K. C.

Graphic Designer

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Experience: 5 Years
Location: Washington, DC

Overview

My name is K. C. and I love helping individuals and companies communicate their message through design.

My mission is making the vision of my clients/employers into a real product through communication design.

Experienced in print design, branding, web design, interactive, content management systems (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Magento, SharePoint, CommonSpot), and web development (HTML, CSS).

Clients include: DKW Communications, Epilepsy Foundation, The Art Institute of Washington, Kwikpoint, Howard University, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Corporate Executive Board, American Institutes for Research, Center for Applied Linguistic, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Chomping Climate Change, Association for Talent Development

Experience

Independent Contractor (January 2013 to Current)

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (October 2014 to Present)
Front End Developer, Web Designer, Graphic Designer
Contracted for a variety of projects including branding, print, publications, web design, mobile design, and web content.

Association for Talent Development (January 2014 to October 2014)
Graphic Designer
Contracted for a variety of projects including branding, print, publications, web, and mobile.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (February 2014 to May 2014)
Front End Developer, Web Designer
Contracted to aid in updating their annual IMPACT conference website.

Center for Applied Linguistics (October 2013 to January 2014)
Production Artist
Contracted to create interactive versions of paper tests for ESL students.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (April 2013 to October 2013)
Graphic Designer
Contracted for a variety of projects including branding, print, eNewsletters, and web design. Also, updated information on websites using Word Press.

American Institutes for Research (February 2013 to March 2013)
Contracted to design web and print graphics. Also, created copy for Social Media posts.

Corporate Executive Board (March 2013 to April 2013)
Production Artist
Contracted to aid in the transition to a new brand by updating documents.

12.26 Studios
Graphic Designer
Contracted for a variety of projects, which included social media and web content management. Client have included KitchenCray (Social Media Management: Pinterest), DKW Communications (Web Content Management) and GreenSweep LLC (Web Content Management).
The Epilepsy Foundation (April 2011 to January 2013)
Web & Design Coordinator

Designed a variety of projects including web graphics, brochures, booklets, logos, posters, newsletters, postcards, fliers, invitations, eNewsletters, magazine advertorial, newspaper ads, and branding.

Updated content for and help managed the company’s main and internal website using CommonSpot and SharePoint. Trained new employees company’s main and internal website.

Managed and wrote content for social media outlets using Hootesuite.

Managed and sent out e-mails using Convio.

Major Contributions:

Wrote and initiated a new proposal for the company’s brand and design direction

Designed and contributed language to a proposed Brand Manual

Proposed new processes for management of both web and print requests
Independent Contractor (February 2011 to September 2011)
Contractor for Graphic Design, Web Design, and Web Content

Completed contract assignments with external clients including Society for Human Resource Management, LM&O Advertising, and Epilepsy Foundation.
Freelance (February 2007 to Current)
Freelance Graphic and Web Designer

I have worked with a variety of clients including celebrities, entrepreneurs, fine arts artists, non-profits, small businesses, educational institutions, associations, and marketing/pr firms.

Clients have hired me for a variety of projects including web design, CMS (Word Press, Magento, Drupal, Joomla, PHPFox), print design, branding, and social media.

Clients include: The Art Institute of Washington, Kwikpoint, Howard University, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Howard University School of Law, Chomping Climate Change, and Rocsi Diaz

Education / Qualifications

The Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA
Graphic Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fall 2010

Skills

Adobe IllustratorAdobe InDesignAdobe PhotoshopBook Cover DesignBrochure Design
Business Card DesignDrupalJoomlaLogo DesignMagazine Layout
MagentoTelerik Sitefinity CMSWeb Content ManagementWeb designWordPress
Web Development

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