Graphic Design and photography are my passions. Creating specifically to meet a company or individuals objectives is an invigorating collaborative process. It has been a rewarding career successfully achieving aggressive schedules and exceeding clients expectations.
Photography has been an integral part of my graphic design work when appropriate. This gives the client the opportunity to personalize their media and retain all rights to the image.
Cheri Lee 4870 Bitterbrush Drive Boise, Idaho 83703 208.871.9888
CATHEDRAL OF THE ROCKIES, FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Freelance Graphic Designer and Professional Photographer 2005-2006
Designed, created, and procured the printer for all the print media for their capital campaign “God’s Vision, Our Future.” The campaign had an aggressive schedule of 18 different print materials to be released on specific dates. The primary worthy mark and theme for the campaign was custom to the church. This identity was applied to all communication systems, support literature, invitations, devotional guide, and direct mail items to brand the campaign. Upon approval of the final designs, production, oversight of the printing, uploading to ensure quality and timely delivery was also my responsibility.
The roll-out schedule following review and approval of all elements designed were: discovery and development of theme selected, branding logo, campaign brochure pocket folder, letterhead & envelope, introduction overview brochure, FAQ (frequently asked questions) piece, 3-panel commitment card, a 40 day devotional guide, invitations for early leadership event, personal communication, leadership commitment event, prayer event, and celebration events, determining my commitment (faith promise), financial goal sheet, creative strategies for giving, large banner for entryway and specialty items: two 4’ by 8’ panels of the primary worthy mark, bookmark, placemats. The printed materials were delivered on time, and according to approved budget.
CATHEDRAL OF THE ROCKIES, FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Public Communications Director 2006-2010
Editor for the bi-monthly Good News newsletter providing the photography from the various events and design elements including several new logos for the various activities and study groups formed.
As Web Master for the church website, developed more information of the variety of activities within the church, provided maintenance and updating of information and photography.
Provided a variety of special graphic design printed items requested by the staff for events, and special services.
Designed two new church membership photographic directories and provided the photography, management of distribution of photographic orders, and printing of the directory of the church for two different years.
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IDAHO RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION 2007, 2011 Freelance Web Designer
Designed and developed the Associations first website. The website was re-designed in 2011 to accommodate the compatibility to resize to the variety of online devices. Retained on an as needed basis for website maintenance, and attend their annual board meeting in Boise to photograph the new officers’ for the year to place on the website.
HEAR CENTER, Pasadena, CA 1998-2004 Public Relations and Special Events
Developed, designed and managed production of a new portfolio representing the variety of services provided by the non-profit organization. Created their first website and maintained the content, redesigned their monthly newsletter, created invitations for a variety of events, developed relationships with other organizations as part of their need for public relations and awareness.
As Ambassador with the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and an officer on the board for the Council of Women’s Clubs on behalf of the HEAR Center the public awareness was significantly increased. The HEAR Center was frequently in the Chamber newspaper and the local Pasadena Star News. There were a number of other events including television, and radio. My connections with a number of these and other organizations provided opportunities for the HEAR Center to participate in a variety of public functions.
EDUCATION California University Los Angeles 1997-2001 Graphic Design and Photography
AWARDS Certificate of Recognition California State Assembly, 2005 Certificate of Recognition California Senate, 21st District, 2005 Best Overall Website SHHH California, 2003 Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Award, 2003