Amy Joyce

Senior Graphic Designer Boston, MA

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Experience

Graphic Designer

Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

Collaborate with the Director of the Forensic Multimedia Unit to create demonstrative evidence and visuals for trials while maintaining confidentiality.
• Analyze complex and sensitive information provided by trial teams into clear, coherent, memorable graphical terms
• Create diagrams, static images, and accurate depictions of evidence and other materials to be used in court

Senior Promotion Designer

Boston Herald

Work with the VP of Promotion and Marketing to design and manage marketing pieces across print and web
• Responsible for developing web and print-ready files for marketing materials including brochures, direct mail, sell sheets, logos, media kits, signage, and web banners
• Involved in all aspects of short and long term projects from concept to completion
• Work with outside vendors in obtaining pricing and ensuring deadlines are met

Freelance Graphic Production Designer

Mercer

Edited copy, layout, and images of print collateral for a large list of clients.

Graphic Designer (Volunteer)

Irish International Immigrant Center

Worked directly with the Deputy Director and Executive Director to update marketing collateral and the annual report.
• Built templates for flyers and posters, allowing other staff to easily update information as needed
• Design and project management of brochures, flyers, postcards, program booklets, and space ads
• Created ads and events for social media

Graphic Designer (Volunteer)

Roslindale Open Studios

Collaborate with seven other committee members to manage annual event, which brings an artist marketplace to Roslindale and promotes diversity and culture among the community.
• Create brochures, postcards, posters, flyers, and signage for the annual art event
• In charge of updating Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook
• Design of all social media advertising
• Recruit local artists to participate in showcasing their work

Graphic Designer

Pearson Education

Executed marketing pieces from concept to completion for Literacy, Mathematics, ELL/ESL, Professional Development, Early Childhood Education, and Special Education segments.
• Researched appropriate stock images, designed graphics, and proofread marketing copy. Also handled production and pre-press of printed pieces
• Worked directly with Marketing Managers, making sure that ad plans aligned with the marketing plan and were kept on schedule, while meeting tight deadlines
• Completed Twitter ads, Facebook ads, and Infographics for the “Cite 2015 Online Learning Conference” campaign

Senior Graphic Designer

B.L. Makepeace, Inc.

Devised advertising and marketing materials for the Reprographics, Sales, Digital Imaging, and Survey departments.
• Created all brand marketing pieces, including: advertisements for trade publications, business cards, catalogs, sell sheets, and direct mail
• Negotiated costs with vendors on all promotional items, which allowed company to stay under budget
• Wrote ad copy for space ads and direct mail pieces
• Organized company trade shows and educated staff on logistics

Design Editor

Juicy Magazine

Collaborated with the publisher, writers, editors, and photo editor in order to publish a local entertainment magazine.
• Supervised a team of graphic designers
• Designed magazine layouts, posters, ads, and flyers
• Worked with the co-design editor to construct a design template for the magazine

Graphic Designer

Design Knowhow, Inc

Acted as point-person for the sales team, managed the creative process after the initial sale was complete, and designed all graphics.
• Maintained clients’ satisfaction by incorporating their vision and input into the creative process
• Designed exhibit display graphics for clients such as Audi, FM Global, MIB Group, Inc., Unicco, and ConEst

Education

General Assembly

User Experience Design

Media Bistro Online

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Continuing Education Courses

Introduction to Web Design
Flash Interactive Design
Silkscreen Printing

Emerson College

Certificate in Copy Editing

The New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk

BFA in Graphic Design / Minor in Advertising

Exhibitions

2017

Group, Hyde Park/Roslindale Neighborhood Exhibition, Boston Convention and Exhibtion Center - Boston, MA

2011

Group, JP to Me: Defined by Light, Uforge Gallery - Jamaica Plain, MA

2011

Group, Roslindale Artists Exhibit, Scollay Square Gallery - Boston, MA

2010

Solo, Natured Inspired, Bangkok Cafe - Roslindale, MA

2010

Group, Artful Love, Bangkok Cafe - Roslindale, MA

2010

Group, OnGreen, Maliotis Cultural Center - Brookline, MA

2010

Group, Roslindale Artists, Pleasant Cafe - Roslindale, MA

2008

Group, Lilacs—Visions of Spring, Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

Specialties

Acrylic Painting Photography Decoupage Mixed Media Stock Image Search

Skills

Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Dreamweaver Quark XPress Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Adobe Acrobat Google Docs Basecamp Zmags Pageturn Twitter Instagram Facebook