Hello!
I'm Abbey Boehm



Product Designer, Graphic Designer, & Commercial Photographer

About me

About Me

I am a Product & Graphic Designer based in Wisconsin. Exploring color, pattern, design and textile trends is what I do. I am perpetually learning new programs and techniques to further my career. My passion is creating things that are aesthetically pleasing as well as properly functional.

Basic Info

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Name: Abbey Boehm

Email: abbey.m.boehm@gmail.com

Address: 220 Upper Woodford Cr.,
West Bend, WI 53090

Skills

Product Design

90% Complete

Advertising Design

60% Complete

Photography

60% Complete

Web Design

60% Complete

Portfolio

Image 01

Lizard Monster Ski Sock

Image 02

Under Bed Monster

Image 03

Wigwam Gear Sales Sheet

Image 04

Love on a Train

Oh Deer

Package Prototype

The Grand Nose Picking Troll

Alice in Wonderand

Package Design 2

Whale of a Day

Package Design 5

Shell Vase

Kraken

Image 14

Gift Box Sell Sheet

Shell Vase 2

Shakespeare

CD Case

Yeti

Package 7

Cupid

Dancing Heights

Package Design 4

White and Black Dots

Drinking on a Train

Portland Pro

Shell Vase Detail

Queen Bee

Package Design 11

Bohemian Boards

Package Design 8

Black and White Geo

Italian Dinner

Sloth Monday

Amnesia

Slick Snow Sock

Zen

Package 10

Italian Dinner 2nd Course

Gear

Package Design 9

Troll

SOPA PIPA

Italian Dinner Death

Mountains

Tickle Tickle

Italian Dinner First Course

Package Design 3

Jackaslope

November Sale

Runner

Oil or Blood

Game Show

Package Design 6

Tour Poster

Skills

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Computer Skills

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Bridge
Final Cut Pro
Pointcarre
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint

Language Skills

English
German
Italian
HTML
CSS
Bootstrap

Additional Skills

Photography Lighting
Video Lighting
Photography Shoot Directing
Video Shoot Directing
Training Interns

Resume

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education

  • Bachelor of Arts

    St. Norbert College [2009 - 2013]

    - Graphic Design

  • Study Abroad

    Florence University of the Arts [2011-2012]

    Courses in photography, graphic design, web design, and art history.

  • Field Studies

    Zambia, Africa [2010]

    Courses in Cultural Geography and mission work.

experience

  • Product & Graphic Designer

    Wigwam [2015 - Current]

    Manage apparel design projects from concept and research through production, working with cross-functional business units to achieve manufacturing goals for socks, backpacks, hats, and shirts. Support seasonal preparation with trend and palette research. Lead team selection of yarn library additions as head of color. Confirm quality and availability of yarn lots for production. Create technical packs to identify yarn-type placement for patented moisture movement and fit technologies. Use Pointcarre to code knitting machines. Liaise with engineers to solve problems and ensure quality production. Track and supervise projects, including those placed at other mills to expand product offering. Create sales sheets, support catalogue layout, direct photo and video shoots, assist with package design, and develop website layout mockups.

    • Won the return of a major national sporting goods account by updating color palette and patterns with fresh, youthful designs and on-trend colors.

    Researched industry trends and patterns, developed designs, and drove project to launch.

    • Delivered client designs for a new target market with 1.5 weeks lead time and deepened SKU commitment of the upscale shoe manufacturer and retailer.

    • Eliminated product loss due to dart fastener packaging damage by creating a new die line that allowed socks to be held in packaging without a dart.

    Satisfied seller and customer with a solution that allows both try-on and package integrity.

    • Created a set lighting solution to provide for professional in-house product photography that enabled an intern to economically capture 360-degree videos of product line for a website buildout.

    Saved expense of outsourcing, eliminated turnaround delays, and freed professional design and brand talent to pursue primary functions.

    • Reduced prototype production 90–95% and doubled seasonal design offerings by implementing Pointcarre CAD textile software solution that streamlined engineering and machine coding processes.

    • Improved production planning and reduced down-time with a yarn order tracking solution.

    • Designed a process for selecting yarn colors that yielded on-trend product, brought customers back to the brand, and eliminated inventory waste in duplicate and unused yarns.

  • Studio Assistant

    Studio 44 [2014]

    Shot and edited product and lifestyle photography; edited podcasts and video. Set up sets, repainted sweeps, and organized and maintained equipment

  • Graphic Design Intern

    Smart Ineractive Media [2013-2014]

    Generated website design mockups to support sales efforts. Created daily graphics for social media brand messaging. Developed logo designs for clients. Produced videos and shot product photos.

  • Graphic Designer

    Entertainment to Knight [2012-2013]

    Created print and digital marketing tools to promote campus comedy and music events. Collaborated with others to set up, manage, and take down events; welcomed acts and solved onsite problems.

Contact

Get in Contact

Creating is my passion. I am perpetually teaching myself new skills or taking classes to further my career, so I can thrive in the career that I love. Contact me for more information.

Address

220 Upper Woodford Circle, West Bend, WI 53090

Phone number

262-707-9960

email

abbey.m.boehm@gmail.com