Graphic Designer / Art Director

Name: Holley Bimson
Contact: Email holleybimson@yahoo.com; Website: holleybimson.blogspot.com
Education: Nossi College of Art , Nashville, TN, 2008 - 2011. Bachelor of Graphic Art & Design. Studied Graphic Design, Web Design, Packaging, and Print. Student ADDY Award Winner - 2010; nominated for most creative 8 consecutive semesters.
Experience:
Dish Magazine -remote
10/2015 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
Create and Edit images for Digital story layout, page layout for E-magazine.

Pozvat Party Experts- remote
08/2015 - 09/2015
Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
Contract position - 30 days
Create & Design stock invitations for an
online business.

Republic Monitor News- remote
05 / 2015 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
Create and design newspaper pages, ads, and special flyers/posters for special editions and ROP runs.

Paris - Beacon News - remote
03 / 2015 - 04/2016
COMPANY SOLD
Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
Newspaper Ad design

Whittel and Melton Law Offices - remote
01 / 2015 - 04 / 2016
Freelance Graphic Designer - remote
Design various direct mail pieces and special interest magazines.

Two Wheel Magazine- remote
01 / 2015 - 04 / 2016
Art Director - remote
–Collaborate with other team members to gather and edit magazine stories, design and layout magazine pages, create and design print ads for magazine. –Collect information and ad changes, by speaking to advertisers, to complete monthly magazine articles and print ads. –Meet printer deadlines and proofread finals for print.

Look Outdoor Advertising - remote
01 / 2012 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer- remote
Create & Design large format vinyl
banners & billboards, logo & branding creation

The Pampa News - in house
10 / 2011 - Present
Composing Dept. - In house/remote
Research and design Branding and marketing strategies for local businesses through new ad campaigns. Design several magazines, tabloids, and direct mail pieces every year. Design 3-6 newspaper pages daily as well as designing and laying out Tabloid special sections, magazines that we publish monthly. Create & design 10-30 newspaper print ads daily.

Self Employed - remote
05 / 2002 - Present
Freelance Graphic
Designer
Web Design, catalog layouts, flyers, banners, car wraps, car graphics, cd designs, product packaging, wedding and graduation invitations,stock photography, Branding, Promotional, and Marketing Consulting, multimedia design, and so much more.

Bravo Marketing Group - in house
05 / 2009 - 08 / 2010
Intern
Branded, Promoted, and designed Bravo Brides website,Designed 200+ wedding monograms for bravo brides, designed trade show items for THPA, as well as Created a new logo for the 12South Taproom to be used on website, menus, and merchandise.

Professional Skills: Graphic Design; Digital Illustration; Digital Art; Art Direction; Creative Director; Photo Editing; Pre-Press; Page Layout & Design; Adobe Creative Suite CS3 - CS6; Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Indesign; Microsoft Word; Microsoft Power-point; Microsoft Excel; Maya 3D; BLOX & Xtags Software
Print:  Custom Invitations; Stationary; Posters & Flyers; Postcards & Direct Mailers; Die cuts & Package Design; Folders; Presentation Packages; Newspaper Page Layout; Print Advertising Design; Magazines & Directories; Catalog Layout & Design; Vector Illustration
Logo Design; Vector Pattern Design; Digital Illustration; Apparel Graphics; T-shirt Design; Personal Branding; Small Business Branding & Consulting; Design Consulting