EXPERIENCE

Freelance
Westport, CT
Copy Editor & Graphic Designer at Zeiberg Consulting
Sept. 2018 - Present
Proofread and make editorial suggestions in presentations and notes used at conferences and client training
Ensure consistency in grammar, language, and design across all documents
Design presentations used in multi-company training sessions and conferences
Freelance
Westport, CT
Graphic Designer & Web Designer
Sept. 2007 - Present
Design, build, and maintain websites for a diverse group of businesses
Create logos for start-up e-commerce merchants
Manage, design, and proofread annual 100-page yearbook for local elementary school
Nelnet
New York, NY
Technical Analyst, Campus Web Consultant
Sept. 2004 - Sept. 2007
Designed new websites and online collateral for the university campus and student audiences
Created branded electronic prototypes of new products and services for clients
Collaborated with Research and Development team members to execute electronic products and services
American Student Assistance
Boston, MA
Web Designer & Developer,
Web & Print Design Specialist
May 2002 - August 2004
Led the redesign of existing websites and corresponding electronic collateral
Consistently met tight deadlines through clear communication with customers, effective time management, and strong multitasking and organizational skills
Created print and electronic collateral including an internal newsletter, booklets, and direct-mail pieces
Earned accelerated promotion to Web Designer & Developer based on technical and design abilities, diligent work ethic, and interpersonal skills
Reed Business Information
Newton, MA
formerly Cahners Business Information
November 1999 - May 2002
Advertising Layout Artist
Produced classified, recruitment, and directory advertisements
Enhanced online advertisement content and preflighted electronically supplied advertisements
Worked directly with sales team, production managers, and printers on a daily basis
Named ‘Employee of the Month’ for June 2001 out of 500 employees
National Association of Social Workers
Boston, MA
Desktop Publisher/Production Editor
January 1999 - November 1999
Designed conference flyers, brochures, and company forms
Created graphics, developed advertisements, and designed page layouts for a monthly newspaper

SKILLS

Languages, Software and Portfolio
Adobe Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash Dreamweaver, and Acrobat
Microsoft Office Suites including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Acrobat
Programming languages including HTML and CSS
Social Media including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Conversational, reading, and written knowledge of French

EDUCATION

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication
Visual Communication concentration, Minor in French
August 1994 - May 1998
Study abroad in Paris and Montpellier, France during the summers of 1995 and 1997
Nominated by faculty for Pi Delta Phi membership – The National French Honor Society
Society of Professional Journalists; Society of Newspaper Design; International Society of Poets
Graphic Design intern for The Daily Tar Heel and the UNC Student Stores
Worked part-time during college to help defray tuition costs

PERSONAL

Design, Volunteer, and Community Involvement
Designed websites for a local artist, a prospective start-up company, two preschools, a successful swim program and many more
Volunteered as a Big Sister with the Big Sister Association of Massachusetts – provided mentorship and companionship to my "little sister" on a consistent basis
Certified Group Aerobics Instructor

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