Corey Kliewer is an award winning graphic and web designer. He has over 15 years work experience as a Creative Director,
Art Director, Graphic Designer, and
His years of experience, passion in print and electronic media design combined with his degrees in graphic design and visual communication have taught him how to bring fresh ideas to life, on time and under budget.
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Adobe Acrobat, Quark, PageMaker, Fontographer, ImageReady, ImageStyler, GoLive, Microsoft Office
Masters of Graphic Design, 2008
Savannah College of Art & Design
Management Training, 1998
Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania
Visual Communications/Photography, 1996AA, Secondary Education, 1993
Bachelors of Science,
Harford Community College
DB Consulting Group
July 2009 - Present
Senior Multimedia Designer – Develop and implement visual designs and concepts for DB’s corporate identity, a well as proposals, the DB corporate Web site, client Web sites, Intranet, marketing materials, and contract-related design concepts. Ensure that all products fit in with client requirements and positively promotes DB’s image. Serve as the primary contact for project managers and clients regarding marketing needs, layout, graphics, and other creative design considerations.
Alliance For School Choice
June 2007 – June 2009
Creative Director – Develop and create Alliance for School Choices’ branding initiative. Established and developed the design department for not only Alliance for School Choice but for partners and other school choice affiliates. Design and create new marketing material directed towards donors, legislator and the public. Re-design and develop Alliance for School Choice website. Establish printer and mail house relationships. Design, install and implement independent school choice based Wikipedia site.
United Communications Group
November 2006 – May 2007
Creative Director/Contractor- Manage and create a high output of web websites and e-mails for a wide variety of clients. Train junior designers in web standards, css and usability. Manage/Create print designs for newsletters and mailers. Establish strong relationships with clients. Spear head the development of marketing materials for UCG.
June 2006 – October 2006
Creative Director/Contractor - Create all brand recognition for clients and department product. Collaborate with sales liaison for new marketing collateral. Hire, train, conduct performance evaluations, and direct workflow for the creative department staff. Manage designated department staff to ensure all departmental processes and activities comply with established corporate policies and procedures. Serve as a liaison between the organization and clients to ensure the delivery of high quality marketing material in a timely and accurate manner.
Washington, DC Convention and Tourism Corporation
February 2002 – June 2006
Manager of Creative Services - Manage and design Washington, DC Convention and Tourism’s (WCTC) print and online collateral. Create advertising for magazines and newspapers, exhibition booth design, logos, brochures, invites, signs, metro/subway and bus posters/advertisements, maps and other print collateral needed to promote Washington, DC and the surrounding area. Created web based collateral including: website design, electronic invites, online media rich advertising and one-off sites.
Developed web and desktop applications for the insurance industry.
March 2000 – May 2001
Art Director - Lead in establishing corporate brand and styles. Design and manage the creative development of web applications and graphic user interface for various clients including Zurich and UnitedHealthcare. Coordinate and teach classes in web. Manage and supervise graphic designers and web developers.
Radius Travel (Formerly Known as Woodside Travel Trust -WTT)
March 1998 – February 2000
Art Director – Manage the design and strategic development of WTT’s web site, Coordinate production resources for WTT’s logo design and corporate identity. Hire and supervise freelance and part time employees.
April 1995 – Present
Creative Director/Founder - Independent consultants to multiple industries, utilizing digital technologies for print and web projects. Submit proposals for a variety of publications and applications. Conceptualize, create, and produce print publications and designs for web based applications. Instruct personnel on use of various graphics software and design techniques.
Military Army National Guard (Graphic Specialist/Illustrator)
Advanced Individualized Training – 1989
Served in Desert Storm - 1990-91
Preliminary Leadership Course - 1992
Honorable Discharge, 1993
Army Commendation Medal, Service Ribbon, Saudi Arabian-Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, South West Asia Medal, Defense Ribbon, and Leadership Ribbon (1991)
2008 Platinum MarCom Award (Research/Study Publication for Alliance for School Choice).
2008 Gold MarCom Award (Logo design/Messaging for Alliance for School Choice).
2008 Silver International Davey Awards (Alliance for School Choice - Yearbook Publication)
2008 Silver International Davey Awards (Alliance for School Choice - Development Kit Design)
2008 WebAward from the Web Marketing Association for the Alliance for School Choice Website –For Outstanding Achievement in Website.
Savannah College of Art & Design Fellowship
2005 Silver Anvil Award of Excellence - PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) for America Celebrates the Greatest Generation for Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corporation.
2004 Silver Anvil Award of Excellence - PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) for Blues and Dreams for Washington, DC Convention & Tourism Corporation.
2008 WebAward from the Web Marketing Association
Plot multiple locations on Google Maps by simply adding a list of addresses.