Tom Baxter

Graphic Designer

Experience

Present

Freelance Graphic Designer

Providing graphic design services for small to medium size businesses and marketing agencies. This includes website design and re-design, WordPress maintenance, email templates, social media graphics, video editing, motion graphics, on-site assistance, consultation, printing quotes, Google Analytics, and SEO setup.

2016 - 2018

SQ2 Media, LLC

Managed all creative aspects for client’s print, web, and social media needs. Including: email campaigns, video editing, motion graphics, social media graphics, website design, web and print advertisements, logo design, branding, sell sheets, promotional graphics (signs, apparel, etc.), analytic reports, SEO setup, and project management.

2013 - 2016

American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians

Created and managed monthly updates of direct mail campaigns for the Discover Card acquisition account. Maintained Discover’s strict branding standards for all creatives designed. Preflight, refine, and proof incoming digital files to make print-ready. Imposition of layouts for in-house printing. Digital asset management for Discover’s image, art, and layout files.

2002 - 2013

Classic Color

Create, update and manage various direct mail pieces on a monthly basis for the Discover Card acquisition account. Upheld Discover’s branding standards for all new creatives designed in-house. Preflight, refine, and proof incoming digital files to make print-ready. Imposition of layouts. Digital asset management.

Education

2012

Moraine Valley Comunity College

  • Website Development: HTML & CSS
  • Introduction to Website Design
1998

Columbia College

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Skills

InDesign 100%
Photoshop 100%
Illustrator 100%
WordPress 100%
Html & CSS 95%
Mailchimp, Constant Contact, CRM 90%
After Effects 75%
Premiere 65%
Videography 70%
Photography 90%

About Me

Experienced graphic designer who creates beautiful print and digital media in an efficient, cost-effective manner. Proficient with organizing workflows, and managing multiple projects and people. Adept at developing long-term relationships with clients and fellow employees.

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