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Courtney Yingling

Graphic Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Skilled graphic designer; Extremely organized, hard-working and flexible with over two years of print design experience within an in-house marketing department; Experience includes creating print collateral, investment presentations, invitations, advertisements and marketing material for events across a wide range of scope (including events for the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Team and the Scripps Research Center); Possesses keen eye for design and detail; Skilled in research and analysis for website development and design including user experience and information architecture; Capability to successfully and efficiently create visual design and effective, responsive code for websites; Ability to thrive in dynamic, high-pressure environments; Proven ability to balance priorities and possesses excellent problem solving and communication skills; Good financial awareness, ability to track hours and manage budgets.

Work Experience

Freelance

Independent Graphic & Web Design Professional

January 2011 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States

Use All Five

Designer

(3 month Fixed Contract)
• Assisted with the design of websites for clients including Google and UCLA; researched visual inspiration and created wireframes and design comps
• Participated in project development strategy and ideation sessions
• Created animatics for internet advertisement development
• Assisted with the design and code development of the offline.la website (http://offline.la/)
June 2013 - August 2013 Los Angeles, California, United States

The Yuciapa Companies

Investor Relations & Marketing Creative & Coordinator

• Assisted in the design, development and production of marketing material, presentations, event invitations, advertisements, holiday cards, menus and collateral for marketing and investor related meetings as well as privately hosted parties, dinners and events
• Implemented corporate identity across all platforms
• Developed & created logos
June 2011 - June 2013 Los Angeles, California, United States

Education

University Of San Diego

Bachelor of Arts, Theatre

August 1999 - May 2003 San Diego, California, United States

Santa Monica College

Certificate of Achievement, Graphic Design

4.0 GPA for program
Classes Completed:
August 2010 - Present Santa Monica, California, United States

Santa Monica College

Department Certificate, Web Design & Development, Interactive Media

August 2011 - June 2013 Santa Monica, California, United States

Skills

Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Collateral, Corporate Branding, CSS, HTML, Investor Relations, MAC, Marketing, Microsoft Excel, MIcrosoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Packaging, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Brand Development, CMS Websites, O, PC, Print, Responsive Web Design, WordPress,