I have a B.F.A. in visual communication with 6 years of experience in the graphics industry covering everything from custom illustration, to branding and website design. I am self-motivated, energetic, posses excellent time management skills, and am comfortable working within a team or independently. I am able to listen to critiques and concerns to better develop a customized visual solution within a given time frame and budget.

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Jennifer Coughran 619.717.1611 jennifer.coughran@gmail.com Highlights Self-motivated, energetic and able to learn and work on an individual basis or in a team framework Skills Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver) Microsoft Office Knowledge of Mac and PC platforms Illustration Quarkxpress Education 2004 Northern Arizona University, B.F.A. in Visual Communication with an emphasis in Graphic Design, minor in Advertising, graduated Magna Cum Laude Experience 2008-Present Freelance Graphic Designer One-on-one client consultations Customize visual solutions to best fit client design needs and budget Coordinate bids for printing suppliers and oversee press checks 2007 - 2008 ZBglobal / ZeroBoundary Inc. - Head of Graphics Provide art direction for ZBglobal printed product line Design and implement website graphics Design and execute custom material packets and presentations for clients Design and present new product ideas to the ZeroBoundary board 2006 - 2007 Avalon Printing & Graphics - Graphic Designer Format client files for prepress and color separation One-on-one design consultation with clients Design marketing and print materials for Avalon Printing & Graphics Develop custom visual solutions for clients within given timeframe and budget 2005 - 2006 Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada - RMHC Associate Donations collection and records keeping Customer service / guest orientation / supervise volunteers Design, execution and ordering of House print promotional materials Help develop community outreach through fundraisers 2004 - 2005 Carson City Fastsigns - Graphic Designer Format files for large format digital printing Design full color promotional materials for store display Customer sales / customer service Maintain and reorder inventory supplies 2003 - 2004 Northern Arizona University Bookstore - Graphic Designer Develop in-house print advertisements for the bookstore Produce materials for promotional events


Northern Arizona University