Chavilah Bennett

Columbus, OH, USA

Work Experience


Motion Graphics Designer

June 2012 - Columbus, Ohio, United States

CCAD Design Group

Graphic Designer

Design Group is Columbus College of Art & Design's in-house firm, consisting of a select team of students under the creative direction of Lindsay Kronmiller.

- Develop print and digital projects for CCAD from concept to production.
- Meet and present to senior staff.
- Collaborate with local businesses and agencies.
August 2011 - June 2012 Columbus, Ohio, United States

American Greetings

Intern Card Planner for Target Team

Worked on a team that plans cards exclusively for the Target account.

Helped develop a new look for an existing collection of cards.

Advised and executed type layouts on an 18 card collection and planned cards for an endcap, taking on the typical workload of a Line Designer.

Worked directly with the senior director, lead line designers, product development, and editorial.
June 2011 - August 2011 Cleveland, Ohio, United States


Freelance Creative

From illustrating booklets for a printing company and making seasonal brochures for a plane cleaning business, to branding a non-profit startup and making Flash web banners for a marketing firm.
I've worked one-on-one as a freelancer with numerous clients on short-term jobs.
January 2010 - Columbus, Ohio, United States

Columbus College Of Art And Design

Assistant Art Teacher

Helped with developing lesson plans and teaching Saturday Morning Art Classes and Creative Summer Workshops for Columbus College of Art & Design's Continuing Education Program.

Maintained order while creating a healthy, exciting learning environment for children.

Claymation, 7th-9th grade,
Beginning Painting and Color, 5th-6th grade,
Early Foundations of Art, 3rd grade,
General Art, 1st-5th grade.
August 2009 - August 2011 Columbus, Ohio, United States


Columbus College Of Art And Design

BFA in Advertising & Graphic Design

2008-present - CCAD President's List
2008-2012 - CCAD Honors Program

2011-Daniel E. Bricker Memorial Scholarship
2010-Daniel E. Bricker Memorial Scholarship
2009-Jeff Link Memorial Scholarship
2008-CCAD Trustee's Award Scholarship
2008-CCAD Battelle Scholarship
August 2008 - May 2012 Columbus, Ohio, United States


Abobe After Effects, Abobe Flash, Abobe Illustrator, Abobe InDesign, Abobe Photoshop, Digital Photography, Drawing And Illustration, Vertical Response,

Groups and Activities

The Designers Accord (individual supporter)
2012 - Senior Class Gift Committee (leader)
2011-12 - CCAD Student Government (President)
2010-11 - CCAD Student Government (President-Elect)
2010-11 - Spotlight Exhibition Group
2009-10 - CCAD Resident Student Association (leader)
2008-09 - CCAD Resident Student Association (member)