Kate Northcutt

Work History

Work History

  • Create corporate identity and logo designs for various organizations.
  • Develop company marketing and advertising campaigns.
  • Produce brochures, programs, and advertising for various events and organizations.      
Aug 1989 - Present

Graphic Designer & Adjunct

Rogers State University

Rogers State University • 1998 - Present

  • Participate in marketing strategies and promotions.
  • Create widely distributed and large-scale advertising materials. Approximate audience circulation ranging from 50 to 14,000+ people.
  • Coordinate, direct, and oversee 50+ students at multiple indoor and outdoor locations to obtain promotional photographic images.
  • Staff advisor for the RSU International Student Union Organization.
  • Committee member of the RSU Studies-at-Large Center.
    • Provide input and research finding for study abroad expansion.
  • Guest Speaker – Topics: Corporate identity and branding development.
  • Participate in a variety of university, student, donor, alumni, and community-oriented events.
  • Part-time adjunct:
    • Used a variety of teaching methods to ensure student success.
    • Developed a syllabus and utilized lesson plans to meet the course objectives.
    • Utilized various teaching aids, such as PowerPoint, WebCT, and the Internet, for in-class lecture, assignment, and grading.
  • Work closely with administration, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Proficient in computer applications, such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and QuarkXPress.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Expression Web, HTML, and CSS.
2006 - 2008


Tulsa Global Alliance
  • Participated in publicizing Utsunomiya, Japan (sister city partner with Tulsa) at annual Asian Cultural Fair.
  • Created promotional and informational materials in order to develop interest in volunteerism for Utsunomiya, Japan and TGA.
  • Collaborated in recruiting efforts for Kids' World International Festival. 
1997 - 1998

Lead Designer

WorldConnect, Inc.

  • Participated in the company’s regional events, meetings, and exhibitions.
  • Managed production of other designers.
  • Designed and created promotional materials, events advertisements, product operation manuals, and product package design.
  • Worked directly with the company’s marketing director, sales force, and vendors.


2003 - 2008

Masters of Science

Oklahoma State University

Member of the

Magna Cum Laude – The National Scholars Honor Society

Golden Key International Honour Society

Oklahoma State University – Student Association of Global Affairs (OSU–SAGA)



Microsoft Expression Web

Expression Web HTML CSS

Microsoft Office Suite

Including:   Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel


Adobe InDesign

Adobe PhotoShop

Adobe Illustrator


Dedicated professional with approximately 20 years experience in graphic design with 12 years in higher education. Enthusiastic individual proficient in marketing practices and design theory, accustom to working closely with student, university personnel, and vendors. Comfortable teaching in a classroom setting. 

Professional Awards and Honors

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Grand Award – 2011

Newsletter: “On the Hill”

Editor: Brent Ortolani

Designer: Kate Northcutt

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Excellence Award – 2011

Campaign: "NSSE: Stake Your Claim”

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Excellence Award – 2011

Event Promotions: "Wild, Wild, West Auction”

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Achievement Award – 2009

Events/Promotion: “RSU Centennial Celebration”

(Departmental Recognition)

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Excellence Award – 2007

Newsletter: “RSU Today, Winter 2006”

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Achievement Award – 2006

Admissions Viewbook: “Choices”

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Excellence Award – 2005

Large Brochure: “EMS Program Brochure”

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA)

Excellence Award – 2002

Logo/Identity Design: “RSU Alumni Association Logo”

Sample of Work (Continued)