Kristen Costello

Freelance Graphic Designer & Website Designer

Location:Spring Grove, Illinois, United States
Phone: 847-791-5216
2 Skills
A position where my skills and experience can be effectively utilized for increased profitability by working with a dynamic team.


Graphic Design:
•Have had layouts published in magazines.
•Have had two separate exhibits for designs, Hearts-A-Bluhm foundation and Word:Type+Image

Web Design:
•Capable of using multiple platforms for web design. Have created 2 e-commerce sites and can maintain any site.

Work Experience:
Mary’s Writing/Mary’s Money Messages
Freelance Graphic and Web Designer/Marketing 2013-current
Constructed 2 e-commerce websites. Created 2 logos/branding concepts. Created social media accounts to help market client. Current Projects: Continuing to maintain websites, creating new marketing campaigns for social media, creating graphics and ideas for E-mail campaigns, book covers/book editing, and production

Save the Mineola
Freelance Graphic/Web Designer 2013-current
This is a project dedicated to help restore a historic Fox Lake Landmark. Responsibilities include: brand creation, website creation/maintenance, social media creation/interaction, and promotional materials.

Vavavroom LLC
Graphic Design Intern/Freelance Designer May-Aug 2011/Feb 2013
Created ads for the web, sale signs, tutorials, catalog, landing pages, size charts, uploaded images to the web, and assisted with general office work (including typing, spreadsheets, mailing, etc.) Was rehired for catalog work in 2013.

Customer Service Representative 10/11-03/13
Graphic design responsibilities include: creating event fliers, store signage, interoffice communications, and promotional materials.

Illicit Threads
Freelance Graphic Designer/Production Artist 02/01-12/12
Created company logo, t-shirt graphics, helped concept ideas, created web graphics. This is a start-up company that unfortunately never took off.

Educational Background:
Columbia College Chicago, IL
BFA-Art and Design
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Website Design