michele gardner design
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
SENIOR DHARMA YOGA TEACHER 800RYT
REMODELING / House / Furniture / Landscape
THEATER SET DESIGN
YOGA & Self Realization
OWNER - MICHELE GARDNER DESIGN
25 years - present
Freelance designer/owner specializing in brand identity. Strategic innovative design for new and extended brands over a multi-platform approach consisting of collateral, brand development, digital, advertising, and P.O.P.
My creative process is easy to understand and client enthusiasm driven. I'm always striving for those light bulb moments!
SENIOR CREATIVE DESIGNER
RAMSGARD Architects Planners Designers Skaneateles, NY
Designed and presented from the beginning of a project through construction, residential, commercial, and retail spaces and in-house branding projects.
Look Book: Design, Collate, Present, Approved/Update all Finishes & Furnishings. Logo Design, Branding and Signage
Applications used: supplied CAD drawings, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Material Bank resources.
FFE Specification or Schedule List: lighting, plumbing, appliances, tile, surface & window treatments, furniture, casework & hardware, fine art & artwork. Applications used: Microsoft 356 / Excel
Ordered and Executed: within budget.
Business Cards, Drawing /Title Blocks, Client Proposal and Look Book Template, New Website, and Managed Social Media.
COWLEY ASSOC. Syracuse, NY
Visual Designer and Business Development
Cowley Associates, Children's Advocacy Center, Synapse, SRCTec,
Hematology & Oncology Assoc.,
MULLEN LOWE ADVERTISING Boston, MA
Contributed creative design solutions to answer the strategic focus for logo & brand identity, P.O.P. advertising, and public relations. Managed designers, vendors, art, and production departments within budget.
Boston Whaler, Greg Norman and Reebok Golf, U.S.Trust, Houghton Mifflin, Met-life State Street Investment Services, Tom’s of Maine, Veryfine, Gitano, and Lindt Chocolate.
DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR
CLARKE GOWARD FITTS Boston MA
Prudential Realty, Raytheon BBN Technologies, Northeastern University, Indian Head Bank, NH, and Eastpak backpacks.
SCHNEIDER PARKER JAKUC Boston, MA
Digital, Footjoy Hoisery, Legget McCall Realty, McDonald's.