Kyle Michard | 206.599.9845 | email@example.com
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Contractor): Microsoft
2011 – present
Developer/Designer for PowerPoint presentations for the 2011 and 2012 MGX annual conferences – tasked with redesigning the 2011 presentation using the Metro aesthetic the night before the 2011 event
Used the Metro aesthetic to create break and info decks for the 2012 LCA Summit
Created product scenarios for SharePoint and Word downloads for Windows 8 phone, LYNC, and Skype for Microsoft LCA group
GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Self-Employed)
2000 – present
Recent work creating Metro branding for Microsoft events:
- MGX Retail Store presentation design
- Microsoft LCA Group print ads, Sharepoint design, Powerpoint design
- Edelman/Microsoft New Product Guide book
- Waggener Edstrom new business pitch presentations for Windows 8 and Windows Phone
High level presentation development for Microsoft, United Way, Cigna, Nordstrom, HP, Seattle Times, Marler Clark, Chef’n
Package design for Parallels, Seattle Lighting
E-mail marketing campaigns for All-Star Directories (created campaigns for major educational silos with a return rate of over 35%), Seattle Lighting, Simplicity Consulting, UST Training
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Contractor): UST Training
2010 – 2012
Re-branded online training website, bringing in 20% more hits per day.
Create E-newsletters, marketing email to sell training.
Design and manage direct mail, trade advertising.
Developed online training via Powerpoint / Articulate
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Seattle Lighting
2005 – 2009
Created e-commerce web site from name creation to branding, IA, wire-frame, launch, and maintenance of marketing, new product promotions and retail campaigns.
Art directed print ads, catalogs, retail signage, tags, POP displays, packaging, premiums, magazine, bus advertising. Project managed strategic landing pages, site promos, Flash banner ads, print ads, direct mail, e-mail marketing. Managed design production team locally and abroad.
LEAD GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PRODUCTION MANAGER: Sound Publishing
2003 – 2005
Concepted, produced newspaper and magazine print ads, special sections, tourism magazines, brochures and posters. Managed production artists, production of twice a week, 28 page newspaper. Won 3 awards for South Whidbey Youth Connection newspaper advertising from WNPA for best in non-profit marketing.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: US West / Qwest Creative Services
1999 – 2001
Created corporate B2B and B2C web sites, banner ads and web site promotions teamed with producers, developers, copywriters. Presentation design and on-site support for marketing events, corporate conferences, tech conventions. Created direct mail promotions, new business proposals, presentations and Flash animations