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"I love doing what I do. I live to create and design anything I can get my hands on. From spray paint to a mouse I try to get as dirty as I can and learn with analysis and practice to improve my skills and abilities. Nothing in life comes easy, if it were easy everyone would do it. I am ambitious to no end and find it hard to rest until the final product exceeds all expectations. Create beautiful projects and smiley clients are my best qualities."
Posted 9 years ago in Evanston, IL
Graphic Designer at Abbott Staffing
in Brea, CA

What do you like about working at Abbott Staffing?

"The Graphics and Marketing Department was small. I liked the varied duties."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you have your job outline and follow it. I was lucky in that I was schooled and had experience in every facet of my department but did not have the time under my belt there to climb the ladder of success."

What don't you like about working at Abbott Staffing?

"It was a temporary position. I considered applying as the graphic artist when they had to make cuts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Enroll in communication classes. There's a glitch between the departments! People are not on the same page except for in their own departments."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at PostNet
in Steamboat Springs, CO

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"PostNet was a friendly and educational experience."

What do you like about working at PostNet?

"I enjoyed the atmosphere and Clients. Being able to discuss what was needed and produce something each client wanted was fulfilling and rewarding."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure that the career is what you love to do, and not to apply just because you need money. There are no benefits and the job can be exhausting at times."

What don't you like about working at PostNet?

"There was no room for growth within the company and because of this, I was pushed out."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Having more benefits. Something as simple as health insurance would be great."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at Standard Register
in Radcliff, KY

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"I enjoyed working at SRC and"

What do you like about working at Standard Register?

"I liked working with the people and my boss was wonderful, eventhough she worked offsite in Georgia."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"No, I would like to think there is no one else as qualified as me for this position!"

What don't you like about working at Standard Register?

"I couldn't complain about anything, but some of the processes could have been improved. Each department had their own policies-which made others upset, eventhough we were in the same building and working for the same company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I had a wonderful boss, and can't think of a thing to change her!"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Graphic Designer at Haddad
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at Haddad?

"I did many things...Graphics, Collateral, Designing, Creating, Drawing. Other artist were fun to work with. Pay was good. I work near all the stores at 34th street."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't stay long use it as a stepping stone to a better opportunity."

What don't you like about working at Haddad?

"They got rid of the best people and kept the crummy one's. Management did now what was going on most of the time. It was a company divided not one brand."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would look closer at the employees I currently have and advance people from withing.I would put more attention to details at meetings and really listen to what my employees have to say.I would also treat my departments as equals not separate entities.I would also keep my best sales people happy."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Graphic Designer at Western Technical Services
in Westerly, RI

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"Worked from home,company supplied hardware/office supplies, I loved the work!"

What do you like about working at Western Technical Services?

"Communicating thru go to meetings weekly or when ever needed. I loved working from home. I put more than 40 hour in because I loved the work and want to make sure all deadlines were met"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Always be honest and upfront with questions.Keep communication open and ask questions if the business plan is not clear."

What don't you like about working at Western Technical Services?

"Our whole group got layed off due to project being put on hold."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Managment was great to work with. I loved their business plan and hope more comapnies would follow this."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at Bank of America
in New York City, NY

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"I loved the work, but the company used X management."

What do you like about working at Bank of America?

"Nice location. I was on the 47th floor and the views were stellar!"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It's a revolving door. Watch your back."

What don't you like about working at Bank of America?

"The company has a poor management model with high turnover, threats and X-management techniques."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Move away from X-management which believes most employees are motivated by fear, and move toward Y-management model which motivates employees from within. Morale is very low."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at Boundary Cartography
in Lake Forest, CA

What do you like about working at Boundary Cartography?

"It was a part-time job and I liked to work for the company because I perform the job from home with a strong collaboration with the project manager."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"My tip to others is that please make sure you are getting pay enough for the position you perform."

What don't you like about working at Boundary Cartography?

"It was a very small firm and the work that I performed wasnt related to architectural field. I want to work where I can receive vast experience in architectural field and move-up with the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I suggestion is when you hire experts to perform the position, please pay them fair salary."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at Muzak Holdings
in Fort Mill, SC

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"I had the opportunity to be surrounded by creative & intelligent people"

What do you like about working at Muzak Holdings?

"The fact that you could go to another workmate and get constructive criticism to make your work better"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared to be micro-managed by people that do not understand what you do."

What don't you like about working at Muzak Holdings?

"Many times the final product was dictated by people with no design or marketing experience"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Trust in the people you hire for their expertise, stay away from the outside consultants."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at L-3
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at L-3?

"colleagues are nice. People are good to hang out and talke with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared to be working hard and learn to fit in the company's culture in a effortless way."

What don't you like about working at L-3?

"Too small and I feel gradually get no room for grow your vision and skills"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Should be more systematic, efficient and most of all, let the right people do the right thing."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Graphic Designer at Wingate By Wyndham
in Wingate, NC

What do you like about working at Wingate By Wyndham?

"I like to offer my creative ablities to a client and be able to translate their ideas into a tangible product. I like the laid back environment and who the other designers are respectful towards each other and the clients."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is good to have previous experience in graphic design programs and to have a strong portfolio."

What don't you like about working at Wingate By Wyndham?

"I don't like the organization of the company at times. Since it is a University setting there are so many events that need designs created. There may be confusion between student designers of who is doing what project."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management is good at making sure everyone is on the same page and that projects are being completed."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at Elwood Publishing Co.
in Elwood, IN

What do you like about working at Elwood Publishing Co.?

"Using my Skills that I learned in College, and my life to complete every task there."

What don't you like about working at Elwood Publishing Co.?

"That the Owners didn't do alot for the company, or the employees in it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The suggestions that I would have for the management would be, that they should be more involved with there company and employees."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Graphic Designer at Jack Porter
in Greenville, SC

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"A private, creative experience"

What do you like about working at Jack Porter?

"I liked the environment of the office as well as the type of work and the small office culture."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Nothing helpful. Not a tough interview process. Very laid back. Just be competent."

What don't you like about working at Jack Porter?

"The company had no vision. It was not a collaborative environment and there was no room for growth."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Create a vision for the company, think outside the box. Decide what you want to be."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Graphic Designer at Young Systems
in Cerritos, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"hard work, very little time"

What do you like about working at Young Systems?

"The Holiday spirit and fun around the office and the bonuses."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I do not have any tips for others interviewing with this company."

What don't you like about working at Young Systems?

"Its too much work just for one person to handle."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I do not have any suggestion at the moment right now."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Graphic Designer at Rubie's Costume Company
in Westbury, NY

What do you like about working at Rubie's Costume Company?

"Great environment, open door policy, Fun Art director, always learning,"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Really have a portfolio that stands out presentation is everything."

What don't you like about working at Rubie's Costume Company?

"no room for growth.Travel exceeds hour and a half one way."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"assign work based on personal and professional strengths of employees"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Graphic Designer at Acuity Brands
in Conyers, GA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Glad to have worked with such a skilled and intelligent marketing manager."

What do you like about working at Acuity Brands?

"I like that Lithonia Lighting has a great environment in which to work in and they have also given me the opportunity to work remotely from home."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The best way to promote your work and skills is by providing evidence of your successes!"

What don't you like about working at Acuity Brands?

"Lithonia Lighting does not provide health benefits for contract employees."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Develop a competitive salary and benefits package for contractors at Lithonia Lighting."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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