Resume

Resume

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Art and Design
Emphasis: Advertising
College of Design
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

WHAT I BRING TO THE TABLE

  • Always look for new ways to accomplish goals
  • Worked on various marketing accounts
  • Takes initiative
  • Easy to work with and enjoy working in a team environment
  • Hardworking and focused
  • Creative
  • Social Media Management in a business setting
  • Web design & content management knowledge
  • Detail oriented
  • Stellar imagination

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Mac platform)
  • CSS & HTML code
  • Angular & (some) PHP
  • WordPress & Drupal CMS (Organization, design and theming)
  • iMovie & iPhoto
  • MailChimp – Email Campaigns
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photography – SLR and DSLR

INVOLVEMENTS

  • Alpha Omicron Pi Alumnae Chapter
  • Masters Swimming Organization
  • Iowa State Alumni Association
  • Cyclone Club
  • Iowa State Letterwinner Club

BRAGGING RIGHTS

NEVER STOP LEARNING

  • eLearning Conference: 2008
  • Flash Certification: 2008
  • Learning Working Styles Course: 2009
  • DrupalCorn Camp: 2012 (attendee and presenter)
  • HOW Design Conference: 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2016
  • Working with WordPress: Spring & Fall semester 2013 (Presented to design students at Iowa State University)

EXPERIENCE

Web Designer
Builder Designs
Olathe, KS
October 2014 – present

Design, build, and manage websites for realtors, developers, and home builders around the country.

Graphic Designer II
Iowa State University College of Business
Ames, IA
July 2009 – October 2014

Manage brand consistency within departments. Create online and print materials to market the college as well as improve and maintain current materials. Photograph events, campus, building, students, etc. Manage social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Flickr, and Issuu.

View my Iowa State University Projects >>

Founder, Creative Director
k.ray design
January 2009 – Present

I make things pretty for clients, organizations, and events. k.ray design specializes in business branding, website design, social media management, and training. With each client, I make sure the project is done not only on time but done to the best of my ability. My work is high quality and I don’t settle for anything less than perfection in the eyes of my clients. I work hard to always exceed expectations.

eLearning Specialist
Yellowbook
Cedar Rapids, IA
August 2007 – July 2009

Design and implement online resources for all employees as well as HR print materials and training

Graphic Design Intern
Marketing Werks
Chicago, IL
Summer 2005 & 2006

Aided the Graphic Designer with various projects including binder designs, promotional items, crew uniforms, a multimedia project of the company as well as many flyers and kiosk set-ups for their tours