Biography

Lea'Vee L. Jordan-Patterson, owner

Sanctuary Designs • Charlotte, NC | 8.96 – present

Freelance Advertising Designer / Owner

 

•  Concentration in advertising design and electronic art / photo direction from concept to post production (magazines / press kits / biographies / book layouts / cd covers / business branding / signage / newsletters)

•  Event Planning / Promotions, Public Relations emphasis on heavy radio and print media, Electronic Media Marketing and Sales, Advertising production

•  Specializing in the development of start-up companies, small businesses and artists

 

AREVA NP • Charlotte, NC | 10.03 – 11.06

Communications Specialist I / Graphic Designer

• Actively participated in development of marketing and sales (M&S) communication initiatives/ strategies as well as supporting promotional plans. Provided concept development for varied M&S communication deliverables, proposal development and deliverables. Assisted with maintaining proposal information database, images and project descriptions. Supported the planning and execution of M&S public image at diverse events and conferences. Implemented brand standards on all documents, creating ‘Product Bulletins’ brochure(s) including development of other electronic and print designs, along with presentations

• Web Developer/Designer assisting Federal Operations and Brand Management with development of web design/layout, content, editing and maintenance of websites; responsible for the design and content development / editing of periodical electronic Newsletter(s) for U.S. offices including MOX

•  Communication Coordinator for Federal Sector promotions/ marketing/sales; provided contact points, raw materials and details to meet internal/external client needs

•  Public Relations Liaison with Brand Management and Marketing primarily in Lynchburg, VA and Charlotte, NC along with other offices; responsible for correspondence

 

Staffing Agency (Robert Half Technology [formally Randstad], Aquent, The Creative Group) • Charlotte, NC | 8.99 – 10.10

Freelance Graphic Designer

•  Produce / Develop multimedia designs / presentations (print + web advertisements, copy)

•     Work successfully in diverse corporate environments 

•  Cross-platform between Macintosh and PC as desktop publisher, web designer, copy editor

 

Bank of America • Charlotte, NC | 12.99 – 4.01

Production Artist • Creative Services Department

•  Created graphic designs for production of regional and national print advertising, collateral, Point Of Sales merchandising, presentations and marketing-related graphics for internal / external clientele

•    Multi-tasked with writer + design teams, assisted with off-site photo shoots and press checks, much travel required

•  Worked intimately with high-end vendors through pre-press to print production

 

Compass Group, North America, Inc. • Charlotte, NC | 9.97 – 7.99

Proposal Coordinator • Canteen Vending Division / Marketing & Sales Department

•  Collected and incorporated data from a multi-member, award-winning national marketing and sales team to produce 4-6 (35-127pgs.) multi-copy proposals per day

•   Developed and implemented an art database, new proposal format and filing system (reducing production time / increasing productivity) also assisted on ‘special project teams’ operating successfully on national and international accounts (e.g. IBM Global)

 

Central Piedmont Community College • Charlotte, NC | 1997

Literary Editor • Keystone Magazine (Creative Arts Publication)

•   Wrote and edited the biographies of judges, entrants and contributors also wrote / designed forward, proofread / edited publication

•   Managed, organized and distributed assignments to personal staff, assisted in graphic layout and design of publication

 

 

Education

 • Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

           Advertising Design / Commercial Arts 

•  Howard University, Washington, DC

          Developmental Psychology and Secondary Education, BS in Psychology

CLIENTELE

Successfully Bringing Your Vision To Life

City of Salisbury Human Relations Council

AREVA NP

Allure Dance Creation

Alpha Male Nail Care

A.M.E. Zion Church Christian Education Department

A.M.E. Zion Church Historical Society

A.M.E. Zion Church Wadesboro-Monroe District

Livingstone College

Johnson C. Smith University - STEM College

UNC - Charlotte

Hood Theological Seminary - Alumni Association

Central Piedmont Community College - Keystone Magazine

Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church

Moores Sanctuary A.M.E. Zion Church

MTV’s Rock the Vote ‘98

Power 98

Bank of America

Red Ventures Advertising Design Agency

Compass Group, North America, Inc.

North West End Business Association

New Bethel COGIC

N’Cognito Innertainment, LLC

The Village Saving Jared, Inc.

JAAMCO, Inc. - Cleaning and Video Inspection

Salon Tribeca

Robert Half Technology [Randstad]

Aquent

The Creative Group

Muzak

United Way

First Union Bank’s Evergreen Investments

The Charlotte Magazine

Village Connection Magazine

Doggett Advertising