About


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South Dakota State University

Designer

September 2007–present

Designed invitations, tee shirts, logos, and other materials for the largest public university in South Dakota. Commissioned events include the presidential inauguration, annual freshman welcoming festival, and bi-annual concert series.

Z'kota Grille
Designer
August 2005—present
Designed printed take-home menus for the local quick-serve restaurant. Created multi-page website with full menu.

University Program Council
Arts Coordinator
August 2007–May 2009
Coordinated art sales and selected touring art exhibits for display in the SDSU Student Union. Curator of the Union’s art collection. Designed posters, flyers, and handouts for exhibits. Created and maintained website for UPC.

{organizations}

American Institute of Graphic Artists
South Dakota Advertising Federation

{awards}

Silver Student ADDY 2008
Juried Student Show exhibitor 2007
Larson Manufacturing Design Scholarship
Eileen & J. Huber Denn Art Scholarship

{education}

B.S., Graphic Design, South Dakota State University, May 2009.
Minor, Business.

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Specialties

  • Layout
  • conceptualizing
  • typography
  • logo design
  • identity design

Skills

  • Flash
  • InDesign
  • page layout & design
  • knowledge of Mac & PC platforms
  • logo creation
  • FTP
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • CSS
  • Illustrator
  • HTML