Dan Wildhirt Editorial | Marketing Communications | Graphic Design


Professional Overview

Solution-oriented and highly motivated self-starter with experience managing multiple projects simultaneously to meet both deadlines and budgets.

Magazine experience in editorial and production roles at two high-growth, quick-turnaround specialty titles; duties included issue planning, story development, feature and column writing, freelance assignments, page layout, budgeting and staffing responsibilities.

Award-winning designer proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Muse and Dreamweaver; Quark Xpress; Microsoft Office; Apple iWork.

Project management background  with responsibilities ranging from initial concept through design, RFQs, vendor selection, proofing, press checks, delivery, logistics, and vendor performance assessment.

Builds proactive relationships with suppliers to ensure efficient workflow, maintain quality control, establish accountability, and facilitate process improvements when needed.

Goal-oriented team player, recognized by peers for contributions above and beyond job scope

Blue-chip client history including Michelin North America, Colorado Bar Association, Italian Trade Commission, Outside magazine, Speedplay, Outdoor Industry Association, US Cycling Federation, GT Bicycles and many others

Education: B.A. journalism with economics minor, San Diego State University; named “Outstanding Graduating Senior” by department faculty; 3.55 GPA (4.0 in major)

Portfolio of current and past projects available here

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