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Work experience

Aug 2011Present

Lead Graphic Designer

United Country Real Estate

• Design marketing materials for both United Country home office and the 500+ franchised companies nationwide including: newspaper/magazine ads, billboards, brochures, etc.
• Maintain brand management for both the national and the 500+ franchised companies
• Conceptualize and design national convention artwork and booth designs
• Identify and execute affiliate marketing needs through direct correspondence/communication
• Assist Social Media Director with concepts and creation of designs for our online presence

Jan 2010Present

Freelance Designer

Jihan Blue Design

Design concepts and execution of advertising/promotional materials and corporate/brand identity for a variety of clients

Apr 2011Aug 2011

Graphic Designer

Sosland Publishing

Sole designer responsible for design and layout of two monthly magazines, Baking & Snack and Baking & Snack International. Executed redesign of Baking & Snack which will be published in February 2012.

May 2007Jun 2010

Graphic Designer

Four Leaf Creative

• Design concepts and execution of advertising/promotional materials,
corporate/brand identity and packaging, for local and national campaigns
• Supervision and art direction over interns and new employees
• Cultivate long-term trust relationships with clients and vendors throughout tenure

Jun 2006Apr 2007

Graphic Designer

Riverside Furniture

• In-house designer responsible for logos, sales sheets, pop, catalog layouts,
updates and design
• Supervisory responsibilities included overseeing interns and studio photography

Jan 2005Jun 2006

Graphic Designer

ABC Printing and Graphics

• Garnered expertise in all aspects of the print industry from conception to production
• Responsible for editing, updating, and custom designing printed pieces and signage

Education

Skills

Adobe InDesign CS6
Adobe Illustrator CS6
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Adobe Acrobat Professional
Microsoft Office
Digital Photography
Web Development
PC Platform
Mac OSX Platform

References

Nichol Goines

Rick Anders

Dick Renko

Second Street Live

Mallalieu Community Center

Pin Oak Estates

Scholarships & Awards

National Science Foundation Scholarship

Junior Assistance League Scholarship

All American Scholar Collegiate Award 2004

Dean’s List 2003 - 2005

St. Edward Mercy Hospital

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