Roman Warren
34434 N. Barberry Ct. Round Lake IL, 60073
romanwarren@hotmail.com
773-732-3339

Work Experience
Lead Graphic Designer (Contract)    2017

Follett School Solutions - McHenry, IL

Developed the creative brand of Follett’s inaugural Book Fairs program. Designed the program’s logo, digital assets (email templates, web banners) and all marketing collateral (direct mail pieces, posters, event signage, brochures, display signage, and more). Project managed timeline and worked directly with print vendors.

Graphic Designer (Contract)    2015-2017
BMO Harris Bank - Chicago, IL

Designed creative collateral for corporate and client events and conferences. On sight project planning to determine needs for event collateral.  Transformed generic, text-heavy presentations into visually appealing layouts, while adhering to corporate brand standards.

Production Specialist (Contract)    2013-2014
Appraisal Institute-Chicago, IL

Designed handbook covers and graphics for education content. Formatted courses, seminars, professional development programs, and other education-related projects. Managed electronic files of courses, seminars, professional development programs. Managed the preparation and release of final files.

Technical Production Specialist    2008-2013
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt-Chicago, IL

Created promotional materials for textbooks, reference works, fiction, nonfiction, educational software and video for clients in the education, nonprofit and corporate sector. Successfully developed guidelines, brand standards, production specifications; managed project budgets and schedules to ensure final products were completed accurately and on time.

Catalogue Design Specialist (Contract)    2006-2008
McDougal Littell-Chicago, IL

Successfully designed five national catalogues and two state-specific catalogues annually for the sales team to distribute to potential clients in the education market. Concurrently managed multiple projects. Served as the primary liaison between the creative department and print vendors.

Production Artist    2005-2006
Citigroup Global Market-Chicago, IL

Successfully translated oral/written concepts into compelling Powerpoint presentations. Designed graphics for presentations and pitch books; created intricate charts, graphs, and other data visualizations. Responsibilities included printing, binding and shipping sale proposal booklets. Coordinated client meetings, answered incoming calls, monitored access card usages and scheduling for equipment service.

Skill Set
Corporate collateral - Interactive Pdf - Responsive email - Website Design - Web Animation - Photo Retouching - Video Editing - E-book - DPS - Logo - Typography - CMS - HMTL/CSS - Brand Development - Presentation
Technical Proficiency
Indesign - Photshop - Illustrator - Dreamweaver - Acrobat DC - Premiere - Edge Animate - Muse - After Effect - InCopy - Bridge - Animate - Fireworks - XD - Word - Excel - PowerPoint - Pages - Numbers - Keynote - Sketch - Axure RP - InVision - WorkFront - Litmus - Eloqua - Wordpress


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