An intuitive and resourceful designer, motivated by results-driven design, with a knack for successfully translating desired moods, messages, concepts, and underdeveloped ideas into branded imagery. Experience working within and contributing to a creative environment alongside designers, writers, producers, marketing executives, web developers and entrepreneurs. Possessing an ability to see the big picture and develop innovative and inspiring approaches for fresh design. Always looking for new and challenging projects which will make the best use of my existing skills and experience to further my personal and professional development
SKORCHED CREATIVE GROUP (2016-Current) Sacramento, CA
Graphics & Visual Designer
Contracted designer for interactive communication assets and corporate identity using visual design for marketing use in print, web pages, mobile devices and digital videos. Duties include discussing requirements with clients, presenting creative solutions and collaborating with marketing team to meet time and cost targets.
ART & SOUL EVENTS (2015-Present)
Owner & Founder
Art & Wine event company with a charity component to bring awareness to local non-profits. Hosting weekend events at desirable venues and private locations. Lead artist for all artwork. Management of website, social media & content, email blasts, non-profit relations, vendor relations and marketing. A portion of event profits are donated to local charity organizations. www.artandsoul.events
FILM DAVINCI (2014-2016) Citrus Heights, CA
Art Director for print and brand development, on-set locations and show production related graphic assets & materials including one sheets, story boarding, treatments, scripting, show episodic breakdown editing, motion graphics, social media applications and related branded media.
Adobe CC Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro
The Marketing Minds (2014-2015)
Guest writer for bi-monthly blogs on business development and marketing related topics. http://www.themarketingminds.com/?Key=Search&q=jennifer+poncin
RIDGELINE ENTERTAINMENT (2012-2014) Auburn, CA
Graphic design for print and brand development for shows and production related materials including website, one sheets, motion graphics, social media applications and related branded media.
Adobe CC Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Power Point, Word and Excel.
SMART THREADS, INC. (2010) Redwood City, CA
Product Development Contract Designer
Contracted product development of licensed apparel including artwork, hang tags, labels, brand identity and graphic design for visual merchandising for Island Blue, Duke, Kmart, Backwoods and Electra lines. Generated spec sheets, tech packs, graphic marketing materials.
Jennifer Poncin Art (2005-Current) Sacramento, CA
Commissioned art and design pieces and installations for commercial development companies, residential staging properties, local restaurants and private residences. Partial client list includes Fins Restaurant, Whiskey Hill Lofts & Dream Gelato.
A.P.S. (2000-2002) Canoga Park, CA
Product Development Designer
Designer of product development sportswear apparel lines for various vendors including Guess, Calvin Klein, DKNY, and Victoria Secret.
Coordinated garment construction per vendor specs, production samples, fittings, fabric & trim sourcing, vendor liasion, supervisor to sample design staff, QC top of production samples, design style sheets and excel based product line sheets.
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles AA
Sierra College, Art & Design – Graphic Design AA , Multimedia AA, Illustration AA
Toolbox: Adobe CC Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, CSS, HTML, Dreamweaver, Sketchbook Pro, MS Office, Powerpoint.
Volunteer & Additional Experience
Developed “Refashion Runway” environmentally conscious apparel design fashion workshops for youth ages 8-13 in local schools, child-care facilities, ReCreate recycled art center and special events.
Loomis Basin Charter School – Art Docent, PTC Representative, Art Auction Project Coordinator
St. John’s Women & Children Shelter - Adopt-A-Family Christmas & Children’s Project Birthday Sponsor
McLaughlin Theatre Company – Head Costume Designer for 10 youth theatre productions
References available upon request.