ELIZABETH R. NUNZIATO
P. 201. 546. 7971 C. 216. 406. 9107
My work experience has given me an attention to detail and professionalism uncommon in young designers. I am assertive, intuitive, and work comfortably within groups and individually.
Designworks Advertising Fall 2006 - Present
Graphic Designer/Art Director for advertising agency in Syracuse, NY. Designer of identity systems, collateral materials, websites, print ads, packaging and direct mail. Work with regional and national clients in the non-proﬁt, medical, retail, and ﬁnancial ﬁelds. Collaborate with copywriter, production manager, account managers and creative director. Assist account managers with client interaction and presentations.
American Greetings Spring - Summer 2006
Creative Specialist for Creative Graphics department at world headquarters in Cleveland, OH. Responsibilities included assisting line designers with greeting card typefaces and selection of printing techniques such as die-cuts, gloss and foil. Prepped ﬁles for press and reviewed proofs.
Twist, Creative Inc. Summer 2005
Graphic Design Internship for national award-winning creative studio in Cleveland, OH. Responsible for concepts, research, design, and production of projects for non- proﬁt and retail clients. Assistant art directed photo shoot with professional photographers and models. Created mock-ups and prepared other materials for client presentations. Managed production activities such as material selection, quoting, and press checks.
Communication Design Department, Cleveland Institute of Art 2005 - 2006
Department work-study student program supervisor. Managed equipment, assisted students with printing and program troubleshooting. Also responsible for planning and organizing department events from annual gallery show to AIGA fundraisers. Weekend computer lab supervisor.
Proﬁcient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat, Quark Xpress and Microsoft Ofﬁce Suite. Competent in Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, and FreeHand.
Excellent studio skills and extensive experience working with printers and other vendors. Familiar with PDF production workﬂow.
Experience with digital and traditional Illustration, ﬁne art, book-making, traditional letterpress, ﬁlm and photography.
2008 American Graphic Design Awards
6 awards with work published in annual
2007 ADDYs, Syracuse district
1 Silver, Self-Promotion
1 Silver, Public Service
2005, 2004 Recipient of the Cleveland
Institute of Art William O. Frohring
Scholarship Award for Excellence
in Graphic Design
2004, 2003, 2002, 2001
Cleveland Institute of Art
Honorary Scholarship nominee
2002 Sybil J. Gould Scholarship for
Excellence in Drawing and Graphic Arts
Cleveland Institute of Art 2006
BFA in Graphic Design
3.6 cumulative G.P.A.