I would like the opportunity to utilize my skills and creativity to effectively
communicate design for the Internet and print.
Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO, May 2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts; Graphic Design with a minor in Web Design
Quincy Herald-Whig, Quincy, IL • Sept. 2008 - June 2013
Advertising Designer - Designed daily ads for the newspaper, as well as designing layouts for various projects such as a 4 page spread for local Hy-Vee Stores each week as well as iron man posters, flyers and mailers, bill boards and flyers for other local businesses. I was involved in the creative process to determine style, technique, and medium best suited to produce desired results, conforming with reproduction requirements, or following specific instruction concerning these variables.
Laser-Images, Quincy, IL
2007 Professional Internship - Worked on a monthly newsletter design for the
Quincy Country Club while assisting with other projects.
Art Editor for Harmony Magazine, 2006-2008, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO
Clay Assistant and Gallery Assistant for the Art Department at Culver-Stockton College,
Spring 2005, Fall 2006, Spring 2006
Corrected old photographs of Culver-Stockton College, before and after WWII, Spring 2008
CrossRoads Dog Training and Care • 2013
Freelance Web Designer - Designed a website for a dog training/care shelter. Gem City Diamonds • 2013
Freelance Designer - Designed an 8 page booklet/mailer.
Therapeutic Resources • 2013
Freelance Illustrator - Illustrated a 24 page children’s adoption book.
Art Exhibitions: Mary S. Oakley Art Show 2008, Quincy, IL
The Senior Invitational 2007, Canton, MO
(Presented by the Canton Area Arts Council)
John Wood Community College Art Show 2007, Quincy, IL
Harmony Magazine 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Adobe Photoshop CS5.1, Adobe InDesign CS5.5, Adobe Illustrator CS5.1
Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5, QuarkXpress 7.0, Production Manager Pro, Creator,
Adobe PageMaker 7.0, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works, PowerPoint.
Volunteered to judge the Drug Awareness Poster Contest,
Canton Middle School, October 2007
Painted the walls and pedestals at the Canton Arts Council Gallery,
Canton, MO, October 2007
Church of God, Fort Leonard Wood Missions Trip to Venezuela 2003
Church of God, Fort Leonard Wood Missions Trip to Nicaragua 2005
Church of God, Fort Leonard Wood Missions Trip to New Orleans 2006
Karen Hull 217-221-3380 firstname.lastname@example.org
Production/Creative Services Director at The Quincy Herald-Whig, Quincy, IL
Tom Kelling 217-231-3464 email@example.com
Advertising Director at The Quincy Herald-Whig, Quincy, IL
Joe Middendorf 217-242-7065 firstname.lastname@example.org
Advertising Sales Representative at The Quincy Herald-Whig, Quincy, IL