RESUME

Experience

Admissions Counselor                                                 May 2015 - Present

University of Alabama in Huntsville 

  • Work closely with a research professor to compile and organize research data

  • Manage the college-wide newsletter emailed to students weekly

  • Complete various graphic design projects focused on departmental marketing

Graduate Assistant                                                  October 2014 - Present

College of Business, University of Alabama in Huntsville 

  • Work closely with a research professor to compile and organize research data

  • Manage the college-wide newsletter emailed to students weekly

  • Complete various graphic design projects focused on departmental marketing

Visual Design Intern                                             June 2014 - October 2014

Intergraph 

  • Assisted in a complete redesign of the user interface graphics for the software packages developed by Intergraph Power, Process, and Marine

  • Assumed responsibility for day-to-day design requests given to the team by Intergraph's stakeholders

Customer Service/Marketing Representative      January 2014 - June 2014

Colonial Graphics Group

  • Assessed clients' individual needs and directed them to the product that best suited those needs

  • Oversaw each printing project from conceptualization to completion

  • Worked closely with the design team to create a finished product that reflected the customer's original vision for the completed design

  • Improved, updated, and maintained the existing departmental website

  • Designed marketing and promotional materials for incoming and current students

  • Consistently met deadlines for multiple supervisors on a daily basis

Graphic Design and Marketing Specialist              May 2013 - August 2013
Housing Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville

 

Software Knowledge

  • Adobe Creative Suite 4-6

  • Some knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • SPSS Software

Design Qualities

  • Thorough and meticulous
  • Fast and able to work under pressure
  • Ability to stick to the creative brief and other guidelines
  • Excellent knowledge of design and typography
Awards & Honors
  • Kappa Pi Honorary Art Fraternity

  • 2011 UAH Invitational Juried Student Art Exhibition

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Resident Assistant                                                            August 2010 - May 2013

Housing Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville 

  • Worked closely with a staff to meet deadlines daily

  • Created creative and eye-catching advertisements for various campus events and organizations

  • Designed and constructed creative themed bulletin boards each month for the residents of the building

Freelance Graphic Designer                                                        2009 - Present

 

  • Conceptualize, create, and execute high-quality designs in print, promotional, and editorial materials

  • Design and create logos and brand personalities for clients

  • Prepare and collect all electronic files for print

Completed
Degrees
​University of Alabama in Huntsville
Masters in Business Administration

 

​University of Alabama in Huntsville
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Minor in Marketing/Management​

Magna Cum Laude

 

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