Trina Lambert
Art Direction, Richmond Virginia United States
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Contact details
4915 Dollard Drive
Tel: 804 647-5572
Brief Summary
Creative professional with over 12 years of experience in graphic design, art direction and creative direction. Strong communication, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Ability to perform well under pressure while juggling several deadlines. Industry knowledge and background focus on advertising, communications and marketing.

Radford University
Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU Medical Center
Union First Market Bank
Sentara Health
Owens & Minor
Stylecraft Homes

Professional Experience
Professional Experience


Art Director
(November 2014 – Present)

Produce creative executions that support marketing initiatives.
Seek out innovative ways to communicate messages a consistent brand image.
Interpret strategic direction.
Develop clear and consistent creative designs and layouts.
Support the objectives and goals for all marketing initiatives.

Graphic Designer
(August 2014 – November 2014)

Create designs as specified by the Creative Director.
Projects include logo design, page layout, business cards, postcards, etc.
Request print quotes, review press proofs and manage print orders.
Help design and maintain websites, including WordPress sites.
Senior Graphic Designer
(November 2013 – July 2014)

Design and produce marketing communications against a creative brief.
Collaborate with creative team, account teams and clients to develop creative solutions.
Create accurate schedules and deliver programs within budgets.
Stay current on industry trends and technology.
Mentor other designers.
Graphic Designer
(January 2012 – November 2013)

Conceptualize, design and produce a diverse range of print materials, web and multimedia.
Develop design concepts and solutions that meet project requirements.
Prepare and present creative proposals, set timelines, track progress and meet deadlines.
Perform photo scanning, photo retouching, production and some photography.
Graphic Designer
(August 2011 – December 2011)

Design various marketing, brochures, advertisements, invites and print collateral.
Design web gallery graphics, websites and web banner ads.
Contribute to client, vendor and internal team meetings.
Brainstorm promotional campaigns for clients to bring new ideas to life.
Senior Graphic Designer
(November 2010 – April 2011)

Design for both print and web in a very fast-paced, team oriented agency environment.
Produce a wide array of advertising layouts for several client campaigns.
Create artwork for a variety of large-scale exhibit displays.
Contribute to brainstorming sessions for new clients.
Generate branding ideas while working on advertising campaigns.
Art Director // Creative Services
(November 2007 – August 2010)

Oversee the art direction of print marketing materials for the university.
Supervise and coordinate the work of graphic designers.
Ensure that finished design products reflect a unified conceptual approach.
Collaborate with department management team.
Create a variety of designs with emphasis on annual reports, brochures and magazines.
Print Design Manager // Creative Services (April 2007 – November 2007)

Provide management of the print design area including the creative process.
Oversee the concept development, design and production of projects.
Design for a broad range of clients on both academic campuses.
Work with the Traffic Coordinator to develop schedules and ensure deadlines are met.
Assistant Art Director // Creative Services (February 2002 – April 2007)

Design and produce complex print and web promotional media for the university.
Ensure quality and consistency are maintained throughout design and production processes.
Determine project objectives and timelines to ensure project completion.
Graphic Designer // Creative Services (October 2001 – February 2002)

Design a variety of print materials specializing in text-intensive booklets and catalogs.
Use style sheets, book palettes, chapter and indexing features to simplify text-intensive layout.
Ensure technical accuracy of electronic files and work with vendors independently.
Graphic Designer // Creative Services
(September 2000 – August 2001)

Design media guides, brochures, posters, newsletters, invites and logos.
Work within tight deadlines while balancing multiple projects.
Interview clients to determine goals and project objectives.
Graphic Designer // Conference Services
(May 2000 – September 2000)

Handle all marketing and advertising coordination.
Design all conference materials.
Produce brochures, posters, trade show exhibits, ads, logos and folders.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) // Radford University, 2000
Concentration: Media Studies – Advertising

Technical Skills

Mac OS // Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) // Microsoft Office
Familiar with Dreamweaver and Flash // Knowledgeable in HTML and CSS
Awards and Recognition
CASE III Award of Excellence 
Admissions Advertising Award
Hermes Creative Award
Healthcare Advertising Award

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