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Melanie Audet

 

Overview

Biography

Melanie Audet is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Monster Creator currently living and working out of Montréal, Québec. She is seeking a great career with a progressive company that fosters a positive work environment, encourages active learning and aids in the skills development of its employees. Are you an employer looking to hire an experienced graphic designer who knows how to make and keep your clients happy? Don't forget to send Melanie a message.

Work experiences

  • Freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Softie maker Current

    With Curious Little Bird from April 2011 to present.
    I have my own little studio, I work from home, and I can do any little or large design or illustrative project that you might need! Please check out my website for my current work!
  • Graphic Designer

    With Éclairage Axis Lighting from October 2009 to January 2011.
    • Creatively executed advertisement design, layout, typesetting and brochure design for print. • Successfully developed design concepts for sales representatives in the U.S. • Expertly edited creative copy. • Expertly managed projects of varying sizes and levels of complexity with overlapping deadlines. • Actively collaborated as part of a creative team. • Responsible for final quality control proofing procedures. • Skillful troubleshooting of client supplied files for prepress specifications. • Responsible for digital and paper file management.
  • Graphic Designer - Contract Position

    With Dollarama from August 2008 to August 2009.
    • Graphic design, layout, typesetting and image correction. • Accountable for maintaining design and product quality control. • Worked on multiple projects with varying deadlines. • Responsible for digital and paper file management.
  • Graphic Designer

    With Bargain Finder/ Trader Corporation from July 2005 to August 2008.
    Worked as part of a creative team. • Advertisement design, layout, typesetting and image correction. • Expertly edited creative copy. • Expertly managed projects of varying sizes and levels of complexity with overlapping deadlines. • Newspaper layout, design and pagination. • Flyer design, layout and pagination.
  • Illustrator

    With Don Leask from June 2008 to July 2008.
    I worked for Don doing some illustrations for his hacky sack book.
  • Graphic Designer - Contract Position

    With Cowan Graphics from June 2004 to May 2005.
    Worked as part of a creative team. Graphic design, layout, typesetting and production. • Accountable for maintaining design and product quality control. • Worked on multiple projects with varying deadlines. • Responsible for final quality control proofing procedures. • Skillful troubleshooting of client supplied files for prepress specifications. • Responsible for digital and paper file management.

Skillset

Spoken languages
French, English
Written languages
French, English
Education/Training
Grant MacEwan University diploma in Visual Communication Design - Major in Design and Illustration
Tech skills
SKILLS: Graphic Design • Macintosh OS X 10.5 • Adobe Creative Suite • Brochures • Advertising • Packaging • Technical designing • Layout • Typography • Identity/logos • Photography • Photo editing & cropping • Copy editing • Copy proofing • Pre-production • Digital press printing • Bindery operations Illustration • Acrylic is my specialty! • Pen and ink • Watercolour • Mixed media • Felting with wool
Specialized equipment
Macintosh and PC environments