Elijah P. Meyer
Lighthouse Point, Florida


EXPERIENCE
Freelance Graphic Designer — Elijah Meyer Design — Lighthouse Point, Florida
September 2005 to Present

Creates best-in-class creative collateral — brochures, direct mail postcards, iconography, infographics, invitations, logos, print and e-books, and more — for web, e-devices and print
Core services include advertising design, email marketing, print/e-pub design, web design, and project management
Clients include Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Office Depot Corporate, TBC Corporation, and The Wellness Network

Publications Manager — Marcus & Millichap — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
September 2012 to September 2017

Orchestrated and was wholly responsible for the visual design, production and distribution of all marketing collateral — property websites, hand-coded HTML e-blasts, magazine-style print and ebook brochures, advertising, PowerPoint presentations, site and floor plans, points-of-interest maps, video slideshows, direct mail postcards and social media assets — for a top-ranked 12-person sales team
Created branded, fully customized, hand-coded HTML e-blast templates that can be used and edited seamlessly in Constant Contact’s WYSIWYG editor at all stages by team members who lack HTML coding skills
Researched and performed weekly updates to team website; managed individual property websites for over 40 multifamily real estate listings per year
Significantly reduced project turnaround times by optimizing communication, documentation, and workflow, while continuously reiterating templates and style sheets, and improving the quality and reach of marketing collateral

Senior Graphic Designer — Write Stuff Books — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
May 2006 to September 2012

Art directed 12 coffee table books detailing American business history and technology while assisting in the design and production of dozens more
Produced multiple iterations and comps of each book, adjusting layout and approach to meet editorial and client needs throughout the life of each one- to three-year book project
Collected, researched, documented, scanned, photographed, retouched, and color-corrected hundreds of images per book using online sources, physical ephemera and badly damaged photographic prints
Titles include Healthways: Creating a Healthier World, One Person at a TimeThe Legend of Leggett & PlattOffice Depot: Taking Care of Business; and A Symphony of Soloists: The Story of Wakefern and ShopRite

EDUCATION 
Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design — Northeastern University— Boston, Massachusetts
September 2000 to September 2005

Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.71

SOFTWARE SKILLS
Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, Bridge, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, XD), Constant Contact, Google G Suite, HTML/CSS, ListingLab, Mailchimp, Microsoft Office, Quark XPress, Sigil, Sketch, Wordpress
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