Charlotte, NC 28212
Bachelor of Arts in Art (Focus in Graphic Design),Department of Art
at University of NC at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC. 2004.
Relevant Skills: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash 5, Corel Draw, Pagemaker, InDesign,
Quark Express, SAP, AS400, most Microsoft programs.
3/2012-present Senior Graphic Designer/Marketing Assistant, Wood Designs
Provided all graphic and marketing assistance to children's furniture company in business for 30+ years.
Create weekly ads for online banners, magazines, and newsletters.
Implemented and created company blog, providing weekly information.
Redesigned and managed social media platforms to keep business in forefront.
Improved marketing reach by 25%.
Increased customer base through marketing by 18%.
Redesigned company logos and catalogs.
Developed marketing brochures and booklets.
Redesigned company web site and provided regular updates to site.
Designed company packaging and labels.
Created 3-D room layouts for customers.
Traveled to trade shows for graphic and marketing assistance on site.
Reorganized department, putting templates and standards into place.
9/2006-6/2011 Traveling Graphic Artist, Herff Jones
Travelled to Eastern and Southern states to design custom book covers for schools and
universities/created creative designs in plant while adhering to strict printing restrictions/deadlines.
Performed as assistant in manager's absence over 10-15 employees 8/2009-5/2010.
Performed duties of Art Department lead-creating company templates, dispersed work appropriately and effectively directed up to 8 employees 5/2010-present.
Please see online portfolio for examples of work.
*Personal portfolio & references available upon request