© 2019 by Katie Miller

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COORDINATOR OF
GRAPHIC DESIGN
University of Illinois
Strategic Engagement for Advancement
Champaign, IL
November 2018 - Present

Designing print and electronic publications, advertisements, emails and other supportive materials for the Advancement department.

 

Strategizing messaging and methods around donor engagement.

 

Preparing press-ready files and conducting proof and press-checks when necessary.

 

In-house photography including portraits, detail shots, and studio shots when needed.

BRANDING
DESIGNER
 
Freelance
Leeds, UK & Champaign, IL
June 2018 - Present

Working with clients to design all pieces of branding and corporate identity, from logos and letterheads to social media assets and websites.

 

Advising in brand creation, development, and management.

SENIOR PUBLICATIONS COORDINATOR
University of California Los Angeles
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
Danville, IL
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.

For complete work history and references, download resume here.

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

Leeds, UK

September 2017-August 2018

 

M.A. in Design, Specialism in Branding

Distinction

ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY

Normal, IL

August 2005-May 2009

B.A. in both Graphic Design and Photography

Dean's List Spring 2009

EXTREMELY PROFICIENT
 KNOWLEDGE IN

Adobe Illustrator 

Adobe InDesign 

Adobe Photoshop 

Adobe Acrobat 

Wordpress

INTERMEDIATE
KNOWLEDGE IN

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe After Effects
Adobe Bridge
ExpressionEngine

Trello

SOME
KNOWLEDGE IN

Media Pro 

Capture One Pro 

Adobe Dreamweaver

WebTools

FULLY
COMPETENT IN

PC and Mac platforms

Download complete resume here.