Experience

Milbank Manufacturing Co.

Marketing Specialist

05/2019 - present

As marketing specialist, I create flyers as well as various print and web ads for Milbank's products.

 

Dealer.com - A Cox Automotive Brand

Graphic Designer II

01/2017 - 05/2019

In the role of Graphic Designer II, I pull cases from our Salesforce queue to complete. They list the number as well as the type of graphics that have been requested by our clients. From there, I create the desired graphics in InDesign using scripts and accompanying programs such as Wordsflow and Webdam. Once the graphics have been created for either the clients' websites or their advertising on other websites, the images are exported and sent to the coordinator for client approval. Most cases I work are for new graphics requests, some are for re-works such as client revisions or compliance updates, and some cases are updates to past creatives from earlier months. I also work on what we call our Themes Project, where we spend a longer period creating designs that can be used as more of a template by other designers on the team. Each themes project lasts roughly two weeks and then is presented to the dealerships for choosing at the start of each month. Each theme contains a full suite of assets, including: slides, banners, specials, display ads, etc. I have also worked on National Initiatives with Lincoln for their 2018 Wish List campaign. During Q4 of 2018, I recieved the "Be the Energy" award for being a positive influence in the workspace and for my involvement in inner-office organizations.

 

Dealer.com - A Cox Automotive Brand

Support Analyst

06/2016 - 01/2017

At Dealer.com, I worked support tickets for car dealerships' websites, inventory, and other products that Dealer.com offers. I worked cases through emails that were input into our ticketing system and over the phone with representatives from the dealerships.

 

VinSolutions - A Cox Automotive Brand

Website Design Support

01/2015 - 06/2016

At VinSolutions, I worked support tickets for car dealership websites. The types of tickets were graphics, code, and content. I worked cases through emails that were input into our ticketing system and over the phone with representatives from the dealerships. I took on some side projects from my manager and supervisors as well as from other coworkers. I have worked a lot of heat issues or cases that need to be completed asap. I also regularly went through the support ticket queue and assigned cases to my fellow technicians.

 

Athletic Provisions

Graphic Designer

05/2014 - 12/2014

Designed various sports teams' jerseys, from baseball to softball to soccer to volleyball, etc. Managed products listed on eCommerce site, created templates for emails through Mail Chimp, managed social media, created production files, assisted with data entry and shipping process

 

Midwest Sports Productions

Graphic Designer

05/2013 - 02/2014

Created website slideshow images, PDF templates, fliers for partner companies, good luck ads for world series tournament books, tournament passes, and tournament logos, sent out email blasts using iContact, managed multiple websites' content, design, and blogs, including http://www.playmsp.com, various Weebly websites, various Wordpress sites, etc., manage social media sites, compiled information and images to create manual for interns

 

Wilks Broadcasting

Promotions Intern

04/2013 - 09/2013

Assisted in set up for Hot Country Nights at Kansas City Live Block, worked promotions tables for Q104 and Alice 102 at various concerts and events including: Yallapalooza, John Mayer, Taylor Swift, Celebrity Baseball Game featuring Florida Georgia Line

 

Gear for Sports, Inc.

Graphic Design Intern

05/2012 - 08/2012

Created garment sketches for clients, created web images for sale on client websites, designed caps for NCAA Division 1 and 3 and ACC tournaments, designed and printed t-shirt

 

Education

University of Central Missouri

BFA Graphic Design 2013

GPA 3.6 - Cum Laude

Honors College

 

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