Portfolio of Pat Brommer

Graphic Designer

Experience

Washington State University | 2004 to Present

Senior Graphic Designer

Design and prepare print and web communications for the university following visual branding standards. Produce marketing campaigns, brochures, newsletters, web page mock-ups, animations, and HTML emails for use at various levels inside the university. Work with project coordinators, marketing managers, photographers, and clients to meet marketing objectives. Have served on various committees during the course of service at the university including hiring and budget task force committees.

Hagadone Directories, Inc. | 1996 to 2004

Art Director

Art Direction:
Overall direction of seven phone directories in markets that covered portions of Idaho, Washington, Montana, and Oregon. Managed three other designers in the art department which included proofing and art direction of display advertising. Content editing and research of information pages and government listings. Coordinated ordering map updates and worked with outside vendors for bilingual information pages. Solved any prepress and electronic file problems with printers. Final proofing of all directories to insure completeness and correctness. Coordinated photo contests for each directory by use of print and radio advertising. Prepared and helped plan marketing objectives and printing for the company including working with outside vendors and printers.

Management functions:
Reviewed all incoming advertising contracts for completeness and accuracy. Planned and presented annual projected budgets for capital expenditures to company president and owner for review and approval. Handled customer relations concerning advertising related questions or concerns. Hiring, training, and management of art staff employees. Worked with account executives to answer questions about advertising procedures concerning client advertising. Maintenance and troubleshooting of art department’s computers and server. Preparation of purchase orders and tracking of purchases for the production department. Development of a database to track updates to information page sections.

Education

Spokane Falls Community College

A.S.S. Degree in Graphic Design

Awards

Three Terms of Service Awards

Washington State University

IPMA BRONZE AWARD

2019 In-Print award for an interactive pop-up brochure produced for the Washington State University Carson College of Business.

Skill Base

Marketing

Adept at working within identity and branding standards which includes the use of typography, color, and placement of graphic elements to create consistent messaging across print and digital media.

Software

Proficient with Macintosh computers. Expertise with software including Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Bridge). Also have working-level experience with HTML, CSS, Microsoft Office suite, and motion graphics. Have the Ability to learn applications quickly.

Print Production

Have experience producing printed media and advertising in both a corporate sales and university-based setting. Technical skills include preparing spot color, process color, die cuts and folds, and multi-varnish projects for traditional offset and digital printing projects.

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Patrick Brommer

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509-928-7413
509-475-8354

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Spokane Valley, Washington

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