- Graphic Designer at The Creative Group
- Costa Mesa, California, United States
- Graphic Design
- Social Media Coordinator at Three Dots LLC
- Graphic Designer and Marketing Manager at Zito’s Pizza
Concordia University-Irvine, BA, Graphic Design & Marketing
The Creative Group
July 2018 – Present(1 year 3 months)Irvine, CA
Experience in the following industries: – Boutique Hotel Management – Food & Beverage Marketing Agency – Real Estate Marketing & Advertising Agency – Commercial Real Estate Firm – Beauty & Wellness Company – Planning & Scrapbooking Company -Skilled in both print and digital design and work within the full Adobe Creative Suite.
2012 – PresentIrvine
-Create custom invitation, card and logo designs per client’s requests. -Design creative and unique projects for various events such as weddings, parties, and birthdays to sell on Etsy.
Social Media Coordinator
Three Dots LLC
November 2016 – October 2017(11 months)Garden Grove
-Connect and build relationships with social media influencers to advertise new collection pieces to coincide with Three Dots’ image and content strategy and their personal brand. -Collaborate with Art Director to create and schedule content for Instagram, Facebook, and email marketing efforts. -Upload new collections to Joor software platform with upcoming pieces, color selections, and fabric options for buyer’s and store owners to browse and purchase. -Assist with look book and e-commerce photo-shoots as well as create behind the scenes photos to share on social media channels. -Gather inspiration and discover upcoming trends, styles, and social tools. -Photograph new arrival pieces on social media model to display new colors and fabric details.
Graphic Designer and Marketing Manager
September 2013 – November 2016(3 years 2 months)Orange
-Manage and design menus, signage, table tents, and advertisements to be displayed and utilized within all four store locations and North Orange County zones. -Develop and improve marketing and advertising strategies by continuously updating website design, email marketing, and re-branding Zito’s image. -Create content by photographing menu items as well as scheduling social media posts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google Business social media platforms. -Manage corporation’s charitable donations and advertising within the community for local businesses, sports teams, and schools.
Riviera Magazine Marketing Intern
April 2013 – August 2013(4 months)Costa Mesa
-Research advertisements, style, and trends within the magazine industry and report to management. -Assist with company events to create a stress free environment for Riviera Magazine as well as other vendors.
The Ranch Restaurant and Saloon
October 2012 – April 2013(6 months)Anaheim
-Assist in creating maximum profitability for the restaurant by anticipating customer flow with a sense of urgency and communication. -Provide information for guests inquiries about restaurant dining spaces and experiences.
BA, Graphic Design & Marketing
2008 – 2012
Native or bilingual proficiency
Graphic Designer for The Aerie
I was selected to be the Graphic Designer for The Aerie, Concordia University’s student literary and arts journal. I collaborated with the head professor of Graphic Design as well as two English Literature students to complete the layout and production of the magazine. I was also on the selection committee to decide which pieces of art were to be featured in The Aerie and planned a launch party to advertise the launch of the magazine.
Team Members (3):
Skills & Expertise
- Google Analytics
- Graphic Design
- Package Design
- Market Research
- Time Management
- Marketing Research
- Poster Design
- Logo Design
- Public Speaking
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Marketing Strategy
- Organization Skills
- Social Media
- Web Design
- Adobe Photoshop
- Social Media Marketing
- Typography II
- Art History I
- Advertising Agency
- Art History II
- Drawing I
- Elements of Art
- Painting I
- Web Design I
- Digital Image Manipulation
- Professional Selling
- Digital Illustration
- Marketing Research
- Digital Publishing
- Graphic Design I
- Graphic Design II
- Typography I
- Graphic Design III
Honors & Awards
Omicron Delta Kappa
I became a member of Omicron Delta Kappa’s Honor Society in the spring semester of 2012 for maintaining a high GPA.
Gerald Brommer Art Scholarship
Concordia University Irvine
Recipient of the Gerald Brommer art scholarship given to a handful of selected students earning a degree in Graphic Design or Fine Arts.
2008-09 NAIA National Qualifier
I was a NAIA National Qualifier in various events and relays while I was a swimmer on Concordia Univeristy’s Swim Team.
Featured in the Saaji Fimbi Art Show in London, England
Chosen to be featured in the “Saaiji Fimbi” art show in London, England in the fall of 2009. Students in the honors art class were selected to be featured in the art show featuring projects based on “Desertification.”
Featured in Concordia’s Student Art Show in Spring of 12′, 11′, and 09′.
My graphic design projects were featured in Concordia University’s student art shows in the spring semester of 2012, 2011, and 2009.
Volunteer Experience & Causes
Causes Kelley cares about: