Jennifer Jennings

Graphic Designer


4175 Ellmar Oaks Drive
San Jose, California 95136
(408) 505-5115
jjennings@alteredspacedesign.com
www.alteredspacedesign.com

Professional Skills

  • Print Design
  • Identity
  • Typography
  • Supervisory and managerial experience
  • Customer service and sales experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Technical Proficiency:

  • Windows and Mac
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Corel Draw
  • HTML and CSS

References

Available Upon Request


Portfolio

www.altredspacedesign.com

Work Experience

Altered Space Design
San Jose, California
Owner, Freelance Designer
October 2007 - Present
  • Freelance and contract logo, print, sign, and web design for local clients, including YWCA Silicon Valley, Photos Movies & More (formerly ScanDiego/ClickScanShare), Evergreen School District, East Side Union High School District, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, and Franklin-McKinley School District.
Progressive Solutions
Santa Clara, California
Senior Production and Multimedia Specialist
February 2013 - June 2013
  • Created personalizable product templates for internal and external clients, using various technologies and platforms including Pageflex Server and Studio, DirectSmile, PrintUI, Pixfizz, HTML and CSS.
  • Collaborated with pre-media, dev, and production departments to improve existing workflows.
  • Created guidelines and tutorials for StationeryHQ users and assisted the Customer Service department by helping customers with file problems or questions via email and phone.
  • Prepared and edited client files as required for digital printing, die-cutting, foil stamping, and variable data printing.
 
 
Graphic Designer and Pre-press Department Manager
December 2009 - February 2013
  • Designed collateral, logos, web pages, PURLs, and marketing pieces for Progressive Solutions, StationeryHQ, Jax Invites, and Frecklebox.
  • Designed and illustrated new products, and set up product templates for Frecklebox.com, using Pageflex Studio, Storefront, and Nop e-commerce.
  • Supervised one pre-press employee and one designer.
Coulthard Identity Group
Palo Alto, California
Lead Graphic Designer
May 2006 - October 2009
  • Designed logos, print collateral, vehicle graphics, and web sites for a variety of clients, ranging from church school programs and local small businesses to national restaurant chains.
  • Completed production and permit drawings for all types of signage, from vinyl banners to LED illuminated channel letters to monument signs. Submitted sign packages to city halls to procure all necessary permits. Worked closely with clients, vendors, and city to ensure jobs were completed to the highest satisfaction, on time, and within budget.
  • Production and preparation of artwork files for commercial printing and web sites.
  • Grew sales by fostering relationships with clients and ensuring they were aware of everything we had to offer.
  • Clients included Gordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant, Satura Cakes, SuiteAmerica, and Lawson-Hawks Insurance Associates.
Staples, Inc.
San Jose, California
General Manager / Assistant Manager
November 1998 - May 2006

Education

Brooks College
Sunnyvale, California
Associate Degree, Graphic Design
January 2003 - June 2005
  • Summa Cum Laude, 4.0 GPA