Graphic Designer & Project Manager
Living Color Events
Oct 2012 - Present (9 years)
I handle graphic design and prepress file management, and also work with production to ensure that all printed products run to completion. I also manage projects on-site and remotely.
I also help with miscellaneous production work, and occasionally I go on-site to help with event installations.
Goodwill Industries of NW Ohio
Aug 2011 - Jul 2012 (11 months)
I worked at Goodwill for approximately a year after graduation while I continued my job search in NW Ohio. However, my career prospects eventually pulled me out to the west coast, ending my time in Ohio.
Hard Drive ER
Jul 2011 - Aug 2011 (1 month)
I worked as a freelancer at Hard Drive ER, a computer repair shop, for approximately one month. While there, I took photographs and designed print promotional materials for the company.
Graphic Design Co-op
Blanchard Valley Health System
May 2010 - Aug 2010 (3 months)
This was my third and final co-op which I completed during my studies at Bowling Green State University.
I was an all-purpose media intern at the BVHS public relations offices, where I did graphic design work, photography, and video work.
Sign Fabrication & Design Co-op
Sign Me Up! Signs
Jan 2010 - May 2010 (4 months)
This was my second co-op which I completed during my studies at Bowling Green State University.
I made sales calls, fabricated signage, designed graphics, and helped with miscellaneous bookkeeping and assembly around the facility during my time at Sign Me Up! Sign Builders.
The website specifies that the company is based in Bowling Green, but it has since moved out of town. During my time at Sign Me Up!, the Bowling Green facility was still in operation.
Print Production Co-op
May 2009 - Aug 2009 (3 months)
This was my first co-op I completed during my time at Bowling Green State University.
My duties included offset printing press maintenance, mail room work, form sorting, and digital press operation. UniPrint is Ohio State University's graphic print production facility, located on the Northwest portion of the college campus.