Lizzy Joelson

  • Graphic Designer
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Design

Previous positions

  • Lead Graphic Designer at dude. be nice
  • Graphic and Web Designer at Trading Financial Credit LLC

Education

UCLA Extension, Graphic Communications Certificate, Graphic Design and Web Design

Public Profile

Background

Experience

  • Graphic Designer

    Freelance Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Art Director

    November 2014 – Present(4 years 11 months)Los Angeles, CA

    • Typography • Illustration • Logos + Branding • Print design: posters, menus, invitations, letterheads, labels • Digital/Web design: websites, web ads, social media graphics • Deck design • Production design Clients include: Commune, Downtown Women’s Center, Wanderlust Hollywood, dude. be nice, Loud, John Paul Mitchell Systems, Health-Ade Kombucha, Participant Media, Dr. Mark Hyman, One Down Dog, Yogamazé, Nico Network, Elephant Journal, Rock to Recovery, Moonfaze Feminist Film Festival

  • Lead Graphic Designer

    dude. be nice

    October 2016 – January 2019(2 years 3 months)Whittier, CA

    • Re-branding • Original artwork for graphic tees and other apparel • Social media graphics • Art direct photoshoots, videos, and events

  • Graphic and Web Designer

    Trading Financial Credit LLC

    October 2013 – 2014(1 year)Los Angeles

    • Create website banners and ads • Design promotional videos • Update and organize the visual characteristics of their websites

  • Intern

    Crocker Art Museum

    September 2012 – June 2013(9 months)Sacramento, California Area

    • Instructed children in art projects and cultural and informational lessons • Planned and arranged Home School Days • Designed flyers and maps • Researched for outreach education

  • Gallery Attendant

    Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

    January 2010 – April 2010(3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    • Provided curatorial and production support • Assisted artists with their works (transporting and live performances) • Set up and deconstructed exhibits

Education

  • UCLA Extension

    Graphic Communications Certificate, Graphic Design and Web Design

    2013 – 2015

  • UC Davis

    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Art History

    2011 – 2013

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Graphic Design
  • JavaScript
  • Video Editing
  • Illustrator
  • Illustration
  • Art History
  • Poster Design
  • Macintosh Applications
  • Art Direction
  • Graphics
  • Logo Design
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Branding & Identity
  • Microsoft Office
  • After Effects
  • Research
  • Creative Writing
  • InDesign
  • Photoshop
  • Communication Skills
  • HTML5
  • Art Education
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • WordPress
  • Typography
  • Organization
  • Social Media
  • Web Design
  • Writing

Certifications

  • Design Communication Arts

    UCLA Extension, License

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Lizzy cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Rights