Your Federal Quarterly Tax Payments are due April 15th Get Help Now >>

D I N A S P O R E R by ramhood1

VIEWS: 0 PAGES: 2

									D I N A S P O R E R dina@redhotskillet.com
111 NORTH HAMILTON STREET 203 / MADISON WI 53703 / P 608 658 5526




                       WORK EXPERIENCE

                       RED HOT SKILLET DESIGN MADISON, WI
                       PRINCIPAL
                       2003/PRESENT
                       Work with design firms, advertising agencies, corporations and small businesses to concept, design
                       and produce websites, landing pages, HTML newsletters and web applications, as well as corporate
                       identity, collateral and catalogs. Research and recommend usability, strategic marketing and search
                       optimization strategies for clients to improve website functionality and visibility. Manage all facets
                       of business including project management and new business development.
                       Clients include:
                       > Lands’ End/Dodgeville, WI                             > The Hiebing Group/Madison, WI
                       > QuadCreative/Milwaukee, WI                            > Savage Solutions/Milwaukee, WI
                       > Milwaukee Magazine/Milwaukee, WI                      > Stephan and Brady/Madison, WI

                       BOP LLC MADISON, WI
                       CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER/WEARER OF ALL HATS
                       2001/2003

                       Integral part of shopbop.com, the online retail side of bop, llc. Diverse responsibilities included
                       research and marketing, customer service, accounting and shipping and receiving. Followed trends
                       and received feedback from customers for product suggestions and website design, UI and customer
                       service improvements. Position evolved to a customer service management position managing
                       several customer service associates.
                       > From 2001 to 2003, the company grew from $5000/month to a $1M/year in sales.
                       > Researched and implemented new catalog software technologies to manage product quantities,
                         sales and returns more efficiently.
                       > Noted in Glamour magazine in 2002/2003 for top customer service in eCommerce.

                       mACy’S wEST SAN FRANCISCO, CA
                       GRAPHIC DESIGNER/FASHION
                       2000/2001

                       Worked in coordination with regional buyers, photo art directors and writers to design and produce
                       a variety of direct mail catalogs from seasonal high-end fashion to monthly and weekly sale mailers.
                       Provided creative and workflow management solutions for corporate brand redesign.

                       THE HIEBING GROUP MADISON, WI
                       GRAPHIC DESIGNER
                       1999/2000

                       Designer handling multiple projects and deadlines, art directing photo shoots. Concepted and designed
                       corporate identity, brochures, packaging. Involved in strategic marketing for clients. Clients included
                       Coca Cola/Fruitopia, United Way, Sonic Foundry and shopbop.com.
                       > Created dual corporate identities for a health care company and partner health insurance company.
                       > Concepted and designed award-winning packaging for MP3 player software.

                       mANI GRAPHICS MADISON, WI
                       GRAPHIC DESIGNER
                       1997/1999

                       Concepted, designed and produced a wide range of projects, including packaging, corporate identity
                       and museum and trade show graphics. Clients included The Museum of Modern Art, New York,
                       Philadelphia Museum of Art, VH1 and the Discovery Channel.
                       > Designed holiday card, wrapping papers and packaging for The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
                       > Coordinated and executed 50-brochure new brand identity redesign.
D I N A S P O R E R dina@redhotskillet.com



                       wHITE SPACE DESIGN MADISON, WI
                       GRAPHIC DESIGNER
                       1995/1997

                       Lead designer responsible for corporate identity, packaging and advertising design for business-to-business,
                       consumer and advertising agency clients. Managed complex projects under deadline from concept to print.
                       > Created packaging identity for micro brewery.
                       > Designed and produced collateral for statewide product launch of a checking/ATM card.

                       FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGN MADISON, WI
                       1993/1995

                       Worked with several Madison and Milwaukee clients: design studios, advertising agencies, book publishers
                       and weekly newspapers. Executed all aspects of design and production including annual reports, brochures,
                       books and advertising, as well as troubleshooting Mac hardware and software issues.
                       Clients include:
                       > Reed Sendecke, Inc./Madison, WI                      > Bensman Advertising/Madison, WI
                       > A&R Editions/Madison, WI                             > The Business Journal/Milwaukee, WI

                       E D U C AT I O N

                       University of Wisconsin-Madison 1993
                       Bachelor of Fine Arts
                       Graphic Design

                       CONFERENCES

                       2003: AIGA Conference/Vancouver, BC Canada
                       2001: The How Design Conference/San Francisco, CA
                       1997/1994: The Design Conference That Just Happens To Be In Park City/Park City, UT

                       A S S O C I AT I O N S & A C T I V I T I E S

                       2002/2003: DesignMadison/Speaker Chair
                       1992/1993: UW-Madison Design Club/President

                       SOF T WARE

                       Adobe Illustrator
                       Adobe Photoshop
                       Adobe InDesign
                       Quark XPress
                       Adobe Flash
                       Adobe Dreamweaver

								
To top