Freelance, Katie Miller Design
Leeds, UK, Champaign, IL, & Dublin, OH
June 2018 - Present
Advising clients on brand creation and development. Designing branding and corporate identities.
Developing marketing strategies, through research and analysis, and marketing content.
Conducting brand audits to determine the strength and value of brands.
University of Illinois
November 2018 - December 2019
Design, photography, and illustration for the award-winning online and print publication of STORIED.
Preparing press-ready files and conducting proof and press-checks when necessary.
In-house photography including portraits, detail shots, and studio shots when needed.
SENIOR PUBLICATIONS COORDINATOR
New Student & Transition Programs
Los Angeles, CA
April 2015 - August 2017
Designing all print and electronic publications, including advertisements, recruitment and orientation materials, website content, bi-weekly newsletters and other supportive materials.
Developing brand design strategies for a variety of orientation sessions and programs.
Preparing press-ready files and conducting proof and press-checks. In-house photography.
GRAPHIC DESIGN SUPERVISOR
Watchfire Signs, Marketing
June 2014 - January 2015
Manage and design all print projects for internal departments. Communicate with vendors to retrieve print quotes, approve proofs, conduct press checks and quality-check final products.
Direct, prioritize and balance work loads for lead and junior designers. Review and evaluate work performance, approve time off and payroll.
In-house photography (product shots, jobsites, internal events), coordinate photo shoots and manage the photo library.
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
September 2017-August 2018
M.A. in Design, Specialism in Branding
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY
August 2005-May 2009
B.A. in both Graphic Design and Photography
Dean's List Spring 2009
AREAS OF CAPABILITY
Adobe After Effects
Capture One Pro
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