My mission is to empower people and organizations through beautiful design that really works.
Berry College, Rome, Georgia
Bachelor of Arts in Communication
Concentration: Visual Communication
Minor in Religion
Adobe Creative Suite
communication theory and strategy
Proficient with Mac and PC platforms.
Associated Press style writing and editing
Experienced and capable in managing multiple projects and clients effectively.
Baking and cooking
2014 – present
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Graphic Designer
Provide digital and print creative services to the Office of Government and Community Relations.
2009 – present
Laura Means graphic design, Atlanta, Georgia
Freelance Graphic Designer
Concept and design projects such as wedding invitation suites, DVD packaging, wedding albums, graduation announcements, graphics for social media platforms such as Facebook cover images. Engage with vendors for pre-press, proofing and final production of materialssets the color behind the product image.
2010 – 2014
The Mission Society, Norcross, Georgia
Provided all in-house creative services, working primarily with the departments of communications and development. Art directed and designed magazine publication for print and interactive version for web. Conceptualized, designed and produced event branding and materials for annual major donor gathering. Traveled internationally to coordinate video production. Collaborated with department members for communication strategy. Maintained visual identity across photo, video, print and web platforms.
2007 – 2009
Berry College Student Activities Board, Rome, Georgia
Marketing and Promotions Coordinator
Designed and produced branding and materials, logos, and packaging for events. Oversaw committees and served on the executive board. Designed organizational materials such as letterhead and thank you notes. Operate with on-campus print shop and off-campus vendors for production of materials including T-shirts and promotional items.
Berry College Office of Creative Services, Rome, Georgia
Responsible for the design, scheduling and production of printed material. Design general institutional materials. Produced materials for college departments, offices and entities. Collaborated with campus clients to maintain the college’s design standards and visual identity.