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Graphic designer seeking hire in Atlanta, GA! I am a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Graphic Design. I have experience in freelance. in-house, and agency design which has helped me gain a greater understanding of design for businesses. I have learned how to maintain a brand’s quality with consistency through designing promotional product materials, as well as how to design to meet a client’s goals.
University of Georgia; Athens, GA | BFA Fine Arts: Graphic Design.
GPA: 3.79 Magna Cum Laude
Graduation: May 2011
Software & Skills:
Proficient in: Mac OS, Windows PC, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
Some experience in: HTML, CSS, Flash & Dreamweaver
Aug 2010-present: Freelance Designer; Elaine Stephenson Design | Atlanta, Ga
Freelance designer working on projects for small businesses nationwide. Especially enjoy branding, but also enjoy creating catalogs, business cards, letterheads, package design and web design. Creating catalogs, product display plan-o-grams, floor decals, postcards, shelf talkers, email newsletters and other promotional materials for a rapidly growing lotion company. Working directly with the President to produce materials that effectively promoted the products while maintaining the brand’s standards.
July 2012-March 2013: Print Designer; Superior Beverage Group | Glenwillow, OH
Print designer in wholesale beverage industry. Designed advertisements, signage and menu items for beer and wine products to be displayed on and off premise. Communicated regularly with customers and was responsible for maintaining large format printers.
Jan-April 2012: Graphic Design Intern; Go Media | Cleveland, OH
Interned at award-winning design firm in Cleveland. Contributed to the MockupEverything web app, Annual Report graphics, and client projects. Worked as a production artist primarily on the MockupEverything app and created products for the Arsenal.
July-Dec 2011: Full-time contract designer; Ogden-Ritenour | Roswell, GA: Designed marketing materials, promotional mailers, flash animations, web graphics, vector illustrations, logo design and packaging for multiple clients. Consistently maintained brand standards on various materials for high-profile clients in the B2B industry.
April-May 2010: Freelance designer; UGA Tunisia Educational Partnership | Athens, GA:
I helped design Dr. Hamrita’s 2010 Educational Report, a 200+ page academic publication highlighting the UGA-Tunisia Educational Partnership’s achievements in international education.
Summer 2009: Graphic design intern; Ogden-Ritenour | Roswell, GA
I worked on logos and informational graphics for in-house projects and a real-world client. I collaborated with other designers on the team and worked under the influence of the Creative Director.
2007-2011: HOPE Scholarship recipient
December 2010: BFA Senior Graphic Design Show: ‘Positive Space’
Spring 2010: Selected works in AIGA student show at MODA, Atlanta
2009-2010: Selected works exhibited in Graphic Design Faculty Choice
Show; Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA
Spring 2009: Vince Dooley Scholarship Award recipient; Art scholarship
July 2011-present: Designer: Minted.com challenges for stationary &
2008-present: AIGA, the Professional Association for Design; Atlanta
University of Georgia
Selected works in AIGA student show at MODA, Atlanta