Work Samples

  • Calendar USGS 2013

  • Alphabet Handmade Book

  • Alask Mapping Initiative Exhibit

Work History

ALLISON COYLE 13404 Parcher Avenue, Herndon, VA, 20170 alimcoyle@gmail.com (856) 979-1261 alicoyle.com EDUCATION Sessions College for Professional Design, Tempe, AZ Multimedia Arts Certificate, December 2010 Savannah College of Art and Design, (SCAD), Savannah, GA BFA, Graphic Design, November 2008 EXPERIENCE January 2010 – Present Visual Information Specialist United States Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, Reston, VA Provide design and fabrication to all USGS employees and offer framing, laminating, mounting, printing, plotting, and vinylcutter services. Locate existing or create original visual elements, including imagery, video, text, sound, maps, illustrations, and 3-dimensional objects. Products include flyers, posters, exhibits, Powerpoint presentations, brochures, books, signage, videos, animations, and displays. Support a wide variety of communications activities and events planned by the Office of Communication staff, as well as those of the Director, senior executives, and USGS Programs. Apply the USGS Visual Identity System to USGS and cooperative information products. December 2008 – December 2009 Administrative Assistant Emerson Personnel, Cherry Hill, NJ Sent to various offices to answer phones, file, complete payroll, billing, and scheduling. June – August 2008 Graphic Designer/Productions Assistant Intern PMF Productions/Art Limited Magazine, Woodland Hills, CA Designed advertisements, brochures, and other collateral for various clients. Collected and entered information for the calendar section in Art Limited Magazine. Constructed working comps then fact checked the entire publication. Updated the new and old websites. Transferred the magazine to an online version. Performed regular office duties. June – August 2007 Art Department Intern Shadow Light Productions, Atlanta, GA Constructed and painted set pieces for the motion picture Good Intentions. Positioned, rearranged, and documented the set for various shots. DESIGN SKILLS MAC and PC Platform Proficient in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office, Familiar with AfterEffects and Premiere Pro AWARDS 2011 National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil Award – Social Media Logo Combined Honors Scholarship, SCAD, 2006 – 2008 Academic Excellence Scholarship, Moravian, 2004 – 2006 SCAD Basketball Varsity Cheerleading, 2006 – 2007 Moravian Football and Basketball Cheerleading, 2004 – 2006 Alpha Sigma Tau, Member since 2005

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design, BFA graphic design, 2008 Sessions College for Professional Design, certificate multimedia arts, 2010

Specialties

Awards

2011 National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil Award – Social Media Logo

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