STEPHANIE URMENETA

Sunnyvale, CA

408.480.5733

s.urmeneta@comcast.net

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SUMMARY

Experienced and established visual design professional with hands-on experience and credentials aiming to establish a strong career foundation within the tech industry. Proficiency in industry standard software such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and Keynote.

·   Effective communicator

·   Self-driven and creative freelance artist

·   Proficient project management skills

·   Strong contributing team member

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


VERITAS TECHNOLOGIES, Mountain View, CA                                                                 2016-2017

Principal Visual Designer

Responsible for supporting marketing visual design needs within the Brand
Experience team.

·     Creation of solution briefs, whitepapers and datasheets

·     Web design assets for product marketing team

·     Large scale graphics for events

·     Maintained brand guidelines


DECCA DESIGN, San Jose, CA                                                                                          2015-2016

Senior Graphic Designer

Design contractor for boutique design agency, primarily focusing on presentation
design and various web projects.

·     High profile presentation design (global exposure)

·     Presentation support for events

·     Web and email design
 

AVAYA, Santa Clara, CA                                                                                                    2014-2015

Executive Communications Manager and Designer

Art direction and graphic design support, for CEO of a telecommunications company.

·     Creation of all high-visibility keynote presentations

·     Marketing collaborator and designer

·     Contributing member of brand strategy team


ADARA NETWORKS, San Jose, CA                                                                                    2013-2014

Senior Graphic Designer

Head of graphic design for a software-defined networking company, in collaboration with CEO.

·     Creation of all marketing materials, (print, PPT, web and mobile)

·     Design collaborator with head of Engineering, IT, and executive staff

·     Redesigned company website and logo

·     Managed all design-related vendors and contractors


CISCO SYSTEMS, San Jose, CA                                                                    2013-2014 / 2008-2011

Presentation Graphic Designer

Contract Presentation design support for CMO and Brand Strategy, within a large technology company.

Worked within the company on different occasions over several years.

·     Development and design of presentations

·     Created design curriculum for internal PowerPoint course

·     Presentation design support for CMO and SVP of IoT


SYMANTEC CORPORATION, Mountain View, CA                                                               2011-2013

Marketing Communications Manager

Contract design support for SVP’s of worldwide Marketing group / Small Business division, of a security and technology company.

·     Presentation and design production for entire executive tier

·     Creation of large scale event graphics

·     Creation of printed brand identity guidelines

·     Printed media for events and marketing


DUARTE DESIGN, Mountain View, CA                                                                                2006-2008

Project Manager

Project lead for design agency, primarily focusing on technology-related clients.

·     Managed internal design team

·     Maintained budgets, timelines and vendors

·     Responsible for account development and strategic growth

·     Event support staff for Apple’s WWDC


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

BFA, General Graphic Design

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Fine Arts Studies Abroad Program

University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy

ADDITIONAL RELEVANT INFORMATION

AIGA Member

Fluent in Italian

Trained in Agile Marketing

 

References available upon request