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Design Designer

Beltsville, MD
April 25, 2014

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Creative, Innovative and Passionate About Design.

Dear Staffing Advisors;

I recently came across your advertisement for a graphic designer, and

would like to submit my resume and application for the advertised post. After

perusing your requirements I feel that my qualifications and work experience

perfectly match them. I am well versed in different areas of design and have

successfully designed solutions for print media and websites.

Traci Baker

Jackson I have over 10 years of diverse experience within the Graphic Design

industry. In my most recent capacity as a freelance designer, I have gained

valuable experience designing advertising and marketing material including


inforgraphcis, brochures, logos, posters, advertisements, product packaging,

13256 Trebleclef Lane Web sites and booklets. I am proficient with industry standard design software

Silver Spring, MD 20904 including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Dreamweaver and Flash. I

240-***-**** also have a working knowledge of preflighting files, prepress and the offset

printing process.

I take great pride in the design work I create and always strive to deliver an

effective, focused, and on-target product that fits my clients’ needs and

goals. I am a creative, reliable, hard-working designer who can work well in

a collaborative team environment or individually. I work well with clients and

consider myself to be a strong communicator, presenter, and listener. My

career goals are to continue to learn and grow as a graphic designer while

utilizing my creativity, knowledge, education and people skills to benefit my


I am confident that my combination of practical work experience and

solid educational experience has prepared me for making an immediate

contribution to your company. My background and professional approach to

business will provide your office with a highly productive designer and team


Please call me at 240-***-**** if I can provide you with further information. I

look forward to hearing from you soon. You can view digital portfolio at http://

Kind Regards,

Traci Baker Jackson

Creative, Innovative and Passionate About Design.

Traci Baker

Jackson Technical Profiicency

#youshouldhireme Platforms: Mac and Windows

Applications: Adobe Creative Suite CS5/6, Quark Express, Microsoft Office Suite

Operating Systems: Wordpress, Joomla, experience with Drupal,

Programming Languages: CSS and HTML

Design Proficientcy

• Ad design • Page layout

• Logo and idenity design • Working under pressure

• Infographics balancing multiple deadlines

• Package design • Typography

• Creating mock-ups • Web design

and presentations for • Computer and hand

packaging illustrations

Professional Experience




Paper Princess Graphics is a boutique design agency based in the


Washington, DC area catering to non-profits, as well as well established and

small business owners.

Roles and Responsibilities


• Multimedia development and design

• Create corporate identity packages that include logos, type and style

revise. guides

• Develop infographics

• Design ad campaigns

• Script writing (Information video campaigns)

• Provide front end development and creative direction for websites

• Ensure search engine optimization


• Analyze website traffic data and create improvements as needed

• Create and maintain web content



COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST Black Alliance for Educational Options: BAEO


BAEO is an educational reform advocacy organization that focuses primarily


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on parent choice and education reform initiatives.

Roles and Responsibilities


• Provided creative direction for developing and designing product, event,

and promotional print materials

• Created new design themes and copy for marketing and collateral


• Updated web content

research. • Designed infographics to illustrate organizational data and statistical


• Developed Ads for national campaigns and initiatives

My Design Process • Logo and identity design

• Edited and proofed communications materials

• Managed website and social media platforms


SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER Dozier Technologies U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission protects investors, maintains fair, orderly, and

efficient markets, and facilitates capital formation.

Roles and Responsibilities

• 2009-2011 Single Point of Contact Desktop Publishing

• Assigned new assignments to team members

• Translated subject matter into concrete designs for newsletters, promotional materials, and

division report covers

• Managed workload of desktop publishing team members

• 2009-2011 Cover Designer for the IG Semi Annual Report

• OIEA Investor Alert Bulletin Designer

• Created web banners

• Used advanced knowledge in 508 Compliancy to produce web forms

• Edited and proofed content

2005- 2008

ART TEACHER/DEPARTMENT CHAIR Prince George’s County Schools, Capital Heights, Md

Roles and Responsibilities

• Co-Author of the Prince Georges County Art Curriculum

• Created original lessons based on specific concepts of the art of renowned artists

• Utilized methods of assessment to gage learning goals and results of students

• Served as Director the Walker Mill M.S. Art Club

• Yearbook Editor

2004 - 2005

LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER Prince George’s County Schools, Mitchellville, Md

Roles and Responsibilities

• Taught 8th grade English and reading skills to a diverse student body

• Maintained anecdotal records of student academic progress

• Mediated conflicts between students to help defuse situations and resolve disputes

• Co-Sponsor of the Art Club

Education 1995- 1997 University of Maryland College Park BFA Studio/Painting Major,

Concentration in Marketing

1993-1995 Mount St. Mary’s College Major in Business, Concentration in


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