Education

2014       Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Graphic Design & Photography/ Mississippi State University (3.8 GPA)

2014       Minor in Japanese/ Mississippi State University


Experience

2015-Present    Assistant Preschool Teacher / St. Lukes Early Childhood Learning Center (Jackson, MS)

Responsible for assisting the lead teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional, and physical development of each child.

2014-2015      Graphic Designer, Photographer / Buzini Sports (Flowood,MS) 

Worked as a graphic designer and photographer at Buzini Sports. I created jersey designs for customers as well as advertising materials             for the company.

2012                Freelance Graphic Designer / SPESC

Worked as a graphic designer for the 2012 South Central Regional Conference for the Society for Photography Education. I created brochures, flyers, posters,  t-shirts, invitations, and schedules to be used for the conference.

2012                 Intern / Toubi Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan)

I created name-tags for all of the employees. I also created self-promotional material that included business cards, envelopes, and stationery. I also created brochures, posters, flyers, and postcards for various events. I went with co-workers to visit clients. I also assisted with various     photo-shoots for products to be advertised by the company. 


Awards

2014                  Graduated with Magna Cum Laude

2013                  41st Annual MSU Student Competitive Exhibition

2012                  40th Annual MSU Student Competitive Exhibition

2009-2013       State of Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant

2009-2013       State of Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant

2009-2013       Mississippi State University Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship


Activites

2014-Present           AIGA Member

2013-2014                Movie Club Member

2012-Present           SPE Member

2012-2014                Japanese Club President

2010-2014                Japanese Club Member


Skills

Software

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Dreamweaver
  • Lightroom
  • After Effects

Technical

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Wordpress
  • Letterpress
  • Studio Lighting
  • Gum Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Digital and Film Photography
  • Darkroom
  • Gallery Preparation

Other

  • Experienced in designing for print material and websites
  • Able to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines