EXPERIENCE

 

PACKAGING DESIGN MANAGER / WILLIAMS SONOMA / APRIL 2018 — PRESENT

• manages all aspects of packaging design for the Williams Sonoma brand 
• works with project managers, merchants, production artists, design team and photo teams to ensure high-quality results
• provides photo & art direction
• works on multiple projects at a time (5-7 per week)
• engages customers by designing packaging that compliments the product, story and brand while giving each product personality
• works with a variety of print methods such as foil stamping, embossing and digital

 

SENIOR PACKAGING DESIGNER / WILLIAMS SONOMA / NOVEMBER 2016—APRIL 2018 

• manages design from concept to print ready artwork
• works with project managers, merchants, production artists, design team and photo teams to ensure high-quality results
• provides photo & art direction
• works on multiple projects at a time (5-7 per week)
• engages customers by designing packaging that compliments the product, story and brand while giving each product personality
• works with a variety of print methods such as foil stamping, embossing and digital

 

 

PACKAGING DESIGNER / WILLIAMS SONOMA / MARCH 2014—MARCH 2016 

• designed specialty packaging using type, graphics, color and illustration/photo elements

• introduced more premium packaging to the brand by enhancing print methods, paper and dieline choices, creating a cohesive and premium look

 

WEB DESIGNER / WILLIAMS SONOMA / MARCH 2012—MARCH 2014 

• created home pages and site graphics
• designed editorial content pages to support seasonal stories
• collaborated with various teams to ensure high-quality site design and efficient processes
• coordinated with merchandising, copywriters and marketing to meet deadlines
• created new designs and layouts within platform technical requirements

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER / HELLO!LUCKY / 2010–2013

• designed invitations, stationery, marketing materials, and catalog layouts
• assisted in web design and production 
• prepared print ready files for digital and letterpress printing
• provided customer service

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER / HELLO!LUCKY / 2008–2009

• managed quality control & attention to detail
• mastered assembly & craft - expert square knot ribbon tyer, envelope liner, wax sealer, grommet and hole puncher, card folder, etc.
• managed, packaged and shipped orders on time

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER & EVENT PLANNER / LISA FELDMAN DESIGN / 2008–PRESENT

• designs custom stationery and signage for weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs

• concepts and executes event decor, design, color and theme

• works day of event coordination

 

 

EDUCATION

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY

Graphic Design

 

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Bachelor of Science

 

 

CAPABILITIES

Working as a team, managing multiple projects at a time, working quickly to meet short deadlines.

 

 

SKILLS

SOFTWARE

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Basic HTML and CSS knowledge.

 

LANGUAGE

Spanish – Fluent in speech, high level of comprehension ability, intermediate levels of reading and writing ability.

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY SPRING SHOW / Package Design

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY WINTER SHOW / Package Design

WILLIAMS-SONOMA 'CATCH THE SPIRIT' / Nomination