Maura Fitzgerald

Freelance Graphic Designer & Logo Designer

Location:Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
2 Skills
Seeking position that may utilize a highly organized, creative individual: On-site enrichment and advancement preferred.

Skills and Credentials
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Create Suite CS5
AP and MLA writing style studied

Professional Experience
Gannett Publishing, Indianapolis Star; Imagining Specialist
Indianapolis, Indiana; October 2009 – November 2010
- Increased daily quota 150%, from 80 to 200+ images within first four months
- STAR Award for best in team quality two consecutive weeks
- Advanced pre-press editorial training in Adobe Photoshop CS4
- Participated in weekly team meetings to improve progress

Hilton Hotels (HEI); Guest Service Agent
Indianapolis, Indiana; April 2009 – Present
- Awarded Associate of the Month August 2010 by all departments
- Streamlined communications amongst multiple departments
- Increased customer survey values by at least 15%
- V.I.P. and guest services via highly tailored solutions

Chameleon Company; Administrative Assistant
Indianapolis, Indiana; December 2003 - August 2008
- Promoted from office intern to manager’s assistant
- Direct assistance to manager’s research and deadlines
- Facilitated client P.R., progressing customer relations
- Designed company blogs and edited web photography
- Consolidated clerical records for efficiency

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana; December 2003 - August 2008
B.F.A. December 2008; Concentration in Visual Communications
Emphasis in Journalism, Honors Curriculum studied

Asian American Student Association; Executive Secretary;
August 2006 - May 2007
- Led education lectures as executive liaison
- Streamlined media communications and data
- Redesigned identity campaign, 2003 - 2007

University Programming Board; Late Nite Committee; August 2003 - May 2006
- Crafted promotional themes in a team environment
- Planned and executed weekly fine art and recreational events
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Logo Design