Qualifications and Experience

Experience

Kingscott Associates

Graphic Designer
04/2014 - Present

  • Design materials, pop-up websites for public school bond campaigns
  • Assist architects and interior designers with graphic needs: site plans, signage/wayfinding, murals, client logos, etc.
  • Design and manage company branding and marketing materials, internal documents, and recruiting materials
  • Photography planning and scheduling
  • Collaborate with Marketing Director on proposals, advertising, and hospitalities
  • Manage company website

Western Michigan University

Print Lab Assistant
06/2012 - 04/2014

  • Support print students during lab hours
  • Prepare print demos for teachers
  • Mix, refill, and stock chemicals and inks
  • Monitor supplies, equipment condition
  • Curate and hang work in hallways

Education

Western Michigan University

Bachelors of Fine Arts with an Emphasis in Printmaking
2011-2014

  • Lithography
  • Screenprint
  • Woodcut (Western and Japanese)
  • Typesetting/Letterpress
  • Bookbinding

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Associates in Art and New Media
2007-2011

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Foundational Arts Training
  • Illustration
  • Storyboarding
  • English
  • Japanese to Intermediate Level

Organizations

Kalamazoo Book Arts Center

Board of Directors, 2014 - Present

AIGA

General Member, 2014 - 2017

Skills

Core

  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Drawing & visualization
  • Office and Google Suites

Traditional

  • Illustration
  • Inking
  • Printmaking
  • Bookbinding

Web

  • Basic HTML/CSS
  • Atom/GitHub
  • CMS: Wordpress, Drupal
  • Social media

Soft

  • Project management
  • Collaboration with clients
  • Self-directed learning
  • Budgeting