Work Experience

“It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.”

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Overall Proficiency

PHOTOSHOP
ILLUSTRATOR
INDESIGN
DREAMWEAVER | HTML & CSS
WORDPRESS

April 2011 – Present

CFM Consulting

TSHIRT LAUNDRY / CHARTER FITNESS,  Orland Park, IL
Web Designer April 2011 – Present
Retouch images, prepare online products, create web images and web ads.
Design posters, direct mail and in-club signage.
Create email templates, update website images, make changes to website.
Design Programs Used Most:
PHOTOSHOP
DREAMWEAVER | HTML & CSS
WORDPRESS
ILLUSTRATOR
INDESIGN


December 2009 – April 2011

In3Media, Inc.

RADIO-INFO.COM,  Chicago, IL
Graphic Designer December 2009 – April 2011
Prepare images, create record label web ads, manage layout and deploy the bi-weekly email newsletter, Stark Country.
Design large scale banners, advertisements, buttons and print newsletters to be displayed at conventions.
Create concept designs and html code for new newsletters.
Design Programs Used Most:
DREAMWEAVER | HTML & CSS
ILLUSTRATOR
PHOTOSHOP
INDESIGN


March 2006 - July 2009

Successories, LLC

SUCCESSORIES  Aurora, IL
Web Designer September 2008 – July 2009
Created and uploaded web images, landing pages and bi-weekly emails for the new Successories website.
Worked in a fast-paced environment as projects frequently executed within a tight deadline.
Images and landing pages constantly evolving in response to clickthrough data in order to increase sales on the web.
Design Programs Used Most:
DREAMWEAVER | HTML & CSS
PHOTOSHOP
ILLUSTRATOR
INDESIGN


 

Graphic Designer March 2006 – September 2008
Designed and developed a variety of media including catalogs, magazine advertisements and direct mail pieces.
Frequently attended and directed photoshoots of products for the catalog and website.
Worked in a team environment planning and organizing page designs and styles for the catalog.
Design Programs Used Most:
INDESIGN
PHOTOSHOP
DREAMWEAVER | HTML & CSS
ILLUSTRATOR


May 2005 – March 2006

Stone & Moore

STONE & MOORE, CHARTERED,  Chicago, IL
File Manager May 2005 – March 2006
Responsible for various office duties such as filing and data entry.
Organized and filed six months of backup paperwork in 2 weeks to prepare for audit of files.
Created room layout images for use during trial.
Programs Used Most:
WORD
EXCEL
PHOTOSHOP


Summer 2000

American Community School

ACS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL,  Cobham, England
Graphic Designer Summer 2000
Created layout for summer school brochure to increase enrollment.
Gained knowledge of graphic design programs quickly to complete projects.
Design Program Used:
PHOTOSHOP


Education

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

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Undergraduate Education

Indiana University,  Bloomington, IN
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art 2000-2004
Concentration in Graphic Design and Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design
Minor in Art History
Major GPA 3.8/4.0; Cumulative GPA 3.6/4.0

High School Education

ACS International School,  Cobham, England
International Baccalaureate Diploma in Art 1996-2000
Classes in Art History, Graphic Design and International Baccalaureate Art