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Rebecca Cheshire

Freelance Graphic Designer & Artist

Location:Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Design from University of North Carolina Greensboro (Magna *** Laude)
2006 Associates of Applied Sciences Graphic Design and Advertising from Guilford Technical Community College (Honors)

Honors and Awards:
2010 Finalist in the Photographer’s Forum/ Nikon 30th Annual College Photo Contest
2009 Golden Key International Honours Society
2008- Present Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization; UNC- Greensboro chapter
2008- Present The National Scholar Honor Society
2007- Present Chancellor’s and Dean’s list
2004-2006 Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society

Technical Skills:
Extremely proficient in Adobe CS3-6, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop. Cursory understanding of AfterEffects, Flash, FinalCut Pro, & DVD studio Pro. Comfortable with cross platform work Mac and PC. Additional Programs include Dreamweaver, Fetch, Jellyfish, MS Office, Powerpoint, & iLife Suite. Extensive understanding of traditional dark room, digital, and alternative photographic equipment and processes.

Personal Skills:
Thorough and meticulous
Enjoy collaborative as well as independent work
Able to work under pressure & stick to the creative guidelines
Mixture of technical and aesthetic education

Recognition, Exhibitions, & Private Collections:
2010 The Best of College Photography 2010
2010 Borrowed Narratives Jackson Library Exhibition
2009 Digital Design Exhibition Gatewood Studio Arts Gallery
2008 Student Art Exhibition Gatewood Studio Arts Gallery
Private Collection Bill Finley Greensboro, North Carolina

2011- Present Employed as Intake Coordinator at the Cheshire Center, responsible for Public Relations, Marketing, and Graphic Design Consulting and new client acquisition and data management

2010- 2012 Employed as a Marketing, Graphic Design, and Photographic consultant for David M. Spear, Fine Art Photographer and Former Guggenheim Fellow. I worked directly with the Photographer to plan and implement a marketing strategy. Duties included design and production of Print and Web materials, Photoshop instruction, and photo correction and retouching.

2008- 2010 Employed as Freelance Designer

2006-2007 Employed as a special project designer by The Cheshire Center. During that time, I worked directly with the President, Margie Motsinger, to establish and successfully launch Camille’s Magic Closet inc, a local Non-Profit 501(3)c. I acted as Head Designer, in charge of research, development, and the formation of a corporate identity. This included design and implementation of logo, collateral, and print ad designs. Also consulted with Meryl Mullane of Mullane Public Relations to coordinate graphics, layout, and prepress logistics.
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Graphic Design