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Karla Koepke

Web Graphics Designer at CMC Construction Services

Location
Houston, Texas Area
Industry
Mining & Metals
Previous
  1. Capital One Bank,
  2. 2010 Media LLC,
  3. Houston Community College
Education
  1. University of Houston
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University of Houston

University of Houston

Commercial Art - Marketing

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Background

Summary

Highly creative and knowledgeable across a range of subjects, extensive experience in marketing for print and web design. I rely on quality work and experience. I thrive on variety and constantly learning new things. Successfully translated subject matter into concrete design for newsletters, promotional materials and sales collateral. Adept at UCD and multimedia applications. Dynamic team player with excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills. Bilingual and 10+ years experience.

Specialties:Branding & Corporate Identity Design, HTML-CSS

Experience

Web Graphics Designer

CMC Construction Services
– Present (5 years 5 months)Houston, TX

Responsible for all branding efforts related to CMC's associated logos, trade show displays and banners, magazine and web advertisements. Designed packaging for private label brand and promotional pieces. Produced printed catalogs and brochures. Provided key support on the strategy and maintenance of the new interactive website and social media associated channels. Designed, optimized and coded Bi-monthly e-Newsletters and Salesforce web to lead forms.

Technical Consultant - User Interface/Web Designer

Capital One Bank
(1 year 6 months)

Supported global re-brand efforts for the Capital One Bank campaign with demos and style guide updates. Created Photoshop based mockups and desktop icons for an intranet application. Team based participation on bi-weekly usability discussions of GUI screen designs and prototypes. Supported internal projects with static and dynamic prototypes using a mixture of Photoshop, HTML and JavaScript modifications. Created HTML demos, user guides, PowerPoint presentations and InDesign style guide updates.

Web Consultant

2010 Media LLC
(2 years)

Designed marketing collateral including logo branding and web related projects. Conducted web technology assessments and project proposal revisions. Installed and configured CMS and Project Management solutions allowing for the creation of a new level of in-house services and productivity.

Digital Communications Instructor - Fall 2007

Houston Community College
(less than a year)Houston, Texas Area

Responsible for implementing instructional activities that contributed to a meaningful learning experience. Identified, selected, and modified instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds and learning styles. Maintained effective and efficient record keeping procedures. Supervised teaching assistant and participated on the undergraduate program committee, which evaluates the courses student, must take in order to gain sufficient "breadth" in their education.

Web Graphics Designer

Glass and Door International
(3 years)

Responsible for the overall design and development of the company’s website and marketing collateral. Worked with Microsoft Engineers for the installation of eCommerce and eOrder modules including server components. Conducted technical assessments and software evaluations as well as the supervision of software installs. Exposure to Great Plains, eCommerce storefronts and web server technology.

Production Artist

Houston Chronicle
(3 years)

Responsible for the design of newspaper movie banners that included Cinemark, Edwards, Lowes, Angelicas, AMC and Museum of Fine Arts. Refined art production process to minimize mistakes resulting in team bonuses. Designed marketing collateral and newspaper advertising including translations into Spanish.

Graphic Artist

El Día Newspaper
(3 years)

Languages

  1. English

    Professional working proficiency
  2. Spanish

    Native or bilingual proficiency
  3. French

Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Packaging
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Logo Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Media
  • Corporate Branding
  • Posters
  • Dreamweaver
  • HTML
  • Magazines
  • Multimedia
  • Content Management
  • Social Media
  • Art Direction
  • Photoshop
  • Visual Communication
  • HTML 5
  • CSS3
  • Email Marketing
  • Web Content Management
  • User Interface Design
  • Typography
  • InDesign
  • E-commerce
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Art
  • Brochures
  • Illustrator
  • Social Networking
  • Flyers
  • Direct Mail
  • Graphics
  • Advertising
  • Creative Strategy
  • Customer Service
  • Pre-press
  • Wordpress
  • Banner Ads
  • DHTML
  • Digital Marketing
  • Web Standards
  • Newsletters
  • Flash
  • Layout
  • Corporate Identity
  • Branding & Identity
  • Management
  • CMS
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Education

University of Houston

Commercial Art - Marketing

Sales Force Fundamentals Training 2011
Tendency CMS Training Module 2010
Nodus Technologies, BV Commerce Training Module 2006
Microsoft Business Portal, Order Management Module 2006
Microsoft E-commerce Seminar 2003

Honors & Awards

AMA Nomination for Marketer of the year - 2010, 1st place - Art Trophy

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