Suzie Shepherd

Freelance Logo Designer & Package Designer

Location:Saint Peters, Missouri, United States
2 Skills

Career Objective

My professional goal is to be an all in one graphic designer, web designer and social media marketing genius. I hope to obtain a position in the IT field that will utilize my skills, education, and experience, as well as enhance my professional growth.

Technical Proficiency

Platforms: Mac OS X , Windows Me/XP/7
Applications: Adobe Photoshop CS 4/5, Adobe Illustrator CS 4/5, Adobe InDesign CS 4/5, QuarkXPress 8, AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Fontographer, Dreamweaver
Certification: Windows 7 MCP

Employment History

March 2013 - Present, Web Coordinator, Ferguson, MO
Responsible for preparing blog draft posts, maintaining site, backing up files and editing photos. For the real estate portion, daily searches are performed in the MLS realtor database to find home listings for clients and the blog.
January 2011 - October 2012, Design Assistant, Ferguson, MO
Design website ads for local businesses and consistently update them weekly/monthly to reflect seasonal promotions. Monthly readership is 30,000+ and voted the Best Neighborhood Blog in St. Louis by the Riverfront Times.
May 2007 - May 2012, Flooring Associate/Cashier/Bookkeeping
Home Depot, Cottleville, MO
Perform as a decor specialist with history of interior design experience. Also trained to work with bookkeeping systems and complete vault count.
Fall 2004 - Spring 2007, Waitstaff
Butler’s Pantry, St. Louis, MO
Catered mostly corporate events and upscale private parties. Responsibilities included preparing meals alongside sous chef, setting up event decor, serving event patrons and event clean up.
November 2006 - December 2006, Seasonal Cashier
Sears, Roebuck & Co., St. Peters, MO
Assisted customers with purchases and returns over the winter holiday season.
June 2006 - August 2006, Student Flex Team
Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Performed odd jobs as needed. Tasks mainly included serving patrons in the hospital cafeteria and preparing food. Position was for children of current Mercy employees who needed employment before college in the fall.


January 2008 - May 2011
St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley, Ferguson, MO
Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Communication
August 2012 - May 2014 (Expected Graduation Date)
Ranken Technical College, St. Louis, MO
Associate in Applied Science - Internet & Web-Based Technology
Organizations: Student Ambassadors, Women in Technology

Other Relevant Skills

Ability to interact effectively with customers and solve problems
Rich and thorough research skills
Always coming up with new and effective ideas to improve situations
Timely and proficient in all areas of work
Impeccable attendance record
Ability to type 75 WPM
Experienced with photography and film production/editing
Experienced in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Microsoft desktop systems
Ability to work independently and as contributing team member
Skills (2) Rating
Logo Design
Package Design