RUTA KRISTINA GREINER
2546 Circle Drive 440.289.6561
Perry Twp., Ohio 44077 greinerruta@live.com
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Envir...
• Actively participated in strategic development retreats, management team mtgs., staffing and
business development meetin...
Drafter (1987-1988)
Scribed photogrammetric plans on mylar film for use in topographic maps.
RUTA K. GREINER PAGE 3
EDUCAT...
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2009 09 14 Greiner Resume

  1. 1. RUTA KRISTINA GREINER 2546 Circle Drive 440.289.6561 Perry Twp., Ohio 44077 greinerruta@live.com PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Environmental Graphic Designer CAREER SUMMARY Highly motivated design professional with over 20 years experience combining expert skills in creative design solutions, project management, organizational leadership and strategic planning working in tandem with the architectural design profession, retail and corporate based developers and consultants. Project Management • Profit & Loss Responsibility • Strategic Planning & Implementation Client Relations • Design Integration and Execution • Client Presentations • Research & Planning Branding / Logo Development • Software Instruction • Coaching and Mentoring • Business Development Marketing • Quality Assurance • Team Leadership • Consultant Coordination PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE KA Architects – Cleveland, Ohio 1994-2009 Nationally recognized 65 person Architecture firm, offering services in the retail, mixed use, hospitality and corporate environments in over 41 states and Puerto Rico. Studio Leader / Non- Equity Principal – Environmental Graphic Design (2003-2009) Responsible for overseeing projects from inception through implementation phases as well as creating and maintaining the budgeted fees. Creation of project scope of services, billing responsibilities and project scheduling. • Managed multiple projects in fast-paced environment, which included coordination with client, construction mgr., architects, consultants, and fabricators to create successful and profitable projects with fees ranging from $5,000 to 3 million dollars. • Prepared and performed client presentations to gain approval on project design direction, which led to greater collaboration and efficiency with scope of work. • Led team in development of project identity, signage, wayfinding programs, graphics and marketing materials for multiple clients. Types of projects ranged from corporate to retail work. • Responsible for creating training materials and managed the coaching and training of ka staff on their individual professional development which led to greater productivity and efficiencies for staff and the overall firm. • Created and performed presentations to government entities and in public forums to gain approval of client projects when city approvals were a necessary part of the design process. • Led instructional sessions on Adobe software and company standards on a quarterly basis to increase efficiency and profitability of staff
  2. 2. • Actively participated in strategic development retreats, management team mtgs., staffing and business development meetings to become an integral part of the company and add more value as an employee. RUTA K. GREINER PAGE 2 Senior Environmental Graphic Designer (1994-2003) Lead designer on numerous projects from concept to design development, including coordination with client, architectural staff, fabricators and consultants. • On site coordination during implementation of projects to ensure successful outcome • Creation of course curriculum for in house staff training on software applications, firm standards to increase staff efficiency • Responsible for development of project logo and branding of environment • Creation of leasing brochures, tenant criteria manuals and marketing collateral • Initiated and implemented the firms approach to design layouts and presentations to be utilized by all staff for greater consistency in project presentations BUILDING FUTURES – Cleveland, Ohio 1993-1994 Cleveland firm specializing in offering ADA facility audits and reccomendations to help organizations comply with ADA specifications required for public facilities. Project Facility Auditor (1993-1994) Performed ADA facility audits on corporate, educational and institutional projects throughout the Cleveland area. • Site Visits • Creation of detailed analysis for use in project reports KEEVA J. KEKST – Cleveland, Ohio 1988-1992 Nationally recognized 150 person architectural firm specializing in retail, corporate, and civic projects. Project Designer (1988-1992) Worked with team in developing overall design direction of numerous projects from concept to design development. • Lead Designer in conceiving design direction of project • Created client presentations • Provided assistance to marketing department • Participated in client meetings KUCERA INTERNATIONAL – Mentor, Ohio 1987-1988 Nationally recognized 150 person architectural firm specializing in retail, corporate, and civic projects.
  3. 3. Drafter (1987-1988) Scribed photogrammetric plans on mylar film for use in topographic maps. RUTA K. GREINER PAGE 3 EDUCATION / TRAINING Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design Minors: Graphic and Interior Design Cleveland Institute of Art – Cleveland, Ohio Dale Carnegie Leadership Training for Management Certification Dale Carnegie Business School SEGD (Society of Environmental Graphic Design) Teleconferences Branding Environments Theory and Practices EGD in Healthcare Green Audit Best Practices Urban and Outdoor Wayfinding Developing a Documentation Process Advanced Legibility for Vehicular Signage SEGD Annual Conferences 2000 – 2009 NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS / ACTIVITIES Leader of KRA 2 – People at ka from 2003 – 2009. Article in Shopping Center Business: Revitalizing Current Assets (May ‘09) Article in Real Estate Business Online: Identity Integration and Repositioning in the Retail Market (December ‘08) Led in house Training of staff in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator Participated in Kent State SEGD Summer Workshops for Design Students Review (’07-’08) Studying for LEED certification TECHNICAL SKILLS Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Acrobat, Architectural Desktop 2006, Microsoft Project, MSWord, Excel, Sketch Up, PowerPoint, Goldmine ASSOCIATIONS Active Member of Society of Environmental Graphic Design, SEGD 2000- present Active Member of SCUP, 2009 – present Active Non-Member of CREW, 2009 – present
  4. 4. Creative Design Pros Retail Industry Professional Group Art & Design Linked Working Cleveland Networking Women to Women

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