Profile Summary: Dependable, motivated, and organized graphic designer with over 20 years prior experience in customer service in various industries. Effective communicator with clients, management, co-workers and subordinates.
Education:The Art Institute of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Bachelor in Arts degree in Graphic Design
&Honors: Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society, Work selected for the cover of AI student handbook 2010-2011, 3 awards from the S.C. Press Association, Demonstrated watercolors to AI students at faculty member’s request, Logo selected to represent Creative Showcase and Creative Voices 2011& 2012
Concept Development, Corporate Identity, Digital Illustration, Photography ,Print Layout 3-Dimensional Design, Traditional Illustration, Customer Service, Package Design
Print Production, Signage, Management
Proficient knowledge in software/ tools:
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Mac and PC platforms.
Experience: Richa Graphics/ Internship Assistant Designer Charlotte, N.C
July 2011- September 2011
•Developed Corporate Id for customers
•Worked with Supervisor to develop signage for existing customers
•Designed Business card templates
Civic and Cultural Arts Center of Pineville/Freelance Graphic Design, Pineville, N.C.
April 2011-August 2011
•Developed logo and collateral for the Kidz Summer Art Camp
•Designed collateral for Mid Summer Night’s Dream Gala
The Goddard School/ Freelance Graphic Design, Fort Mill, S.C.
December 2010- January 2011
•Developed poster for Summer Carnival
•Designed flyer for Jr. Kindergarten and Afterschool program
Aiken Standard/ Ad Executive, Aiken, S.C.
March 2005- May 2006
•Assisted over 100+ clients in their overall ad campaign
•Worked in a neglected area and returned it to profitability by 700 %
•Communicated with Ad manager and Design staff to meet the expectations of
•Coordinated Ads with varying deadlines and completed required tasks on time
Alltel Communications/ Lead Sales Rep, Burlington, NC; Durham, NC; Aiken, S.C. December 1999 -June 2004
• Rapidly promoted twice within seven months from cashier to lead
•Performed retail store manager’s duties, including staffing, scheduling, training,
merchandising and inventory