EDUCATION

 

2012 BFA in Visual Communications, Truman State University

2011 University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy (semester program)

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Graphic Designer / University of Missouri (February 2013–present)

Design and produce student recruitment, advancement and marketing materials for departments

Serve as a brand ambassador, developing and upholding MU’s graphic identity standards

Designed content and maintained website for Mizzou Weekly, MU’s faculty and staff publication

Designed commemorative mark, displays and collateral for the university’s 175th anniversary

 

Graphic Design Intern / TRG Group (October 2012–January 2013)

Designed packaging and marketing materials for Victorinox and Wenger Travel Gear

Accurately managed data and copy for use in packaging and marketing materials

Organized and managed many projects at once, often reevaluating priorities

Oversaw production of finished projects, including quoting and proofing print jobs

 

Graphic Designer / VSC Strategies (July 2012–December 2012)

Designed company website

Designed proposal for a new program idea to be presented to Panera Bread

Designed TrueTest Vehicle Service Contracts website, conceptualized user experience

 

Art Director / Detours Magazine (August 2009–October 2011)

Managed team of 3-4 designers, designed layouts and advertisements

Increased number of design critique meetings in order to improve consistency of layouts

Prepared magazine for production, meeting all deadlines

 

Intern / Light Blue Studio (July – August 2011)

Assisted design of gallery catalogues and mailings, color correction of art photography

 

EXPERTISE

 

Design

Illustration

Branding

 

SOFTWARE

 

InDesign

Illustrator

Photoshop

Muse