My Resume

Experience

Mar 2020-Present

J Sayles Design Co

Graphic Design Assistant

• Ideate and execute full-scale design projects including branding, packaging, web design, and layout design

• Present proposals and finished work to clients

• Communicate with clients to ensure the project is completed to perfection

• Maintain a relationship with printers and craftsmen to ensure all work is properly formatted, proofed, and executed

• Create and maintain an organized filing system

• Archive and organize past design studio work

• Perform a wide-ranging list of personal assistant duties

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism 

and Mass Communication

Drake University

2015-2019

• Advertising Major

• Graphic Design Minor

Aug 2017-May 2019

DU AdVantage

Creative Director

• Managed, edited and approved all client copy and design work

• Worked with copy and design teams to brainstorm solutions based on creative brief and data collected

• Established campaign tone

• Worked with accounts team to meet clients’ demands

Feb 2019-May 2019

United Way of Central Iowa

Graphic Designer

• Designed visuals for United Way’s We Are United campaign adhering to United Way’s brand guidelines

• Planned and executed the creation of photo and video assets

• Assisted in campaign research    

• Maintained contact with the Chief Strategic Communications Officer throughout the process

Sep 2018-Dec 2018

Urban Plains

Art Director

• Handled front-end development of the website

• Developed graphics to accompany stories written by reporters

• Created infographics to accentuate stories

• Edited photographs for stories using Photoshop

• Produced promotional materials for print mediums