I am a creative graphic artist with over 20 years of experience in graphic design and visual arts. My abilities are far-ranging and include all necessary skills to see a given project from first idea through conceptual development and design to final product. I am well-versed in software required in design field, skilled with the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Acrobat, Mac Platform, iWork, Microsoft Office and web design applications. I’ve been able to stretch the boundaries of graphic design to achieve the highest branding goals and client’s satisfaction with proficient project execution.
- Longwood, FL (2003 - PRESENT)
Senior Graphic Designer
Creating brand identity, new and original designs from scratch based on client specification, needs and brand image. Working with a wide variety of clientele and industries. Building and maintaining files, assets libraries and resources.
Utilizing experience and knowledge of flawless layout in adequate software, typography, color concepts, photography and modern design trends to assure optimal project execution. Advising on best materials, media and stock for variety of printing and digital projects. Proven excellence in creating custom website designs, mock-ups and assets.
Managing and coaching members of the graphic design team to maximize creativity, quality in performance and delivery. Collaborating with production department on print job specifications to achieve seamless design-to-production streamline.
Supervising projects and maintaining deadlines, ensuring highest job quality. Great understanding of different production methods and according file preparation for offset or digital printing as well as multiple outsource printing and finishing techniques.
Facilitating product campaigns and marketing via emails, microsites and landing pages to boost client-to-customer interactions. Design of social media posts and web ads. Maintaining products display and information on e-commerce website. Managing photography resources and multiple digital media assets.
Preparing and proofing production files. Reviewing art files provided from clients for acceptable production format. Addressing design or printing issues. Leading graphic design consultations for clients and staff training.
- Magazines Design and Publishing - Kaunas, Lithuania (2001 - 2003)
Senior Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Designer position in the parent company of 15+ popular country-wide magazines. Complete layout, design and production pre-press of three leading monthly editions: kids & youth, computer games, and posters magazines. Article illustrating: drawing, digitizing and coloring. Design of ads, inserts and advertisement campaigns. Collaborating with editors, copyrighters, photographers and production managers.
- Publishing Company - Kaunas, Lithuania (1999 - 2001)
Design of encyclopedic editions “Acquaintance with Lithuania”. Creating and editing of vector maps, seals, logos; photo editing; complete multi-chapter book layout and pre-press. Creating advertisements such as catalogs, brochures, postcards, magazine and social media ads.
- Advertising & Marketing Company - Kaunas, Lithuania (1996 - 1999)
Creating advertisement for variety of industries: logos, marketing packages, brochures, booklets, catalogs, trade show booths, banners and posters, calendars and planners.
VILNIUS ACADEMY OF ARTS, KAUNAS FACULTY
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS
PANEVEZYS ART SCHOOL
Design, Painting, Drawing, Composition, Ceramic and Textile Arts studies
AT A GLANCE
Graphic Design and Creative Arts
2 Awards in Excellence and 2 Best in Category within last 5 years
English, Lithuanian, Russian
ABOUT MY SKILLS
Proficient on MAC and PC Platform
Building tools and software.
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE