My passion for creative and design has been a part of who I am since I was little. As my family would agree, I always had a crayon, marker, pencil, or some other drawing tool in my hand...I was always drawing. That drawing tool was replaced with a mouse at Cardinal Stritch University where I graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in graphic design. Since then I have worked as a graphic designer and illustrator in the Sheboygan and Milwaukee area. I am always looking for ways to express my creative side doing freelance work. I have experience in nearly all print media such as collateral (logos, stationary, business cards, brochures), publication (newspaper and magazine advertising and publication design) and outdoor (banners and signage). I focus on print design and illustration. I am in the process of learning web design and interactive design. I love art and design and I strive to learn more and continue to grow as a designer. I have experience with a mix of small and large organizations has provided me the ability to understand the unique needs of a small business, the foresight for growing business, and what it takes to maintain or launch a brand, product or service for large business. Specialties: advertising, art, customer relations, graphic design, editing, layout design, marketing materials, newspaper, printing, illustration

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  • Business Cards

Work History

Ashley Feyen 2312 S 10th ST Sheboygan, WI 53081 920.918.1438 amfeyen@gmail.com OBJECTIVE Graphic Designer EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasis: Graphic Design May 2007 Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee WI EXPERIENCE Graphic Designer/ Art Director August 2011 to Present Graphix, West Bend, WI • Create custom designs for screen printing and embroidery on various clothing and material • Manage the art room, delegate tasks to other designers, discuss designs with clients, make sure projects are finished on time and job tickets are completed properly • Edited artwork to make it ready for screen printing, output films, problem solve production issues and created better organization for films and artwork Freelance Graphic Designer January 2010 to Present Amped Up Design, Sheboygan, WI • Design various printed materials from business cards to invitations • Assist with the design of websites • Create illustrations for various projects Freelance Graphic Designer November 2009 to September 2012 HB Labels, Milwaukee, WI • Edit layout of packaging with extreme attention to detail • Provide design services to customers in order to fulfill their need for custom design and product solutions to fit their brands • Work with strict project time-lines Graphic Designer February 2007 to November 2009 National Motorsports, Sheboygan, WI • Work with clients on designing their marketing materials • Create various printed promotional items • Design and prepare ads placed in newspapers and magazines • Assist with design, layout and editing of Trail Tales Magazine Design, Production, and Photography Editor August 2005 to May 2007 Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI • Placing all articles and pictures in specific format for layout • Prepare pictures and design layout in professional format • Responsible for entire design product of monthly newspaper Arts and Crafts Director/ Counselor Summers 2004 and 2005 Camp Evelyn, Plymouth, WI • Created ideas for arts and crafts time and activities • Oversaw campers (ages 5 to 18) and helped create enjoyable experiences • Served as assistant camp director and supervised other counselors CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT Vice-President, University Art Club August 2004 to May 2007 • Provided leadership for development of fundraisers • Participated in Milwaukee Empty Bowls, created hand crafted ceramic bowls as part of a fund raising activity. A total of $50,000 was donated to local food pantries from this event • Provided strategic planning and guidance RHA (Residence Hall Association) August 2004 to May 2005 • Facilitated RHA events • Represented at RHA meetings students’ involvement in events ACADEMIC HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Dean’s List Spring 2005-06, Fall 2005-06 Graduated into Tau Nu Chi – Art Honor Society May 2007 Membership is an award given to art students with a GPA of 3.5 or more in art courses over a four-year program REFERENCES Available upon request

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Cardinal Stritch University

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