Resume

Experience
Concept Artist & Product Designer
Stampin' Up!
October 2015 to Present
Stamp and assemble creative samples to market company product lines, with company objectives in mind, to inspire demonstrators and customers.
Collaborate with Product Designers to develop innovative new product lines and product line extensions.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Morley Companies
May 2015 to September 2015
Create print and digital graphics to be used for top Fortune 500 companies contracted to various Morley services and for Morley internal uses.
Uphold client’s brand standards.
Help develop and evolve Morley’s brand identity.
GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN
University Communications
Saginaw Valley State University
July 2012 to May 2015
Work on several marketing pieces at a time for SVSU alongside senior designers.
Organize and archive files for future use.
Update communication pieces for different departments at SVSU.
STAMPIN' UP! INDEPENDENT DEMONSTRATOR
July 2011 to Present
Schedule, organize, and prepare events for several attendees.
Maintain and build a creative blog, Create with Kaitlyn, to share ideas with others.
Present new techniques and information to small groups.
Education
BACHELOR'S OF ART IN GRAPHIC DESIGN
Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road, University Center, MI 48710
Minor: Communications
GPA: 3.9/4.0
Graduation: May 2015
President's List: 5 Semesters
Deans' List: 3 Semesters
Awards & Honors
AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION (AAF)
2 Gold Student Regional ADDY Awards (2015)
3 Silver Student Regional ADDY Award (2014, 2015)
2 Student Special Recognition ADDY Award (2015)
Student Best of Show Local ADDY Award (2014)
9 Gold Student Local ADDY Award (2014, 2015)
3 Silver Student Local ADDY Awards (2013, 2014)
STAMPIN' UP!
2014 Global Artisan Design Team Member
2013 Artisan Design Team Finalist
GRAFF CAR DEALERSHIPS
100th Anniversary Logo Contest Winner (2014)
SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Presidential Scholarship
Outstanding Graduate of the Graphic Design Program
MILLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
Class of 2011 Valedictorian
Activities
SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
AIGA MEMBER (2012, 2015)
Honors Program (August 2011 to May 2015)
National Society of Leadership & Success (January 2012 to May 2015)
Study Abroad
Florence, Italy - Art History (June 2013)
Taipei, Taiwan - Mandarin Chinese (June 2014)
Skills
ADOBE CS6 & CC
Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Dreamweaver (HTML & CSS)
After Effects
Flash
MICRSOFT OFFICE
Word
Excel
PowerPoint
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