Brandy Rumiez

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Highly creative Graphic Designer and lifelong artist with proficiency in numerous mediums. Skilled in branding, and creating compelling, memorable, authentic visuals with mass appeal. Effective team player and a self-motivated individual.


TECHNICAL SKILLS

• MAC/PC Proficient
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Microsoft Office
• Adobe Acrobat Pro
• Quark Xpress
• WordPress
• Mailchimp
• Basic HTML
• Powerpoint

ARTISTIC SKILLS

• Layout
• Print Design
• Digital Design
• Typography
• Sketches & doodles
• Illustration
• Color Sense
• Painting
• Sculpting
• Basic photography


Education

The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
March 2009 - Bachelor of Science in Illustration - Awarded Best Portfolio

EXPERIENCE

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church
Boca Raton, FL. - 12.15 thru Present

Responsible for the coordination, ad design and layout of the church’s weekly sixteen page bulletin. Weekly update of the WordPress website. Assist in planning and implementation of a monthly social media and eblast calendar, designing content to maximize attendance to church and school events. Create postcards, brochures, ads and various promotional marketing collateral. Assist in taking photos during events. Organize and archive media including photos, videos, and packaged bulletin files on shared server.

ART DIRECTOR/CREATIVE LEAD
New York Grilled Cheese Company
Wilton Manors, FL. - 01.14 thru Present

Developed style guidelines, company mascot and product illustrations to help boost brand recognition. Design packaging, menus, gift cards, store & event signage, and various ads for print and web. Manage and archive files. Update digital menu boards. Assist with copywriting and headlines in advertising. Communicate with outside printers, marketing and production teams to deliver appropriate files promptly as needed.

STORE GRAPHIC ARTIST
Whole Foods Market
Pembroke Pines, FL. - 12.14 thru 09.15

Crafted eye-catching product display art and signs using paint and recycled material to increase sales of targeted items to customers. Designed, printed, and placed product and event signage. Assisted with social media updates that highlighted products, sales and store events through photos and creation of graphics. Managed project timelines and delegated tasks to the marketing team’s artists. Was in charge of design, layout, and printing of the monthly store newsletter. Tracked inventory of supplies. Ordered supplies monthly, consistently staying within budget.

JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Alliance Entertainment
Sunrise, FL. - 03.12 thru 12.14

Assisted in the Music On Demand program. Scanned, color corrected and removed visual defects from out of print CD booklets, preparing them for highest quality print & digital reproduction. Converted audio files. Delegated additional production tasks to third parties. Created print ads for the weekly “Discussions Magazine.” Headed the design and scheduling of Business to Business and Business to Consumer e-mail blasts. Created original illustrations for packaging, promotional items and corporate events.

GRAPHIC DESIGN SPECIALIST
Alliance Entertainment
Coral Springs, FL. - 05.08 thru 04.10

Designed DVD packaging and inserts, point of purchase display headers, sell sheets, and other print & web collateral for children’s media brand, NCircle Entertainment. Created print and web ads for the monthly “Amped Magazine,” promoting various CD, DVD and video game titles.