résumé

Debra Cassa: Graphic Designer/Art Director

dcassa@optonline.net
www.debracassa.com

Twelve years of experience crafting visual identities for high-profile clients in the corporate arena. Dedication to forming collaborative relationships with clients to create great design solutions.

experience

United Business Media (formerly CMP Media); Manhasset, NY
May 2000 – present
Associate Art Director (full-time)

Highlights:

Responsibilities:


Curran & Connors, Inc.; Hauppauge, NY
November 1998 – March 2000
Designer (full-time)


Freelance clients include: Marketing On-Q, Total Event Solutions, Eduware Inc., Cohen & Greve CPAs

education

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
September 1994 – May 1998
Graphic Design Major, Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 1998

software/skills

InDesign
Photoshop
Illustrator
Dreamweaver (HTML/CSS)
Flash
Quark XPress
PowerPoint presentations
Word
Print production/finishing
Comps and mock-ups for print jobs
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Commitment to providing excellent customer service

awards

2007: American Graphic Design Award Winner – 2007 CRN Media Kit; HP Printing & Imaging special inserts
2006: American Graphic Design Award Winner – 2006 CRN Media Kit; Toshiba B2B Mobility Special Report Advertorial
2006: Business Marketing Awards Winner – 2006 CRN Media Kit
2003: American Graphic Design Award Winner for 2003 CRN Media Kit
2002: Finalist in 2002 Creative Excellence in Business Advertising (CEBA) Awards for CRN Channel Champions ad campaign (series of 3 ads)
2000: BOLI Award for Maritime Aquarium brochure