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EXPERIENCE

Associate Art Director, January, 2017 – Present
Intouch Solutions, Overland Park, KS

  • Strategically concept and design print and web pieces for clients in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Collaborate with copywriters, account team, project managers and developers to successfully execute projects
  • Present work to creative team members and other internal teams, while articulating the strategy that drove the design

Graphic Design Intern, June, 2016 – December, 2016
Westlake Ace Hardware, Lenexa, KS

  • Function as an active member of the corporate marketing department
  • Design advertising campaign pieces including web and social media graphics, direct mail pieces, logo design and instore signage
  • Develop layout for biweekly circulars

Graphic Design Work Study, 2014 – 2016
Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

  • Assist faculty with projects and preparation for classes and the senior show
  • Design posters for the Graphic Design department biweekly guest speaker series
  • Provide design support for the college including designing the cover of the academic planner for the college and logo development for other departments

Graphic Design Intern, Summer 2015
The Ottawa Herald/Studio 104, Ottawa, KS

  • Designed print advertisements and website advertisements and graphics
  • Designed identity and collateral for a rising business
  • Managed multiple projects while assuring client satisfaction

Production Designer, Fall 2014
Campus Ledger, Overland Park, KS

  • Supervised the design team and monitored the advertising manager and photographers
  • Responsible for final design and production of all newspaper pages
  • Designed advertisements for the print edition

Graphic Design Intern, 2012 – 2013
Point Graphics, Overland Park, KS

  • Designed content for print, web and business identity
  • Analyzed and improved digital marketing plan
  • Developed and executed social media plan for product launch
  • Utilized Constant Contact to implement email marketing campaigns
  • Maintained WordPress blog

Marketing Intern, 2010 – 2011
Cumulus Media, Mission, KS

  • Assisted sales and marketing department
  • Performed research on target audiences for clients and developed strategic message planners
  • Crafted radio spots, sales letters and content for websites

EDUCATION

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communication
Bachelor of Science in strategic communications Graduation: May 2012

  • Certification in Service Learning 2012

Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
Graphic Design AAS Program
Graduation: December 2016

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average 4.0
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • GCIU Graphic Design Scholarship

 AWARDS/SELECTIONS

AIGA First Friday Show

  • Design for Good poster selected for exhibition in 2015 First Friday show
  • Get out the Vote posters selected for exhbition in 2016 First Friday show

JCCC Theatre Department

  • Chosen to advertise the production of Six Characters in Search of An Author

Visualize Kansas Fire Safety

  • 2015 & 2016 Kansas State Fire Marshall infographic design competition winner

Kansas Collegiate Media

  • First place for 2015 front page design
  • Third place for 2015 infographic design

 

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