Resume

CHRISTOPHER ALAN WINDISH
4700 S. Fulton Ranch Blvd, #47, Chandler, AZ 85248  |  480-327-7600
chriswindish@cox.net  |  www.chriswindish.com

 

Summary
Goal oriented, energetic creative professional with fourteen year experience developing, designing and coordinating advertising strategies for marketing teams.


Experience
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.


Education
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design  |  2002
Arizona State University, College of Architecture and Environmental Design


Additional Information
Technical Skills

• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
• Equipment skills in banners, binders, cutters and folders.

 

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