Ashley Taylor

Freelance Ad Designer & Brochure Designer

Location:Gainesville, Florida, United States
2 Skills

University of Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Advertising; expected May 2012
Minor, Anthropology
Overall GPA: 3.5

Santa Fe College
Associates Degree, Journalism; May 2009

Harvard Business School
Certificates in: Leadership & Management, Creativity and Innovation, Global Business, Business Acumen, Communications, Marketing, Strategy; December 2011


The Walt Disney Company, Orlando, FL (8/11 – current)
Recreation Employee
Cast Member at Fortune 500 Company in recreation department. On-stage role duties include marina facilitation, money handling, cabanas, private cruise guide, and Health Club management.
Disney University
Extensive on the job training, courses in marketing, networking, creativity and innovation.

Pizzaz, Coconut Creek, FL (seasonal employee)
Floor Representative and Webpage Manager
Promote sales to customers, keep store organized/presentable, and cash handling. Maintains, updates and promotes store pages on Facebook and the Internet.

Current Builders, Coconut Creek, FL (summers ‘06 and ’08)
Public Relations Assistant
Conducted Public Relations duties at one of Florida’s premier construction companies. Developed and updated employee resumes and project listings. Interviewed employees to obtain information.
Warehouse Assistant
Assist in jobsite deliveries and fixing machinery. Successfully organized and documented a decade’s worth of project listings and blue prints in the warehouse.

Pitch Publicity
Team Leader
Assisted in carrying out and managing a VIP charity event for the Keira Grace Foundation. Was in charge of a team of 6. Responsibilities included backstage facilitation, crowd control, food service and donation collection.

Student Government at University of Florida
Senator Slate and Campaigner
Involved in an extremely successful campaign for the minority party in which almost half the senate seats were won against a powerhouse competitor. Regularly attends Student Senate meetings.

Advertising Society
Member and Event Planning
A student run and funded club, which brings in speakers from advertising employees across the nation. Highlighting speakers include Deutch, Saatchi & Saatchi, as well as local companies. Attended regular meetings, community service events and served on the event planning board.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Brochure Design