Valerie Franciscus

Freelance Logo Designer & Digital Artist

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Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/valeriefranciscus
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Kudos
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2 Skills
$10
Rate/Hr
Valerie Franciscus

Software Skills
Platforms: Windows 7/Vista/XP & Mac OS 9/10.
Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, InDesign CS5 & QuarkXpress.
Microsoft Office Suite: Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint.

Education
August 2009 - Current Art Institute of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor’s Degree of Science
for Graphic Design

2009 Taylor Allderdice High School Pittsburgh, PA
High School Diploma
? National Music Festival Award for Taylor Allderdice High School choir two years in a row.

Field Related Employment
October 2013 National Association of Postal Supervisors Pittsburgh, PA
Graphic Designer
? Designed a pin for Pittsburgh’s Branch 20 of the National Association of Postal Supervisors; Used as a depiction of Pittsburgh, and is worn and traded by the Branch 20 members attending the National convention. The design was to incorporate famous icons such as ‘The Point’, and the sports teams that showcase Pittsburgh.

October 2013 National Association of Postal Supervisors Pittsburgh, PA

Graphic Designer
? Designed a more modern letterhead for Pittsburgh’s Branch 20 of the National Association of Postal Supervisors. My design is currently under consideration, and if chosen will be used for the newsletters in the following year.

December 2012 – January 2013 U AS U R by Pam Golden Pittsburgh, PA
Graphic Designer
? Researched for a new clothing line ‘U AS U R’ and designed a functional logo for the store front, clothing tags, business cards and website. Project selected by Art Institute professor during an Art Direction course. Logo design was amongst the top three finalists.

Other Employment
June 2011 – Current Cogo’s Pittsburgh, PA
Sales Clerk
? Assisting customers, handling food and food service products, maintaining the store’s appearance, stocking merchandise, managing both a safe, and a cash drawer on a register.
? Received two positive employee evaluations resulting in an increase in wage.

September 2010 – January 2011 JCPenney’s Monroeville, PA
Sales Associate
? Greeted customers, maintained store appearance and merchandise, placed orders and managed a cash wrap.
? Received seven positive customer reviews resulting in a pay bonus.

Volunteer Service
November 1997 - Current Pittsburgh Girl’s Study Pittsburgh, PA
Participant
? Participant in the Pittsburgh Girl’s study. Received both certificates and monetary awards for continued participation.

August 2011 - Current Pittsburgh Dynamo Soccer Pittsburgh, PA
Coach
? Volunteer head coach for Pittsburgh Dynamo’s soccer league. Coached a team of children ages eleven to fourteen, and taught them good sportsmanship and teamwork.
Skills (2) Rating
Logo Design
Digital Art