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Work experience

2008Present

Logo Design

Freelance

-Utilizing Adobe Illustrator to create logos for startup companies and small projects

Mar 2011Jul 2011

Graphic Design - Independent Contractor

Trada

-Using Adobe Photoshop to create fun, fresh, effective Facebook ads for project with Trada

Dec 2008May 2011

Web Technician

Rocky Mountain Clothing Company

-Working with content management systems, ftp server and Dreamweaver to update websites with imagery and content

-Implementing a social media campaign using Facebook and Twitter to connect with customers and increase our brand visibility online

-Creating and designing e-newsletters to drive traffic to consumer and social media sites

-Brainstorming improvement of brand websites using search engine optimization and coding

-Creating online catalogs

-Optimizing images for web in Photoshop

-Archiving and organizing images

Jun 2008Nov 2008

Web Intern

American Cowboy Magazine

-Enhancing my webmaster/design skills while also gaining experience in a professional, deadline driven environment

-updating content and code in Dreamweaver in order to improve site and keep up-to-date

-created flash slideshows

-utilized Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Photoshop to create banner ads

-brainstormed innovative ideas to improve site traffic and usability

-assisting with redesign of the website through the addition of a cohesive look and improved functionality

-working with content management system and server to update files

Skills

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Dreamweaver

Education

20042008

Bachelor of Arts

University of Colorado - Boulder

-Studio Art- Painting

-Technology Arts and Media Certificate - Honors

-learned basics of web design, HTML, CSS, Flash,Dreamweaver, Photoshop

Portfolio

Interest

Graphic Design

Logo Design

Web Design

Art - Painting and Printmaking

Teaching group fitness classes

Triathlons

Running

Hiking

Objective

To work as a graphic designer part-time, expanding my skill set and contributing exciting design to a local company. 

Strengths

Artistic background

Strong organizational skills

Attention to detail

Goal oriented