DAWNDENIKE

WEB+PRINT

Portfolio Available by Request!

To obtain a position in the field of web and graphic design to use and grow my extensive knowledge in design

Phone        914.693.3463
Email         dawndenike@gmail.com

SKILLS

  • Photoshop
  • Indesign
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver
  • HTML5
  • CSS3

WHERE I EXCEL

  • Mac Proficient; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver. Quark. Microsoft Word, Excel, Entourage. HTML, CSS, JSP, FTP. eCommerce, CMS and GUI. SmartSVN, Subversion.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Art Dept Manager      1/07-Present     Crown Awards, Inc.     Hawthorne, New York
  • • Manage a staff of 2 product designers, 1 graphic designer and 2 web designers.
  • • Lead development and design of bi-annual catalog
  • • Setup website landing pages with Content Management System, AS400 Assist as well as creating and corresponding the web optimization of images, FTP and committing through SVN version control
  • • Designing and created HTML email blasts with key code tracked links and web optimized images. FTP images and committing files through SVN version control
  • • Testing HTML email blast compatibility with multiple email clients utilizing Safari, and Firefox on the Mac as well as Internet Explorer through a Parallels
  • • Windows XP installation
  • • Manipulation of JSP and html pages within a strut framework site that utilizes java
  • • Manage glamour shot photography with photographer and shared photography library for designers.
Art Director      3/99-1/07     Crown Awards, Inc.     Hawthorne, New York
  • • Design of advertisements for nationwide sport magazines and newspapers
  • • Concept to design of the bi-annual catalog
  • • Design of product proposals for potential clients
  • • Design of flyers for potential clients and as accompaniment of purchased orders and sample orders
  • • Design advertisement mailers to existing customers
  • • Lead designer for other designer’s assignments
  • • Copyright and licensing of print artwork and exclusive award designs
  • • Project manager for award designing. From proof of concept to samples to catalog integration and email advertising.
Assistant Art Director     9/97-2/99     The Wine Enthusiast Companies     Hawthorne, New York
  • • Act as a liaison between print separator and printer
  • • Assist in the production and design of the quarterly catalogs
  • • Project Manager for 2 graphic designers
  • • Processing all art work and transparencies coming in or out of the department
  • • Concept to design of advertisements for NY Times and WS Journal weekly
  • • Design of advertisements for nationwide catalogs and magazines

EDUCATION

  • State University of New York at Purchase, New York
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • May 1996
  • Iona College, Elizabeth Seton School, Yonkers, New York
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Advertising Design
  • May 1993
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