RÉSUMÉ

Job Experience

DESIGN PROJECT CENTER DESIGNER
Big Rapids, MI
September 2017 – May 2018
Worked with real-world clients, including the West Michigan Graphic Design Archives. Established project goals & concepts, using the design process & UX design. Created budgets & project time-lines. Managed agendas. Developed a brand for a recruiting event. Implemented a new feature for a website.
NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE FREELANCER
Rochester Hills, MI
May 2016 – August 2017
Volunteer-freelance designer. Developed brand standards for potential fundraising events. Designed postcards, event flyers, & business sign. Created conceptual designs for their donor wall.
TACO BELL EMPLOYEE / SHIFT LEAD
Rochester Hills, MI
August 2013 – Summer 2018
Delegated & trained new employees. Prepared food & menu items. Took customer orders at the counter & in the drive-thru. Worked in the store at all hours of operation. Created informational illustrations for new hires.

Education

FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Big Rapids, MI
September 2014 – May 2018
Bachelors of Science | Graphic Design 
Minor in Advertising / Integrated Marketing Communications

Awards

Dean’s List
Fall 2014 & Spring 2015
Gliac SOFTBALL All-Academic
2016, 2017, & 2018
All-GLIAC second team
Spring 2016

Organizations

Aiga, professional Association of design
Since September 2016
Ferris State University Varsity Softball
August 2014 – May 2018

Proficiency

Design exposure

Herman Miller
Zeeland, MI
November 2017
Studied UX design on print & environmental, as well as how to put together print specifications.
Newell Brands Tour
Kalamazoo, MI
October 2017
Found out about how designing for a mass-production functions & how to design for packaging.
AIGA Design Conference
Minneapolis, MN
October 2017
Listened to lectures about growing topics, sat in on the portfolio review, & talked with very well-known designers.
Mighty in the Midwest studio Tour
Grand Rapids, MI
February 2017
Gained knowledge on how agencies operate & how to work with clients.
Pageworks Tour
Grand Rapids, MI
October 2016
Looked at the different way of printing, print samples, & the printers that are used for those specific jobs.
CarnEvale studio Tour
Grand Rapids, MI
October 2016
Discovered how smaller agencies function, how to log time, and set up GANT charts correctly.
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