Elise McCabe Graphic Designer Deadline-driven, creative designer passionate about getting to the root of a problem and crafting innovative, conscious design solutions. Over nine years experience in both print and digital media. Confident in client relations and negotiations, the creative process and project management. Enthusiastic about learning new skills and creating designs for people who offer a valuable product or service to their community.
Freelance Graphic Designer05.2011 – presentElise McCabe Creative
- Innovatively manage and develop print and web design projects from concept to completion.
- Work closely with clients to understand their goals and provide carefully crafted effective design solutions.
- Manage all operational, financial, marketing and adminstrative functions of running a business.
Senior Designer09.2011 – 03.2014InchBug
- Created innovative, results-driven design solutions for web, print and video marketing.
- Successfully developed and maintained a cohesive brand identity throughout print and digital media.
- Effectively acted as a technical liaison to software developers, web developers and printing presses.
Graphic Designer / Production Artist02.2009 – 09.2011InchBug
- Designed graphics, products, logos and sales collateral.
- Developed the Adhesive Label production process and printing templates in Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator.
- Operated large format printers, plotters and laminators.
Marketing Support Contractor03.2008 – 12.2008Anue Systems
- Created and edited images, diagrams and Flash elements for web and print materials.
- Provided support for e-marketing campaigns, tradeshows, website transitioning and administrative tasks.
- Converted marketing materials from Word to InDesign.
Associates of Applied Science in Graphic Design2010Austin Community College
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors in Painting2007Maine College of Art
Associates of Fine Arts2004Delaware College of Art & Design
PhotoshopI have over 15 years experience using Adobe Photoshop in a wide variety of applications everything from tradeshow graphics to mockups.
IllustratorI’ve been using Adobe Illustrator almost daily for the past six years. While employed at InchBug, I developed the adhesive label production process and the corresponding templates in Illustrator, as well as, created new vector icon sets for the labels.
InDesignI’ve been using Adobe InDesign for the past six years mostly in the creation of brochures & other text-heavy marketing material.
PowerpointIf you need to take your presentations to the next level, I’m your girl.
WordPressSince using WordPress to build a site, I never turned back. I absolutely love the WordPress community & the abundant resources that accompany it.
CSSI have been writing CSS for the past eight years.
HTMLI have been writing HTML since building websites using HTML tables was a thing.