A creative mind that
embraces the challenges
of packaging information
and brings an analytical
approach to the creative
CHARLES E. CHAMBERS III
Specializing in collecting , packaging and distributing information
(216) 220 4810
2231 EAST 86 STREET • 1ST FlooR • ClEvElAnd, oh 44106
Charles eDWarD Chambers III
2231 EAST 86 STREET, 1ST FlooR • ClEvElAnd, oh 44106 • 216 220 4810 • ChARlES@2162204910
CeC ImaGING - CleVelaND, OhIO 1992 – PreseNT
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-
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
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
Coordinated production of a nationally distributed publication. Supervised prepress production.
The VINDICaTOr - CleVelaND, OhIO 1992 – 1994
Managed all aspects of production, including editorial layout and design, for cultural magazine. Also provided
editorial cartooning services.
U.s. marINe COrPs 1984 – 1988
Audited and maintained system feedback reports. Supervised administrative and clerical activities. Planned
and organized office operations.
CleVelaND sTaTe UNIVersITY 1991 – 1993
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
• 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
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