experience 


July 2016 - July 2017 | Ginsu Brands

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Responsible for the creative direction of Ginsu Brands. Maintaining a strong understanding of brand awareness for all brands and how they translate to customers in retail and digital markets. Assisting in product development from concept to completion while communicating with manufacturing, engineering, and legal teams. Developing print and digital advertisements to promote the company and its brands. Updating and using code to run promotions on the company’s websites. Creating and updating packaging for new and existing products. Communicating with sales, marketing, and upper management to keep them informed on all design projects. Assisting in warehouse and production needs. Responsible for all photography and video production for all brands for marketing and sales needs.

Oct 2015 - June 2016 | Flower shop Network

Graphic Designer

Responsible for digital and print marketing at Flower Shop Network and three sister companies. Having a strong understanding of each companies brands and how they translate across national and international markets. Working with content specialists and managers on promotional and marketing materials. Coordinating and developing new products while working with designers to plan and coordinate products and marketing photo shoots.

Apr 2015-Oct 2015 | I.O. Metro

Independent Contractor | Web & Graphic Designer

Responsible for a strong understanding of visual communication and how it relates to consistently portraying the company’s brand image through digital and print materials. Implementing multiple collateral pieces such as window clings, store signs, e-blasts, social media images, logo creation, digital and physical marketing brochures, website graphics, and event flyers.

Fall 2014 | Clinton Foundation

Communications Intern

Worked in the communications office assisting in social media, events, media formats, and exhibit design.

Summer 2014 | AceOne Technologies

Web Design Intern

Worked on a variety of projects as a web and graphic designer, in house development projects, content management, social media, product photography. Designed and branded apps and companies and designed their web sites along with print and advertising materials. 

education


2012-2014 | Harding University

Web Design & Interactive Media, BS

Marketing, Writing for the Web, Graphic Design, Web Design & Development, Business Application Programming

2010-2012 | Black River Technical College

General Education, AA

skills


Web Design, Graphic Design, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Photography, HTML 5, CSS, Social Media,
Email Marketing, Content Management, Interaction Design, Project Management, Art Direction, Branding, Packaging Design, Product Development .