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


Production Designer

September 2014 - Present Baltimore, Maryland, United States


Junior Designer

I design artwork for customizable shirts and other CustomInk products on a part- time freelance basis.
September 2013 - Present Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Lyon Designs

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.
Present College Park, Maryland, United States

Via Design, Inc.

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.
September 2012 - August 2013 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

MTV: I'm Positive Campaign

Assistant Photographer

Organized shot list, assisted in photography,
managed schedule, and edited photos.
November 2012 - November 2012 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Olympus Group

Graphic Design Intern

Created print, outdoor, and POP advertisements for clients, such as McDonalds, Dr. Pepper, Dash-In, Celebration Cinemas, and many more.
May 2012 - September 2012 Michigan, United States

Tilt Scooters

Graphic Design Intern

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.

Tilt Scooters ( 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 (
June 2012 - August 2012 Mokena, Illinois, United States


Kendall College Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

3.7 GPA
August 2009 - May 2013 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Lansing Community College

3.8 GPA
Awarded Jack A Drew Art and Agriculture Scholarship
August 2008 - August 2009 Michigan, United States



Behance Online Portfolio Appreciation Award


Skills USA

State Judge


Kendall College Of Art And Design

Presidents List


Kendall College Of Art And Design

Deans List


Jack A Drew Scholarship

Jack A Drew Art and Agriculture Scholarship



Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Flash, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Soundbooth, Final Cut Pro, Garageband, Nikon SLR, Shake,

Work Featured in:

MTV: I'm Positive Campaign
Contributed as an assistant photographer.

The F Bomb. org
Essay written by me featured on

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