Sara Toftegaard


Sarasota, FL, USA
Very dedicated and organized in every aspect of what I am assigned to do.

Work Experience

Paradise Advertising

Art Director

January 2014 - Present Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States

Schifino Lee

Product Designer

February 2013 - December 2013 Tampa, Florida, United States


Web design Intern

Worked closely with the senior designer on the Tervis website. Created textile patterns for customized wraps. Designed email blasts & icons, compiled seasonal photos for the web and worked mainly in photoshop and dreamweaver.
May 2012 - December 2012 Venice, Florida, United States

SRQ Magazine

Graphic Design Intern

Organizing spreads with images and text. Creating logos, invites and banners for specific events and designing ads for local businesses around Sarasota.
August 2011 - April 2012 Sarasota, Florida, United States


User Interface designer

Class collaboration project for a semester, working with Microsoft. Coming up with new ideas and design elements for a game. In my group of 4 classmates, I designed the user interface app compatible with all smart phones and a feature for the internet browser. (all our ideas were taken into consideration)
January 2012 - April 2012 Sarasota, Florida, United States

Multiple Clients

Graphic designer: Freelance work for different clients

I have had experience working with clients such as Nature Coast Urology (created their website, business card and flyers), a cabinetry company (helping set up icons for the website plan) and a tennis scholarship website in memory of Simon Toftegaard.

Nature Coast Urology website:
Simon Toftegaard scholarship website:
May 2009 - Spring Hill, Florida, United States

In The Know Resources

Event co-chair, social media and design intern

Designed and organized a Cancer Renewal Event. Responsible for designing the program, flyers, social media and coordinated the silent auction and organized the event.
May 2010 - June 2010 Santa Rosa, California, United States

Micro Matic LLC

Industrial & Graphic Design

Along with designing beer taps and fountains, I design email promotions, tap slips, and other promotion layouts.
January 2009 - April 2011 Florida, &, California


Ringling College Of Art And Design


Majoring in Graphic design and minoring in Business of Art and Design.
August 2008 - May 2013 Sarasota, Florida, United States


English (Fluent),
Danish (Fluent),


ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4 , Adobe Photoshop CS4, Apple Keynote , Bridge, Excel, Flash, Indesign, Powerpoint, Quark, Social Media, Word,

Additional Information

Along with interning and freelancing with companies, I also have experience working with clients. i have created websites, business cards, logos, posters, and other promotional items for their self owned companies and organizations.