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Graphic Designer

Roseville, California, United States
January 22, 2018

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Creative • Innovative • Analytical

Dependable • Industrious • Organized


Mac/PC proficient • InDesign

Illustrator • Photoshop • Lightroom

Dreamweaver • Printsmith • MS Word

Outlook • Squarespace


Sketching concepts • Letterpress

X-Acto Knife • Woodworking

Bookmaking • Origami/Paper Folding



B.A. Communication Design, emphasis

in Graphic Design, May 2016

California State University Chico,

Chico, CA

Attended September 2014-May 2016

A.A. Graphic Design, May 2014

A.A. Fine Art, December 2013

Sierra Community College, Rocklin, CA

Attended September 2010-May 2014


PPN (Publishing Professionals Network)

Book Award Scholarship winner for my

book The ABC Book of Origami; 2016

Stephanie Le Doux Memorial Scholar-

ship, German Club Member; 2010



Costume making


Arts and crafts

Nature documentaries

Marine biology


Work Experience

Graphic Designer, Freelance

Central California, Spring 2016 to Current

Clients include: GCN, un/common, Auburn Air Fair, Fresh Farm Aquaponics Meeting deadlines without supervision

Scheduling and attending meetings

Communicating via email and phone

Creating and presenting concept work

Managing multiple projects

Proper file management

Customer Service / Graphic Design, AlphaGraphics

Roseville, CA, June to July 2017

Creating invoices and estimates with Printsmith; following up with clients Writing up and submitting Job Success Plans for CMYK, B/W, large format, etc Understanding what the clients’ underlying needs are and addressing them Communicating to ensure smooth production of jobs

Quality Control checking jobs to ensure accuracy with the clients’ requests Managing the front lobby, including clients

Graphic Designer, All Clear Pool and Spa

Elk Grove, CA, February to July 2017

Making signs and shelf labels for all locations, monthly print mail ads, weekly e-blasts Keeping new material in line with company branding Ensuring accuracy of products and prices on ads and signs Creating selling points for advertisements

Updating and revising company website

Graphic Design Production Assistant, The Party Concierge Sacramento, CA, June to July 2016 (position was no longer available) Designing signs, props, and other printed materials for a variety of events Collaborating with designers and production staff, including on-staff printer Working with clients to achieve a satisfactory design and getting proof approval Following company file management procedures

Managing multiple projects simultaneously

Graphic Designer, School of the Arts, CSU Chico

Chico, CA, October 2015 to June 2016

Design and creation of promotional material for plays, performances and lectures Working under the supervision of a head designer

Collaborating with photographer and colleagues

File management across multiple computers

Time management, time keeping

Print quality control

Framer, promoted from Team Member, Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts Roseville and Chico, CA, October 2011 to September 2015 Using color theory to create the right frame for an artwork or photo Balancing customers’ desires with good design principles Building a relationship with customers

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