Resume

Experience:

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.

Education:

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.

Awards:

Outstanding Achievement in Visualist Design

Shawnee State University 2012