Career advancement // Chicago, IL

Web Designer Jan. 2016–present

Sidley Austin // Chicago, IL

Production Designer Dec. 2014–Jan. 2016
Crafted promotional materials, including brochures, event invitations, print ads, and posters
Voluntarily participated in the redesign of recruiting materials for London and Hong Kong offices
Customized the Wordpress template chosen for the firm’s blog by selecting appropriate plugins, adjusting the template settings, and adding my own CSS to the child template

Top Shelf Design // Arlington, VA

Lead Graphic Designer and Front End Developer Nov. 2013–Dec. 2014
Took on project management role which involved conducting client relationships including project goals, parameters, and timelines
Guided clients through the creative process and provided appropriate direction tailored to individual needs, goals, and budget
Oversaw projects from conception to execution by providing art direction and collaborating with designers, developers, copywriters, and print houses
Supervised junior designers in addition to interns
Graphic Designer and Front End Developer Jul. 2011–Nov. 2013
Developed original concepts and produced work for a diverse clientele, including nonprofits, think tanks, government contractors, lobbying groups, and startups
Directed the internship program by hiring interns, mentoring them, assigning projects appropriate to their skills set, and providing constructive feedback
Designed and coded the front end of websites, developed brand identities, created brochures and booklets, and contributed to other projects including event displays and ad campaigns
Interfaced with back end developers to create and fine tune a website
Graphic Design Intern Feb. 2011–Jul. 2011

Carole Hochman Design Group // NY, NY

Assistant Sleepwear Designer Apr. 2010 – Aug. 2010

Education & recognition

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design from Washington University in St. Louis 2009
Winner of GDUSA’s American Package Design Awards, Food + Beverage category 2014
Winner of Washington University’s Wedding Dress Design Competition 2009
Invited Design for the Kansas State University Little Black Dress Competition 2009

software & code

I Got This:

  • Adobe CC 2015
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • Foundation 5
  • Responsive Design
  • Smacss

Working On:

  • Drupal
  • Git
  • Jquery
  • PHP
  • Sass
  • Wordpress