Objective

To take a position as a software engineer.

Experience

Hallmark Cards, Inc. | Kansas City, MO

Junior Designer, (August 2012-Present)

  • Responsible for new concept development, producing consumer focused on-trend product for both Gold Crown and mass channel partners, style guide creation and card collection development.
  • Provided art direction and worked directly with illustrators, photo stylists and lettering artists on a wide range of products.Work can be found in: Hallmark Gold Crown, Walmart, Barnes and Noble, Walgreens, CVS and Kroger.

Marketing Design Studio Intern, (June 2011-September 2011)

  • Concepted, designed and released marketing collateral under the new branding campaign including identity, publication, print and merchandising design.
  • Involved in 13 various projects designing for clients like Walmart, the Kansas City Repertory Theater, and internal clients such as Human Resources, the Crown Rewards Program and Keepsake Ornament Club.

Freelance Designer

(January 2012-Present)

  • Directed projects for local companies and individuals, ranging from logo design, identity collateral and print invitations to corporate training materials, page layout and custom hand lettering design.
  • Responsibilities include conceptualization and execution of design, setting dielines, resolving projects to client’s satisfaction, accurate billing and payment collection, and assistance in the printing process.

Skills

Languages: C#, JavaScript, Python, Ruby

Frameworks: .NET, Node.js, Django, Ruby on Rails

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

Savannah College of Art and Design, June 2012

Savannah + Hong Kong campuses

GPA: 3.61 / 4.0, Magna Cum Laude

  • Proficient with Adobe CS5 Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, After Effects, Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel. Familiar with Adobe CS5 Dreamweaver, Bridge and Flash
  • GPA: 3.8