EXPERIENCE

Associate Director for Communication Design
Art Director, Gold & Blue magazine
Social Media Producer
September 2015 – Present
St. Mary's University; San Antonio, TX

Creating print, digital, and environmental materials
Maintaining brand guidelines via Learfield Licensing
Targeting a diverse audience — students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the San Antonio community
Coordinating with printers, vendors and photographers
Art direction for Gold & Blue magazine
Managing the University's Pinterest account
Supervising junior designer and student assistant

Recognized by the Collegiate Advertising Awards and American Marketing Association’s San Antonio Chapter for the Defining Moment Comprehensive Campaign advertisements, and for the inaugural issue of the Gold & Blue Law Edition magazine

Graphic Design Coordinator
June 2014 – June 2015
BARetc.; Plano, TX
Collaborated with BARetc creative team
Followed clients' brand guidelines
Created custom POS items for clients
Photographed for internal training materials
Improved structure and appearance of internal documents
Maintained a consistent social media identity

Freelance Graphic Designer and Collage Artist
May 2013 – Present
Communicating with clients
Researching clients, their industries, and competitors
Allocating clients' budgets
Developing branding systems
Producing, framing, and shipping artwork
Building a consistent social media presence
Managing financial records

 

EDUCATION        

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Mass Communications Minor

Texas State University, May 2014
Studied Abroad: Florence, Italy; Summer 2012
Magna Cum Laude

SKILLS    

Adobe Creative Suite
Brand Development
Communication
Art direction
Attention to detail
Resourcefulness
Efficiency
Organization
Typography
Integrity
Brainstorming
Prioritization
Multitasking
Photography
Project management

VOLUNTEER   

Cat Attendant and Graphic Designer
June – August 2016

San Antonio Pets Alive!, San Antonio, TX
Cleaned cat cages
Provided fresh food and water
Designed collateral for adoption centers

Cat Caregiver
January – June 2015

Furry Friends Animal Rescue, Plano, TX
Cleaned cat cages
Provided fresh food and water
Posted adoptable cat pictures on social media