Kelly King is a Freelance Graphic Artist, working as an in-house Graphic Designer since 1995. Kelly's design experience blossomed working in her family-owned print shop as a teenager. Kelly graduated (Summa Cum Laude) from the International Academy of Design & Technology in 2011 with a BFA in Advertising Design. Kelly currently operates a Wedding Wire Rated Stationery studio, and resides in southern Illinois with her husband and two children. • Flexible Hours • Fast Turnaround Let me help your business prosper with digital media solutions!

Work Samples

  • Promotional Advertising & Logos

Work History

  • Multimedia Design & Advertising Solutions

    • Kelly King Designs
    • Sep 2007 - Present (9 years 9 months)

    Branding Solutions, print and web design
    Event planning and promotion

  • Graphic Designer

    • Gossett Printing, Inc.
    • Sep 2006 - Present (10 years 9 months)

    Print design including business cards, brochures, stationery, and promotional items. I specialize in custom coordinated stationery including event and wdding stationery and eco-friendly solutions. I create logos and brand designs for hundreds of local businesses.

  • Prepress Production

    • Centralia Press LTD
    • Sep 2006 - Aug 2007 (11 months)

    Graphic Design

  • Supervisor

    • Pizza Man
    • May 2004 - Jul 2005 (1 year 2 months)

    Supervising, waitressing, salad bar, cleaning, food preparation and pick-up window responsibilities.

  • Assembly Operator

    • North American Lighting, Inc
    • Jan 2000 - Mar 2004 (4 years 2 months)

    Automotive lighting manufacturer, owned by Koito of Tokyo, Japan. Experience in assembly department. Job duties include assembling lighting components, cleaning, andproduction reporting

  • Clerk

    • Family Video
    • Oct 1999 - Jan 2000 (3 months)

    VHS5and DVD Rental Store, Job duties include basic computer skills, filing, organization, and a people-friendly attitude.

  • Waitress

    • Pizza Man
    • Sep 1999 - Jan 2000 (4 months)

    Waiting tables, cleaning and service responsibilities.

  • Temporary

    • Manpower
    • Jun 1999 - Sep 1999 (3 months)

    Agency, Mystery Shopping for local Rent One and Rent-A-Center
    stores. Experience in fiberglass and Concrete Chemical Manufacturing at Symon's located in Centralia, IL. Job duties included basic computer skills, Handling of MSDS Sheets
    through F.A.C.T.S., and filing.

  • Clerk

    • Burger King
    • Dec 1998 - Jun 1999 (6 months)

    Job duties include basic knowledge of cash register and broiler, as well as customer service.

  • Clerk

    • Chico's Mexican American Restaurant
    • Dec 1998 - Jun 1999 (6 months)

    A family-owned dine-in or carry-out restaurant, job duties include cooking, cleaning, and customer service.

  • Clerk

    • IMO's Pizza
    • Aug 1998 - Dec 1998 (4 months)

    Basic phone skills, order taking, food preparation and customer service.

  • Clerk

    • Chico's Mexican American Restaurant
    • Feb 1997 - Aug 1998 (1 year 6 months)

    Customer Service, Food preparation and Sanitization.

Education

  • INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY-Online

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Advertising Design
    • 2009 - 2011

    Copywriting, Graphic Design, Group Projects, Storyboarding, Web Design

  • Kaskaskia College

    • Associates 5Art
    • 1999 - 2005

    40 credit hours completed

  • Salem Community High School

    • 1994 - 1999

    Trained other students in music, voice and dance.

Specialties

Affiliations

Art Directors Club NYC | Freelancers Union

Awards

2009 Recipient of the National Academy Scholarship 2010 Honorable Mention Independent Women's Forum Essay Contest - "The Fair Trade Trend"

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