Heather Graves

Freelance Ad Designer & Book Cover Designer

Location:Blountsville, Alabama, United States
2 Skills

Bachelor of Arts in Art Studio
*** Laude
Graduated in December of 2013
University of Alabama in Huntsville


Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Bridge
Microsoft Office
Video Editing
Mixed Media
Oil Painting
Acrylic Painting
Efficient in Apple operating systems


Leasing Agent March 2012 - June 2012
Huntsville Place Apartments Huntsville, Alabama

Facilitated property tours for potential residents and parents.
Organized and executed events.
Created and handled files for each lease signed or renewed, as well as other paperwork.
Answered phone calls and emails inquiring about the property.
Handled issued with current residents, such as maintenance problems.
Created marketing ideas , advertisements and campaigns.
Entered potential, current and former residents information into the computer system.
Cleaned clubhouse, model apartment and pool area daily.

Summer Youth Intern May 2010 - August 2010
First Baptist Church in Trussville Trussville, Alabama

Lead bible studies with youth group.
Organized worship services, camps, mission trips, and activities.
Supervised audio-visual teams.
Created logos for all events.
Designed apparel, bags, book covers, and banners for all events and trips.
Discipled the youth.

Hardware Technician and Machine Operator May 2009- May 2010
MaxFab, LLC. and August 2010 - May 2011
Precision Metal Fabrication Madison, Alabama

Executed instructions on blueprints.
Installed all hardware.
Operated all necessary machinery; such as the break, Vypros punch, lathe, drill press, etcetera.
Inspected all products for flaws.
Prepared products to be shipped.
Received all incoming shipments.

Cashier and Sales Associate August 2008 - May 2009
American Eagle Outfitters Huntsville, Alabama

Assisted customers with shopping issues.
Assisted customers with credit card applications.
Suggested certain merchandise to appropriate customer.
Assisted in stocking and restocking.
Created window displays.
Dressed all mannequins.
Assisted managers in floor sets.
Cleaned the store after closing every night.
Assisted manager in counting money in the cash registers.
Assisted in bank deposits.


Member of “EOD Wives” support group
February 2014- present
UAHuntsville Art Club
August 2010 - 2013
Awarded scholarships from the Hartselle Alumni Foundation.
August 2008 - 2013
National Rifle Association
August 2010 - present
Pi Kappa Alpha Sweetheart
The Pi Kappa Alpha Sweetheart award is one given to ladies that are admired and respected by the brothers of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. They have been found faithful to their friendship with the fraternity and that fraternity's philanthropy.
Member of the "Westmeade Singers"
April 2006 - 2013
The "Westmeade Singers" are an elite group of vocalists at Westmeade Baptist Church that have been chosen for their exceptional talent and leadership skills. They lead in worship every Sunday morning, Sunday night and Wednesday night.
Member of the Doe Branch Hunting Club
May 2010 - present
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Book Cover Design