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Name:LENA MCDONAGH Address:2674 W. Eastwood Ave. Chicago, IL 60625 E-mail: lm17b4b62@westpost.net Online portfolio: lmcd2011.com Linkedin profile: http://www.linkedin.

com/ pub/maria-elena-lena-mcdonagh/20/899/731 PROFILE A creative professional with extensive experience in graphic design, custom cont ent development and environmental graphics... an established leader who fosters a teamwork ethic and thrives on collaborating with others to produce relevant an d innovative work PROFESSIONAL HISTORY 2011-Present DESIGNHAUS 11, Inc. - Principal Lead business development, client relations and art direction Specialize in serving the design and communications needs of nonprofit organiza tions, cultural institutions and emerging businesses 1999-2010 CHICAGO CUBS - Director, Publications & Creative Services Led eight-member creative team responsible for producing the official magazines , yearbooks and scorecard products Oversaw content as managing editor of official team publications Art directed editorial design of print magazine, web page, in-house video and p hotography Evaluated and negotiated bid proposals from vendors that resulted in an 85% inc rease in magazine profits over tenure Art directed and designed marketing collateral for internal customers; sponsors hip presentations, print advertisements, brochures and branded environmental gra phics Oversaw production and logistics of creative projects to ensure quality, consis tency and integrity of Chicago Cubs brand Developed and managed a catalog system for the photo and print assets archive Planned and administrated a $1.2 million annual operating budget Evolved department to become the in-house creative agency resulting in an estim ated $1.1 million in savings 1998-1999 CHICAGO TRIBUNE - Sr. Artist, Marketing Led editorial redesign for in-house company newspaper Illustrated and designed special advertising section covers 1996-1998 CHICAGO CUBS - Manager, Publications Art directed and designed editorial pages, marketing collateral Developed creative briefs for internal customer projects Managed daily assignments and fostered teamwork ethic ADDITIONAL HISTORY 2011-Present TAPROOT - Pro-Bono Project Manager 1994-1996 CHICAGO CUBS - Graphic Design Specialist 1993-1994 EXITO! - Editorial designer (launch team) 1992-1993 CHICAGO TRIBUNE - Typographical associate 1991-1992 MEXICAN FINE ARTS MUSEUM - Intern EDUCATION

1987-1991 University of Illinois at Chicago - B.A., Communication Arts 1986-1987 Illinois Institute of Technology - Architecture 1985-1986 University of Illinois at Urbana - Architecture SKILLS Fluent in Spanish, Adobe CS5; Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Quark XPr ess, Microsoft Office Suite, Apple Keynote, Extensis Portfolio