Resume

Fueled by creative innovation and driven by the opportunity to use design as a tool to inspire.

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design (2012 -)
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Graphic Design
Expected Graduation: May 2015

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2010 – 2012)
Post-Baccalaureate Program (Business, Communication Studies)
Continuing Education Program (Certificate Web Design and Publishing)

North Carolina State University (2005 – 2009)
Bachelor of Industrial Design • Minor: Graphic Design and Africana Studies


Experience

Assistant Director of Marketing/Designer | UNC Charlotte |  January 2013 –
Oversees the management and delivery of creative projects for the Student Union, Activities and Recreation departments. Additional responsibilities include manages student designers, organizing marketing-based “brown bag” discussions and workshops, and serving as an advisor for the Homecoming marketing committee.

Graphic Design Intern | Viacom | Summer 2014 | New York, NY
Summer graduate internship in the Design Department at Spike TV. Projects include print/digital designs, brand research, photo editing and internal/external support for marketing materials.

Freelance Designer | {BE} Creative Design Directions | May 2009 –
Specializing in logo design, corporate identity, collateral material production, photography, brand identity, messaging and consulting. Clients range from entrepreneurial start-ups, higher education institutions, to special event promotion groups.

Marketing Assistant/Designer | UNC Charlotte | May 2009 – January 2013
Assist the Marketing Director and provide design direction for Student Union, Activities and Recreation departments. Additional duties include managing all creative projects, software training, and supervising student designers.


Honors

SCAD Honors student (2012 – present)
Association of College Unions International Design Competition:
2nd Place Campaign, 3rd & Honorable Mention T-shirt  (2014)
1st Place T-shirt Design – International Awards (2013)
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Regional Awards (2011 – 2012)
1st Place Campaign, 2nd Place T-shirt Design (2010)
Luster New Look Design Competition (2011)1st Place (Feature ad in the Nov. 2011 issue of XXL magazine)

Activities

Speaker: Youth Day ( Mt.Carmel Missionary Baptist Church) and Paisley Fine Arts Festival (2014)
UNC Charlotte Brown Bag Series Workshop Presenter and Coordinator
COMM 2013 Marketing meet-up Presenter ACUI Region 5 Conference 2011 Workshop Presenter & Committee Member
UNC Charlotte Student Marketing Association Staff Advisor
UNC Charlotte Homecoming Committee Marketing Chair and Advisor
Girl Scouts of America Troop 585 Leader and Volunteer
NC State Black Alumni Society Member and Designer

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