©2021 Rauch Designs / Say It On Paper LLC

Phone: 504-231-5391

Email: tracyrauch@att.net

SKILLS

  • Computer proficiency with industry standard programs: Mac Platform Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Muse) Word, Excel
  • Project Management - from concept to completion
  • Photo manipulation, color correction, and touch ups

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STRENGTHS

  • Attention to detail
  • Choosing effective typography and color themes
  • Creative thinking
  • Strategic designs and layouts
  • Understanding of design principles, composition, color and typography
  • Understanding of pre-press and print requirements for full color digital /press, spot colors, dies, scores, & finishes

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EXPERIENCE

  • Rauch Designs / Say It On Paper LLC     8/07 - Current

    FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

    Coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Clients include Al Copeland Investments (Copeland’s of New Orleans, Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro, Nole, Copeland’s Cheesecake Scoop Cafe and Batch13), Toca Alarm, Celebration Talent Competition, Cleargistix, Louisiana Supreme Court Drug Court, Nola Southern Grill.

  • Al Copeland Investments, Metairie, LA        3/04 - 8/07

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/MARKETING COORDINATOR

    Managed projects from concept and design through production and delivery to stores for Al Copeland Investments corporate and franchise locations (including Copeland’s of New Orleans, Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro and other brand concepts)

    • Projects included design and layout for restaurant menus, brochures, ads, direct mail, emails, promotional materials, package design and sales collateral
    • Managed multiple projects and tasks at a given time while meeting print deadlines
    • Excellent vendor relations and facilitated quote/bids and print orders
    • Communication and coordination with restaurant managers, district supervisors and marketing director
  • Specialty Food Systems, Slidell, LA         3/03 - 3/04

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION MANAGER

    • Graphic design for various campaign and marketing materials for Arby’s franchise restaurants
    • Published a biweekly newsletter used for field communication
    • Position required excellent communication with team members, restaurant managers and district supervisors
    • Design, direction and coordinate printing of all graphic projects as well as newspaper ad placement
  • Decorte Marketing Group, Metairie, LA        1/02 - 3/03

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

    • Design and development of marketing materials for clients of a medical advertising and production company
    • Logo development, corporate identity packages, newspaper/magazine ads, interactive CDs, video art elements, and copywriting
    • Collaborated with clients and sales to create design concepts based on marketing goals and deadlines
    • Coordinated printing of all graphic projects
  • Printing Etc., Metairie, LA      11/99- 1/02

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/TYPESETTER

    • Fast paced full service printing, mailing, distribution and advertising company
    • Projects included full color to one color design and layout for flyers, menus, newsletters, brochures, direct mailers and other related services
    • Designed magazine layout and ads for the Clip-n-Save Magazine
    • Successfully collaborated with sales personnel to meet all client expectations, project requirements and deadlines
  • Rauch Designs / Say It On Paper LLC     8/07 - Current

    FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

    Coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Clients include Al Copeland Investments (Copeland’s of New Orleans, Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro, Nole, Copeland’s Cheesecake Scoop Cafe and Batch13), Toca Alarm, Celebration Talent Competition, Cleargistix, Louisiana Supreme Court Drug Court, Nola Southern Grill

  • Al Copeland Investments, Metairie, LA        3/04 - 8/07

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/MARKETING COORDINATOR

    Managed projects from concept and design through production and delivery to stores for Al Copeland Investments corporate and franchise locations (including Copeland’s of New Orleans, Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro and other brand concepts)

    • Projects included design and layout for restaurant menus, brochures, ads, direct mail, emails, promotional materials, package design and sales collateral
    • Managed multiple projects and tasks at a given time while meeting print deadlines
    • Excellent vendor relations and facilitated quote/bids and print orders
    • Communication and coordination with restaurant managers, district supervisors and marketing director
  • Specialty Food Systems, Slidell, LA         3/03 - 3/04

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION MANAGER

    • Graphic design for various campaign and marketing materials for Arby’s franchise restaurants
    • Published a biweekly newsletter used for field communication
    • Position required excellent communication with team members, restaurant managers and district supervisors
    • Design, direction and coordinate printing of all graphic projects as well as newspaper ad placement
  • Decorte Marketing Group, Metairie, LA        1/02 - 3/03

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

    • Design and development of marketing materials for clients of a medical advertising and production company
    • Logo development, corporate identity packages, newspaper/magazine ads, interactive CDs, video art elements, and copy writing
    • Collaborated with clients and sales to create design concepts based on marketing goals and deadlines
    • Coordinated printing of all graphic projects
  • Printing Etc., Metairie, LA      11/99- 1/02

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/TYPESETTER

    • Fast paced full service printing, mailing, distribution and advertising company
    • Projects included full color to one color design and layout for flyers, menus, newsletters, brochures, direct mailers and other related services
    • Designed magazine layout and ads for the Clip-n-Save Magazine
    • Successfully collaborated with sales personnel to meet all client expectations, project requirements and deadlines
  • Rauch Designs /

    Say It On Paper LLC

    8/07 - Current

    FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER

    Coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Clients include Al Copeland Investments (Copeland’s of New Orleans, Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro, Nole, Copeland’s Cheesecake Scoop Cafe and Batch13), Toca Alarm, Celebration Talent Competition, Cleargistix, Louisiana Supreme Court Drug Court, Nola Southern Grill

  • Al Copeland Investments, Metairie, LA    3/04 - 8/07

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/MARKETING COORDINATOR

    Managed projects from concept and design through production and delivery to stores for Al Copeland Investments corporate and franchise locations (including Copeland’s of New Orleans, Copeland’s Cheesecake Bistro and other brand concepts)

    • Projects included design and layout for restaurant menus, brochures, ads, direct mail, emails, promotional materials, package design and sales collateral
    • Managed multiple projects and tasks at a given time while meeting print deadlines
    • Excellent vendor relations and facilitated quote/bids and print orders
    • Communication and coordination with restaurant managers, district supervisors and marketing director

     

  • Specialty Food Systems, Slidell, LA        3/03 - 3/04

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION MANAGER

    • Graphic design for various campaign and marketing materials for Arby’s franchise restaurants
    • Published a biweekly newsletter used for field communication
    • Position required excellent communication with team members, restaurant managers and district supervisors
    • Design, direction and coordinate printing of all graphic projects as well as newspaper ad placement
  • Decorte Marketing Group, Metairie, LA      1/02 - 3/03

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

    • Design and development of marketing materials for clients of a medical advertising and production company
    • Logo development, corporate identity packages, newspaper/magazine ads, interactive CDs, video art elements, and copywriting
    • Collaborated with clients and sales to create design concepts based on marketing goals and deadlines
    • Coordinated printing of all graphic projects
  • Printing Etc., Metairie, LA      11/99- 1/02

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER/TYPESETTER

    • Fast paced full service printing, mailing, distribution and advertising company
    • Projects included full color to one color design and layout for flyers, menus, newsletters, brochures, direct mailers and other related services
    • Designed magazine layout and ads for the Clip-n-Save Magazine
    • Successfully collaborated with sales personnel to meet all client expectations, project requirements and deadlines