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Christopher Banks


Eleven years experience including graphic design, web design, copywriting, public relations and marketing strategy; Analytical problem-solver with strong design, technical and business skills; Exceptional individual producer and team collaborator; Recognized for ability to manage entire design project lifecycle


University of California, Santa Cruz | Marketing Communications Specialist
Santa Cruz, CA | March 2005 - present
Develop, write and edit content for print and web publications; Oversee and assist in the design and production of marketing materials; Provide marketing research, planning, and assessment; Supervise web specialist and graphic designer | Design and Technology Director
Santa Cruz, CA | March 2000 - July 2004
Consulted on business plan for online course provider to serve the continuing education needs of 50,000 doctors of chiropractic in North America; Collaborated with instructors on course creation; Developed and managed web site featuring automated course registration and payment applications; Designed marketing collateral and advertising

Nashua | Art Director and Systems Manager
San Francisco, CA | December 1996 - July 2000
Designed marketing materials, product packaging and web sites for this leading paper, label and toner manufacturer; Managed San Francisco office information technology systems; Provided computer training to individuals and groups

Trader Publishing | Graphic Designer
Hayward, CA | December 1995 - December 1996
Created presentations to market New Cars magazine in San Francisco bay area; Educated sales team on ad design/production issues and supported team by following up with clients on revisions and approvals; Produced full-color magazine twice per month

The Primm Company | Art Director
Norfolk, VA | July 1994 - October 1995
Collaborated with creative director and account executives on advertising concepts for clients that included the area's largest health care provider and best-selling automobile dealership; Produced print ads, television storyboards, and marketing collateral


APPLICATIONS: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, QuarkXPress, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, FileMaker Pro, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, FrontPage, BBEdit, Fetch

PROGRAMMING: HTML (hand code), CSS (hand code), Javascript (editing), PHP, MySQL

Macintosh or Windows platform


Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA: 1989 - 1994