Education

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 2006-2010

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design emphasis

UW-Stevens Point Study Abroad Summer 2009

Art, Architecture and Design in Greece

Qualifications

  • 5 years of professional agency experience
  • Highly skilled in both web and print design
  • Studied and implemented usability and positive user experiences in design
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, Microsoft Word and Excel, designing custom layouts for responsive frameworks, third party CMS (WordPress, Drupal, etc.) and HTML email templates

Experience

Senior Graphic Designer 2/1/12 - Present

BrownBoots Interactive, Inc.

108 S. Main St., Fond du Lac, WI 54935

  • Manage/design projects from concept to print or website launch
  • Work hand-in-hand with clients and adhere to strict brand guidelines if needed
  • Created brand guidelines for clients who didn’t have an identity established until their website was redesigned
  • Juggle various types of projects such as branding, print and web at the same time
  • Work in collaboration with graphic designers, developers, account executives and copywriter/SEO specialists
  • De facto account executive for long-term clients
  • Mentor and train new designers
  • Offer job shadow opportunities to high school students
  • Led a Web Design Workshop at UW-Stevens Point’s AIGA Design Conference
  • Accurately execute all projects while meeting deadlines, budgets and client expectations (the goal is to exceed them!)