Hi, my name is Nicole Peterson.

I am a graphic designer and production artist in Boston, MA, with almost 10 years of professional experience with a variety of organizations and agencies. I have worked on a plethora of projects — including print publications, website layouts, and event graphics — for a wide range of clients. Please enjoy your visit to my portfolio.

EDUCATION
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2004–2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

SKILLS
Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (CC 2018)
Mac and PC platform

Adobe Acrobat
Mac and PC platform
Microsoft Office
Mac and PC platform
PowerPoint
Mac and PC platform
Keynote
Mac platform
Preflight/pre-press preparation
Photo research and editing
Presentation preparation and bookmaking

EXPERIENCE
November 2017–April 2018
Jack Morton Worldwide, Boston, MA
Freelance Graphic Designer

• Designed in-store promotional materials (print and digital), and website graphics, including
storyboarding digital animations
• Coordinated with project team members on creating PowerPoint client presentations, including designing mock-ups of branded environmental graphics and other promotional materials
• Client list: Subway, Bose, Eaton, Arbella Insurance, Cengage, Lycra


October 2011–November 2017
George P. Johnson, Boston, MA
Senior Production Designer

Prepared production files of large-format graphics for trade shows, conferences, office refurbishments and sponsored events
Coordinated with design teams and vendors on how to best utilize branded architecture and graphics based on printing techniques, project time lines and budgets
Worked with project managers to ensure scope of graphics was correctly communicated to in-house and third-party print vendors and on-site installation labor
Traveled to exhibition halls to oversee multi-day installation of graphics, and provided support for quality assurance and on-site graphics layout and printing
Assisted in developing a formalized graphics production process, now used across multiple offices
Provided on-boarding support for junior-level production designers, and oversaw their work on large-scale, multifaceted projects
Client list: IBM, Google, Samsung, Cisco, Salesforce, Conduent, NetApp, Honeywell, Mastercard, American Express, Under Armour, Chobani, WestRock, Merck, Rodan + Fields
June 2008–September 2011
Freelance Designer and Production Artist at various agencies and corporations:

Jack Morton Worldwide, Boston, MA
Elkus Manfredi Architects, Boston, MA
Grand Circle Travel, Boston, MA
Design Partnership of Cambridge, Inc., Charlestown, MA
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
RR Donnelley, Hyde Park, MA
John Hancock Insurance Company, Boston, MA
Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA
Emmanuel College, Boston, MA
Allied Advertising, Boston, MA
Moth Design, Boston, MA
EF Education First, Boston, MA
June 2009—Present
Anime Boston and the New England Anime Society
Graphic Designer and Publications Manager

Developed and implemented new branding for the convention
Creating and overseeing production of all printed materials
Creating graphics for convention merchandise, web site and promotional events
Creating informational materials for networking events with Japanese companies and sponsors
Overseeing work done by junior graphic design staff to ensure branding consistency