Meredith Heard

Freelance Graphic Designer & Advertising Freelancer

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Location:Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/meredithheard
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Objective

Seeking a position related to marketing and advertising, specifically one that will put my creative and personable skills to work. Also seeking an opportunity to learn and grow in the business realm, as well as respectfully represent an organization.

Experience

Camp Crestridge for Girls – Counselor May 2008 – August 2008
• Responsible for the daily supervision for 40+ 12 year old girls
• Organized and implemented group and camp-wide activities
• Staff leader for arts and craft skills and activities
o Worked one-on-one with children, took daily attendance, cleaned building after each activity

Starbucks – Supervisor/Barista September 2008 – Present
• Prepare and serve drinks to customers
• Highly knowledgeable about products (completed coffee and tea training)
• Train new employees
• Work cash register and handle money (deposits, change orders)
• Extensive experience with customer care
• Stock, maintain and record inventory

March of Dimes Bluegrass Division – Intern January 2011 – May 2011
• Helped with preparation of March for Babies
• Assisted with administrative work and various office duties
• Helped plan the 1st Annual Bluegrass Baby Fair
o Created list of 130+ potential vendors
o Created flyer and invitation letter
o Developed organizational set-up for the event
o Made follow-up phone calls to each organization invited

Education

North Oldham High School – Goshen, Kentucky 2002 - 2007
• GPA 3.89

University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky 2007 - 2011
• GPA 3.41, Deans List 2009-2010
• Academic focus on creative advertising
o Developed campaigns for Insight Communications, General Motors, etc.
o Experience in print, outdoor and broadcast advertising
• Member of Delta Gamma sorority (2007 – 2011)
o Volunteer for Visually Impaired Preschool Services
o Volunteer for Tri-for-Sight triathlon
• Volunteer and participant for University of Kentucky’s DanceBlue charity marathon (2007 – 2011)
• Member of Southland Christian Church
o Volunteer for “Feed My Starving Children” (2009)
Cooperative Center for Study Abroad – London, England and Dublin, Ireland December 2010 – January 2011
• Studied sports marketing, branding, advertising and historical and cultural tourism
Skills

• Computer skills: Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign, and Final Cut Pro
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong leadership and problem solving skills
• Outgoing, confident and dependable employee
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Advertising