Bob Raynor
, United States
 
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Contact details
Tel: 215 681-2701
Brief Summary
I am an experienced, talented designer, with a strong desire to work with smart, creative individuals and to be part of a fun, energetic and yes, CREATIVE team where my abilities are put to the test and my ideas are utilized. I offer quality design skills, a professional work ethic, and a positive attitude to any creative, successful agency or design firm.
Clients
Alstin Communications
The Gillespie Group
Ratex Business Services
Acorn Marketing Communications
Coliseum Ventures, LLC
The Roman Group
Pitney Bowes Management Services
Make It Count Marketing Communications

Professional Experience
Contact Bob Raynor:
• bob@raynordesign.net
• 215.681.2701
• www.raynordesign.net
• facebook.com/raynordesign
• Twitter: @braynor21

Professional Experience

Freelance Art Director
Present
• Actively working on various projects for several agencies in the Greater Philadelphia area including Alstin Communications, The Gillespie Group and Ratex Business Solutions. Projects range from HTML/CSS skin design, logos and bus wraps to posters, postcards and brochures.

Coliseum Ventures, LLC
Freelance Art Director: June 2010 - Present
•  At Coliseum Ventures, I am responsible for the on-going design and maintenance of healthcarejobsondisplay.com and balloonvine.com and all related materials including online ads, brochures, booklets, custom signs, hand-coded e-blasts. Also responsible for assisting in the direction of Social Media Identity for clients who wish to utilize Facebook and Twitter to enhance their brand. Relied on to deliver consistently great design work and project management for clients.

The Roman Group Advertising Agency
Art Director: March 2006 - June 2010
• At the Roman Group, I was a one-man design army. I designed recruitment ads, retail ads, posters, brochures, booklets, postcards, billboards, banner ads, web ads and e-blasts for companies in various business categories. As the lone creative on staff, my ability to design excellent ads under tight deadlines gave our clients a professional image and helped them find the best candidates for employment.

Pitney Bowes Management Services
Print Ambassador: September 2003 - March 2006
• I was responsible for offering custom designs and print project management for Merck Pharmaceuticals employees. Position included customer relations, getting/creating estimates, preparing/converting files for print, type setting, poster creation, scanning, and communicating with vendors. Some design involved, as well as being able to manage several projects, from start to finish, at once.

Make It Count Marketing Communications
VP of Art and Design: 2003 - 2006
• As the lone source for creative design and development, I worked on a part time basis for this start-up Mar/Com corporation. I created the company’s corporate identity, stationery package, layout of flash presentation, and even helped draft the company’s business plan. Job responsibilities include designing artwork for MIC’s unique electronic and paper countdown calendars, outsourcing work for software and website design, as well as directing and maintaining the company’s design standards.

Conant Business Printing and Legal Copying
Graphic Designer: January 2003 - September 2003
• Prepared client files for print through type setting, ordering paper, having negatives and plates created as well as keeping track of job schedules and delivery. Some design involved, as well as being able to communicate with vendors and clients while managing several projects at once.

Educational Background:
The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Drexel University 1998 - 2002
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design

University College of Northampton, Northampton, England - 2001
Three month study abroad exchange program. The right to participate was granted by the Drexel Graphic Design program staff. I was one of two people chosen to represent the Drexel program at UCN.


Technical Proficiency:
Expert Level
• Adobe Photoshop CS3+
• Adobe Illustrator CS3+
• Adobe InDesign CS3+
• QuarkXPress 7+
• Mac & PC environment

Intermediate Level
• Adobe Dreamweaver CS3+
• HTML / CSS

Working Knowledge
• Adobe Flash


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