I Graduated from North Carolina Central University in 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts. I have been involved in art my whole life from drawing, painting, photography, theater and modeling. Also, I have gained experience in management, retail, training and team development. I want to expand my skills as a Graphic Designer and also learn new skills. Specialties: Graphic Design, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Video Editing

Work Samples

  • Wedding Invitaions

  • Yearbook Flyer

  • 2010-11 Yearbook

Work History

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • Craig J Harris
    • Aug 2010 - Present (4 years)
  • Operations Supervisor

    • Hip Pharaohs Tees
    • Sep 2012 - Oct 2013 (1 year 1 month)

    Customized T-shirts, scheduled employees, and recruited new hires.

  • Stocker/Sales Associate

    • Abercrombie and Fitch
    • Aug 2012 - Jan 2013 (5 months)

    Provide highly professional customer service.
    Excellent organizational , task and material management abilities.
    Detailed oriented and skilled at maintaining the marketability of the store.

  • Yearbook Design Editor

    • North Carolina Central University
    • Sep 2010 - May 2012 (1 year 8 months)

    Designed and produced a 115 page publication, 2010-11 school year.
    Designed and produced a 153 page publication, 2011-12 school year.
    Collaborated with supervisor and board members with new and innovative designs.
    Taught at design boot camps training staff members in content and image placement.
    Facilitated staff’s design improvements and oversaw design enhancements.
    Promoted yearbook with social networking, poster and banner advertisements.
    Recruited new staff members regularly.

  • Freelance Design

    • North Carolina Central University
    • Feb 2012 - Apr 2012 (2 months)

    Structured the design of a 48 page Art Museum Catalog for Ivey Hayes.
    Weekly meetings with clients to discuss progress.
    Packaged book for print company using Adobe Indesign.

  • Graphic Design

    • Freelance work
    • Jan 2012 - Feb 2012 (1 month)

    Designed a 8 by 11 surprised birthday party invite ( front and back )

  • SGA Graphic Designer

    • Student Government Association (North Carolina Central University)
    • May 2011 - Jul 2011 (2 months)

    Assisted with development of brochures and fact sheets.
    Created T-shirt designs and logo designs for SGA.
    Attended and contributed to weekly meetings.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources
    • May 2011 - Jul 2011 (2 months)

    Handled numerous tasks on a daily basis.
    Constructed all designs of NCDENR department.
    Established goals and deadlines at weekly meetings.
    Edited photos for website, and edited web conference Video’s.
    Illustrated cartoon figures using Adobe Illustrator.
    Created banners for website using Adobe Indesign.
    Constructed brochures, logos, and poster designs for water efficiency.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • Kompleks Creative, Inc.
    • Jan 2011 - Apr 2011 (3 months)

    Developed graphics, logos, posters and web pages for clients.
    Problem-solved client projects with team to create the best design solution.
    Met client business needs and goals while minimizing the potential for errors.
    Learned the basics of HTML.

Education

  • North Carolina Central University

    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Art/Visual Communications
    • 2007 - 2012

Specialties

Affiliations

Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity

Awards

Dean’s List: Fall 2012 Honor Roll

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