Hi, I am

Teresa Karr

A left-brained creative.

About Me

  • Education: BFA Graphic Design
  • Position: Production Artist
  • Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

I am a production artist at MGM Communications – a full-service advertising agency helping clients get their brands working harder to achieve their goals, and maximizing their marketing efforts with strategic creative. I enjoy the opportunity to work on mix of campaigns for small to large companies in diverse industries.

  • October 2012 – Present

    Production Artist

    MGM Communications

    I realize creative concepts to the finished product, preflighted and ready for press or digital. I also create new pieces within existing brand visual identities.

  • May 2008 – December 2011

    Graphic Designer

    The Ben Silver Corporation

    I was responsible for seven to ten catalogs per year, advertising, website design & maintenance, store signage, labels and more for a multi-channel, high-end clothing company as the in-house designer.

  • April 2008

    Internet Programming Certificate

    Trident Technical College

    I enhanced the web design skills I had been teaching myself with courses from the local college.

  • December 2006

    BFA in Studio Art, Graphic Design

    University of South Carolina

    I graduated with Honors from the South Carolina Honors College, Magna Cum Laude, with a GPA of 3.78, where I was the recipient of National Merit, Carolina, and LIFE scholarships.

  • 1995 – 2002

    Visual Arts Major

    Charleston County School of the Arts

    From grades 6-12, I attended an arts magnet school. Enrollment was limited based on a portfolio review. Daily art instruction was given in addition to the standard curriculum.

My Skills

Production

realizing concepts into finished works

Page Layout

flowing text and images into organized, appealing catalogs and newsletters

Preflight

optimizing final files for print or web

Website Management

updating content and making edits to existing website structures

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