Aug 2015 - Present (6 years 9 months)
Performing contract work both for local clients and online through Upwork.
Jun 2016 - Dec 2017 (1 year 6 months)
Apart of a team with three other Graphic Artists. Responsible for numerous large printed and digital catalogs (up to 800 pages), e-blasts, and a variety of both ORS Nasco and vendor branded flyers, post cards, brochures, ads, signage and much more.
Marketing and Graphic Assistant
Broken Arrow, OK
Aug 2014 - Jul 2015 (11 months)
Helped lead a new branding campaign to update the company’s image and re-design all marketing collateral, including: Wordpress website (with the help of Walsh Barnes), flyers, technical data sheets, post cards, business cards, power point templates, print ads, digital ads, promotional items, trade show displays (three 8’ lightboxes and six pull up banners), a full truck wrap, email marketing (through Constant Contact), t-shirts, email signatures, logo variations and folders. Created a style guide to ensure brand consistency throughout all customer contact.
Graphic Artist/Online Marketing
Jun 2012 - Jan 2014 (1 year 7 months)
Responsible for creating weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly print publications. New career firsts at the position: Billboards, magazine layout, product packaging, event management, and radio commercials. Performed website maintenance, social media marketing and email marketing in addition to print and digital design work.
Nov 2011 - Mar 2012 (4 months)
Helped re-design, simplify, clarify, and streamline the company's website (Working with Seed Technologies), positioning and mission statements, all marketing collateral, and overall marketing strategy. Received my first taste of trade show marketing at this position, creating an award winning five piece trade show booth.
Overland Park, KS
Oct 2005 - Apr 2011 (5 years 6 months)
My first “career position”. Began purely as a marketing position, but I eventually performed a wide range of tasks in various departments, gaining a wealth of career knowledge. Built experience in brand creation and strategic marketing and was promoted quickly to manage 7 individuals. Received my first taste of graphic design when I was given Creative Suites and asked to design promotional material for the website I had planned and help create. Instantly I was hooked and began taking steps to transition my career into graphic design.
Social Media Marketing Intern
Tulsa Area Human Resources Association
Sep 2010 - Jan 2011 (4 months)
Social Media Marketing - Performed a variety of marketing functions during this three month "internship" including: Creating a company Facebook Page, researching and recommending webinar providers, redesigning a newsletter, contributing new content to a LinkedIn page, writing promotional material, and conducting marketing research. Worked directly with the President and other board members to enhance the company's online marketing presence.