Michele Wenthold

Freelance Graphic Designer & Digital Artist

Location:Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
Phone: 308-520-4764
Website: http://www.wix.com/goingbananasgraphics
2 Skills

My objective is to gain an entry-level position in a creative environment that will foster my graphic
design skills and push me to grow as a creative professional.

Highly creative and multi–talented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing ,
print design campaigns and special events. Highly talented at building and maintaining “win–win” partnerships.
Passionate and inventive creator of marketing strategies and campaigns: accustomed to performing in
deadline–driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.
Creative experience in the following:
Print: Brochures, Newsletters, Logos, Banners & Signs
Web & Multi-Media: Web Site Design, Video editing & Montages
Photography: Black & White Photographs, Restoration & Retouching

2011 — 2012 Bachelors of Fine Arts Graphic Design
Bellevue University On—Line Studies Bellevue, NE
2008 — 2011 Associates of Applied Science Graphic Design,
Mid-Plains Community College North Platte,NE

2011— Present Freelance Graphic Designer
Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion. Collaborate
with clients to create vision, conceive designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Expertly
convert features to benefits to achieve client objectives. Successfully translated subject matter into concrete
design for newsletters, promotional materials and sales collateral.
1999— 2011 Professional Management Harley-Davidson
Consistently rewarded with pay increases and promotions for fresh and innovative ideas during employment.
Created design theme and graphics for marketing and sales to increase overall profitability for the company.
Designed and created advertisements for publication in newspapers. Successful coordinated special events
for the company. Collaborated with newspapers, TV and radio stations to promote events.

Proficient in the following programs using Mac or PC Platforms:
Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Premier Pro, After Effects
MS Office Suite: Word, Access, Excel, Power point, Outlook

Phi Beta Lambda
2010 State Conference 2nd place Desktop Publishing & Client Services
2011 State Conference 1st place Desktop Publishing & Video Production
2010 National Conference 1st place Desktop Publishing & Video Production
2011 National Conference 3rd place Video Production, 5th place Desktop Publishing
Educational Excellence Award 2010 & 2011 by Governor Dave Heineman, Nebraska
Maintained excellent grades to be honored on the Dean’s List at Mid-Plains Community College
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Digital Art