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Graphic Design

Resume for Faith M. Brosnan

Faith M. Brosnan                                                            978.430.5133

[email protected]                                                      


Summary Statement:  Work closely with cross-functional teams to produce high quality work. Experience in Content Management System to optimize system and processes for best results. Coordinate with manufacturing and vendors to ensure deliverables are submitted on a timely basis.



Digital Asset Manager                                                                                           June ’15 – Apr. ‘16

     SapientNitro, Boston, MA

• Prioritize Ram Digital Asset Management for Fiat-Chrysler, which includes organizing digital assets, gather and document metadata and usage rights info, follow art numbering guidelines

• Participate in project kick-offs and need to request, organize, and deliver final assets to Project Manager and/or Designer

• Manage digital assets and metadata delivery dates per the Chrysler VAM requirements

         • Coordinate new/retouched digital assets through product review

         • Ensure that final assets are product correct and approved

• Point person for Creatives (e.g. photo shoot decks, requests assets in EVE database)


     Freelance Graphic Design & Production                                                        Jan. ‘14 – present

• Preflight files before sending deliverables to vendor

     • Design eye-catching front covers for college textbooks

     • Create simple illustrations for Spanish Grammar Tutorial

     • Coordinate and design multimedia materials and ancillary covers

     • Reformat book interiors


Associate Art Director                                                                                          Sept. ‘08 - Dec. ‘13

Cengage Learning, Boston, MA

• HM College Division was acquired by Cengage Learning on June ’08, and was promoted
to Associate Art Director

• Review remaining Houghton Mifflin cover mechanicals before sending files to printer

• Art directed following disciplines: Music, Course Technology, Developmental Reading and Writing

• 2012 winner in the 55th Annual New England Book Show for cover and interior designs

• Scheduled cover design kick-off meetings; invited Editors/Publishers, Content Project Manager and Manufacturing Coordinator to discuss upcoming titles

• Initiated hiring designers to create eye-catching cover and interior designs

• Maintain spreadsheet of the assigned disciplines ensuring all files from designers are submitted
on time

• Close contact with the Content Project Manager ensuring all deliverables from designers are submitted to the vendor on a timely basis



Freelance Graphic Designer                                                                               Dec. ‘05 - Sept ‘08

Houghton Mifflin, College Cover Design, Boston, MA

Cengage Learning (formerly Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, College Division)

• Design college textbook covers

• Review cover mechanicals before sending files to printer

• Coordinate and design all multimedia materials and ancillary covers



Cover Design Assistant                                                                                       Aug. ‘04 - Nov. ‘05

Houghton Mifflin, College Cover Design, Boston, MA

• Maintain spreadsheet containing all college textbook titles

• Liaison to designers and obtaining files in a timely manner to the vendor

• Manage all multimedia and ancillary materials

• Participate in weekly meeting with Design Director and Cover Design Manager to discuss
Bound Book Dates


Freelance Graphic Designer                                                                               Apr. ‘04 - Aug. ‘04

Houghton Mifflin, Custom Publishing, Boston, MA

• Design custom covers for colleges and universities

• Reformatting interiors



Adobe Creative Suite:         InDesign  | Illustrator | Acrobat  |  Bridge   |   Photoshop

Microsoft Office:     Word  | Excel  |  Lync  |  PowerPoint  | Outlook



Bachelor of Fine Arts, Design    Rivier University, Nashua, NH


Associates Degree, Science   Endicott College, Beverly, MA