RESUME

 
Professional ​
info​​

I enjoy working in a team environment and experience in project leadership. I am proficient in, and familiar with, Mac base programs. Even if I’m not familiar with something I normally pick it up and figure it out quickly. Working in publishing, I’m used to deadlines and
fast paced environments. I like problem solving and finding creative solutions. Ultimately I would like to find a career home and a place in which I can grow and learn.

Work​
experience​
Ann Arbor Observer:
Senior Graphic Designer & Illustration

March 2007 - present

 

My responsibilities include ad and feature designs, logos, holiday cards, spot illustrations, and helping manage production, assisting advertiser representatives with clients, working to problem solve issues and find designs that best fit client’s needs, photo adjusting and some light web graphics work.

 

 

Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration

July 2002 - present

 

I have created poster design, logos, holiday cards, and other projects for various small companies and individuals. A few clients include: Dexter Community Players, Summers-Knoll School, National Center for
Manufacturing Sciences, and Pet Supplies Plus.

 

 

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum -
Graphic Design Internship

September 2005 – March 2007

 

I created ad designs, exhibit signs, event invitations, programs, newsletters, spot illustrations, and various design
projects.

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite
- Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop,
  Acrobat & more

Microsoft Office

Photo Editing

Social Media

Leadership

Communication

Team Work

Education
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

B.F.A., May 2005

Major: Illustration

Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Ireland

Summer 2004

Major: Landscape Painting

Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI

1997 – 2001

Accomplishments
Dale Carnegie Course
Graduates 2015
 
Vice President of The Pointe at Island Lake Condo
2012 – 2015

 

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