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Jessi Richins

Freelance Graphic Designer, Ad Designer, & More

Location:Saint David, Arizona, United States
4 Skills
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art - Visual Communications
Graduated *** Laude with a GPA of 3.67
President’s Award for Excellence and the Dougherty Scholarship

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Google Calendars

• Graphic Designer
Reliable Internet Solutions, Mesa, AZ (Part-Time)
May 2011 - Oct 2011

Prepared graphics for several websites, including wire-framing and comprehensive layout.

• Graphic Designer
University of Arizona, Steward Observatory – Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter (Part-Time)
Mar 2010 - Jan 2012

Designed graphic materials, including several brochures and advertisements for local magazines.

• Administrative Assistant
University of Arizona, Steward Observatory – Academic/Department Office
Sep 2009 - Oct 2010

Administered aide and support to the faculty and scientific/academic undergraduate and graduate programs. Assistant to the Astronomy Academic Department Head, Professor Chris Impey. Coordinated admissions for future graduate students. Processed travel and personal reimbursements. Ordered various supplies and equipment for instructional purposes. Generated graphic material for instructional uses, including a book cover, posters, and flyers. Arranged hotel accommodations, travel, and reimbursements for invited speakers.

• Graphic Designer
University of Arizona, Steward Observatory – Hop Bailey & Roger Angel
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009

Prepared graphics for report and presentation. Materials incorporating technical information, images, schedules, and text. Graphics used in slides, reports, & posters documenting the technical solution for a variety of audiences. Worked with minimum supervision, within set deadlines, & maintained a successful work log. Designed a logo for Regent Professor J. Roger P. Angel, owner of the solar-energy company, REhnu, LLC. Created numerous drafts and collaborated with Professor Angel to meet his specific requirements.

• Administrative Assistant
University of Arizona, Steward Observatory – LOTIS
Jun 2005 - May 2009
LOTIS Project Award 2008

Coordinated procurement with departments and vendors. Keyed data entry in an excel database system in performance with tasks. Processed travel and personal and reimbursements for group members. Designed a large format poster used by Lockheed Martin to display the nature of the LOTIS project.

2010 Book cover design for Professor Impey, “Talking About Life: Astrobiology Conversations”
2009 Persona - U of A Magazine of Art and Literature
2008 Blurb Inc, publishing services, “Hide and Seek”

2009 “Eye Candy”, Lulu Bell Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2009 BFA Show, Student Union Gallery, U of A
2008 VisCom Show, Joseph Gross Gallery, U of A
2008 “Night of a Thousand Drawings”, Tucson, AZ