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Nylene Burma | (538) 757-6416 | Anchorage, AK


I have over 5 years of experience as a designer. I am creative, detailed and passionate about my work. I have worked on projects for both small businesses and large corporations. My skills include graphic design, web design, branding and marketing collateral. I am also proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and HTML/CSS coding.


Lead Designer at Aurora Design Group, AKApr 2022 - Present

  • Led the design of 5 projects that resulted in an increase in sales by 15%.
  • Researched and implemented new designs for 3 products that increased customer satisfaction by 20%.
  • Led a team of 4 designers on a project that won an industry award.
  • Trained 2 junior designers who are now leading successful projects themselves.
  • Presented my work at 3 international conferences.

Designer at Sage Interior Design, AKAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 5 designers in creating the user interface for a new web application which was used by over 100,000 people within 6 months.
  • Worked with 3 developers to create an iOS app that was downloaded 500,000 times in its first month.
  • Redesigned company website which increased traffic by 20% and decreased bounce rate by 10%.
  • Worked on designing packaging for 2 products that were sold in stores nationwide.


Associate of Arts in Graphic Design at University of Alaska AnchorageAug 2012 - May 2017

Some skills I have learned are typography, layout, color theory, and the use of Adobe Creative Suite applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.


  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Sketch
  • Premier Pro

Nikkol Bese | (381) 338-6716 | Jackson, MS


I have over 5 years of experience as a designer. I have worked in many different industries and have gained valuable skills and knowledge in each one. I am a creative thinker with the ability to think outside the box to come up with innovative solutions to problems. I have excellent communication skills and can effectively collaborate with others to get tasks completed efficiently. I am also highly organized and detail-oriented, which allows me to produce high-quality work that meets deadlines.


Lead Designer at Michael Kors, IDJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 designers in creating the design for a new product that was successfully launched and is now being sold in stores.
  • Created 50+ designs for said product, including variations for different markets and demographics.
  • Researched and wrote 20+ page report on current trends in the industry which helped shape the direction of the company's products.
  • Gave 10 presentations to various groups within the company on design concepts and processes.
  • Was instrumental in redesigning website which resulted in 15% increase in web traffic.

Designer at Ralph Lauren, IDAug 2017 - May 2022

  • Led a team of 4 designers in the development of 12 successful product lines.
  • Researched and selected materials for each project that met both aesthetic and functional requirements.
  • Negotiated with vendors to stay within budget while still acquiring high-quality products.
  • Managed schedules and deadlines for all design projects, ensuring they were completed on time.
  • Wrote clear, concise specifications for manufacturers so that products would be made correctly according to our designs.
  • Presented final designs to clients, incorporating their feedback into the final product.


Associate of Arts in Graphic Design at Idaho State University, IDSep 2012 - May 2017

Some skills I've learned are using the Adobe Creative Suite, layout and design, typography, color theory, and print production.


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • User Experience (UX) Design
  • User Interface (UI) Design