Education:
1/93 - 5/95
Associate in Applied Arts Degree — Commercial Art 
(Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI)

5/09 - 3/10
Web Design Certificate  
(Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI)

Employment:

2/11 - Present
Four Lakes Label
Sun Prairie, WI

Graphic Artist

Duties: Produce press-ready PDF files from customer art. Recreate logos and typeset from scans. Design Quarterly employee newsletter. Maintain and continuously improve on project turn time. Work with customer service and imaging on a daily basis. Completed company safety course and currently conducts monthly safety audits. Head of the Layout department and have developed an in-depth training manual for constructing dies in AutoCad. Member of the Quality Control Team which evaluates, designates and holds people accountable for finding solutions to reduce the number of product defects and customer rejections.

10/05 - Present
Part-Time Freelance Graphic Design Business
Projects: Brochures, posters, fliers, ads, logos, booklets, sales sheets, websites, and point-of-sale items.
Clients: Imperial Blades, WSC, S&L Hospitality, BizFilings, Madison Lightning Hockey, 4H, Badger Graphic
Systems, Black Diamond DJ, Oregon Tuggers, Silverstone Partners, Smokey Hollow Farm and Early Foundations, LLC.


3/10 - 9/10
QBE Insurance - The Americas
Sun Prairie, WI

Contract Graphic Designer

Duties: Developed original designs for marketing collateral including direct mail, outdoor signage, trade show booth materials, brochures, postcards, etc. Made updates to previously designed files. Presented ideas designs to clients. Was involved in collaborating, questioning and evaluating focus groups.

1/02 - 10/08
Great Wolf Resorts, Incorporated

Madison, WI

Graphic Designer

Duties: Worked with general managers and sales staff to design marketing materials such as ads, menus, brochures, banners, posters, newsletters, forms, etc. Was responsible for hi-res scanning, color correcting,
attending press checks, communicating daily with vendors and providing corporate brand consistency
throughout all materials.

5/99 - 1/02
Stephan & Brady, Incorporated
Madison, WI
Production Artist
Duties: Re-sized, revised and produced PDF proofs for client approval. Designed direct mail, posters, ads
and other projects as needed. Mocked up final color outputs for clients, publications and/or vendors.

1/97 - 5/99
THE GUILD Publications

Madison, WI
Production Artist
Duties: Produced three annual, 4-color sourcebooks including covers, filler pages, front and back matter. Reviewed photography for best design presentation. Scanned transparencies for placement. Prepared proofs for client approval. Designed and produced collateral material which included color dummy books, forms, brochures and media kits. Communicated with artists and printers on a daily basis. Tracked deadlines and all customer contact in Lotus Notes.

MuelverDesigns

Amy Muelver   |  Madison, WI