SKILLS & DESIGN

Several years experience as a Graphic Designer. Proficient with PC and Macintosh Computers. Technical skills include HTML, XHTML, CSS, Adobe CC - Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash and Wordpress.

Design projects include a variety of print projects such as: direct mail, catalogs, newspaper ads, brochures, booklets, posters, newsletters, photo collage illustrations, web design and social media marketing.

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Graphic Designer • Cary, North Carolina • 2002 - Present
Freelance Design Work: Feng Shui Enhancements - logo and business card design, Complete Payroll Services - logo and business card design, Mike Bayley Photography - photoshop production work on large format portraits, Baxter Armistead Architecture - website design, Southern Energy Management - various print marketing materials, Shutterbug Boutique - photoshop production work for website,
The Write Image - redesigned website, marketing and designed email and social media campaigns.

Graphic Designer • DexOne • Raleigh, North Carolina • February 2005 - November 2010
Composed and designed sold and spec advertising for the Yellow Pages, White Pages and Internet Advertising using a PC platform and Adobe graphics software. Design work includes ads, spec ads, logos and in-house promotional pieces. Worked on tight dead-lines while meeting high production and quality numbers.

Graphic Designer • Belk Inc. - Northern Division • Raleigh, North Carolina • December 1999 - August 2002
Graphic Designer for the fast-paced advertising and marketing department, which does all the advertising for 60 Belk department stores. Responsible for design and production of a variety of print projects. Design projects include newspaper tabloids with a circulation of over 1 million and newspaper ads that run in 55 to 90 different newspapers. Also, direct mail pieces, postcards, in-store signage and billboards. Coordinated with Buyers, Divisional Merchandising Managers, Advertising Manager and Sales Promotion Manager on promotional campaigns.

Graphic Designer • Visual Design Solutions • Raleigh, North Carolina • May 1998 - December 1999
Graphic designer for Visual Design Solutions which was a small hands-on design firm. Graphic design work included brochures, ads, business cards, letterhead, logos, and direct mail pieces for a variety of different clients. Managed projects and consulted with clients. Prepared files for print for PBF Corporation parent company of Visual Design Solutions.

Graphic Designer • Static Control Components, Inc. • Sanford, North Carolina • May 1997 - May 1998
In-house Graphic Designer for the world leader in the research, development and manufacturing of laser printer components. Design projects included 4 and 2 color brochures, ads in national trade publications, technical literature production, trade show graphics, newsletter design, catalog production work and sales and technical manuals.

VOLUNTEER

Graphic Designer • Hope for Haiti Foundation • Morrisville, North Carolina • February 2012 - Present
Design projects consist of brochures, postcards, annual reports, newsletters and posters for different marketing events for the HFHF.

EDUCATION

• NC State University Computer Training Unit • Webmaster Certificate
• School of Communication Arts, Raleigh, North Carolina • Computer Graphic Design Certificate
• Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia • Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree • Concentration in Art


Janine King Slaatte · Graphic Designer · 919-368-2422 · janine.slaatte@gmail.com