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Steven L. Celent
7 Brentwood Lane • Fairport, New York 14450 • 585-943-2393 • scelent@rochester.rr.com • xcelentdesign.com

Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Expertise:
Branding | Logo Design | Brochures | Catalogs | Sell Sheets | Direct Mail | Web Graphics | Banner Ads | Product Photography | Corporate Marketing | Production & Press Checks | Testing, Analyzing & Maintaining Computer Software | Project Management: Scheduling, Estimating & Archiving | Computer & Traditional Illustration

Primary Software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
Secondary Software: Quark XPress, MS Office

Experience
xcelentdesign
7 Brentwood Lane, Fairport, NY 14450 • 585-943-2393 (2003 – current)
Graphic Designer/Illustrator: Design and illustration for companies such as Nu-Look Collision Centers, Microworks POS, Benelli Motorcycles, Alouette Tool Co., Gear Resource Technologies and Drapery Industries. Freelance assignments with agencies such as Dixon-Schwabl, Dunn & Rice, Idea Connections, Point of You Advertising and Young Ideas.

CTC Corporation
7939 Rae Blvd, Victor, NY 14564 • Phone: (585) 924-5900 (2011 – 2016)
Graphic Designer: In-house design, photography and production for vibration analysis and product manufacturing company. Streamline photography by utilizing photoshop to create master files of repeating products. Increase 180 page catalog to 500+ pages. Monthly web release images, trade show graphics, brochures and trade publication ads.

The Seattle Times
1120 John Street • Seattle, WA 98111 • 206-464-3143 (1999 – 2003)
Graphic Designer/Corporate Marketing: Design and production for newspaper servicing in-house clients for corporate marketing. Sales materials, brochures, and promotional items maintaining corporate branding. Increase circulation rates working with NIE (Newspapers in Education) by using newspapers as instructional material for teachers/students in the greater Seattle area.

SGW Creative
2835 82nd Avenue SE • Mercer Island, WA 98040 • 206-232-3630 (1997 – 1999)

Designer/Production: Design and production for agency focusing on the housing/builders market particularly Master Planned Communities. All newspaper and magazine ad production, coordinating with publications and developers. Logos, brochures and all aspects of collateral necessary to promote the communities.

The Hacker Group Ltd.
855-106th Avenue N.E., Bellevue, WA 98004-4309 • 206-454-8622 (1993 – 1997)

Senior Designer: Design and production for direct mail focusing on fund-raising, sports teams, financial and software companies throughout the country. Partial list of clients: IBM, AT&T, Microsoft, Boston Red Sox. Mentor junior designers to meet client branding requirements while producing marketing projects with a high response rate.

A.W. Chesterton Company
225 Fallon Road, Stoneham, MA 02180-2999 • 617-438-7013 (1987 – 1993)

Computer/Graphic Designer: Design, illustration, and preparation of multi-language catalogs, brochures, manuals, labels, and data sheets. Technical drawings, layouts and mechanicals. Estimating, scheduling, and evaluating finished and on-going projects. Meet with internal customers to develop division identities, product design and sales presentations. Transition company from traditional production to computer generated illustrations and press ready files.

Education/Organizations
Ad 2 Seattle Board of Directors, Communications Chair: Non-profit association affiliated locally with the Seattle Advertising Federation (SAF) and nationally with the American Advertising Association (AAF). Created new logo/identity, mailers, brochures, newsletters and all other promotional materials.

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
State University of New York College at Buffalo, July, 1986
Concentration in Illustration, Minor in Sociology
Continuing Education:  Courses covering Computer Illustration, Photoshop, HTML and Troubleshooting Macintosh computers.