Tamra Wade And Partners

7/2017 – 10/2017
Graphic Designer / Marketing Specialist

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
  • Mark up, paste, and assemble final layouts to prepare layouts for printer.
  • Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer.
  • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed
  • Confer with sales and marketing team and managers to discuss and determine layout design.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites.
  • Key information into computer equipment to create layouts for client or supervisor.
  • Study illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of materials, products, or services.
  • Prepare notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Develop, create and post material and content for social media campaigns
  • Support the sales and marketing team by maintaining inventory and providing collateral and other marketing supplies upon request
  • Ensure that company messages and materials are accurate and consistent with brand guidelines
  • Creates, delivers, edits and optimizes marketing material for print and web

Skills:  Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign,  Premiere Pro, Office 365, and MailChimp


05/2012 – 10/2013, 07/2014 – 05/2015, 8/2015 – 7/2017
Web/Graphic Designer
•    Macintosh-based computer design of developing WordPress website, brochures, business cards, and setting up emails, servers and helping out around the business when needed. Also designing labels for 1 liter and up to 15 liters of paint buckets. Over 150-page color deck for the company’s color panel.
•    Sketching all UI designs, icons, and color in Illustrator.
•    Design custom pages with Advanced Custom Field for easy user input layout and content in WordPress.
•    Desktop install and setup for Windows base machines and Office 365 Email setup.
• Video editing for how-to projects.• Design and layout in store display.
•    Google Analytics setup and tracking within WordPress.
Skills:    WordPress, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver, Wireframe, Premiere Pro, Office 365, and Network


05/2015 – 08/2015
Graphic Artist
•    Building, stitching, and photo-retouching high-resolution panoramic pictures and photo-retouching high-resolution flat photos for apartments, townhomes, and senior living complexes.
Skills:    Photoshop, SaleForce, Kolor Autopano Pro


12/2013 – 03/2014
Web Designer
•    Windows based computer design of developing three WordPress website. Using Cherry Framework to layout pages.
•    Design custom pages with Advanced Custom Field for easy user input layout and content in WordPress.
•    Sketching all UI designs, icons and color in Illustrator.
•    cPanel clean up and structuring files and manual setting up SQL database for WordPress.
•    Maintaining and updating the look of Magneto CE store of gluearts.com.
Skills:    WordPress, Magneto CE, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, HTML and CSS


05/2011 – 08/2011
Graphic Designer
•    Designed coupons for business’s around colleges.
•    Enter data for SMS messages.
Skills:    Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign


01/2008 – 11/2008, 09/2009 – 06/2010
Graphic Designer
•    Design 8.5×11 direct mail cards for political clients for mail out ads.
•    Setup the spec to the printing company to have it ready to print.
•    Develop their website.
Skills:    Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, HTML, and CSS


10/2005 – 12/2007
Graphic Artist
•    Designed and setup custom templates for company system.
•    Ensured image and text quality.
Skills:    QuarkXPress, Photoshop and Illustrator


10/2001 – 09/2005
•    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
•    Best in Show, Graphic Design Associates


•    Pollie Award, Mad Dog Mail, 2008
•    Best in Show, Graphic Design Associates, 2003