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work experience graphic design & art direction

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Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI BS in Graphic Design & New Media Concentration: Print Design Candidate May, 2013

Software experience

Adobe Creative Suite // Photoshop // Illustrator // Indesign Microsoft Office // Word // Powerpoint // Excel

professional skills

// Excels at meeting deadlines // Works great with a team // Possesses natural leadership qualities // Requires minimal supervision // Excellent problem solver // Provides new and innovative ideas


// GD USA 2018 American Package Design Award for InfinitiPRO by Conair Line Redesign // GD USA 2015 American Inhouse Design Award for Conair Health & Wellness Body Beat 3 FIT & ACTIVE Footbath // School of Technology Graphic Design & Digital Media Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

References available upon request

Conair Corporation, Stamford, CT

Senior Designer, January 2018 - Present Graphic Designer, December 2014 - 2018 // Conceptualizes and executes branding, packaging and in-store POS for the Personal Care division // Conceptualizes, designs and directs content for social media // Provides creative direction on product photography and retouching // Executes high-resolution production package samples // Ideates print ads and in-store promotions // Designs in-store POP materials // Executes production-ready files

Phoenix Media Communications Group, Providence, RI

Graphic Designer, April 2013 - November 2014 // Responsible for advertising and editorial design for 2 weekly alternative newspapers and 2 quarterly publications // Designed ads and collateral for clients such as Boston Marathon Magazine, Celtics Yearbook, Dining On The Town Magazine, Out In Maine Newspaper // Designed and marketed inhouse collateral // Designed and constructed web ads and homepage takeovers // Hired and trained Interns // Worked with freelance illustrators // Knowledge of Pre/Post Press production

Cornish Associates / In Downcity, Providence, RI

Graphic Design Intern, December 2012 - February 2013 // Conceptualized and designed graphics for blog posts // Designed and photographed items for print collateral // Worked with local shops to market and promote items on blog

Johnson & Wales Campus Herald, Providence, RI

Editor-in-Chief, March 2011 - February 2013 // Responsible for Editing, design and layout for the campus newspaper // Conducted and organized weekly staff meetings // Composed and edited articles

AIGA JWU, Providence, RI

Print Communications Officer, September 2011 - February 2013 // Conceptualized and designd event and promotional flyers // Conducted and assisted with chapter meetings // Organized and planned events, demos, and guest speakers

Andrew Calipa resume  
Andrew Calipa resume