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Iris Slones, Graphic + Web Design, Art Direction, Marketing Coordination

/ about me

I'm a print and web designer that has worked with corporate in-house design departments, PR agencies and local businesses.
I see the computer as an extension of my imagination - a tool that helps bring concepts to life. By mastering more than a dozen design
and project management programs, I am able to provide companies with everything from concept to final output for print or web.

I'm Iris

I'm a Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Art Director & Marketing Coordinator

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main skills

Graphic Design - Web Design - Illustration - Art Direction - Marketing Coordination

Graphic Design
95%
Art Direction & Marketing Coordination
90%
Web Design
85%
Creative
100%
Team Player
100%
InDesign, Illustrator, Freehand
90%
Dreamweaver, CSS, HTML
85%
PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook
90%

A little about Me

As an experienced designer, I bring over 29 years of art and design experience in brand identity, publications, proposal submittals (RFPs, RFQs, Pre-Qualification and Corporate Capabilities Packages) award submittals, business development materials, T-shirt design, website development, environmental graphics and photo shoot coordination. I’m a highly motivated, self-starter with a solid understanding of business and the ability to successfully lead creative teams. I have an excellent knowledge of many areas of design and technology, and am familiar with more than 15 design and project management software programs. I'm also proficient in both Mac and PC operating system.

my contact information

 

i.t.Slones Design / Fort Lauderdale, FL

/ resume

My 27 years of experience as a Creative Artist have given me excellent visual communications skills,
a proven track record in graphic design and corporate branding, as well as well-developed technical skills. I have employed these skills to create successful,
award-winning marketing materials for businesses throughout the Fort Lauderdale area.

my Employment

Graphic Design - Web Design - Illustration - Art Direction - Marketing

Freelance Graphic & Web Designer/Marketing– i.t.Slones Design

1992-Present

During my years as a freelance designer, I have had the opportunity to work on challenging projects, meet interesting clients and experience a fantastic period of growth. I worked on everything from corporate branding, book cover design, graphic illustrations and newsletters to ads and design strategies for retail grand openings.


I’ve worked for organizations and brands such as: Blockbuster Video, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Tourist Bureau, Romero Britto, Broward County, Broward County Public Library, Hispanic Unity, YMCA of Broward County, Super Bowl ‘95 Minority Workshop, Broward County Government, Memorial Health Care System, The Westside Gazette, African American Succes Foundation, South Florida Black Business Directory and Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Art Director, Graphic Designer & Illustrator–
Health Communications, Inc.

1992-1988

HCI produces self-help books including the wildly popular Chicken Soup series, magazines and newsletters, and hosts self-help conferences featuring celebrated authors.

As HCI’s Art Director, I was responsible for the following: developing and communicating the company’s image and direction, project deadlines and requirements to the design department; establishing departmental procedures; setting and maintaining creative standards and guidelines for specific projects; contacting and managing outside resources for photography, illustration and other creative services on specific projects. As a graphic designer/illustrator, I designed book covers, magazines, newsletters, brochures, displays and advertisements.

Graphic & Web Designer/Art Direction/Marketing– Recreational Design & Construction, Inc.

1996-2017

RDC is a development/design/build firm that specializes in building public, parks, recreational and sports facilities. As RDC’s Graphic & Web Designer and Marketing Coordinator, I am responsible for developing and designing the company’s business marketing materials, website, proposal submittals and PowerPoint presentations that showcase their design-build capabilities and technical proposals. During my tenure, I’ve completed more than 350 proposal submittals and 100 PowerPoint presentations.

Senior Graphic Designer, Graphic Illustrator– Stargraphix

1986-1988

Fresh from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, I joined Stargraphix as a graphic designer, and was quickly promoted to Senior Graphic Designer. Stargraphix provides typesetting and graphic design services to many local business and printing companies.

my education

Associate of Science in Advertising Design, Graphic Design/Illustration/Fine Arts

Associate of Science – Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

1986

Associate of Science in Advertising Design, Graphic Design/Illustration/Fine Arts

High School – Maynard Evans HS, Orlando, FL

1984

General Studies, Fine Arts, Marching Band

 

Graphic, Web Design and Project Management Softwares

1994-Present

I have an excellent knowledge of many areas of design and technology, and am familiar with more than 15 design and project management software programs. I'm also proficient in both Mac and PC operating system.

 

I visualize information in a creative and effective way.
Do you have a project, ideas and you want to get started? Get in touch with me.

We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small by lacking self-confidence. by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should lean in.

Sheryl Sandberg

That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.

Steve Jobs

Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.

Steve Jobs

/ portfolio

During my years as a freelance designer, I have had the opportunity to work on challenging projects,
meet interesting clients and experience a fantastic period of growth. I worked on everything from corporate branding,
book cover design, graphic illustrations and newsletters to ads and design strategies for grand openings.

check out my works

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  • RDC Website
    Web Design

  • RDC New Website
    Web Design

  • Cerrone Cone
    Web Design

  • Over 350 RFP, RFQ, Pre-Qualifications
    Proposal Design + Marketing

  • Ft Lauderdale Aquatic Complex
    Proposal Design

  • Gibson Park
    Proposal Design

  • Over 100 PowerPoint Presentations
    Presentation + Marketing

  • Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex
    PowerPoint Presentation + Marketing

  • Gibson Park
    PowerPoint Presentation + Marketing

  • Grapeland Water Park Grand Opening
    Promotional Design + Marketing

  • Grapeland Water Park
    Marketing Coordination

  • Gibson Park Grand Opening
    Marketing Coordination

  • Gibson Park DBIA Award Submittal
    Marketing Coordination

  • RDC Corporate Brochure
    Brochure Design

  • YMCA of Broward Annual Report
    Brochure Design

  • Phoenix Boating
    Brochure Design

  • Ft Lauderdale Multicultural Visitors Guide
    Brochure Design

  • Health Communications Conference
    Brochure Design

  • Health Communications Conference
    Brochure Design

  • Foster Construction of SF
    Capabilities Flyer

  • Seven Steps to Personal Power
    Book Cover

  • Celebration For Your Inner Child
    Book Cover

  • Success Management
    Book Cover

  • Drama Games
    Book Cover

  • Compelled to Control
    Book Cover

  • Perfect Daughters
    Book Cover

  • Sexual Recovery
    Book Cover

  • Robert Weisz Hypnotherapeutic Audio
    Audio Cover

  • BBBD Covers
    Book Cover

  • Hispanic Unity of South Florida Gala
    Invitation Design

  • AARL Ground Breaking Ceremony
    Invitation Design

  • Urban League Equal Opportunity Day
    Invitation Design

  • i.t.Slones Design
    Logo + Stationary Design

  • Pandora's Box Beauty Studio
    Logo Design

  • Kaye Craft & Associates
    Logo + Stationary Design

  • Marvin Anthony Accountant
    Logo Design

  • Youth Summit
    Logo + Stationary Design

  • AASF
    Logo Design

  • Saturday Night J.A.M.
    Logo + TShirt Design

  • PPC Aquatics
    Logo + Stationary Design

  • CB Smith Park Water Park
    Signage Design

  • Grapeland Height Water Park
    Signage Design

  • TY Park Water Park
    Signage Design

  • Lakeside Park
    Signage Design

  • Coconut Creek Park Playground
    Signage Design

  • Oil Painting
    Fine Arts

  • Oil Painting
    Fine Arts

  • Acrylic Painting
    Fine Arts

  • Brands I've Worked With
    Brands

/ contact

Email me at: Iris@itSlonesDesign.com or Call (954) 829-5203

get in touch with me

 

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