• software & coding experience•

I specialize in: Photoshop • InDesign • Dreamweaver • HTML

I also have experience in: Illustrator • Corel Painter • Director • Flash • Final Cut Pro • After Effects • Bridge • Audacity • CSS • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Etc.)

 

• specialties

Photo retouching • Print & web ad design • Website design • Branding & logo design • Video editing • Social media • Digital photography • Learning new things!

 

• work experience


Graphic Designer
Creative Resolution
- Elon, NC

• Designed advertisements for a multitude of cultural events at Elon University, formatting them for multiple LCD screen formats and printing them using archival quality inks and papers
(2009 - 2012)


Digital Cage Manager/Operator
Elon University Digital Cage
- Elon, NC

• Managed digital equipment rental
• Learned the ins and outs of the equipment, including DSLR cameras, video cameras, sound recording devices, tripods, LCD TVs, computers, and more
(Feb. 2010 - 2012)


Digital Consultant
Elon University Art Department
- Elon, NC

• Assisted students with software and hardware issues in computer labs after hours
(Feb. 2010 - 2012)


Freelance Digital Artist
• Contributed 9 site-used colorations of pet designs to virtual pet site Aywas (2012)
• Scanned and edited hi-res artwork for upcoming book by Pamela Winfield, Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment (2012)
• Built stencils and helped paint mural for Food Network show Restaurant: Impossible (2012)
• Fully redesigned the website of Elon University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi (2010)
• Created the graphics for a student-made video game project at Elon University (2010)


Graphic Design Intern
TS Designs
- Elon, NC
• Developed a large vector promotional image for a marketing campaign, for print and the web
(Sept. 2011 - December 2011)


Visual Branding Intern
Addison Whitney, LLC
- Charlotte, NC

• Researched competitor strategies for clients being re-branded
• Brainstormed and sketched mock-ups for new logos
• Constructed client materials such as name visualizations for presentations and brand guideline CDs
(Summer 2011)


Creative Team Executive
Live Oak Communications
- Elon, NC

• Designed newspaper and flyer ads for Alamance Veterinary Hospital's Open House event
• Designed general brochure for the Alamance Veterinary Hospital
• Created graphics for a TV advertisement for the Durham Arts Council
• Fully redesigned the website for the Haw River Wine Trail, which included traveling to the clients' businesses to collect pictures and video footage
• Designed the layout for the first e-mail newsletter of the Alamance County Farm Bureau, to be used as a template for following newsletters
(2009 - 2010)

 

• accomplishments •

Lambda Pi Eta Member 2012
Honors Advisory Committee Member 2010-2011
Phi Kappa Phi Member 2010-2012
Phi Eta Sigma Member 2009-2012
Honors Fellow 2008-2012
President's List 2008-2012
Recipient of the Pamela Turner '76 Memorial Art Scholarship
Recipient of the Edwina Graff Hughes Johnson Art Scholarship

 

• education •

B.A. in Art with Honors (focusing in Digital Art), Minor in Communications
Summa Cum Laude (3.947 GPA)
Elon University, Elon, NC
Graduation: May 2012

Winter Springs High School, Winter Springs, FL
Graduation: June 2008

 

 
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