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A meticulous and efficient Graphic Designer with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and a passion for all things pretty. Four years direct experience as a Graphic Artist; three years experience as a Production Designer. Strong multi-tasker who successfully balances busy workloads while remaining upbeat and organized. Thrives while working on a team as well as independently, and adapts quickly to every task and situation.

professional summary

related experience

graphic designer

National Camera Exchange

Golden Valley, minnesota • October 2017–present

 

• Designs all event and sale materials, including newsprint and digital display advertisements, social media graphics, emails, and in-store signage;

   collaborates with executive management during brainstorming and detail confirmation process for events, sales, and contests.
• Regularly schedules, researches, and designs original content for social media and email promotions, providing value for 18k Facebook followers and

   35k Mailchimp subscribers; tracks and analyzes resulting data to monitor post and campaign success.
• Creates and updates homepage content and promotional pages on Wordpress website; develops HTML code to image-map online ads.

freelance graphic designer

ruby july | fine art + design

minneapolis, minnesota • may 2008–present

• Designs an assortment of projects for clients, including branding packages, wedding suites, invitations, and announcements,

   as well as gifting items like press-printed cards, image boxes, and books.

• Maintains social media accounts, a website, and a storefront on Etsy to provide calligraphy and event design services to customers across the country. 

production designer

tiny prints & wedding paper divas · shutterfly, inc.
shakopee, minnesota • july 2014–july 2017

• Perfected thousands of design layouts, proofread text, and color-corrected photos to directly assist customers in creating flawless final products;

   maintained error rate well below department goals.
• Created custom stationery designs for the Wedding Paper Divas Studio Basics line which were available for purchase online.
• Participated in several small, specialized committees, including:
          - Advanced Customizations Team (performed complex selective color adjustments and layout/photo edits to customize orders per design requests);
          - QA Team (detected hundreds of potential issues from the front-end to back-end, which ensured a seamless ordering process for customers);
          - MSP Design (created original content for various events and needs in Shakopee location).

press book production specialist

white house custom colour

eagan, minnesota • october 2008–july 2014

• Directly assisted the Product Development Team in the creation and execution of new products in the Press Book Department.
• Trained dozens of employees, and supported the Department Manager in completing daily tasks as a Point Person.
• Assembled thousands of press-printed products, including photo books, CD/USB cases, and image boxes.

graphic artist

uwgb union promotions & good times programming

green bay, wisconsin • march 2007–may 2008

• Designed, edited, and prepared posters, flyers, and table tents for campus events.

• Produced semester programming brochures that were distributed to students and faculty.
• Packaged artwork for off-campus printing and maintained organized archives of original materials.

 

education

bachelor of arts

university of wisconsin-green bay

september 2004–MAY 2008

major: Communication Arts (emphasis in Design Arts)

Minor: Art (emphasis in Two-Dimensional Art)

activities/honors: Dean's List - 6 semesters, Darkroom Assistant - 2 semesters

selected courses: 2-D Design, Drawing, Graphics Studio I & II, Advanced Graphics Studio (Web Design), Photography I, II & III, Screen Printing, Introduction to Printmaking, Advanced Printmaking

 

software skills

adobe creative suite

illustrator

photoshop

indesign

acrobat

microsoft office

word

outlook

excel

powerpoint

Wordpress

Mailchimp

 

calligraphy
graphic design
hand lettering
layout
photo editing
photography
printmaking
screen printing
typography
wedding etiquette

creative interests

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Jessica Lowenbach
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