An experienced, motivated, self-starting graphic designer at your service. I have 15 years experience in the graphic design field, 10 of which were spent working with corporate marketing departments and upper management developing presentations, marketing collateral, packaging, signage and basically everything graphics related, all while building and maintaining brand consistency throughout all medium. I left the corporate world 5 years ago to start working for myself spending the majority of this time designing and building brands from the ground up. I’m energetic, organized, am no stranger to working with multiple project deadlines at the same time. Although I started working for myself out of my home office five years ago, I miss working beside people and interacting in that fast-paced/team driven atmosphere. I work well under pressure and tend to thrive and do some of my best work under those conditions (I know it sounds crazy, but it pushes you to get better and deliver your best design work). Feel free to contact me via email or phone anytime. I look forward to hearing from you. Many thanks, Christopher E. Marston p: 508-243-3181 e:

Languages: English
Ready for urgent work

My resume

  • Logo design
  • Website developing
  • Marketing training
  • Business presentations
  • Social media marketing
  • Direct mail marketing
  • Direct marketing
  • Brand development
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Presentation design
  • Graphic design
  • Branding

WORK EXPERIENCE Owner | Founder | Creative Director Stonefish Workshop — Portland, Maine 2012 – Present • Founded my own graphic design firm based out of my apartment in Portland, Maine • Responsible for everything from design, to accounting, to IT, to customer relations and business growth Director of Graphics | Senior Designer — Associate TROJB — Boston, Massachusetts 2006 – 2012 • Manage graphic design team, junior marketing staff, and consultants ensuring all deadlines are met while maintaining a high standard of excellence • Work directly with CEO, CFO, developing presentations and message for custom marketing presentations • Responsible for re-branding corporate standards throughout all medium (marketing proposal templates, general office templates, interior environmental graphics, brand standards manual, business cards, etc.) for all 5 corporate offices • Collaborate with architects, engineers and interior designers to produce collateral and presentation materials for client meetings • Keep current with trends through research and networking events (SMPS, AIGA) ensuring corporate materials remain fresh and reinforce the design mission of the firm • Work with marketing leaders on website development, public relations, campaigns, and marketing proposals to win work • Create targeted recruitment materials designed to attract top talent from leading architecture schools • Develop branding for internal and external corporate initiatives, including: Nuclear Design Partnership (NDP), TROJB Culture, Developing Designers, Design Scope, and office events fueling the culture of design • Develop extensive graphics package for company charity; Pan Mass Challenge, helping to raise more than $150,000 to fight cancer Manager | Graphic Designer Signs by Tomorrow — Lakewood, Colorado 2003 – 2005 • Helped a business grow from grand opening through the first two years • Increased sales and profits through advertising and public relations • Worked directly with customers to find the best product for their business, ensuring customer satisfaction • Designed and produced graphics for signs, vehicles, buildings and trade shows Head of Graphics Department WS Emerson Company — Brewer, Maine 2001 – 2003 • Trained new employees, managed production staff, and troubleshot screenprinting department for inefficiencies in order to increase productivity • Created artwork, scheduled, and oversaw production of screenprinted jobs • Designed catalogues, ads, and logos for textile printing KNOWLEDGE Bachelors in Advertising | Journalism — Minor in New Media University of Maine — Orono, Maine 1997 – 2001 Training Includes Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Power Point, Prezi, Media 100, Microsoft Office, and a strong knowledge of both Mac and PC platforms ACHIEVEMENTS • Recognized: Promoted to Associate within 4 years of joining TROJB • Competitive: Two-Time Southern Hackers Invitational golf tournament Champion • Valued: Survived 4 rounds of layoffs after 2008 when TROJB was forced to cut half their staff • Family Oriented: Godfather to 3 beautiful girls • Driven: Created my company Stonefish Workshop 5 years ago and I can still afford rent • Well Rounded: Traveled the United States by car, and Europe by backpack • Humble: Grew up in a one-road town in Northern Maine