Freelance Design Work: 2011 – Present
I have done a variety of professional design projects such as t-shirts, illustrations and billboards for numerous clients on a freelance basis in addition to eight large and elaborately illustrated cartoon map posters for the Ogden Newspapers’ “Cartoon Maps USA” project.
Designer for Ogden ADS Center: March 2018 – Present
Full-time position. Job responsibilities included building advertisements and grocery circular pages for newspapers and other publications all over the country owned by Ogden News Inc.
Production Artist for Kroger: July 2015 – February 2018
Full-time position. Job responsibilities included laying out pages for Kroger’s weekly in-store circular. Following established style guidelines and working efficiently was essential in this deadline-focussed position.
Creative Services for the Wheeling Newspapers: August 2014 – June 2015
Full-time position. Job responsibilities included creating new and adapting previous newspaper advertisements for a variety of advertisers, working with sales reps in person and via e-mail, creating spec ads, and checking production reports.
Online Ad Scheduling: May 2012 – July 2012
Temporary position. I scheduled online ads for all of the Ogden Newspapers’ websites for a summer. Job responsibilities included ad scheduling, some design work and communication via phone and e-mail.
Shawnee State University – Bachelor of Fine Arts – December 2012
Concentration: Visual Art Design
Minor: Art History
Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a GPA of 3.93
Capabilities & Software Experience:
I am a dependable hard worker with a positive attitude. I have excellent time management skills and I am able to handle working on several projects at once. I am a fast learner who prioritizes efficiency and profesionalism.
- Adobe Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, & Acrobat CC
- OpenOffice & Microsoft Office
I also have experience using an online digital asset manager and online project management tools from my time working at Kroger and at the Ogden ADS Center.
Outstanding Achievement in Visualist Design
Shawnee State University 2012