Elizabeth Dam-Regier

Design + Communication + Academia

Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Strategic communicator and ambitious designer who enjoys challenges, creative problem solving, critical thinking, and hard deadlines. Extended experience in communication strategy, publication design, brand management, event planning, and academia. Interests include social media marketing, visual communication, media literacy, and collaborative community-based research design.

Work Experience

Wake Forest University

Assistant Director, HR Project Office

Also a certified facilitator for Safe Zone, an LGBTQ education program that invests in providing individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to create safe and affirming campus environment for all.
December 2017 - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Wake Forest University

Manager, HR Project Office

Previously the Manager of the Human Resources Project Office at Wake Forest University. Worked closely with the Chief Human Resources Officer to develop strategic communications to recruit, retain, and develop the top University talent. Led an event planning team to execute highly visible annual and biannual University events. Provided project management services to HR teams and departments across campus. Conceptualized and designed print and digital marketing materials, while working closely with Communications and External Relations to maintain the University's brand.
July 2016 - November 2017 Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

University Of North Carolina - Greensboro


Currently teaching CST 105, Introduction to Communication, the basic course for the Communication Studies department. Responsible for syllabus creation, weekly lesson planning, lecture material, and facilitating classroom discussion. Developed and currently teaching the only hybrid in-class and online section for this course offering.
August 2013 - Present North Carolina, United States

Turri's Italian Foods, Inc.

Brand Manager

Currently managing the company’s brand presence on an local, national, and international level through a consistent visual identity. Responsible for all printed collateral including labels, large format signage, stationery, warehouse safety signage, and new product branding. Also currently managing their digital persona and recently revamped entire company website.
May 2010 - Present Roseville, Michigan, United States

Wake Forest University

Project & Communication Specialist

Previously the Project and Communication Specialist in the Human Resources Projects Office at Wake Forest University. Responsible for developing creative and innovative communication strategies that promote Wake Forest as the premier University employer. Coordinates communication and marketing efforts through various digital and print mediums to help recruit, retain, and develop talented faculty and staff. Maintains that quality of brand and identity messaging through implementing consistent visual communication.
March 2015 - June 2016 Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Momentum Mag

Design Director

Previously the design director for the international, bi-monthly, newsstand publication. Worked directly with the managing editor and photo editor to envision and execute creative solutions for each issue. Managed all publication design aspects, as well as internal web-based advertising and external promotional materials.
March 2012 - August 2015 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SW!TCH Studio

Lead Graphic Designer

Previously held the title of art director, lead designer, and/or production manager for eight niche publications. Maintained strong client relationships through in-studio presentations, in-person and online meetings, email correspondence, and phone calls. Contributed to various other magazines, printed collateral, and identity projects. Managed the studio on an administrative level that included billing clients, organizing client and advertiser files, and project managing two lower-level designers.
March 2010 - June 2013 Tempe, Arizona, United States

Phoenix Art Museum

Graphic Design Intern + Freelance Graphic Designer

Worked on a team of three designers to maintain the Museum’s brand identity while marketing assorted exhibitions. Contributed various design collateral to the 2010 Devoured event that included billboards, bus shelters, publication advertising, day-of handouts, and table signs. Maintained a paid working relationship with the marketing department as a freelance graphic designer after three-month internship had ended.
March 2009 - August 2009 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

The Gateway, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Production Manager

Managed production and design of twice-weekly newspaper publication. Collaborated with a creative team of editors, writers, and photographers in a fast-paced, hard-deadline environment.
December 2007 - May 2008 Omaha, Nebraska, United States


University Of North Carolina - Greensboro

Masters of Art, Communication Studies

August 2013 - May 2015 Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

The Art Institute Of Phoenix

Bachelors of Art, Graphic Design

July 2008 - December 2010 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

University Of Nebraska

Graphic Design Major, Mass Communication Minor

August 2006 - May 2008 Omaha, Nebraska, United States


Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledgeable in web based content management systems, CSS, HTML, and Dreamweaver. Expert in social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest. Skilled speaker, writer, manager, and idea creator.