Skills: Adobe CC products and suite; including: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Premier Pro • Extensive background in video production and filmmaking • Microsoft Suite including Project and Visio • WordPress Content Management Administrator • Social media management and coordination

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Graphic Designer, Fastsigns

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA –APRIL 2014 – PRESENT

  • Designs and implements complete branding packages in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Responsible for designing and engineering visual marketing based on customer needs and branding standards, local ordinances, and visual marketing requirements.
  • Develops complete print collateral packages, signage, vehicle wraps, and trade show displays.
  • Train,manage and develop junior graphic design talent in our franchise.
  • Develop training standards and strategy for production operations on our printers, routers and laser engravers, including new product design and collateral.
  • Built social media presence for franchise operation, responsible for developing strategies to increase the fan base and enhance customer engagement, including creating original content and sharing related subjects.
  • Responsible for maintaining graphic standards and creating new graphics for organizations like the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, UNF, FSCJ, and JTA.

Graphic Designer, Florida State College at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA –MARCH 2013 – APRIL 2014

  • Built, maintained, and updated branding for the Departments of Student Success, Student Life and Leadership Development, Enrollment Services, and college programs for Downtown Campus
  • Collaborated with other campuses graphics sharing.
    Designs and creates posters, flyers, and multimedia graphics for Downtown Campus, including video production and photography when needed
  • Created an internal style guide to provide cohesive and consistent design schemes for each department, event and programs, both local and college-wide.
  • Works directly with the campus dean and president’s offices to attract and maintain a community-positive student population.
  • Oversees development of Career Development Center branding including logo design and internal and external marketing with employers and program graduates
  • Coordinated and bid out print projects (banners and posters, trade show collateral) with outside vendors and internal college services while staying under budget. Main point of contact for all project proofing and finalization
  • Built and maintained student tracking databases in association with Student Success and CareerSource Florida clients to better utilize student worker time and accountability
  • Recruited, trained, and placed interns in graphic design positions throughout the college.

Freelance Graphic Design Artist & Photographer

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – 2004 – PRESENT

  • Designs and implements complete branding packages for emerging small businesses and existing companies
  • Develops complete print collateral packages, website design and social media marketing
  • Designs flyers and online marketing materials for large organizations that include Sissines Business Solutions, The Jacksonville Barracudas, and Early Learning Coalition of Duval
  • Consults, collaborates, and provides on-location equipment and editing experience on multiple independent movie and photography shoots in the Northeast Florida area
  • Specializes in quick-turnaround sales marketing materials for B2B bids, sales projects, and salesperson marketing collateral
  • Manage a social media marketing team, providing them with multimedia graphics and support for generating potential advertiser leads
  • Develop and create graphic design classes on Skillshare.

EDUCATION

Associate of Arts Degree in Business Administration

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL– 2005

 

Digital Media/Multimedia Production Technical Certificate

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL – 2013

 

Graphic Design Production Technical Certificate

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL – 2013

 

Bachelors of Applied Science in Digital Media

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL– est. completion 2018