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VARGO INFLUENCED BY HIGH PROFILE JOB EXPERIENce
Since the inception of Vargo Marketing & Design, Eva Marie Vargo, owner, graphic designer, creative director and marketing consultant has applied years of her talents and professional experience to virtually all aspects of marketing and design. With a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Illinois(Chicago), she started her career in advertising in the Los Angeles market. She worked as a full-time and/or free-lance graphic artist at several agencies (Y&R, Grey Advertising and Bozell/Yuguchi) and design studios (Gil Franzen & Associates, Artis Studios, Yuguchi & Krogstad, Ocean Park Associates).To name a few. She had the opportunity to work on many exciting high profile projects which included Sega, Kawasaki, St.Ives Labs, Bank of Los Angeles, Iberia Airlines, Hearst Entertainment.
vargo introduces unique product tothe spa industry
The experience of bringing a product to market was immeasurably thrilling. Eva Marie Vargo’s experience in design and marketing gave her the ability and means to tackle this new marketing challenge on her own.The company Spa Scentsationals, later Scentsations Unlimited was formed and the concept of Spa-Scent became a reality. Then came product ID, branding, packaging design, expanding the product line, setting up distribution, advertising in the trades and on TV and at trade shows on both coast The to-do list was endless. The experience unforgettable
vargo accepts position as agency production manager
Vargo Marketing and Design continues serving its clients when a new opportunity opens up for Eva Marie Vargo.With an advanced level of hands-on experience and expertise, she accepts the position of Creative Service/ Production Manager for Premiere Group/Lockwood Design Group with Denny’s Restaurants being their main and biggest account. From concept through delivery, Vargo managed and scheduled the work flow for the creative and production teams, and for the vendors and the logistics team. She diligently oversaw the print production of menus, window posters, banners, table toppers, and manufacturing of various sales promotion items. Quality control was at the forefront with press checks and finished product spot checks before shipping the final product for on time delivery to 1400 stores nationwide.
RR Donnelley recruits vargo for account manager MAG division
Vargo Marketing and Design continues serving its clients when a second opportunity is offered to Eva Marie Vargo–printing on a larger scale. RR Donnelley recruits Vargo as Account Manager for their Catalog /Magazine Division. The titles she managed-Off Road Magazine, AYSO-Soccer, Relax the Back, Gottschalks, USC Alumni Magazine, and Carvin Guitars.The press counts for these clients numbered into tens and hundred of thousand of copies printed on web presses .It took hours sometimes days to complete these jobs, and required critically accurate scheduling. Once a press was set up it never stopped except to reload the gigantic rolls of paper, What was unique about the process a magazine, like People came off the bindery line adressed and bundled according to the postal carriers route.
vargo accepts role as creative director at ma griffe galerie
Ma Griffe Galerie (San Pedro, CA) was a client of Vargo Marketing & Design, when Eva Marie Vargo was asked to step in as Creative Director of the galerie. Eva Marie produced postcards, newspaper ads, and email blast for art exhibits,and built a galerie website and updated it regularly. Here she was also able to exhibit her acrylic paintings and her line drawings, photography and custom A-name-ation© art work. She was also a topic moderator at TEA TIME DAIS on 2nd Sundays in the garden.Tea and topics.
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Education: Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, University of Illinois (Chicago)
Languages: English, Polish
Computer Skills: Creative Suite 2020–InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, WordPress with Elementor, Word, Excel
Community: Director on Board– Friends of Fallbrook Library (Fundraising), Member of the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce
Organizations: Past Member of Toastmasters International and held offices on the club, area, and Division levels. Organized District Conferences.As District Public Relations Officer, successfully promoted a major public relations effort to publicize the merits of the organization in Los Angeles.
Recognized as District Toastmaster of the Year. Editor of the District 1 Newsletter and winner of Toastmasters International Top Ten Newsletters worldwide.
Background image: Rhapsody I
Acrylic on 3′ x 3′ canvas
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