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Kara Gutierrez

Owner/Operator

Phone:

574-386-7835

Email:

Address:

23240 Spring Creek Trail

Elkhart, IN 46516

Year of Birth:

1978

A  Bit  About  Me

Owner/Operator of GraphicDesigner411.com by: Kara Gutierrez

  • Working with a variety of industries for signage and deliverables.

  • Helping small businesses develop an initial brand or a refreshed brand identity, including deliverables for all printing, web and video desirables.

  • Creating art with the Acrylic and Epoxy pouring techniques.

  • Making prints from the art then creating an online shop, using a print-on-demand application through my website.

Work Experience

April 2016 - Present 
Indiana

April 2013 - March 2016 
Chicago

Owner/Operator of GraphicDesigner411.com by: Kara Gutierrez

  • Working with a variety of industries for signage and deliverables.

  • Helping small businesses develop an initial brand or a refreshed brand identity, including deliverables for all printing, web and video desirables.

  • Creating art with the Acrylic and Epoxy pouring techniques.

  • Making prints from the art then creating an online shop, using a print-on-demand application through my website.

Multimedia Graphic Designer for Sparton Corporation

Responsible for all print and digital materials for the corporate office and all twelve of our facilities.

  • Digital design for email, website banners, trade - show advertisements, intranet icons, logo’s, animations and video productions/edits –– collaborating with Movéo for videography.

  • Working with Marketing Coordinators for trade - show booth designs for multiple facilities and shows.

  • Digital Photography and editing was something I tackled when the budget did not allow for a professional photographer.

  • Provided video editing with clips, combining kinetic - typography and audio for various corporate functions and web applications.

  • Collaborated with Sharepoint developers in the redesigning of our corporate intranet, as well as, our career site and performance management system –– ran through Cornerstone in collaboration with all fourteen heads of Human Resources at each facility.

January 2011 — April 2013 
Chicago

Graphic Designer for Interlake Mecalux LLC 

  • Illustrated complex parts from AutoCAD files, developed graphics and layouts for the company magazines, catalogs, brochures, mailers and other printed materials, created advertisements for the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune and trade magazines, such as: Modern Material Handling and DC Velocity .

  • Responsible for email campaigns, fan through Mail Chimp and newsletters, using HTML and CSS.

  • Organized all marketing campaigns, files, photos, lists, and projects to coordinate the implementation of Marketing’s best practices.

  • Collaborated with our main branch in Barcelona, Spain to update information using graphics, catalogs, magazines, illustrations, white papers, and videos –– while working with our CMS, and issuu to feature our products.

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