Making it happen.

Highly motivated and customer-centric problem solver looking to use expert skills to successfully develop visual solutions and implement strategic processes to maximize operational productivity and environmental revenue growth.

Having a solid reputation in graphic design and over a decade of tenure as the graphic designer for Rhino Linings Corporation. Designing engaging marketing materials and interactive campaigns, with increasing online presence from year to year. Managing multiple projects to meet goals and deadlines effectively while maintaining graphic files and communicating with outside vendors.

The marketing materials include social media campaigns, e-commerce images, strategic web banners, magazine ads, printed brochures and large format booth graphics marketing to both prospective new dealers and consumers.


619.792.4466 or 208.518.8289

Exceptional ability to find clever solutions during difficult situations.

Currently working as part of the marketing team to make sure that all internal and external communications follow trademark and branding guidelines. Taking design projects from concept to completion including logos, online ads, social media graphics, email graphics, large format graphics, signage, posters, direct mail, brochures, and vehicle graphics.


• Owned and Operated a Prepress Service Bureau
• Supervise, Mentor and Train
• Market Strategies and Campaigns
• Social Media and Email Marketing: MailChimp
• SEO and Adwords Basic
• Lead Generation and Tracking
• HTML and CSS, WordPress Basic
• Manage Vendor Accounts and Negotiate Contracts
• Conduct Market Research, Product Positioning
• Expert Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign
• Expert Quark Xpress, Corel Draw
• Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

• Conduct Quality Assurance Audits
• Assist in Trade Show and Event Planning
• Trade Show Collateral and Booth Design
• Corporate Sales and Marketing Slide Presentations
• Style and Brand Identity Guide Development
• Brand Identity, Trademark and Logo Usage
• Newsletter and Publication Advertisements
• Sales Collateral, Display Advertising, and POP
• Print Design, Proofing, and Color Separation
• Digital Prepress, PDF Workflow, Image Setting and Page Layout
• Coordinate Project Schedules, On-time Delivery, Meet Critical Deadlines

Lead Graphic Designer


Present

Rhino Linings Corporation
San Diego, CA

Industrial coatings and linings manufacturer, best known for sprayed-on truck bed linings and chemical manufacturing of Polyurethane, Polyaspartics, Polyureas, Epoxy, Floor Coatings and Spray Foam Insulation.

• Generated a record-high 408% response rate in leads with promotional campaign graphics
• Produced over 700 magazine ads for publication for companies such as Truck Trend, Diesel Power, Coatings Pro, Guns & Ammo, and many others
• Produced direct mail piece that achieved 11% ROI and led to two new account contracts
• Reduced the print costs of the company by 50%, due to his creation of new vendor relationships

Freelance Graphic Designer


Self Employed
San Antonio, TX

Full-service graphic design studio, offering custom printing, silk screening, signage and advertising specialty products.

• Developed brand identity for Cinco Solar, which included vehicle graphics that generated customer calls directly after leaving installation facility
• Designed high-profile vehicle wrap for the American Tailgaters Association's tour vehicle for Smithfield Foods viewed by over 30,000 visitors per tour stop
• Conceptualized art for print and digital designs

Graphic Designer/Manager


Design Interactions
Modesto, CA

Full-service custom sign and graphics company producing large format graphics, retail signage and vehicle wraps.

• Designed large format graphics for use in wrapping vehicles and trailers in a fast-paced environment for up to five vehicles a day
• Increased production 20% by streamlining graphics department workflow and organization
• Directed client meetings, interpret client needs, generate sales based on client budgets under time constraints
• Head up a production team consisting of three installers

Quality Management Representative


International Technoprint, Inc.
a Yamagata Printing Group company
San Diego, CA

A complete product documentation service for manufacturing companies around the world. Services include one-stop, end-to-end production of user guides, manuals, brochures and web sites.

• Achieved company’s compliance for environmental management systems, ROHS, ISO 9001 and 14001 Certification
• Generated and introduced policies and goals for product quality, procedures, and environmental standards
• Awarded the renewal of Sony Green Partner Program for manufacturing of environmentally sensitive products
• Added five new print vendors by certifying them for use under ISO 14001:2004 and ROHS standards

Owner, Graphic Designer


Tropicwest Prepress Graphics & Production
San Diego, CA

A graphic design service for a broad range of clients and projects, including prepress film output, signage, illustration, print services, presentations, and brand identity.

• Developed marketing strategies, oversaw daily activities, and identified business opportunities
• Established a loyal customer base of local designers and commercial printing companies
• Fostered excellent relationships and referrals by building trust and rapport with customers
• Managed all aspects of production and pre-flight print files for output to produce simple film negatives and color separations


RESOURCEFUL

"He has solid design experience in offset and large format printing; in addition to creating graphics optimized for the web. Greg is a can do employee."
~ C Brewer



COLLABORATIVE

"Impressive work and is a team player, getting things done in short time-frames."
~ M Norris





IMAGINATIVE

"He used his extensive graphic design knowledge to deliver spectacular results."
~ A Marks




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