Sr Graphic Designer

Resumé

EXPERIENCE

Senior Graphic Designer
UW Medicine Strategic Marketing & Communications

• Launched campaigns that increased social media engagement 10x and collected 2,400 new, very engaged email subscribers

• Working in the in-house group, I steered the improvement of the brand-review process to speed approval/production of materials

• Created gold-medal winning healthcare marketing for Right as Rain

Senior Graphic Designer
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

• Drove the transition of brand to new UW Medicine standard

• Improved UI/UX for UW Medicine brand site in rolling updates

Freelance Art Director

• Streamlined UI design and user experience for a car seat
manufacturer

• Developed UI for new-media app allowing for richer movie
experiences from the couch

Senior Art Director​
DNA Brand Mechanics

• Strategic B2B and B2C marketing for tech and dot-com clients

• Delivered creative solutions via product naming exercises for
Pyramid Breweries

Art Director
Ogilvy & Mather, New York

• Art directed worldwide ad campaigns to launch e-business as a term that was used agnostically across the tech world

• High-tech and consumer brand work included IBM Software, IBM Small to Medium Business, IBM Business Partners, Tivoli, Lever, General Mills, and other agency clients

Art Director
CF2GS, Seattle & Portland 

• Acquired a broad diversity of experience with a varied client base in a rapidly growing agency.

EDUCATION

School of Visual Concepts  Seattle, WA

Design for UX, Adobe After Effects for Design, Content Marketing Seminar, Designing Infographics From Concept to Completion,
UX Prototyping with Axure, User Experience, Advertising Concepts

Oregon State University  Corvallis, Oregon

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design 

SKILLS

Advertising
Brand Development
Print and Digital Collateral
Emails
Social Media Campaigns
UI/Landing Pages
Animations
OOH
Logo Design
Typography
Mentoring

SOFTWARE

Adobe Creative Suite

InDesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
After Effects
Xd
Acrobat

Sketch
Mvix CMS
WordPress CMS
Microsoft Office Suite
Wrike (project management)
HTML/CSS

Julie Elting Wessel | 206.947.4831 | julie[at]wesselting.com