Charles E. Chambers


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A creative mind that
embraces the challenges
of packaging information
and brings an analytical
approach to the creative

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Charles E. Chambers

  1. 1. A creative mind that embraces the challenges of packaging information and brings an analytical approach to the creative process. CHARLES E. CHAMBERS III Specializing in collecting , packaging and distributing information (216) 220 4810 CHARLES@2162204810.CoM 2231 EAST 86 STREET • 1ST FlooR • ClEvElAnd, oh 44106 www.2162204810.CoM
  2. 2. Charles eDWarD Chambers III 2231 EAST 86 STREET, 1ST FlooR • ClEvElAnd, oh 44106 • 216 220 4810 • ChARlES@2162204910 emPlOYmeNT hIsTOrY CeC ImaGING - CleVelaND, OhIO 1992 – PreseNT Informations Designer/CeO CEC Imaging is an experience information/multimedia design company addressing communication and interac- tion challenges of our clients. we help them generate engaging and functional experiences for their stakehold- ers – customers, employees, partners and investors. our client engagements include brand strategy, identity systems, collaterals, user interfaces, web sites, presentations, promotions, sales and marketing tools and e- mail campaigns. aKrON beaCON JOUrNal - aKrON, OhIO 1996 – 2006 senior marketing Designer A marketing creative designer since 2003, I design and produce marketing materials for the advertising and cir- culation divisions of the newspaper. These materials included promotional advertisements, direct mail, special advertising sections, catalogs, posters, signage and a comprehensive classified promotion that give a cohesive look and feel to the automotive and real estate sections in particular. assistant News editor As assistant news editor from 1997 to 2003, I designed four weekly publications focused on the special-interest areas of health care, entertainment and the Sunday/Monday Business sections. I emphasized accuracy and created elegant, uncomplicated designs in a deadline-driven environment. during this assignment, I developed good news judgment, sharpened my grammar skills, organized content, wrote headlines and captions and laid out pages. special sections Designer From 1996 to 1997, I designed special advertising sections primarily, sharing responsibility for the quality of the editorial content, newspaper style, design and overall appearance. Provided photography and collateral and Web design support. The job also included some basic administrative and office duties. IT’s a raP maGaZINe - CleVelaND, OhIO 1990 – 1992 art Director Coordinated production of a nationally distributed publication. Supervised prepress production. The VINDICaTOr - CleVelaND, OhIO 1992 – 1994 Production manager Managed all aspects of production, including editorial layout and design, for cultural magazine. Also provided editorial cartooning services. U.s. marINe COrPs 1984 – 1988 Database manager Audited and maintained system feedback reports. Supervised administrative and clerical activities. Planned and organized office operations. eDUCaTION CleVelaND sTaTe UNIVersITY 1991 – 1993 General Studies COmmITmeNT TO COmmUNITY VOlUNTeerING “This City Reads!” project, design committee 2000 - 2004 Torchbearers 2002 - 2004 Akron Art Museum 1990 - 1995 Boys and Girls Club 1990 - 1996
  3. 3. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE DESIGN SKILLS • Expert knowledge of Indesign, QuarkXPress, Photoshop, Illustrator and other graphic production programs. • Thorough knowledge of print and online production processes. • Extensive experience working as a journalists to develop, design and produce editorial display packages. • Extensive experience creating advertisements, promotional materials, campaigns, electronic presentations, direct mail, logos and other marketing materials and collateral. PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS • Extensive experience with managing projects from concept to completion, work- ing closely with clients, writers and research analysts. • A deep understanding of marketing, corporate branding, direct marketing, adver- tising concepts and experience applying those concepts to design. • Excellent visual and strong presentation skills. • demonstrated excellence handling multiple projects simultaneously on deadline, with meticulous attention to detail. • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills. ChARLES E. ChAMbERS III