Freelance Graphic Designer

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Adah Keltner

adah.keltner@gmail.com | (772) 889-1312 | Fairfax, VA

Summary


I am a freelance graphic designer with over one year of experience. I have worked on projects for clients in a variety of industries, including fashion, beauty, and fitness. My skills include both web and print design, as well as illustration and photo editing. I am proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and have a strong understanding of branding principles. In addition to my design work, I also have excellent written communication skills and can manage client relationships effectively.

Experience


Freelance Graphic Designer at Blue Star Design, VAMar 2022 - Present

  • Designed a logo for Company X that was used on all company marketing materials, increasing brand recognition by 15%.
  • Created an annual report for Nonprofit Y that helped them secure $1 million in funding.
  • Led a team of 3 designers in creating a new website for Organization Z which resulted in a 20% increase in web traffic.
  • Successfully completed 100+ freelance projects over the course of 5 years.
  • Worked with clients from diverse industries including fashion, technology, and food & beverage.

Junior Freelance Graphic Designer at Graphic D-Signs, VAJul 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed 3 freelance projects within 2 weeks while also working a full-time job.
  • Managed client expectations by providing frequent updates and being available for questions outside of normal work hours.
  • Delivered high quality results that met or exceeded the clients’ needs and expectations.
  • Successfully communicated with clients to understand their vision for the project.
  • Worked independently with little to no supervision needed from senior designers or management.

Education


Associate of Arts in Graphic Design at Virginia Commonwealth University, VASep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to use Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

Skills


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Premiere Pro

Marvette Allumbaugh

marvette.allumbaugh@gmail.com | (912) 865-6183 | Bismarck, ND

Summary


As a freelance graphic designer, I have over 1 year of experience in the industry. My skills include logo design, web design, and print design. I am a creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills. I am also an excellent communicator and have the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.

Experience


Freelance Graphic Designer at Design N Dakota, NDJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 in designing an annual report for a local non-profit. The design was well received and resulted in increased donations for the organization.
  • Successfully completed 15 freelance projects over the course of 6 months, with 100% client satisfaction.
  • Managed all aspects of graphic design for a small business, including creating logos, marketing collateral, website design, and product packaging.
  • Created an original logo that was successfully used by a startup company for 2 years until they rebranded.

Junior Freelance Graphic Designer at Fargo Graphic Design, NDAug 2021 - May 2022

  • Designed an advertising campaign that increased sales by 30%.
  • Researched and wrote a white paper on graphic design trends.
  • Trained three junior designers in the company’s design software.
  • Led a team of 5 designers on a major rebranding project.
  • Presented at a conference on effective use of color in graphic design.

Education


Associate of Arts in Graphic Design at North Dakota State UniversityAug 2016 - May 2021

I have learned how to use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign to create digital artworks.

Skills


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Typography
  • Color Theory
  • Layout and Composition
  • Graphic Design History