Experience

Senior Graphic Designer
Marketing Consultant

Currently design individual marketing materials, listing presentations, and branding for our Agents and Broker. Specializing in writing relevant content for websites and presentations. Every custom website has a specific target audience and requires the most relevant content to attract leads and future business. Conduct one-on-one marketing meetings to develop a successful business plan. Train all Agents on the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Resource Center and FMLS. Perform other job-related duties as assigned within extremely tight deadlines.

REPORTER NEWSPAPERS / ATLANTA INTOWN
Sandy Springs, GA

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FEB. 2015 – OCT. 2016

Graphic Designer
Production Artist

Worked for Springs Publishing, LLC.; publisher of the Reporter Newspapers, Senior Life, and Atlanta INtown Magazine; creating templates, page layouts, and advertisements for each individual publication. Communicated with vendors, and worked closely with Editor, Creative Director, and staff writers to effectively meet multiple deadlines for print.

ELEVATE
Atlanta, GA

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MAY 2014 – OCT. 2016

Senior Graphic Designer

Worked for Elevate; the leading provider of professional fundraising consulting services for fraternity and sorority house corporations, and alumni associations. Communicated with Account Executives to create innovative marketing material such as newsletters, brochures, postcards, and branding. Created and maintained each client’s social media presence.

IMAGINE ADVERTISING, INC.
Norcross, GA

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JAN. 2014 – MAY 2014

Freelance Graphic Designer

Designed and developed retail advertising campaigns, point-of-purchase signage, and furniture ads while abiding to brand standards and company compliance. Worked well, unsupervised in a fast-paced environment. Created and maintained company’s website.

AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY, INC.
Woodstock, GA

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JUNE 2012 – JAN. 2014

Production Artist
Content Writer

Worked for American Book Company; a textbook and software publishing company, designing / formatting academic books; English, Reading, Social Studies and Mathematics for kindergarten to 12th graders. Revised photos in Photoshop, revised company’s website, and updated Facebook/social media sites, while reporting directly to the Art Director.

AQUENT, LLC.
Atlanta, GA / Philadelphia, PA

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OCT. 2002 – MAY 2012

Creative Director
Content Writer

Worked for Aquent as a freelance graphic designer/professional content writer. Savvy in creating engaging graphics and written content material; articles and blog posts for print and web for companies such as, but not limited to:
• Pep Boys Corporate Headquarters – Philadelphia, PA (Creative Director)
• Thomas Scientific, Inc. – Swedesboro, NJ (Art Department Manager)
• Atlanta Dental Supply Company – Duluth, GA (Graphic Designer)

Education
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(APR. 2000 – SEPT. 2002)
Associates Degree in Visual Communications

Introduction to Graphic and Web Design and Illustration, developed, analyzed, and refined creative concepts from initial idea to final product. Trained on how to effectively utilize the principles of typography and storytelling to apply finish concepts to print and web.

Certification
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(JULY 2012 – OCT. 2012)
Certificate/Honors

Certification awarded by the Department of Communications & Economic Development at the Chattahoochee Technical College for successfully completing the Advanced Course in Adobe InDesign and Illustrator CS6.