Katie Saunders

Freelance Ad Designer & Logo Designer

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Location:Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/katiesaunders
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DESIGN EXPERIENCE
G-Force Marketing Solutions I Art Director I 8.08 - present
Designed print ads, logos, html e-blasts, collateral materials and more in a high stress,
deadline-driven environment.
Managed a team of 4 designers, providing services for over 50 clients.
Created daily schedules for each designer of projects and priorities to manage deadlines.
Provided art direction on projects.

Freelance Designer I 5.05 - present
Worked with various clients on identity systems, websites, collateral materials and print
advertisements. Highlights include a website for a Triad-based consultant group with clients throughout the US, an identity system for a candy store at Friendly Center and ongoing
collateral material for a local property management group, as well as a variety of other projects.

J. Hyatt Hammond Associates I Media Design Specialist I 12.06 - 8.08
Produced graphic design and marketing services for clients.
Rebranded company with new logo, collateral materials and a new website for 50 year
anniversary and future.
Designed signage and colorized architectural renderings for clients.
Executed proposals and presentations to acquire new business.
Performed marketing research, wrote press releases, wrote and edited copy for website
and organized promotional events.

Pace Communications I AAA Living Magazine I Associate Art Director I 6.05 - 12.06
Designed feature articles and special issues for the publication.
Managed photo shoots and styling and conducted photo research.
Directed illustrators and photographers.

News and Record I Life Section Page Designer & Copy Editor I 4.04 - 5.05
Designed front and inside pages for Life section.
Copy edited articles.
Wrote headlines and captions for articles.

HONORS & ACTIVITIES
Apex Awards 2006
Award of Excellence for Design & Layout of Nov/Dec 2005 AAA Living
Award of Excellence for Magazine & Journal Design & Layout of
March/April 2006 AAA Living issue

Marcom Awards 2006
Honorable Mention for Magazine Design of May/June 2006 AAA Living
Honorable Mention for Design/Illustration of May/June 2006 AAA Living

Society For News Design
2003-2005, Member and Secretary

American Advertising Federation
2007-2009

EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill I BA May 2005
School of Journalism and Mass Communication - Visual Communication / Graphics Sequence
Minor: English

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Ad Design
Logo Design