education & awards >>
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Tennessee (Spring ’09)
Grade Point Average- 3.25
South-Doyle High School- ‘05
Grade Point Average- 4.125
AIGA Student member- August 2007-May 2009
UT Volunteer Scholarship Recipient
Hope Scholarship Recipient
Placement in the “Concept: Execution” student gallery (Spring 2008)
work experience >>
Creative Directore at Pink Pomegranate Home- September 2011-present
Was in charge of the creative aspects of running the store, including updating old funiture, over seeing monthly design tips, daily twitter posts, facebook posts and weekly blog posts.
Graphic Design Associate at Hanskline.com - October 2010-present
Designed websites in dreamweaver using templates & css, along with client logos, brochures & postcards. Edited photos to be web-ready, & was in charge of scheduling client meetings and the primary contact with clients to deal with content & revisions. I also managed multiple clients facebook & twitter accounts.
Floral Associate at Cachepot- November 2010-December 2010
Hired seasonally to help make arrangements for weddings and holiday decorations as well as store merchandising.
Graphic Designer at Midlab, Inc- September 2009-July 2010
Sole designer in charge of designing labels, catalogs, brochures, flyers, taking & editing product picture, and general upkeep of different brands.
Design Intern at The Happy Envelope- Spring 2009
Responsibilities included designing thank you cards, birthday cards and the spring catalog and packaging greeting cards and wedding invitation sets for shipment.
Design Intern at the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce- Summer 2008
Designed invitations, flyers, postcards and posters for different events held by the chamber.
CVS Pharmacy Shift Supervisor- 2003-2009
Worked the front cash register & stock room, responsible for monetary procedures, scheduling for the entire store, merchandising and customer service related issues
Nanny- Fall ’07- Fall ‘09
Can easily use Macs or PCs
Proficient in Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver & Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Some skills in AfterEffects and Wordpress
Good with photography