LISA DEKERMENDJIAN
109 Reed Street • Cambridge, MA 02140
617-642-6352
lisadeker@yahoo.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/24sevenconcept
www.24sevenconcept.com

SUMMARY
Dedicated creative manager with years of art direction, graphic design and brand and project management experience, I have been recognized for taking a leadership role in support of top marketing management. I use technical and interpersonal skills to enhance organizational efficiency and operations.

EXPERIENCE
2/2014-Present
Creative Design and Brand Manager
PeopleFluent
• Provide creative strategy for a variety of digital and print marketing assets
• Supervise a team of 3 designers
• Approve final creative
• Manage a high volume of ever changing work
• Report and present work to top Senior VP Marketing and Executives
• Manage branding to maintain consistency and increase brand recognition
• Oversee and approve final videos output to ensure brand consistency
• Art direct photo shoots
• Mentor junior staff

Tools: Adobe Creative Cloud, Outlook, Asana, Kapost and Marketo software. Mac platform

Art Director/Owner
24sevenconcept

• Create web and print marketing materials for a variety of marketing
web and print projects
• Provide Image editing and optimization, project management, graphic design

Tools: PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), Word, and Fetch FTP software. WordPress Content Management Systems. Mac and PC platforms

08/2012 – 11/2012

Test Production and Graphics Manager
Center for Applied Linguistics
Managed a team of 5 in-house designers
• Supervised the process of transitioning from paper based education
test materials to web interactive platform
• Facilitated communications between the test development/technology    /production teams
• Maintained and updated regular work schedules and production timelines
• Conducted weekly production check-in meetings with staff designers
• Performed annual reviews

Tools: Adobe CS Suite, Flash, PowerPoint, InDesign, Outlook, Word, Excel. Mac and PC platforms

06/2011 – 08/2012

Multimedia Specialist
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics

• Produced and designed within the company branding guidelines
online banners.
• Coordinated and managed the workflow
• Supervised 2 in house freelance designers
• Managed and updated the company’s assets database
• Developed and conceptualized a new branding image identity to
support the company’s annual executive conference
• Managed outside vendors

Tools: PowerPoint, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Word, Outlook, Filezilla and Fetch FTP software, Company Content Management Systems, Oracle. Mac and PC platforms.

08/2010 – 01/2011

Web & Print Graphic Designer
Micro Financial TimePayment

• Integrated web site branding identity components to all printed materials
to assure branding consistency across media
• Designed Email templates in compliance with the W3C standards, able to
get through firewalls, and viewable on lower level technology

Tools: Adobe CS Suite, PowerPoint, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Outlook, Word, Silverpop, Constant Contact software and company CMS platform for web maintenance, PC platform

09/2008 – 08/2010
Web/ Print Graphic Designer
24sevenconcept
Print & Web Graphic Design
Project Management, art direction, graphic design
Clients:
Fidelity Investments
Millipore
Newman Properties
Abiomed
Alliance Print Group

08/2007 – 09/2008
Marketing Communications Manager
Quantel Medical Inc. Natick, MA
• Built graphic department, improved communications between the
European and US offices
• Implemented review procedures and reinforced 
the correct usage of
the company branding identity, typography and corporate imagery style
• Managed vendors responsible for tradeshow booth design including
shipment logistics.

Tools: Adobe CS Suite, PowerPoint, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Outlook, Word, and company CMS platform for web maintenance, Mac and PC platforms

12/2005– 08/2007

Design Department Manager

AMES Safety Envelopes, Somerville, MA.
• Set up review procedures and developed a line of products
generating revenues
• Managed all design activities including tradeshow booth graphics
• Supervised a team of 2 designers

Tools: Adobe CS Suite, PowerPoint, InDesign, Dreamweaver, company CMS platform for web maintenance. MAC platform.

08/1999 – 12/2005

Print/Web Master

Siemens Medical Electronics, Danvers, MA
• Trained marketing staff members on the Siemens CMS
• Produced web and print marketing materials in 5 languages
• Developed worldwide training materials to support the transition of
the division into a joint venture with Draeger Medical. A tool used to
train 500 sales associates in 12 countries in 5 different languages
• Created and managed the company’s image data base

Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark Xpress, Outlook, Word, Excel, Siemens CMS platform for web maintenance and database management. Mac and PC platforms

11/1993 – 08/1999

Marketing Communications Specialist promoted to Art Director

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Cambridge, MA
• Managed the production of international marketing communication materials
• Designed marketing materials and provided art direction to outside designers
• Performed web site maintenance.
• Won 2 consecutive awards for ads rated the highest in recognition
and readership
• Supervised and coordinated tradeshow efforts from graphic design to
booth shipments

Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Quark, company CMS platform for web maintenance Mac and PC platforms.

EDUCATION

2008-2009

Boston University Center for Digital Arts at Waltham MA (CDIA @ BU)
Certification: Web and Interactive Design

2004-2006

Mass College of Art
Interactive Communications Program
Sponsored by Siemens Corporation

06/2010 – 08/2010
Internship
Web Design & Production Kaspersky Software 
Supported the dev department with the design and production. Developed HTML/CSS for online advertisements for the Drupal CMS platform
Tools: Adobe CS Suite, Dreamweaver, BBedit

2010-2011

Workshops
WordPress, CDIA @ BU
Dupral Web Design Camp
Advanced CSS/HTML classes at the Cambridge Adult education Center

On-Going
Webinars
2013 – Mobile CMS with Sitefinity

Coding Skills

HTML/CSS

Memberships and Meet up Group
BU CDIA Alumni
Graphic Artist Guild
AIGA | the professional association for design
Boston Web Design Meetup Group
LinkedIn Network

Languages:
English
French
Spanish