SUMMARY

Elizabeth is a branding, user experience, and visual designer with a clean aesthetic and passion for connecting people. She thrives in solving design problems with visually, pleasing aesthetics and seamlessly, functional solutions. With over six years experience, she excels in noteworthy design that displays thought and tact.

EXPERIENCE

DESIGNER
APRIL 2012 — PRESENT
Potomac Communications Group

  • Assist the V.P. of Creative Development and project management in overseeing website design and development from the inception, research, prototype, and finalization stages
  • Consult and educate clients on how to maximize design potential through visual messaging and communication
  • Develop ongoing research into new and emerging products in the design field worldwide
  • Oversee and maintain project development both internally with staff and externally with clients
  • Enhance the online presence of clients based on their target audience through social media campaigns
  • Create and nourish a cohesive look that reflects the mission of Potomac Communications Group through brand guidelines and the execution of in house marketing materials
  • Customize and maintain WordPress based websites and code based around the needs of the audience with the desires of the client
  • Communicate data, facts, and stories through visually compelling infographics and animated videos
  • Develop digital strategies and methodologies that market websites to be user effective and friendly
  • Amplify office culture by creating consistent and cohesive looks for annual business gatherings

FREELANCE DESIGNER
JANUARY 2011 —PRESENT
Self-employed

  • Create visual products within print and digital mediums
  • Analyze client websites and provide feedback to maximize the potential of usability
  • Provide visual and stylized concepts for client branding

PRODUCTION & WEB ASSISTANT
JANUARY 2012 —APRIL 2012
Baltimore City Paper

  • Directed the print layout of the Automotive, Rent, Real Estate sections
  • Developed XML code to host images and content on the CityPaper website
  • Composed advertisements for local Baltimore-area businesses in the weekly newspaper, special issues, and feature magazines

EDUCATION

USER EXPERIENCE CERTIFICATE

SUMMER 2016
General Assembly of Washington D.C.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, GRAPHIC DESIGN

DECEMBER 2010
Towson University

LEADERSHIP

CHAPTER HOST OF LADIES, WINE AND DESIGN
Responsibilities include: conceptualizing topics for monthly meetings; establishing budget for special events; coordinating with local venues, sponsors and guest speakers; promoting through social media; and informing the national organization on chapter success.

RELATED SKILLS

Problem Solving and Identifying • Competitive Research and Analysis • Storyboarding • Mood creation • Rapid Prototyping • Responsive Web Design • Project Management • Mobile and Tablet Design

PROFICENCIES

Adobe Creative Suite • Sketch • HTML • CSS • jQuery • InVision • WordPress

MEMBERSHIPS AND ATTENDANCES

  • AIGA DC Member and Volunteer
  • BrooklynBeta Attendee
  • Creative Mornings D.C. Member
  • D.C. UX Member
  • Generate Conference Attendee
  • Refresh D.C. Member

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