficient in all Adobe Graphic Design applications CS5 and CS6 on the Mac OS X or PC platform: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, AXURE, HTML, CSS, SharePoint, WordPress, QuarkXPress,  Microsoft Office Applications, PowerPoint, AGILE environment. Working knowledge of Final Cut and Audacity


CREATIVE CAREER

March 2009 - present
CREATIVE ART DIRECTOR & SENIOR UX VISUAL / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Design & Art LLC, Lombard, IL 60148

October 2005 - February 2009
SENIOR DESIGN & PACKAGING MANAGER (Print & UX Visual)
Wilton Industries, Inc., Woodridge, IL 60517

December 1997 - June 2005
SENIOR GRAPHIC & UX VISUAL DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR
Enesco Group, Inc., Itasca, IL 60143

**Volunteer at Media Production of Christ Church of Oak Brook -
TV broadcasts, podcasts, projected graphics.


EDUCATION

Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Europe
Master degree in Commercial and Fine Arts

College of DuPage - Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver/HTML/CSS

NAPP Member - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Kelby professional seminars on newest techniques attended quarterly

 

PORTFOLIO & SAMPLES

http://www.design-n-art.com/portfolio_Dagmar.html
http://www.krop.com/dagmarpersons/

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BACK TO GALLERY

• LOGO DESIGN & CORPORATE IDENTITY   

• WEB DESIGN

• PACKAGING STYLE GUIDES & PRODUCT DESIGN

• MAGAZINE & NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING

• CATALOG DESIGN & PRODUCTION

• POS & POP DISPLAY DESIGN

• EXHIBIT DESIGN & GRAPHICS

• ILLUSTRATION

PHOTO ART DIRECTION & STYLING

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