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Natalie Fink

Freelance Graphic Designer & Stationery Designer

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Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/nataliefink
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Natalie Fink
www.finkinkdesigns.com

Personal Statement
Graphic Designer with experience in small business management, marketing and branding.
Has a passion for design, polished skills and strong attention to detail, especially
in print design, page layout, company branding, logo design, typography, digital
photography, and color theory. Team player capable of working under people as
well as supervising a team and making important decisions. A designer that works
well under pressure and deadlines, also able to work on multiple projects in different
stages of completion. Experienced in photo manipulation and restoration.

Work Experience
September 2010 - December 2011
Operations Manager and Graphic Designer at Escape 2 Create Pottery Studio, Orlando, Florida
Responsible for all day to day procedures and managing up to 6 employees
at a time. Instructed children and adults in creating art projects in a walk-in
environment. Marketing and event coordinator, where bridal/baby showers, birthday
parties, corporate team buildings were planned for as many as 40 people.

March 2010 - September 2010
Marketing Assistant and Graphic Designer for Danielle Fence Mfg. Co., Mulberry, Florida
Responsible for creating multiple layouts to compliment existing, stable, brand of 34
years. Designed a 44 page catalog advertising all of the products and services Danielle
Fence offers. Updated and maintained many parts of the companies website.

August 2008 - Present
Freelance graphic design work for Shelly Grogan & www.storybookpurse.com
Responsible for creating business cards, postcards and ads
published in an eco-friendly wholesale magazine.

September 2009 - Present
Freelance graphic design work for Kristin Miller & PicassoZ Art Cafe, Lakeland, Florida
Created layouts to compliment existing brand and advertise current promotions.

January 2007 - February 2008
Manager and Resident Artist, Art Gecko Pottery Studio, Lakeland, Florida
Used my skills and creativity at Art Gecko Pottery as graphic designer,
store manager, studio artist, marketing manager, and event coordinator.
Performed administrative tasks such as: book keeping, purchasing, payroll, etc.

June 2005 - April 2006
Barista and Cashier, Barnies Coffee & Tea Company, Lakeland, Florida
Junior key holder responsible for opening and closing, had
normal housekeeping tasks required to run a coffee shop.

May 2004 - May 2005
Associate and Barista, PicassoZ Art Cafe, Lakeland, Florida
Studio artist, kiln and glazing specialist, email marketing and event coordinator.

Education
Bachelor of Science Degree - Digital Arts and Design - February 2010
Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida

Associate of Science Degree - Graphic Design - April 2009
Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida

Achievements/Awards
·3.57 gpa or higher during time at Full Sail University
·Perfect Attendance Award at Full Sail University - (March 2008-February 2010)
·Course Directors award for 3D Arts (Full Sail University)
·High School Yearbook Editor-in-Chief (2001-2003)

Memberships
·Linkedin - www.linkedin.com/in/nataliefink
·Carbonmade portfolios - www.nataliefink.carbonmade.com

References gladly available by request.
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Graphic Design
Stationery Design