Leah Rae Siemann | (848)482-1638 | Designsbyleahrae@yahoo.com

 

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a Graphic Design position that complements my abilities and my talents

 

EDUCATION

  • Mar 2007 Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelors of Science in Media Arts and Animation

 

  • Aug 2001 Ocean County Vocational Tech, Brick, NJ

Printing Certificate

 

WORK HISTORY

  • February 2013 - Present Freelance

Corporate Business Marketing Materials, Small Business Marketing Materials & personal materials.  See Portfolio for

design work.

  • February 2013 - Present Lawyers in Defense of Animals Volunteer

Cat Adoption Volunteer, Graphic Design, Event planner & Foster Mom.

  • August 2009-Present Staples Current store: of Brick, NJ (0278)

    • Also worked at stores:

      • Huber Heights, Ohio (1080) 2010- 2011

      • West Long Branch, NJ (0155) 2011 – Closure 2013

      • Ocean, NJ (1527) 2013-2014

Print & Marketing Supervisor: Managing design and business relations with customers, Providing creative solutions to everyday needs, managing & training print and marketing staff

 

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

Adobe Cloud: Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Cute PDF Pro, Some InDesign

Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher

Autodesk: 3D Studio Max, & Combustion

 

SKILLED IN OPERATING

Both Mac and PC Operating Systems

Brother Fax Machines

Xerox, HP & Ricoh Wide format/Designjet Printers

Xerox High-Speed Printers

Most Finishing Equipment such as folding machines, cutters, & Binding Machines

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • January 2017, Employee of the Month, Staples of Brick, NJ

  • September 2015, Employee of the Month, Staples of Brick, NJ

  • August 2012, Employee of the Month, Staples of West Long Branch, NJ

  • December 2010, Employee of the Month, Staples of Huber Heights, OH

  • November 2009, Employee of the Month, Staples of Brick, NJ

  • Dean's List 2006-2007

 

REFERENCES (More upon Request)

  • Isabelle Strauss - President of Lawyers In Defense of Animals (LIDA) (908) 910-2522

    • Printing, Design work, Event Planning & Volunteering

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  • Nick Zanki ­­­ (201) 803-9528

    • Under Digitization - The map and the Crest.

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  • Michele Pardes ­­­ (914) 772-0557

    • Co-worker/Photoshop Tutor and Designer

  • Anthony Terrill ­­­ (908) 278-9244 Owner of ASC SMARTTM Pasta

    • Printing customer / Freelance Employer for Photoshop and Illustrator design work