Vargo Marketing & Design Vignettes
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). 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 to the spa industry
The experience of bringing a unique product to market was immeasurably thrilling and innovative. Eva Marie used her well established design and marketing ability to introduce her product to the Hot Water Industry. The company, Spa Scentsationals, Inc., (later Scentsations Unlimited) was formed and the The Original Spa-Scent was brought to market. And the work began– Product ID, branding, packaging design, expanding the product line, setting up distribution and sales reps, producing a TV commercial, advertising in the trades, and setting up trade shows nationally.
vargo accepts position as agency production manager
Vargo Marketing and Design continues serving its clients when a new opportunity opens up for 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. Denny’s Restaurants was their largest account.There Eva Marie managed and scheduled the creative design and production of menus, window posters, banners, table toppers, and manufacturing of various sales promotion items.This included quality control (press checks) and coordinating printing vendors and logistics 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 with daily production meetings to keep track of the work flow. Once a press was scheduled and set up it never stopped except to change paper rolls. It was printing on an advanced level
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 exhibit postcards, newspaper ads, newsletters and email blasts for art exhibits,and a galerie website. Here she was also exhibited her artwork, photography and custom A-name-ation© art work. She also moderated TEA TIME DAIS in the garden, once a month on Sunday–Tea and hot topics..
STEP UP your MARKETING! Counter the impact of the pandemic with a
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, University of Illinois (Chicago)
Languages: English, Polish
Computer Skills: Creative Suite 2021–InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, WordPress with Elementor, Word, Excel
Community: Friends of Fallbrook Library-Board of Directors (Fund Raising), 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. Past editor of the District 1 Newsletter and winner of Toastmasters International Top Ten Newsletters worldwide.
Background image: Rhapsody
Acrylic on 3′ x 3′ canvas
©2020, Eva Marie Vargo