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Experienced, accomplished, driven, highly adaptive, creative thinker specializing in print design,

branding, marketing communications and print production. Known to whip up with some seriously

cute illustrations and has worked as an exhibit & packaging designer as well.

I thrive on solving creative challenges in the most innovative and cost-efficient way.


Experienced designer with professional work experience in graphic design,
marketing, publishing, advertising and packaging design

Strong computer graphics skills on a Mac platform (Adobe Creative Suite CC:
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Bridge; Acrobat Professional;
Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, and Word; Photo Editing; Social Media; iMovie;
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS & Javascript)

Interpret and transform information accurately into a clean, dynamic, visual format

Extensive knowledge of typography, color and space

Operate efficiently in a deadline-driven environment by being highly organized
and always delivering results from concept to completion

Building strong, trusted client and vendor relationships, by managing expectations
and working in a collaborative and professional manner

Clearly communicate one-on-one with clients, team members and art directors,
and able to work independently, as part of a team or a team leader


Senior Designer, Christine B Stuermer Design
Graphic Design – Marketing – Print & Web, Westchester, NY
2012 - Present

Work for and with various clients to create marketing materials across all media
including branch and exhibit graphics, web advertising, e-mails, newsletters,
posters, flyers, brochures and more

Off-Site Design Consultant, UNICEF | DHR Section
Non-Profit Organization, NYC, NY
2014 - Present

Supported the Performance Management & Career Development (PMCD) and other
sections within the Department of Human Resources (DHR)

Designed/created various digital and print design assets including logos, icons, infographics, guides,
workbooks, Powerpoint Presentations, flyers, posters, Global Broadcast Messages, MailChimp Newsletters
(includingcreating online templates and imagery), illustrations, packaging, booklets, brochures,
and anything else the various DHR sections needed on a regular basis

Off-Site Graphic Designer, Adams Horse & Pet Supplies
Top name equestrian retailer, Winthrop, ME
2014 - Present

Design their print & web advertising, including e-mail blasts & print ads, web assets,
as well as various other marketing materials they need on an ongoing basis

On-Site Design Consultant, Scholastic, Inc.
Publishing – Education & Media, NYC, NY
2014 - 2015

Collaborated with creative directors, designers, & editorial team to conceptualize, prototype,
and create educational products across both print and digital mediums

Designed/created various digital and print design assets including logos, icons, book interiors and covers,
illustrations, posters, packaging, brochures, and marketing materials

Off-Site Graphic Designer, LW Dogwood Design
Graphic Design/Marketing, Lebanon, NJ
2013 - 2017

Developed various marketing materials, from huge branch graphics, towel graphics,
PPT slide concepts, newsletters to sell sheets, brochures and postcards

On-Site Senior Designer, Roher/Sprague Partners
Graphic Design/Marketing, Irvington, NY
1997 - 2014

Lead and managed a team of designers for a large financial school book project

Developed brand identity from initial client meeting, company & market research,
oversaw print production and stardardized branding guidelines

Created new food product packaging, from 3D packaging mock-ups to overseeing
print production and eventually expanding packaging to various flavors

Generated catchy taglines and copy for food packaging as well as print and web advertising

Conceptualized and designed indoor and outdoor exhibit graphics including banners, posters,
signs for museums and a variety of biotech conferences and food shows

Book design including meeting with the author(s), laying out covers and interior pages,
photography, photo editing, organizing and overseeing print production

Designed print materials for the consumer and business-to-business market including brochures,
flyers, catalogs, advertisements, posters, invitations, and direct mail

Collaborated with team members to create mock-ups of websites, assisted with html e-mails,
and created e-Brochures as well as my own website

Freelance Designer, Sabaj Design Group
Packaging Design, Irvington, NY
March 1998 - September 1998

Illustrated packaging content for outer packaging
Edited and updated packaging design

Intern, The Ad Store, NYC
Intern, Graf Bertel Advertising, NYC


Big W Award (2002-2013):
• Gold, Brownie Crunch packaging, FCG Foods, LLC
• Silver, Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund annual report
• Bronze, Lefferts Family Health, P.C. logo

American Graphic Design Award, Graphic Design USA (2002-2013):
• Scenic Hudson annual report
• BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2006 marketing materials
• American Red Cross annual report 2002
• New York Historical Society directional signage and exhibit graphics

Winner of the 1998 Association of Graphics Communication (AGC) (1997):
Poster and development of graphic look for their annual design/print awards show


Bachelors Degree in Advertising Design
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC

German Abitur & High School Diploma
German International School, White Plains, NY


Fluent in both written and spoken German (native tongue), basic French

Photographer (equestrians, pets & nature)

Grew up all over the world, well-traveled

Passionate equestrian & animal advocate

Participated in numerous midnight runs to feed, clothe and engage with New York City’s homeless



Adams Horse & Pet Supplies | AFYA Foundation | American Red Cross | Amie Gross Architects | Anti-Defamation League | Barrer-Rojas Productions | Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) | Bergen Equestrian Center | Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund | The Chapin School | Classroom, Inc. | County of Bergen NJ Department of Parks | Critter Outfitter | Deloitte and Touche, LLP |
Eldridge Street Synagogue | FCG Foods, LLC | FTI Consulting | Fugro EarthData Inc. | GeoSar | Global Lighting, Inc. | InterExchange, Inc. | JCC on the Hudson | Konica Minolta | Lower East Side Tenement Museum |
Mariandale Retreat & Conference Center | Millésima Wine | National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) |
New York Historical Society | New York United Hospital Medical Center |Queens College | Scenic Hudson |
Scholastic, Inc. | Snack Company Fifth Street, LLC | Timeline Video | Trevor Day School | UNICEF