Abby Jones

Chatsworth, CA, USA

Work Experience

Adconion Direct

Junior Graphic Designer

March 2013 - Present Santa Monica, California, United States

Family Planet Magazine

Graphic Artist

Update, change, and create ads for the magazine
Responsible for paginating and getting the magazine to the printer on deadline
Created new company logo and brand identity out of an old one
Design all other graphics for the magazine
May 2012 - March 2013 California, United States

Daily Sundial Newspaper

Art Director

Work with all editors to develop graphics and design/visual content for print and online platform under tight deadlines for the daily university newspaper using InDesign.
Manage and oversee production staff.
Assist with designing the print edition.
Responsible for the overall look and presentation of the Daily Sundial.
Design front page covers for special issues of the newspaper.
Oversee the newspaper from layout to final prepress and get jobs to press efficently and correctly.
August 2011 - May 2012 Northridge, California, United States

Daily Sundial Newspaper

Production Design Assistant

Work with editors and other production designers to put together the daily university newspaper.
Design ads for different clients buying advertising space in the newspaper.
August 2010 - May 2011 Northridge, California, United States

Education

California State University - Northridge

Bachelor of Arts

Graduated with honors
August 2008 - May 2012 Northridge, California, United States

Awards

Associated Collegiate Press

1st place - Newsmagazine/Special Section Cover

2012

California College Media Association

1st place - Best Features Page Design in Division A

2012

California College Media Association

1st place - Best News-Page Design

2011

California College Media Association

1st place - Best Overall Design in Division A

2012

California College Media Association

3rd place - Best Online Promotion

2011

California College Media Association

3rd place - Best Infographic

2012

California College Media Association

1st place - Best Special Section in Division A

2012

Skills

Acrobat Professional, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Photography, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word, Film Photography,