Daniel Frate - Senior Graphic Web Designer - dan@danfrate.com

Overview

This experienced Graphic/Web Designer is searching for a company that is seeking an in-house designer to help fulfill all the company's marketing and advertising goals.

Always aspiring to take a company to new levels, I take pride in representing the company at its premium. My creativity and art background is one of my bigger strengths. I can take an idea from conception to completion. My experience also includes unique, fresh innovative web designs. I also enjoy creating a product from concept, to branding, to in-store packaging. I have much to offer with over a decade of experience in the multimedia print and web world. Please check out my recommendations. Also you can see that I also bring illustration, photography, and fine art to help boost and balance my creativity in my field of Graphic Design.

Work History


November 2013 to Present
Paranetics – Graphics Designer

  • Create Company Branding and Styles, Illustration Diagrams, and all graphic collateral, while delivering cost effective savings for the company.
  • Powerpoint Presentations for sales meetings.


June 2013 to October 2013
ForwardMetrics – Sr. Web/Graphics Designer

  • UI Design for company’s software product application, page designs and web updates for FM Marketing Site and their Community Site.
  • Design all marketing materials including booth signs for conventions and events.
  • Design unique, engaging Ads for Email Marketing.
  • Create Powerpoint Presentations to support sales team sales meetings.


March 2012 to June 2013
Freelance Graphics and Marketing Designer

  • Web site enhancements to drive sales for products.
  • Product Packaging for existing and new company products.
  • Design all graphic marketing blitz campaign material for new line of products.
  • Corporate branding for new products and for company.
  • Create convention booth marketing material. Hand outs, sell sheets, banners, and booth design.


June 2011 to March 2012
National Payment Processing – Sr. Marketing, and Web/Graphics Designer

  • Create unique, successful email campaigns and advertisements weekly.
  • User Interface design and development for the company web sites.
  • Corporate branding, site maintenance and all graphic materials for three sister companies.

Dec 2001 to June 2011
Neptune Enterprises Design Studio – Sr. Graphic Designer/ Project Manager

  • Project manage company responsibilities, scope projects, reach deadlines and company accounting.
  • Nurture studio/client interaction to build solid relationships with each client.
  • Create corporate branding for small business and larger corporations.
  • Bring marketing skills and set goals and strategies to further client growth in their industries.
  • Consult and create artwork for email campaigns for clients.
  • The implementation of the design process for the client’s graphic material to be on time and to completion.

March 2000 to Nov. 2001
VistaTrak Incorporated – Lead Web Designer/Graphic Designer/Consultant

  • Web consultant responsible for UI Psychology and UI Design for integration projects.
  • Graphics and marketing consultant for company and client meetings.
  • Maintain and upgrade client sites and company site.
  • Design presentations for corporate/client meetings and client presentations.
  • Create brochures and all other marketing material for our clients and company.

Oct. 1998 to Feb. 2000
RIPit Computer Corporation – Senior Web/Graphics Designer/Public Relations

  • Design and maintain the corporate web site.
  • Create all artwork, prep art for final print for six successful monthly national magazine ad campaigns.
  • Responsible for convention booth design, the shipping and booth set up at the conventions.
  • Design all graphic marketing material for conventions and take care of public relations with vendors.

Software Application Expertise

Adobe Illustrator CS5
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Adobe Fireworks CS6
Dreamweaver CS6
Adobe Acrobat Professional
Adobe In-Design
Adobe Premiere
Flash
Knowledge of CSS
Knowledge of HTML5
Knowledge of JavaScript
Microsoft Office
iContact Email Software
Constant Contact Email Software

Education

Masters Institute
San Jose, CA   

A.A.S Degree in Multimedia Communications

 

Job Skills

Logos
Brochures
Business cards
Letterhead
Postcard Advertisements
Window Decals
Menus  
Package Design
Convention Booth Design
Banners and Signs
Magazine Cover Design
Magazine Advertisements 
Rack Cards
Photo Shoots
User Interface Design
Hard Code HTML
Design with CSS
SEO Experience
Flash Animation
Email Campaigns