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Kate Luurtsema

Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator

2452
Location:Torrington, Connecticut, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kateluurtsema
15
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
I am a knowledgeable, confident and highly creative person with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in northwestern Connecticut. I am competitive and have a strong work ethic towards completing team and personal goals.
STRENGTHS
Communication Presentation
Organization Problem Solving
Strategy Planning
Creative Thinking Mac. Platform Patience
Confidence

EDUCATION WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
BA – 2005 Illustration and Design
PROFFESIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kent Center School Scholarship Fund
1998-2012
MARKETING

As head of marketing I am responsible for designing and creating all advertisements and marketing materials for events and fundraisers.
Completed assignments quickly and efficiently.
Designed eye-catching and informative ads.

Bristol Brass & Wind Ensemble 2010-2012 MARKETING
As head of marketing I am responsible for designing and creating all advertisements, posters, programs and marketing materials for events and fundraisers and concerts.
Re-designed band website and logo

The Silo Gallery, New Milford CT 2006-2007 GALLERY DIRECTOR As the gallery director I was responsible for all marketing and advertising for gallery, store and cooking school events. I maintained the artists database, set up all gallery shows and gave museum tours of both the Hunt Hill Farm, gallery, cooking school and Henderson Museum.

Looking Good Licensing, Kent CT
2007-2009 STUDIO DIRECTOR As the Studio Director I was responsible for providing leadership in the studio, directing marketing, maintaining supplies, designing displays, and maintaining server, company database and portfolios. Designed company website Led set & design team for trade show booths
Managed database with daily updates

Brooker Memorial, Torrington CT 2009-2011 HEAD TEACHER As a classroom head teacher I was responsible for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate daily curriculum, maintaining student information, observing student safety and keeping up with state and facility regulations.
Creative lead of arts and crafts Developed and implemented lesson plan outlines Maintained company informative bulletin boards

Fantasy Portraits
FREE LANCE PORTRAIT ARTIST

I am currently working on building my portfolio of portraits. I create unique and personalized portraits with a bit of fantasy thrown in. I also manage three marketing accounts with print and media designs and campaigns.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Illustration