Experience

May 2009 – Dec 2012

OrangeCoat

Organized information architecture and designed complex responsive websites. Performed design research, created research documents, and presented to clients. Strategized marketing plans with the team. Designed logos and developed identities. Sketched, painted, and illustrated. Designed a touchscreen kiosk, maps, a billboard, print collateral, printed books, and email campaigns. Prepared materials for print. Provided copyediting and occasional copywriting services. Coded some basic websites.

Nov 2008 – Jan 2009

The Cliffs Communities

Created and implemented the design framework for a magazine for residents of luxury residential communities. Copyedited magazine articles. Designed posters and table tents promoting events. Color corrected and retouched photographs. Prepared documents for print. Attended a photo shoot and press check.

Jan 2008 – Aug 2008

Chrysalis Design Works

Collaborated with creative team and brainstormed marketing strategies. Designed brand identities, print collateral, and marketing websites for various clients. Prepared documents for print.

Feb 2007 – Jan 2008

The National W Club

Designed brochures, invitations, fliers, athletic tickets, a digital billboard, a 32 oz plastic cup, and advertisements for both print and web. Managed layout and production of the newsletter. Prepared documents for print.

Oct 2004 – May 2009

Freelance

Designed a variety of print materials for clients including McDonalds USA LLC, Benson Media, The Henry Vilas Zoo, Chrysalis Design Works, Wisconsin Professional Employees Council, Friends of Lake Wingra, The Edgewood Review, and the William H. Young Center for Global Education.

Skills

Information Architecture
Wireframes
Responsive Web Design
Icon Design
Illustration
Print Design
Identity Design
Copyediting
Drupal Content Entry
CSS
HTML

Tools

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
MS Office
Chrome
Firefox
Safari
Mockingbird
Sublime Text

Education

May 2008

Edgewood College

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design

Minor in Art