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Resume

Experience

Graphic Designer, Freelance

2019 – present
  • Developed and designed full branding packages including logo design, logo variations, and social media profile photos and posting templates
  • Designed a full suite of wedding signage, including logo, seating chart, menus, and invitations
  • Worked within brand guidelines to create event signage, email templates, digital and print flyers, and illustrations

I.T. Specialist, Internal Revenue Service

2014 – 2017
  • Designed clear and concise brochures, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, and meeting materials
  • Provided critical administrative support including creating briefing materials, email communications, resource and strategic planning, scheduling, monitoring timelines, and event planning
  • Led a virtual monthly training seminar for approximately 250 attendees that provided process improvement opportunities by establishing training curricula for technical personnel, selecting instructors, and reviewing training documentation
  • Project lead for the Filing Season Readiness team tasked with managing, developing, and tracking technology and infrastructure enhancement plans, program management plans, and dashboards
  • Served as project coordinator for the data center consolidation efforts in Austin and Kansas City in which 20,594 square feet was reduced, resulting in the IRS exceeding its program goal of 50% space reduction in primary data centers

I.T. Student Trainee, Internal Revenue Service

2009 – 2013
  • Assisted with the development of a campaign designed to promote good habits during the IRS filing seasons, including brainstorming the campaign focus, developing a communications plan, and manager’s workbook
  • Served as lead designer on the Guiding Principles campaign, responsible for soliciting and implementing design feedback, working with the print shop, and organizing cross-country shipments
  • Aggregated information and designed brochures, posters, presentation documents, and other roll-out materials for the Guiding Principles campaign and new Microsoft products

Marketing Director, Student Activities Board at UT Dallas

2011 – 2012
  • Responsible for creating and overseeing on-brand event marketing materials including t-shirt designs, flyers, posters, social media graphics, and campus marketing efforts for the student-run activities board
  • Developed and pushed both social and print media to inform a student body of 25,000 students of all upcoming events
  • Coordinated and ran committee meetings for planning social and philanthropic events

Education

B.A. Arts and Technology, 2013
The University of Texas at Dallas

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Adobe Premiere
    • Adobe AfterEffects
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Microsoft Office

Training

ESI International IT Project Management courses:

  • Agile Projects: Keys to Getting Started
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • IT Risk Management
  • Managing IT Projects

Recognition

IRS Enterprise Operations:

  • “Superior Accomplishment” Award (2017)
  • “Director’s Award” for the Guiding Principles Campaign (2010)
  • “MVP” Award for the Guiding Principles Campaign (2010)

IRS “Outstanding” Performance Awards (yearly, 2014-2017)