RESUME

SUMMARY

  • Concept and design creative solutions.
  • Clearly present creative solutions to clients and internal departments.
  • Ability to lead and communicate project objectives.
  • Efficiently manage multiple projects and timelines.
  • Mac platform, proficient in; Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Social Media Platforms, Email Marketing Software and Project Management applications.

 

EDUCATION

Associates in Advertising DesignCazenovia College, Syracuse NY

 

RECENT WORK HISTORY

Freelance Graphic Designer
6/18 – current

As a professional designer with branding and marketing expertise in print and digital platforms, I create successful marketing solutions for my clients. My skill set allows me to offer clients a variety of services including, website design and development, website graphics, email and social media marketing campaigns, print collateral, custom illustrations, info-graphics, presentations, and art direction for both photo and video shoots.

Katie Kime, Inc.
Graphic Designer
11/17 – 6/18
Austin, TX

As the Graphic Designer for Katie Kime, Inc., I created successful sales-driven marketing campaigns. Starting with creating a weekly marketing calendar, I designed marketing strategies to meet the weekly sales goals. From concept to creation, I executed designs for ecommerce, blog, email marketing campaigns, as well as, social media marketing. Along with designing engaging graphics, I produced lifestyle and product photography, provided subscriber engagement analytics, generated blog content and provided copy writing for campaigns.

OVERVIEW:

  • Content Manager for ecommerce, blog and social media platforms
  • Created engaging content while maintaining consistent branding
  • Designed sales-driven posts for Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest
  • Created custom vector illustrations and patterns
  • Delivered all projects on time and within budget
  • Hired, managed and supervised company interns

 

  
Nielsen Bainbridge Group
Digital Marketing Specialist
4/14 – 11/2017
Austin, TX

As part of this unique creative team, I started as a graphic designer that achieved successful retail marketing strategies. I designed retail displays, product packaging, and advertisement designs for national trade magazines. The creative team produced graphic solutions for national department stores such as; Walmart, Meijer, Bed Bath and Beyond and Michaels. I was promoted to digital designer, becoming the designer, developer and administrator for corporate email marketing, all corporate web sites, and established social media platforms. In addition, I implemented the corporate online catalog system for all brands, creating an online product resource for executives, sales team and customers.

 

OVERVIEW:

  • Managed content and main administrator for corporate web sites, email and social media
  • Managed products in ecommerce
  • Art directed and provided UX design to corporate web sites
  • Produced on-brand print collateral and retail display
  • Implemented the online catalog system for sales team and customer support
  • Created engaging social media content
  • Art directed photo shoots and generated product photography
  • Produced and presented analytics for web, email and social
  • Hired, managed and supervised in-house designers and developers
  • Effectively managed multiple projects, timelines and budgets
 
 
petAngels Pet Care, LLC
Creative Director/Partner
11/04 – 1/14
Philadelphia, PA & Camden County, NJ

As the Creative Director and Co-Owner of petAngels LLC, a pet sitting service in New Jersey, I created all marketing materials to brand the company. I designed strategic materials for various platforms for; print, digital, social media, trade-show exhibits, advertisements and vehicle graphics. Along with creative responsibilities, I managed and organized day-to-day business needs, met with clients and managed all administrative needs.

 
KAYLA Creative
Senior Graphic Designer
4/13 – 8/13
Mt. Laurel, NJ

As the Senior Designer, I met with clients for initial concept and project requirements, executed the most strategic marketing platforms, provided budget estimates and managed the creative team. KAYLA Creative provided a large variety of services to clients including; exhibit/trade show design, print collateral, digital design and development, restaurant marketing and political campaign marketing. I enhanced the branding of KAYLA Creative by applying current marketing solutions for social media, web design and email marketing campaigns.

 
 
Spin Creative, Inc.
Freelance Graphic Designer
1/13 – 3/13
Burlington, VT

My primary role with Spin Creative was to create both digital and print design solutions for their various clients. I would conceptualize and execute web graphics, web sites, print collateral, publication layout, as well as prepare files for press, resize marketing materials to specifications and confidently manage projects. I meet tight deadlines and provided clients with successful marketing campaigns and collateral.