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Deborah Harper

Deborah Harper

Graphic Designer
Clinton
Summary

Creative Graphic Designer, teacher and photographer focused on overseeing projects from concept through final delivery. Successfully creates brand messages, strategies and key graphic productions. Resourceful and hardworking with vendor sourcing expertise and empowering leadership skills illustrated over 30 years of industry success.

Overview
41
41
years of professional experience
1
1
Certificate
1
1

Adobe InDesign

1
1

Adobe Illustrator

Work History

Technical Education Teacher; Design & Visual

Assabet Valley Technical HS
1994-11 - Current
  • Created and developed contemporary Digital Media Program for Chapter 74 Technical Education in Mass.
  • Created business partnerships.
  • Developed curriculum & hands on learning experiences
  • Created photography program with portrait studio
  • Instruct students on Adobe Programs; Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD, and Premiere.
  • Managed re-branding of Adult Community Education
  • Designed Adult Community Education Catalog

Director of Marketing

Focus Enhancements
1992-04 - 1993-09
  • Devised traditional marketing and direct marketing plans using ROI strategies, print advertising and public relations strategies.
  • Managed annual marketing budget in excess of $500,000
  • Developed metrics and measured success in order to optimize customer acquisition and retention
  • Developed and presented quarterly marketing plans and reports to CEO and shareholders.

CEO, Creative Director

Harper & Company, Inc.
1986-04 - 1993-09
  • Managed campaigns with specific focuses in order to meet customer needs and creative visions.
  • Oversaw full teams of writers, artists, designers and project managers.
  • Identified and capitalized on short- and long-term revenue generation opportunities to maximize bottom-line profitability.

Technical Illustrator

Data General
1980-09 - 1985-03
  • Created technical illustrations for Corporate publications
Education

Occupational Educator Licensure Commercial And Advertising Art

Fitchburg State University
-

Associate of Arts Graphic Design

Mass College of Art
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Skills
  • Design Mockups
  • Company Logos
  • Esthetic Design Principles
  • Originality and Creativity
Certification

Adobe Certified in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop

Timeline

Technical Education Teacher; Design & Visual

Assabet Valley Technical HS
1994-11 - Current

Director of Marketing

Focus Enhancements
1992-04 - 1993-09

CEO, Creative Director

Harper & Company, Inc.
1986-04 - 1993-09

Technical Illustrator

Data General
1980-09 - 1985-03

Occupational Educator Licensure Commercial And Advertising Art

Fitchburg State University
-

Associate of Arts Graphic Design

Mass College of Art
-

Adobe Certified in Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop