CHRISTOPHER ALAN WINDISH
4700 S. Fulton Ranch Blvd, #47, Chandler, AZ 85248 | 480-327-7600
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.chriswindish.com
Goal oriented, energetic creative professional with fourteen year experience developing, designing and coordinating advertising strategies for marketing teams.
Site Director | 2010-present
Brandmuscle/Young’s Market Company of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
Young’s Market Company of Arizona partnered with Brandmuscle, a technology company offering integrated marketing automation solutions, to streamline marketing for the Graphics Department.
Responsible for all graphic materials for state of Arizona. Averaging 200+ jobs per month, generating 300k in sales.
• Provide expertise across the full compliment of marketing, from design and production to analysis and consulting.
• Design and produce localized cross-media marketing campaigns that are strictly managed within brand and legal standards.
• Direct staff of two in creative and design production.
Creative Director | 2002-2010
Republic National Distributing Company, Phoenix, AZ
National distributor of beverage alcohol producers.
Manage Graphics Department to coordinate all Company requests
• Direct staff of three in creative and design production.
• Partner with Sales to design successful advertising for clients including brand templates.
• Create clear and concise marketing strategy for key focus brands.
• Develop and maintain strong relationship with vendors.
• Analyze expense reports to collaborate with partners on keeping costs down while continuing successful sales across all brands.
• Collaborate with Company management to provide communication materials for more streamlined internal operations.
Computer Graphic Designer / Web Developer | 1998-2002
Gecko Grafix, Inc, Phoenix, AZ
Full service creative marketing solutions provider.
Worked on various marketing implementations.
• Created logo design, corporate identify, press kits, newsletters and advertisements.
• Developed and updated websites for Scale Cars, Hammerhead Racing.
• Maintained client contact with Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, Fort McDowell Casino, TAPI and United Auto Group.
Computer Graphic Designer / Customer Service | 1996-1998
Sheetwise Printing, Inc, Phoenix, AZ
Commercial lithographic printing company
Designed and managed printed media for various company clients.
• Created logos, business cards, letterheads, brochures for various clients including New Times, Mountain States Nursery, Goodson and Manley.
• Managed a staff of four.
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design | 2002
Arizona State University, College of Architecture and Environmental Design
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
• Equipment skills in banners, binders, cutters and folders.