EDUCATION

BFA in Graphic Design
December 2013
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office
Art Direction
Photography Direction
Marketing Strategy
Social Media Development

EXPERIENCE

Present
Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator for The Macallan Group, LLC in Atlanta, GA
I am the sole graphic designer (outside of my boss) for a combination of 8 different companies within The Macallan Group. I provide internal and external graphics such as, but not limited to, websites, stationery, overall branding, social media (FB, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter), banners, brochures, RFQ/RFP Packages (Request for Qualifications/Proposals), bid documents, real estate and construction signage, email templates, analytics, presentations, iconography etc. I also assist in progress and final photography for project in the Custom Homes Department and handle the post production editing processes as well. Day to day, I work with the VP of Marketing for direction, team work, critique, feedback, and everyday conversation. She is an incredible person to work for, as her managing techniques, general knowledge & experience have taught me so much. Plus, she is just great to chat with about life over coffee. 

Present
Freelance Designer / Personal Trainer in Atlanta, GA
I design for individual and outside projects, specifically in stationery, invitations, weddings & events. However, I also am working towards a separate passion of mine in the fitness industry. I am pursuing my goals as a personal training coach for myself and a variety of clients. I am thoroughly enjoying the combination of these two passions. I put complete effort and heart into both areas of design and fitness.

January 2014-February 2015
Package Designer for Kids II, Inc in Atlanta, GA
I coordinate and manage the aesthetic of packages regarding structure, graphics, copy, layouts, photography, illustration, and branding.  I conceptualize ideas with a packaging team and other departments in order to prepare and present packaging mock-ups and release packages to outside vendors, resources, and overseas plants.

March 2013
Study Abroad in Ireland for Graphic Design with Auburn University

January 2013 - December 2013
Graphic Designer for Health & Wellness Services at Auburn University
I strategize, reshape, and design the posters, brochures, promotional services, flyers, T-shirts, and social media for this particular company.

Summer 2012
Graphic Designer for Underpriced Furniture in Norcross, GA
I designed and integrated billboard trucks, advertisements, indoor/outdoor signage, photography, and social media into the advertising of and for the company. 

Summer 2012
Graphic Design Intern at The Ad Shop in Atlanta, GA
I produced digital restaurant menus and signage while discussing promotion of these menus/signage with various restaurants. 

May-June 2012
Graphic Design Intern at Berry Design Firm in Milton, GA
I collaborated with other designers in meetings. I researched, illustrated, and influenced the design outcome on various clientèle projects. Also, I revised and proofread restaurant menus for clients such as Popeyes and Huddle House. 

2011-2013
Hand to Shoulder Therapy Specialists of Duluth Freelance Graphic Designer
I designed, constructed and oversaw the creation of their business logo, brochure design, postcard design, business cards, banner design, and prescription pad design and layout. 

INVOLVEMENT & Awards

GDUSA American Package Design Winner of 2015
AIGA Member of the Atlanta Chapter
AIGA Member of the Auburn University Student Chapter
Auburn University Club Soccer Team
Auburn University Alpha Lambda Delta
Auburn University Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity
Auburn University Graphic Design Class Representative for the Student Advising Council