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Alicia Lyon

Kendall College of Art and Design

Grand Rapids, MI, USA
My career goal is to be a designer who creates designs that will inspire and motivate people while leaving a lasting impression. I am looking for new opportunities that will allow me to use my skills and talents to benefit your company while affording me the opportunity to gain valuable experience.
Work Experience
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Sep 2013Present
Junior Designer
I design artwork for customizable shirts and other CustomInk products on a part- time freelance basis.
College Park, MD, USA
Present
FREELANCE: Graphic Designer | Art Director
I have been freelancing for several years. Some clients I have freelanced for are The Ionia Free Fair, The West Michigan Addy's, El Centro Translations, and The Holt-Delhi: Friends of the Library.

I am always available for freelance work.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Sep 2012Aug 2013
Graphic Design Intern
Photo editing, updating website, in house designs (flyers, cards, internal documents, brochures, etc)

I have experience going to press checks, and design meetings from interning at Via Design.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Nov 2012
Assistant Photographer
Organized shot list, assisted in photography,
managed schedule, and edited photos.
MI, USA
May 2012Sep 2012
Graphic Design Intern
Created print, outdoor, and POP advertisements for clients, such as McDonalds, Dr. Pepper, Dash-In, Celebration Cinemas, and many more.
Mokena, IL, USA
Jun 2012Aug 2012
Graphic Design Intern
Responsibilities:
Develop a marketing campaign(s) to push products, design and e-mail newsletters, design printed promotional material, design t-shirts and other apparel, create packaging designs, create product graphics (printed graphics/laser marketing), take and edit product photos, update sky high website, design and update both facebook pages.

Background:
Tilt Scooters (www.tiltscooters.com) is a high end scooter manufacture of scooter components. Tilt Scooters recently bought an online retail store that purchases Tilt products as well as other competitors called Sky High Scooters (skyhighscooters.com)
Work Featured in:
MTV: I'm Positive Campaign
Contributed as an assistant photographer.
mtv.com/videos/misc/859230/im-positivepromo.
jhtml#id=1697940

The F Bomb. org
Essay written by me featured on thefbomb.org
http://thefbomb.org/2012/07/ticking-clock/

Bodies Of Art Fashion Show: Forest Floor
Grand Rapids, MI
Designed a hand stitched dress and a deer antler headband

Ireland Study Abroad Gallery Show 2011
Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI
Showcase of my Ireland photography and others

SMart Multimedia Film Festival 2010
Grand Rapids, Mi
My stop motion was displayed on the side of the building for passerby’s and gallery show goers to view during the duration of the film festival
Education
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Aug 2009May 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts
3.7 GPA
MI, USA
Aug 2008Aug 2009
3.8 GPA
Awarded Jack A Drew Art and Agriculture Scholarship
Skills
 
Final Cut Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, Adobe Bridge, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Soundbooth, Shake, Garageband, Nikon SLR
Awards
2013
Behance
Behance Online Portfolio Appreciation Award
2013
Skills USA
State Judge
2013
Kendall College of Art and Design
Presidents List
2013
Kendall College of Art and Design
Deans List
2008
Jack A Drew Scholarship
Jack A Drew Art and Agriculture Scholarship