Vivian Arabie

  • 1300 W. 24th St, Austin, TX


I am a fifth-year University of Texas student with a backgound in urban and graphic design. I am interested in environmentally conscious design and sustainable urban development, particularly in the non-profit sector.


Aug 2011 - Present

B.A. Urban Studies, Studio Art

The University of Texas at Austin

Work History

Work History
Aug 2015 - Present


Drifter Jack's Hostel
  • Providing hospitality services for international travelers
  • Assisting in maintaining the cleanliness and comfort of the hostel
  • Interacting with guests via email and telephone to improve sales and tend to booking issues
  • Serving as a source of information for Austin attractions and activities
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Graphic Design Intern

Keep Austin Beautiful
  • Created animations, t-shirt designs, educational graphics, and informational materials for a non-profit environmental organization
  • Worked at tabling events such as Fun Fun Fun Fest to spread environmental knowledge
Jan 2014 - Jun 2014

Digital Marketing Intern

Danish Institute of Study Abroad
  • Created artistic animations to promote Danish culture and the study abroad program
  • Helped to create an end-of-semester Online Yearbook video
  • Developed a deeper understanding of marketing techniques
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013

Freelance Designer

  • Provided graphic design and photo-editing services to a variety of clients
  • Designed personal and commercial websites
  • Tutored peers in design programs and aesthetics




  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro)
  • Microsoft Office


  • Ability to work independently or on a team
  • Ability to learm new skills and programs quickly, and adapt easily to new situations
  • Strong communication ability
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Sharp eye for design and aesthetics
  • Self-motivated and directed


Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Austin Parks Foundation

  • Participated in various events to maintain Austin's natural beauty and keep its parks clean
  • Worked with blind students to plant trees in various parks
  • Removed invasive plant species from trails throughout Austin's Green Belt
Mar 2012 - Dec 2014

Inside Books

  • Provided reading materials for prisoners across Texas
  • Responded to letters from prisoners requesting particular books or genres
Jan 2014 - May 2014

Study Abroad

Danish Institute of Study Abroad
  • Studied art and urban design for five months in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Gained valuable knowledge of the Scandinavian design aesthetic
  • Developed a deeper understanding of various cultures
  • Traveled extensively throughout and after the semester
  • Balanced an internship with a full courseload
Aug 2011 - May 2014

Model United Nations

  • Served as Crisis Director in conference for high school students held annually at my university
  • Traveled to conferences in San Francisco and Montreal as a delegate on my university’s traveling team