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					                                          Kelly Payne

14 The Orchard, Dangan Court                                             Home: 091 44 1503
Galway Ireland                                                           Mobile: 086 366 4893

Career Objective

A senior creative leadership role that utilizes my creativity and experience in the design industry
with opportunity for challenge, personal and professional growth.

Professional Skills

      Advanced knowledge of graphics software (Photoshop, Imageready, Illustrator, InDesign)
       and web development technologies (HTML Dreamweaver, Flash, Homesite) as well as a
       strong background in copy writing and editing.
      Experience managing a large team of artists and copywriters.

Soft Skills

      Web design, interface design, print design from magazine ads to specialty pieces, textile
       design, copy writing, brainstorming.
      Excellent at bridging the gap between designer and client, demonstrating clear and strong
       communication skills
      Project management, client relationship management.
      Ability to lead large or small groups of people

Professional Experience

Quantoot Design                                                           January 2002 to present

Freelance designer for a variety of print and online projects ranging from logos to websites.

Key Accomplishments

          Work with clients with varied knowledge of internet marketing, creating a whole look for
           them, giving their business significantly more presence in the marketplace, helping them
           understand the power of online marketing
          Work with clients to update their look, re-branding and help them find new business.
          Created an author’s website that was forwarded widely by the author’s publisher,
           claiming it was the best author site she’d ever seen.

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Torstar Business Ventures                                          January 2007 to June 2008
Senior Designer

Reported to the Director of Internet Development and is responsible for the online look and
creative support of several different websites including Eye Weekly and Real Estate News

Key Accomplishments

          Worked on web properties in a proudly print-based organization, helping to show the
           power of the internet, and helping marry the two most effectively.
          Implemented changes to help integrate the print version of Eye Weekly and the online
           version ( more effectively.
          Canadian Immigrant Magazine website, working with developers
           and successfully launched it, and designed a print and web ad campaign to support and
           market the launch.

Sympatico / MSN                                                          May 2001 to January 2007
Senior Designer

Reported to the Director of Product and Sales Support, was responsible for a variety of creative
duties including creating monthly magazine ads, newsletters, collaborating with program managers
to create advertising campaigns for various channels, working with sales and business development
to maximize advertiser’s creative, always working under the tightest of deadlines.

Key Accomplishments

          Created many large-scale websites including the Sympatico Trade Site, Yellow Pages
           Trade site and a comprehensive site featuring CTV Television’s fall line-up
          Created the look and feel of the Web presence for the Voicenet voice messaging feature
           for Bell Mobility, (collaborating with an illustrator.) This included a Flash introduction and
           a Flash demonstration of the feature
          Created online contests for clients such as Canadian Tire. This would entail creating the
           look and feel, collaborating with marketers and working closely with developers

Excite Canada and @Home Canada                                          February 2000 to May 2001
New Media Designer

Reported to the Creative Director of Client Services and managed a wide variety of projects
brought in by the sales team. Was responsible for creating ads for the sales team’s clients and
creating concepts to pitch to potential clients.

Key Accomplishments
    Programmed - and tested for quality assurance - a guide to mutual funds in both a CD and
      web-based version, including designing the cover and CD label
    Developed and was responsible for the Adidas Challenge, a contest for 10 year olds that ran
      in conjunction with the Sydney Olympics
    Worked directly with clients such as President’s Choice Financial and Disney Canada
      designing their online advertising

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Digital Designer                                                  July 1999 to December 1999
Inlogic Software, Inc.

Reported to Director of Business Development and was appointed lead designer for the team.

Key Accomplishments
    Created the interface and all corporate print material for the event portal
    Contributed to the building of ideas and marketing of the portal
    Designed invitation cards and posters to be used as backgrounds for the site

Volunteer Experience
      Galway Westside Youth Centre
      Barbra Schlifer Legal Clinic
      Gizzie’s Pink Braided Wishes for cancer survivors
      Pueblito Canada
      Eva’s Place Shelter for Homeless Youth
      Anishnawbe Health Centre


French Conversational Classes, Toronto ON                                           2001-2008

Ryerson University, Toronto ON                                                               2002
Marketing 1000, Marketing Course

Sheridan College, Oakville ON                                                       1998-1999
Post-Graduate Diploma, Interactive Multimedia

Sheridan College, Oakville ON                                                       1997-1998
Year II, School of Craft and Design, Textiles

Mount Allison University, Sackville NB                                              1989-1993
Bachelor of Arts, English and Political Science

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