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Objective

Seeking opportunities to bring the highest standard in ideation, design, and execution to a marketing, design, or publishing team, with potential growth into a leadership role in design-based project management.

Interest

hiking, movies, printmaking, drawing, live music, museums, reading

Summary

Every business has a visual identity that must be handled correctly if that business is going to achieve its maximum potential. My goal is to help your business succeed on this crucial front line of customer relations by bringing the highest standard in design, ideation, and execution to your marketing strategy. I have professional design and art direction experience, in addition to professional copy writing and editing capabilities that I have applied to marketing initiatives and business launches for a variety of clients.

References

Candace Jones

Cheyne Little

SEPTEMBER 2008 - The Coffee Haus Downtown Boutique / design marketing materials for business launch

Chandra Thompson

MAY 2010 - charity golf tournament brochure design

Cater Joseph

CURRENT - GiftCardCastle.com / logo design

APRIL-MAY 2010 - Santa Monica Apartments / logo design, display graphics,

FEBRUARY 2010 - Peddling Through, LLC / logo design

OCTOBER 2009-JANUARY 2010 - NewtonsHead.com / logo design, web design

Work experience

Sep 2008Present

Freelance Graphic Designer

E.Clark Design Project
Provide high quality print and web graphics solutions for marketing/brand identity initiatives for a variety of clients CURRENT - GiftCardCastle.com / logo design, MAY 2010 - Arlington Life Shelter / charity golf tournament brochure, APRIL-MAY 2010 - Santa Monica Apartments / logo design, display graphics, FEBRUARY 2010 - Peddling Through, LLC / logo design, OCTOBER 2009-JANUARY 2010 - NewtonsHead.com / logo design, web design, NOVEMBER 2008 - Love. Boutique / ad design, SEPTEMBER 2008 - The Coffee Haus Downtown Boutique / design marketing materials for business launch
Dec 2008Jun 2010

Design/Editorial Assistant

Irving and Suburban Parent Magazines
Design Assistant (Dec 2008 - June 2010): produce new ad designs for incoming advertisers, work with ad coordinator to manage ad updates and redesigns for six monthly publications as of May 2010, assist with content layout each month, provide design assistance for in-house marketing projects Editorial Assistant (Dec 2008 - June 2010): assist with content management/production for six monthly publications as of May 2010, compile regional calendars for each publication, submit materials/editorial research for in-house content, obtain reprint rights from featured authors, design/maintain content database, design/maintain database of cover images, coordinate cover photo shoots with area photographers, proof magazines
Aug 2008Nov 2008

Online Sales Associate

The College Store
Ensure the success of online markets by responding to and resolving consumer issues and inquiries, manipulate inventory database to reflect reality of online sales, supervise store-to-store inventory transfers, ship online orders in a timely manner, maintain appearance of physical sales floor, assist customers on sales floor and in point-of-sale transactions
Jan 2008May 2008

Education Department Intern

The Crow Collection of Asian Art
Assist education department staff in developing lesson plans/art projects for educational events such as docent presentations, teacher training nights, and arts festivals, research and layout supplementary literature for educational events, organize educational resources to further facilitate use by docents and education staff Assist with event planning, lesson planning, and development/implementation of educational children’s art projects for the following events: Kids Exploring Cultures (Jan 26), Asian Tales for Tots (Jan 26), Evening for Educators (Jan 31), Chinese New Year Festival (Feb 9), Asian Tales for Tots (Mar 22), and Discover India (April 26) Japanese Art in Texas Symposium, event assistant (Jan 19), “Texas Collects Asia: India and Southeast Asia," assisted with exhibition installation (April 18), Indian and Southeast Asian Art in Texas Symposium, event assistant (Apr 19), “Big! Himalayan Art,” guided educational tour for museum staff (May 9)
Jun 2005May 2008

Docent/Volunteer

The Crow Collection of Asian Art
Attend bimonthly training classes on the art, history, and religions of Asia and India, give tours of the permanent collection and traveling exhibitions, assist with children’s art activities at museum events Supervised childrens' craft booths at the following events: Dallas Arts District Discover India Festival (Oct 28, 2006), Chinese New Year Festival (Feb 10, 2007), City Arts Festival (June 8-10, 2007, June 9-11, 2006, and June 10-12, 2005)
Aug 2005Aug 2007

Design Tech

SportJunk.com
Design and create embroidery, chenille patches, and heatseal artwork for sports team and corporate commissions, design and create car decals, assist customers in point of sale transactions, maintain sales floor

Education

20052008

Bachelor of Arts

The University of Texas at Arlington
20042005

none

Hollins University

Skills

web content management systems
Macintosh
PC
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Corel Draw
Adobe Illustrator CS4
Adobe InDesign CS4
Adobe Photoshop CS4