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Resume for Tania von Allmen tv135c998@westpost.

net Profile Senior Designer / Marketing Specialist works both sides of the brain with graphi c design experience, Mac OSX and Adobe Creative Suite technical prowess, human r elations abilities, and excellent written and public communication skills. Experience OWNER, SENIOR DESIGNER | LUMINOSITY STUDIO, 2004 TO PRESENT Designed and produced brand identities, web sites, brochures, direct mail, signa ge, display graphics, e-newsletter campaigns and publications for small to large companies in Northern California. Also coordinated print and project managemen t for large international corporate biannual event involving multiple vendors, a n in-house corporate design department and a 60-day turn-around. Recognized as aBest of Folsoma in the category of graphic design for three conse cutive years by the U.S. Small Business Chamber. OWNER, CREATIVE DIRECTOR | LOGO LAB, INC. 1993 TO 2004 Pioneered remote interactive graphic design and specialty logo niche for small b usiness market. Designed 1500 brand identities for companies in every U.S. State and 15 foreign countries. Supervised and art directed a design staff of four te am members. Also served as production manager to coordinate deadlines and deliv erables. SIERRA COLLEGE | PUBLICATIONS SPECIALIST, 1993 Design and layout of college schedule from raw data provided from administration . IBEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. | MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, 1991-1992 Director of Marketing Communications for software start-up. Designed brand ident ity, collateral, trade show items, and wrote press releases. Set up internal sys tems and processes, and translated engineering-speak into benefit-oriented sale s literature and product sheets. Education California State University, Sacramento - 1987. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing Concentration. Minor in graphic design. Skills a Lifetime Mac User; highly proficient user of Adobe Creative Suite including Ph otoShop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, FreeHand versions 3 through 11. Ab le to trouble-shoot and diagnose most software and hardware issues. Self-starter (self-taught every application above as well as Final Cut Pro video editing. ) a Excellent public speaking and human relations skills. Able to communicate wit h a wide variety of people to collaborate and explore solutions from a number of angles. Graduate of Dale Carnegie Course in Public Speaking and Human Relations and Carnegie Management Seminar; Toastmaster ATM designation. a Good team player. Served as Chairperson for 2009 IFVP (International Forum of Visual Practitioners) conference and coordinated a remote team in all aspects of planning and execution. a Illustrated three published books; trained and skilled in graphic facilitation and graphic recording.