Chelsea Draper

  • Graphic Designer at COOLA Suncare
  • Encinitas, California, United States
  • Cosmetics

Previous positions

  • Graphic Designer at COOLA
  • Graphic Design + Art Direction and Visual Merchandising at KESS InHouse

Education

Northern Vermont University, Bachelor’s degree, Art/Art Studies, General

Background

Experience

  • Graphic Designer

    COOLA

    March 2018 – May 2019(1 year 2 months)Greater San Diego Area

    – Managed creative projects from concept development to production, working both collaboratively and independently. – Developed collaborative working relationships with all members of the brand team across the company. – Updated existing product packaging while having an active role in the development of new packaging. – Production of digital and print marketing materials including but not limited to: Eblasts, social media collateral, brochure cards, large format signage, POP displays, digital product mockups, print packaging, print & digital advertisements, website imagery, tradeshow graphics. – Produced visual content to support sales & marketing activities. – Adhering to file organization standards: Version control, file integrity, photography storage, final files archival. – Staying current with design trends & software.

  • Graphic Design + Art Direction and Visual Merchandising

    KESS InHouse

    January 2016 – February 2018(2 years 1 month)Oceanside, CA

    Responsible for development and execution of all company campaign and promotion design, copy, and visuals. I have been leading the company creatively through promotional concepts and design using an intuitive understanding of trending imagery in both the fashion and decor world, as well as a keen eye for current design and marketing trends that build engagement and trust with customers. Day-to-day duties include: – Development of original graphics, motifs, designs, photography, and visual merchandising to support marketing, events, and promotional collateral such as, but not limited to: E-newsletters, web banners, landing pages/front-end web design, sales tools, social media imagery and assets, flyers, posters, promotional items, and other advertising material such as catalogs, stickers, and business cards.

  • Artist Assistant

    dug Nap Art™

    September 2014 – September 2015(1 year)Burlington, Vermont

    Performed all duties of running an Art business coupled with personal assistance. – Moderated and replenished monthly consignment restock for over 50 stores and galleries in North America. – Edited and maintained art imagery using the the Adobe Creative Suite. Digital composition of multi­layer artwork was often required, as well as images for social media platforms and posters. – Art gallery and consignment communications, logging and tracking of sales, sales analytics, ordering all supplies, managing all social media platforms and website.

  • Jr. Graphic Designer

    Rome Snowboard Design Syndicate

    March 2012 – February 2013(11 months)Waterbury, Vermont

    – Designed graphics and prepared tech packs for 2013 Rome hardgoods, including boots and bindings. – Created designs for various print projects such as logos, hang tags, and packaging elements. – Designed images for web including banners, marquees, buttons, and newsletters.

  • Intern

    Seven Days

    April 2012 – October 2012(6 months)Burlington, Vermont Area

    Development of Seven Days Newspaper adds and Web adds.

Education

  • Northern Vermont University

    Bachelor’s degree, Art/Art Studies, General

    2009 – 2013

  • Johnson State College

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Graphic Design

    2009 – 2013

Skills & Expertise

  • Wrike
  • Graphic Design
  • Photo Editing
  • Illustration
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Creative Direction
  • Art Direction
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Administrative Assistance
  • InDesign
  • Newsletters
  • Visual Arts
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Product Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Banner Ads
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Email Marketing