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Graphic Artist at ForYourParty.com
Graphic Designer. Travel Enthusiast. Grilled Cheese Master.
- ForYourParty.com/ Aren Party Printers
- Feb 2012 - Present (1 year 10 months)
customer service, typesetting, custom invitation & wedding accessory design, company e-blasts, artwork design/ manipulation +more
Art Production Intern
- Paris Presents
- Mar 2010 - Feb 2012 (1 year 11 months)
Broad range of duties including proofing artwork and products for mass production, organizing and cataloging products, and managing files.
-Creating comps and mock-ups of designs and products.
-Maintaining correspondence simultaneously with multiple, international companies.
-Updating art copy
-Creating simple dielines and packaging
Graphic Design Intern
- GreenPoint Partners
- Oct 2011 - Jan 2012 (3 months)
Updating marketing collateral, updating company website, Wordpress, and more
Graphic Design Intern
- MG Design
- Mar 2011 - Sep 2011 (6 months)
Variety of design projects utilizing skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.
Customer Retail Associate
- Pacific Sunwear
- Jul 2010 - Mar 2011 (8 months)
Customer interface for a clothing retailer, organized product displays, customer transactions, etc
- Carthage College
- Sep 2009 - Dec 2010 (1 year 3 months)
Maintain the Mac computer lab and aid students with Adobe programs (photoshop, illustrator, etc.)
Arts & Craft Specialist/ Camp Counselor
- Camp Gray
- May 2008 - Aug 2008 (3 months)
Broad range of duties for a residential, religious affiliated, summer camp serving 300 children (ages 7-13).
-Provided instruction for the Arts & Crafts educational sessions including class design, activity planning, managed availability of supplies and overall accountability for the Camp Gray art center.
-Assisted camp counseling staff in social development, team based integration, motivation/ discipline, provided practical feedback, etc
- Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design and Communication
- 2007 - 2010
Global Learning History Culture, and Religion of India January term 2010 Intensive J-term learning experience focusing on the history, social culture, and religious sects of India (Delhi, Pushkar, Agra, Hardwar).
Communication & Digital Media Dept. Fellow
-Faculty nominated and selected.
Smeds Executive Internship Program Scholar
-Faculty nominated scholar program.
Carthage Athletic Director Honor Roll (4 yrs), Dean’s List ( all 7 semesters)