About Lisa Dahlvang
Dedicated, client-focused professional, committed toPROFILE
exceeding expectations, effective in developing client
relationships, skilled in implementing brand identity to
enhance visual impact and experienced in managing
design projects to achieve client objectives.
• Accomplished and creative designer with a proven record of performance and leadership
in challenging, deadline driven environments.
• Quickly establish report and credibility with clients, resulting in long-term solid relationships.
• Achieve client goals by successfully managing multiple, diverse design projects.
• Skilled in implementing brand identity to enhance visual impact.
• Dedicated, organized and client focused with strong work ethic and integrity.
Brand identity / Team & leadership collaboration / Diverse design projects / Multiple project management /
Creative design solutions / Strong interpersonal skills / Typography / On-time project completion /
Initiating solutions for improving processes / Client relationships and retention / Advanced organizational skills /
Revenue growth strategies
TECHNOLOGY: Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, InSight, SAP, Hagen, Retrospect and Time Fox.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: HTML and CSS for Web Design Professional Certification and Social Media Certification (in training).
Key player in brand identity projects for clients of Cenveo, Group Design and Nygard Dimensions, implemented creative design solutions
including logos, signage, packaging, brochures, direct mail and websites, photo shoots and press checks for diverse industries.
Established strong relationships with clients including Ameriprise Financial, Inc., American Express, Luxury Resorts & Hotels,
Nexstar Network, Coda Music Technology, Patterson Dental, Upsher Smith, Yocum Oil, Spring Forest Qigong and many others.
Achieved outstanding client satisfaction, retention and commendations for exceeding expectations through providing innovative
design strategies, accurate project estimates and comprehensive project management from concept to final production.
Generated (or created) additional project opportunities by recommending options to clients, which led to significant revenue growth
and awareness of companies’ full service capabilities.
Collaborated successfully with clients, design teams, account managers, creative director, senior management and diverse vendors.
Offered organization, problem solving, articulate communication and a positive personable attitude, resulting in consistent, on time,
on budget project completion.
Acknowledged by Creative Director and Senior Management for clean design, typography skills and ability to retain brand standards.EXPERIENCE
CENVEO, Minneapolis, MN – Art Director, 2005 to Present
LISA DAHLVANG DESIGN, Shoreview, MN – Freelance Art Director, 2004 to Present
SPLIT ROCK STUDIOS, Arden Hills, MN – Freelance Designer, November 2004 to April 2005
NYGARD DIMENSIONS, Minneapolis, MN (company closed) – Senior Graphic Designer, 2003 to 2004
E10, Minneapolis, MN (formerly Group Design, Inc.) – Graphic Designer, 1998 to 2003
COLLEGE OF VISUAL ARTS, St. Paul, Minnesota – Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, May 1998
President’s list – College of Visual Arts, 1996-1997
Vice President – College of Visual Arts Design Group, 1997-1998
Nominated for Cenveo Bravo 2006 Award for redesign of American Express program
Member, AIGA and attendee of Luncheon Seminar Series
Member, MS Society and fund-raising walk participant