I look forward to exploring the world and designing within it. I am actively seeking a design position in which I will be constantly challenged and able to use my skills to make lasting impressions.

EXPERIENCE

March 2009 – Present / Marketing Drive, LLC / Rogers, AR
Graphic Designer
Conception and brainstorming for national campaigns, shopper marketing
and in-store experience
Communication with account representatives and clients
Creative execution of ideas for packaging, in-store displays,
concepts and campaigns
Pre-flighting and production of printed materials
Communication with vendors
Mentoring junior new designers
Photo and art directing
Photography
Clients: Walmart, Excedrin, Benefiber, Theraflu, Kellogg’s

September 2007 – February 2009 / Graphic-FX / Maryville, TN
Graphic Designer
Meeting with existing and potential clients and following through with their projects from concept through production
Creating versatile print and web designs
Time management
Close contact with vendors and experience acquiring quotes
Clients: March of Dimes, United Way, Alcoa

May 2007 – September 2007 / Pilot Travel Centers, LLC / Knoxville, TN
Creative Services Representative
One of two designers responsible for all signage, monthly installation guides and requests for signage for over 300 stores nationwide
Experience with branding and style guides

EDUCATION

May 2007 / Maryville College / Maryville, TN
Bachelor of Arts
Fine arts, emphasis in graphic design and art history
Summa Cum Laude

SKILLS

(Both PC and Mac platforms)
Proficient knowledge
Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator), Microsoft Office (including Word, Powerpoint and Excel), QuarkXPress
Working knowledge
Flash, Dreamweaver, CSS, HTML and iMovie

EXTRAS

Photographer, motivated, fast learner, able to multi-task, easy to get along with, lover of movies, conceptual designer, printing experience, avid golfer, leader (National Honor Society president and varsity golf captain), aspiring actress (roles in Little Shop of Horrors and Alice in Wonderland)

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