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EXPERIENCE

March 2012 – Present, Nashville, TN

Beth Grubb Creative

Mixed Media Artist

• Create commissioned mixed media art pieces for individuals and businesses.

• Teach art classes to youth and adults in and around Nashville.

November 2010 – February 2012, Nashville, TN
iPractice Group

Manager of Marketing and PR

• Created overall marketing and sales strategy for the company.

• Managed all public relations functions and graphic design, including press releases, web content, and brand identity

• Coordinated all national and international tradeshows and events.

January 2008 – October 2010, Nashville, TN

C.R. Gibson

Marketing Coordinator

• Created memory products for over 100 mass market and specialty retailers throughout the United States and Canada.

• Led creative team in innovative design direction and material selection for products.

• Worked with production team in establishing price points, margins and retail cost for materials.

• Coordinated with sales team to present products and programs to key accounts.

• Set timelines for design, production, and shipping of products.

July 2007 – September 2007, Nashville, TN

International Service Leadership

Senior Graphic Designer/Special Projects

• Conceptualized and created marketing materials including trade show booklets, articles,

brochures, forms, flyers, multimedia, newsletters, presentations and posters for over 92 vendors in the United States and Canada.

September 2006 – February 2007, Nashville, TN

Joyner & Hogan Printing Company

Senior Graphic Designer

• Designed and created brochures, forms, flyers, multimedia, newsletters and posters for multiple clients.

• Managed prepress and production for over 110 clients.

February 2, 1993- January 2006, Atlanta, GA

Emory University

Multiple Positions Over 13 Years

Communications Manager

• Developed and implemented programs and communication materials to targeted audiences that enhanced community awareness and utilization.

• Attended marketing strategy meetings and contributed to setting the creative strategy.

• Supervised Communications Department staff.

• Served as primary contact between Human Resources and University Publications to maintain Emory identity standards.

• Managed and monitored Communications Department budget.

Senior Graphic Designer

• Conceptualized and created effective marketing materials including articles, brochures, forms, flyers, multimedia, newsletters, presentations and posters.

• Designed and produced web sites for Human Resources, websites for Emory special projects/events, and campus wide multimedia email campaigns.

• Interfaced with outside vendors to deliver print and multimedia work on schedule.

• Worked with cross-functional teams to represent the needs and objectives of the

Communications Department to ensure branding and positioning strategies.

Program Coordinator

• Developed, coordinated and designed all marketing and communication articles, writings, graphic design, multi-media and web site materials for the department and various campus-wide events and programs.

• Provided oversight to the development and management of the program’s business operations and systems.

• Developed the program’s annual and 5-year budget proposals. Managed and monitored approved budgets.

• Supervised administrative staff.

FREELANCE

Design and develop marketing materials (i.e. business cards, letterhead, envelopes, brochures, posters, manuals, packaging materials, POP displays, trade show displays, multimedia materials, web sites) for over 20 individuals, companies and organizations.

EDUCATION

Belmont University

Fall 2010- Present

Currently pursing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing.

Art Institute of Atlanta

Fall 1998- Spring 2000

Associate's degree in graphic design (3.8 cumulative GPA).

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Participate in the following community services:

• Substitute teach at LEAD Academy High School

• Art2STEM (Art combined with science, technology, engineering and math) – Working with middle school girls to encourage them to pursue careers in STEM focused fields.

• Serve on Arts & Communications Committee at First Baptist Church.

• Mentoring to freshman girls at Overton High School and Hillsboro High School through Pencil Foundation and Alignment Nashville.

• From 2006 – 2009 coached high school basketball at Hillsboro High School and won the state tournament in 2009.

REFERENCES

References, portfolio and salary requirements available upon request.