Erin Barbato

184 Andover St. Georgetown, MA 01833


Experience

Self-Employed
Freelance Designer
Fall 2010—present

  • Responsible for the design of marketing materials for several different companies like posters, ads, flyers, brochures, slide presentations, preparing files for use on online platforms, etc.
  • Designed and made revisions to toy packaging, including editing photos and creating illustrations for packaging.
  • Created product designs for different home decor companies, including technical information for vendors.

Freelance Clientele:

  • Nanco
  • TJX
  • Fetco Home Decor
  • KI Marketing
  • Holly Kids
  • The Dahl Group
  • Patton Veterans Project

TJX, Framingham, MA
Senior Product Designer
Fall 2008—Fall 2010

  • Responsible for the design of a variety of product development projects, which included home decor, seasonal and home office items.
  • Experience developing products in different materials including wood, plastic, stone, metal, resin, glass and natural materials like shells.
  • Supplied product designs with all necessary technical information.
  • Responsible for correspondence with overseas vendors to verify information and make revisions to designs to meet costs.
  • Experience with travel overseas to Hong Kong and China to meet with vendors to review product development samples before shipment, and view any new development from vendors.
  • Communicated any changes that were needed to samples that vendors sent for review.

Education

Hartford Art School
BFA in Illustration
Class of 2003

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • GPA: 3.76

Bradford College
1999-2000

  • Completed 30 credits in Graphic Design program.

Skills

  • MAC OS Catalina v. 10.15.1
  • Windows 8
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2020
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CS
  • Microsoft/Excel/Powerpoint
  • Google Docs/Slides
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