Jennifer Whitcomb

Freelance Banner Designer & Poster Designer

Location:Villa Park, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Enthusiastic and creative visual design student with exceptional flexibility and resourcefulness. A self-driven graphic artist adept at managing heavy workloads while focusing on designing creative, visually-appealing graphics. The ability to use my artistic talents to respond to clients and co-workers and working as a productive team to create designs in a friendly, hard working environment.

?Strong experience with Adobe In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop and some knowledge in Dreamweaver, combined with extensive customer service experience, a great photographer, and quick learner with design strategy, multi-tasking and creative on paper, PCs and Macintosh computers. Skilled in advertising and marketing combined with resourceful researcher, problem solver, organizing and time management. Great communication skills, flexible, adaptable with initiative and motivation leadership.

?Volunteering my creative abilities and customer service for design work, events and activities for local organizations: The Parent Place, Robert Morris University, Spfld. Park District , and events such as Taste of Downtown, Blues and BBQ, and events for the YMCA.

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree Concentration Graphic Design 2013 Robert Morris University Springfield, IL
?Coed Softball Scholarship, Art & Design Scholarship, 2013 Illinois Women in Leadership Scholarship, Henry Bunn Scholarship, Internship with Ace Sign Co.

Associate in Applied Science Degree Major Graphic Design 2012
Robert Morris University Springfield, IL
?Coed Softball Scholarship, Art & Design Scholarship. Eagle Scholars; Serving as a mentor to students and encouraging them to get involved more with the school

Marketing & Development Assistant: Springfield YMCA, Springfield, IL May 2013 - Current?Assist the Director of Marketing & Development
?Develop marketing pieces for programs, services, social media following prescribed branding
?Maintain confidential databases and donor information
?Maintain relationships with Y marketing and media contacts
?Requires BA in marketing or related field, excellent writing skills, ability to work with a team, flexibility and time management for projects

Student Worker: Robert Morris University, Springfield, IL November 2011- November 2013
?Processed and organized orders from faculty, advisors, administrators, and teachers
?Filed, faxed, scanned, typed orders as requested
?Strengthened students with mentoring and tours, upcoming events and schedules in emails and flyers

Floral Design Manager: County Market, Springfield, IL January 2007- March 2012
?Assisted customers in accurately designing floral arrangements(via, phone, walk-ins, orders) to either be delivered (knowledge of surrounding areas) or picked up in a timely organized fashion while multi-tasking and managing other employees, budget, weekly reports, ordered merchandise and inventory
?Arranged products in current and attractive styles to display merchandise
?Conducted research and trends for upcoming events and holidays

Floral Designer: A Cottage Garden, Springfield, IL May 2004 – November 2006
?Assisted customers in designing floral arrangements for timely delivery or pick up
?Managed employees, developed the budget and weekly reports, ordering merchandise and inventory
?Arranged products in current and attractive styles for displays
?Conducted research on trends for events and holidays
Skills (2) Rating
Banner Design
Poster Design