Denika Robbins

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Email denika.robbins@gmail.com

Address Orlando, Florida 32806
United States

I am currently a full time Graphic Designer at BrandCo in Orlando, FL. I have 9 years of professional design experience. My specialties are branding, typography, and spot illustration. I was also the point person for branding of the Central Florida Sustainable Food Project and the Simple Living Institute here in Orlando in 2011

Experience:

BrandCo
Orlando, Florida
Graphic Designer
February 2013 – Present
Develop logos, design print collateral and website graphics, client consultation.

Orlando Weekly
Orlando, Florida
Production Manager
August 2011 – February 2013
Manage the production workflow, oversee designers, design advertisements for newsprint and web, design in-house collateral, pre-press and send paper to printer on a weekly basis.

Freelance Design

Recent Client List:
• Yum Yum Pops
• ELITE Simulation Solutions
• Simple Living Institute, Inc.
• Central Florida Sustainable Food Project
• A Comic Shop
• The Barefoot Spa
• Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers
Orlando, Florida
Photo Studio Assistant
July 2009 – December 2009, September 2010 – January 2011
Design props, help build sets, research and scout locations, edit and retouch photos, back-up and file images.

Bold Hype Gallery
Orlando, Florida
Marketing Assistant
Freelance
Acquire quotes from printers, open dialogue with potential advertising partners, shop for display items for special events.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers
Orlando, Florida
Graphic Designer
September 4 2007 – December 11 2008
Design page layouts for K–6 textbooks, oversee vendor work, research art, create small illustrations, oversee photo shoots.

Maricopa Community Colleges
Tempe, Arizona
Graphic Designer
July 11 2005 – June 19 2007
Develop print materials for in-house clients, check proofs, track jobs, edit ads for publication, design and code HTML emails, photograph district events, obtain print estimates, meet with in-house clients, update an e-newsletter.

Education:

Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
BFA Graphic Design 2005

Temple University Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Graphic Design Workshop
May 17 – June 29 2004

Art Institute of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associates of Applied Technology
Graphic Design 2001

Accomplishments
2004 – Emily Sartain Fellowship
Merit scholarship awarding $2,000 towards my travel abroad to Tokyo.

Skill Sets:

Design
Develop ideas from working comprehensives to digital production. Familiar with paper suppliers and other support professionals. Can code simple HTML documents and web sites and animate with Flash.

Computer Proficiency
Macintosh platform, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe GoLive, QuarkXpress, Macromedia Flash and Dreamweaver

Various Artistic Techniques
35 mm Photography, B+W Darkroom Techniques, Digital Photography, Copper Etching, Stone Lithography and Wood Block Printing