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					                                                                                      NANDA BENEDICT
                           35 Pleasant Drive  Londonderry, New Hampshire 03053  603.247.7846  nbenedi@aol.com



Innovative, results-oriented Designer with exceptional technical and problem solving skills and expertise that spans
across print, web and events. Over 20 years of experience in marketing, advertising, event and custom media. Skills
and strengths include:

       Solid understanding of software and internet technologies
       Proven track record of on-time, high-quality deliverables
       Ability to work in an agile development environment, where designs are determined and improved based
        on feedback
       Excellent understanding of user-centered design with a passion for creative exploration
       Strong prototyping and mock-up skills


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
DESIGN CENTRAL OF UNITED BUSINESS MEDIA, Bedford, New Hampshire, 2008 to 2009
Senior Designer

Developed print and online creative solutions for marketing, sales, editorial, events and custom products including
brochures, direct mail, e-mails, landing pages, sell sheets, e-newsletters, event signage, brand identity pieces and
print ads.
Key Accomplishments:
       Developed and maintained a new look for Everything Channel Vision Events.
       Oversaw and managed Everything Channel Events self-serving website.

NETBANK, INC., Jacksonville, Florida, 2004 to 2007
Art Director

Produced and designed marketing materials that were relevant and assisted the sales force in their marketing efforts.
Determined ongoing and changing needs of the sales force with the ability to see beyond the immediate challenges and
create interactive and visual marketing materials including brochures, newsletters, flyers and PowerPoint presentations.
Designed and built e-mails, e-newsletters and websites in Dreamweaver. Produced Flash banners for placement on
various sites.
Key Accomplishments:
       Redesigned all marketing materials/templates on Toolbox (internal database) to better align with the look and
        tone of NetBank’s newly designed website.
       Built and Determined content, design and strategy for the redesign of the FTI website
        (financialtechnologiesinc.com).




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CITIBANK US CREDIT CARDS, Jacksonville, Florida, 2000 to 2003
Art Director – User Experience

Developed highly complex and multi-functional web pages/modules and email marketing for a credit card
acquisition and customer servicing website. Responsible for working with respective business units and project
teams to develop and maintain UI designs for web projects of varying complexity and size according to best
practices. Managed and directed in-house freelance artists and recruited illustrators/photographers as needed.
Worked with IT Director to ensure functionality. Facilitated meetings to identify best practices and navigational
strategies. Created wireframes and site maps to determine best UI.
Key Accomplishments:
       Contributed to #1 Gomez rating for overall customer satisfaction for two consecutive years by playing a
        key role in the formation and execution of several large-scale projects.
       Participated in strategic web planning to ensure site generated the most hits and that it would provide the
        best user experience.

STEVEN AND STEPHEN ADVERTISING, Jacksonville, Florida, 1997 to 2000
Art Director

Conceptualized and produced various marketing materials, including trade show displays, brochures, posters,
billboards, and direct response ads. Oversaw fulfillment of online services, including development of web sites.
Directed freelance artists, copywriters, illustrators, and photographers on a per-project basis. Responsible for
project fulfillment and negotiating specifications and prices with vendors. Key Accomplishments:
       Reduced production costs and increased project turnaround by integrating new workflow procedures and
        streamlining production of various projects.
       Received award for marketing concept and design of a video package for Jacksonville Port Authority
        promoting land sales.

BENEDICT DESIGNS, Jacksonville, Florida, 1995 to 1997
Owner

Designed and implemented full-color marketing materials for key clients, AF&F Creative Services and Steven and
Stephen Advertising, whose clients included Xomed Surgical Products, Paul Davis Systems, and Itel. Hired, and
directed freelance artists, copywriters, illustrators, and photographers for project fulfillment.


EDUCATION/TRAINING
MA in Graphic Design, Minor in Illustration  MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART – Boston, MA
Certification in Commercial Art  BUTERA SCHOOL OF ART – Boston, MA

				
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