Zachary Grove

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Dallas, TX

Career Objective

High-performing graphic design professional with 5+ years of experience leading, impacting art direction, and executing visually compelling solutions. Recognizes responsive design principles and how to efficiently implement them. Fostered imaginative campaigns and had fun pushing digital boundaries. Excited to share brand expertise in building responsive initiatives that solve marketing problems and engage end-users. Ready to guide the creative direction and create a broad range of visual needs that meet project specifications and brand objectives.

Strengths

Graphic Design: Strong working Adobe knowledge with resourceful conceptual and design skills. Managed graphic projects from concept to completion. Ability to quickly shift between marketing, UI, and digital work with a clear vision for assigned design projects. Played an active role in collaboration, ideating on campaigns, and acting as a key leader for artistic vision.

Interpersonal Skills: Ambitious, self-driven with admiration of the process and craft of both digital marketing and brand identity development. Action-oriented with the ability to produce ideas quickly, with maximum autonomy. Developed mock-ups, storyboards, and presentations to convey ideas to clients and stakeholders.

Professional Overview

Graphic Designer at Creative Solutions

June 2019–Present / Dallas, TX

Undertake a creative workload of projects throughout the design life cycle, from conception to delivery for 3 individual brands that design and manufacture products for video and film productions. Work closely with the brand managers, e-commerce lead, marketing heads, creative director and other designers to ensure brand consistency and proper design execution. Support marketing team throughout various phases of project execution. Assisting in the coordination of product launches and sale promotions.

  • Develop a broad range of visual design assets for print, web, packaging, advertisements, email, social media, and marketing.

  • Design organic and paid media across multiple marketing channels.

  • Lead the creative direction and coordinated design assets for a campaign that broke the preceding sales record for the same sale from the previous year.

  • Expanded demographic reach for a product launch with specified social and web assets.
     

Graphic Design and Marketing Assistant at Savannah Music Festival

July 2018–April 2019 / Savannah, GA

Worked alongside marketing director to manage and complete festival design and marketing projects for Georgia’s largest annual musical event, which spans 17 days. Developed original design solutions and maintained brand consistency to satisfy marketing objectives.

  • Created print and digital materials, signage, video promotions, and multi-page booklets to support marketing, education programs, and festival activities.

  • Coordinated the creation of new website landing pages and assets.

Skills

Technical

Adobe Creative Cloud

Figma

Microsoft Office Suite

Google Suite

HTML/ CSS

Platforms

Shopify

WordPress

Wix

Shogun

Mediums

Photography

Sketching/ Drawing

3-D Printing

Oil/ Acrylic Painting

Woodworking

Education

University of Alabama

2014–2018 / Tuscaloosa, AL

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Major Advertising/ Minor Graphic Design

Certification

Section4 Certified Brand Strategist

Section4, 2021