production designer @ Dream Town Realty
Jan 2016 - Present

• Designing printed marketing materials including brochures, pamphlets, portfolios, direct mail, business cards and postcards
• Printing, cutting and assembling in-house projects
• Pre-flighting documents for printing

Freelance DESIGNER
Jan 2015 - dec 2015

• Clients include Re-Factor Recruiting, Glossia, Arends Inc. and Matrex Exhibits
• Designing large-format graphics for print
• Creating vector graphics for web and vinyl application
• Sourcing images, retouching photos
• Designing documents and white papers
• Writing press releases and copy

Social / Design Intern @ Stevens & Tate
Aug - dec 2014, Lombard, IL

• Responsible for agency and client social media channels
• Creating original graphics, photographs, copywriting, sharing content, and creating post calendars
• Logo design concepting
• Maintaining agency blog via Wordpress
• Scheduling and monitoring social media via Hootsuite
• Creating weekly social media reports with data from Google AdWords, Analytics, Facebook Ad Manager, and AdRoll

Camera operator @ Will-tv
May 2013 - May 2014, champaign, il

• Operating studio cameras and live and taped programming
• Balancing moment-to-moment decisions with commands from the director and crew
• Assisting with studio lighting and set maintenance
• Working on shows such as Mid-American Gardener, Illinois Pioneers, and PBS Pledge Drives

Marketing intern @ wpgu-fm
may - aug 2013, Champaign, il

• Intern at the only fully-commercial student-run radio station in the country
• Assisting with organization and marketing of community events and promotions
• Surpassing financial sponsorship goals through marketing aimed at local businesses
• Exceeding student and community participation goals in summer events

video intern @ Dupage childrens museum
may - aug 2012, naperville, il

• Intern to director of integrated brand marketing
• Filming and editing video content for museum website and social media channels
• Self-directed control of filming and editing
• Producing internal videos for exhibit research and development

Skills

Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Copywriting
Pen & Ink
Paper Mockups
Videography
Final Cut Pro
Hootsuite
Wordpress
Powerpoint / Keynote
Mac > PC

education

University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign
BS Advertising, May 2014

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