Summary

A business-savvy creative pro skilled at distilling concepts into compelling visuals.
Known for an unflappable demeanor and seamless project management.
Can spot a typo a mile away.

Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer
Los Angeles, CA • 2001 – Present 

•  Generate engaging logos, collateral, web banners, infographics and event items
•  Provide small businesses and nonprofits with branding guidance and development
•  Execute expert-level photo correction, retouching and restoration
•  Proactively select vendors and materials to maximize each client’s budget
•  Clients include American Jewish University, The Sierra Club and LA Zoo

Principal Designer: Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
El Segundo, CA • 2012 – 2018

•  Provided creative and branding oversight for a division with 2017 sales of $6.4M
•  Developed high-visibility logos, collateral, presentations, infographics and technical charts
•  Designed digital items including social media content, presentations and interactive PDFs
•  Produced high-profile event deliverables such as programs, signage and awards
•  Executed multiple projects with competing priorities from development to delivery
•  Performed secure document handling procedures required by Department of Defense
•  Art directed $5.5M proposal to U.S. Navy for development of missile defense technology

Art Director, Good Solutions Group, Inc.
Pasadena, CA • 2010 – 2012

•  Designed items for Coca Cola, The North Face, Kraft and Geico outreach programs
•  Each program’s materials engaged consumers into supporting client’s chosen cause
•  Led the successful sourcing, design and printing of 2+ million official park maps
•  Hired and managed contractor as part of leading the successful launch of interactive maps  
•  Produced digital materials directly linked to increased web and social media traffic
•  Designed 30 promotional items for events involving the FDNY, Nestlé and Duane Reade

Lead Designer, Antioch University Los Angeles
Culver City, CA • 2006 – 2010 

•  Designed innovative printed materials including ads, collateral and signage
•  Developed award-winning publications including a 48-page alumni magazine
•  Executed digital materials including website concepts, flyers and banner ads
•  Coordinated/produced complex events including commencement ceremony
•  Effectively managed and art-directed interns, contractors and student workers

PORTFOLIO

angiecibis.com

Education

Master of Arts in Psychology;  Antioch University Los Angeles (2009)

Concentration: Aesthetics and Consumer Behavior

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design;  Columbia College Chicago (2001)

SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

CONTACT

323.868.3900
angie.cibis@gmail.com
linkedin.com/in/angiecibis
Based in Los Angeles, CA