Experience

Professional Experience

Dawn Houston Design
Freelance Graphic Designer • October 2012 – Present
Freelance business working with small business owners to improve their brand, web presence or help with illustrative material. Projects include multiple logo design, working with a large retailer for image processing, web site redesigns using WordPress platform.

Rockin Monkey
Prepress Graphic Designer • May 2018 – January 2019
Freelance business working with small business owners to improve their brand, web presence or help with illustrative material. Projects include multiple logo design, working with a large retailer for image processing, web site redesigns using WordPress platform.

WECC
Graphic Designer • September 2016 – March 2018
Design projects for corporate and clients ranging from print to digital media. Successes include internal value project with wall graphic and printed pieces, PACE website, intranet redesign, rebranding of client material, and logo design.

FIDELITONE
Graphic Design/Marketing Coordinator • January 2013 – March 2015
Project oriented position splitting responsibilities between marketing and design including newsletter design, branded material, event design from tradeshows, and event photography. Successes include LinkedIn campaign, web site redesign, QB Products branding and web design, newsletter redesign, and employee engagement redesign.

Design Skills

Graphic Design: Branding and logo design, illustration, layout design, image editing, photography Adobe Software: Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Lightroom, Adobe Animate

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Web Design: HTML, CSS, CMS such as Umbraco and WordPress

Marketing: Analytics, customer profiles, social media support, SEO, Salesforce.com, and Email Marketing

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design • Graduation Date: September 2012
The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg, IL

Associate of Arts in Graphic Design • Graduation Date: December 2010
Lincoln Land Community College – Springfield, IL.