PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

  • Creative Specialist, 2017-Present
    -Creation of graphic design elements for all business development efforts, including branding & identity management, event graphics & signage, social media graphics, team charts, maps, etc.)
    -Collaboration with the Business Communications Writing Team in the creation and execution of the Firm’s response to over 400 RFPs/Proposals per year.
    -Production point person in the firm’s marketing collateral pieces (one-sheets, brochures, presentations, etc.)
    -Maintenance of RFP and Creative resource libraries, and creation of process improvements
    -Collaboration with 650+ firm attorneys and staff of all levels, departments, and practice areas
    -Collaboration from Denver with 18-person Marketing department located in Cincinnati, Chicago, Louisville, and Pittsburgh, with service to internal clients across 25 U.S. cities

IMA Financial, Inc.

  • Graphic Designer/Production Artist/Proposal Coordinator, 2012-2016
    -Production of graphic design elements for all business development efforts, including printed/electronic collateral, various digital and printed RFPs and proposal, and other creative projects
    -Collaboration with sales executives in the creation and execution of the company’s response to RFPs
    -Production point person for business communications and creative services projects
    -Extremely detailed proofreading
    -Coordination of all in-house production printing and bindery services

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Synced Up Designs

  • Graphic Designer, 2018-Present
    Production graphic design for digital uniforms, flags, floors, props, drum wraps, drumheads, etc.
    Website updates to www.syncedupdesigns.com

Rocky Mountain Percussion Association

  • Staff – Volunteer, Webmaster & Graphic Designer, 2013-2019
    Brand revitalization, Coordination of 25th Anniversary Season celebratory components, historical research/documentation, 25th Anniversary Season branding, Championship Event Program, Merchandise designs, Collaboration with Potato Press Graphic Solutions (Australia) for new upgraded and redesigned 2017 & 2018 Championship awards, Website redesign of www.rmpa.org in 2015

 

SKILLS

  • Professional attitude, strong communication skills
    – Excellent organization and problem solving skills
    – Ability to work both independently and as a team player
    – Excellent attention to detail and follow through
    – Self-directed; ability to complete quality work with minimal direction and oversight
  • Non-Profit Operations/Board of Directors experience
    – Organization, Processes, Procedures, Strategies & Long-Term Planning
    – Budgets
    – Event Management & Logistics
    – Community Relations
  • Marketing & Project Management
    – Business Development; Proposal and RFP Coordination
    – Corporate Branding and Identity, Marketing Strategy, Creative Services
    – Insurance, Legal, and Records Management Industry experience
  • Creative Direction
    – Graphic Design, Fine Art & Design, Web Design
    – Demonstrated expertise in Adobe Creative suite
    – Merchandise Design
    – Print Production experience
    – Pageantry Arts Production Design; Instrument Design & Construction

 

EDUCATION

  • Master of Science – Management & Organization
    Graduate Emphasis – Entertainment & Sports Management
    International Entertainment & Sports Management experience with a study abroad experience in the United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts – Fine Art & Design
    Minor in Technology Arts & Media

 

DESIGN PORTFOLIO

  • www.ivanfees.com
  • Updated 11 months ago

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