Resume

Looking for a team with creative minds dedicated to making something awesome. Skilled in working with others to identify and solve problems, and in handling projects from web to print and beginning to end—sometimes on the day. Life is for learning, making, and smiling whenever possible.

Experience

Graphic Designer / Web Developer
sullivan leh designs
1998–2003, 2004–CURRENT

Web design, corporate identity development, marketing materials, and special event pieces. Work closely with content providers, marketing teams, and clients to identify problems and how to solve them in a way that resonates with the audience. I form a comfortable working relationship with clients and regularly work with them long term.

Clients include non-profits, job insurance provideer, B-to-B SaaS companies, and children’s programs of a major symphony orchestra.

Graphic Designer
Oakland University
2003–2004

Member of a team of designers for in-house university studio. Worked closely with the marketing director, art director, team members, and internal clients designing print materials including invitations, folders, special event pieces, and more. Coordinated with printers, mail providers, and other vendors. Projects were geared toward multiple audiences—students, parents, donors, alumni, or partners.

Instructor
Baker College of Auburn Hills
2003–2008

Instructor of corporate identity and publication design classes. Taught students how to work with clients to develop a logo, how to generate and present ideas, and how to design documents. Supported their learning of InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Using system-wide guidelines for course goals, I set up class projects, schedules, samples, and rubrics. Guided students through a real-life group project for a local theater group.

Graphic Designer
Future Three Software
1995–2001

As the sole designer for this SaaS company I was responsible for designing, researching, production, and writing of marketing and sales materials. Also designed trade show booths, special event materials, packaging, and signs. Worked closely with marketing and sales team members, printers, and other vendors.

Education

The University of Michigan
School of Art
Graduated May 1990 cum laude
BFA graphic design

Also attended classes at Center for Creative Studies, Central Michigan University, Oakland University

Expertise

 

The pretty pdf version is available, too: ColleenSullivanLeh_resume.pdf