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Emma Williams

Graphic Designer

Petaluma, CA, USA
I am a graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo with a BFA in Art & Design, concentration in Graphic Design. In addition to graphic design, I actively pursue my love of photography, illustration, surface pattern design, and reading on the side.

Work Experience

Sloat Design Group

Graphic Designer, Office Manager

• Assisted creative team in packaging and print design
• Worked with clients on revisions to a variety of existing projects
• Developed marketing materials to promote Sloat Design Group
• Updated office e-newsletter, website, and Facebook page
• Managed pro-bono projects
• Contributed photography and basic web design services
• Responsible for daily office upkeep
July 2013 - Present Petaluma, California, United States

Cal Poly Kinesiology Department

Graphic Designer

• Redesigned existing Fit Mom's brochures, handouts, newsletters, etc.
• Created branding and promotional materials for Healthy Beginnings program
March 2012 - July 2013 San Luis Obispo, California, United States

Sloat Design Group

Intern

• Assisted in packaging and print design
• Worked with clients on revisions to a variety of projects
• Practiced effective time management when dealing with multiple projects at once
June 2012 - September 2012 Petaluma, California, United States

AE Pictures Inc.

Photographer's Assistant

• Processed and edited large batches of wedding photos
• Assembled photo collages and other promotional pieces for the company blog
June 2012 - September 2012 Petaluma, California, United States

Cal Poly SCE Concrete Canoe Project

Graphic Designer

• Worked closely with canoe team to create race-worthy graphics for 2012 competition
• Designed canoe graphics, t-shirts, and promotional material for the canoe team
• Learned how to put design skills to practical use in a self-motivated environment
October 2011 - April 2012 San Luis Obispo, California, United States

Whiskytree Inc

Intern

• Received first-hand experience on how a film company operates and serves clients
• Worked on original concepts and designs for a movie in pre-production
• Utilized strong communication and collaboration skills in the office
June 2011 - September 2011 San Rafael, California, United States

Education

California Polytechnic State University

Art and Design

BFA in Art and Design with a concentration in Graphic Design. Graduated summa cum laude.
September 2010 - June 2013 San Luis Obispo, California, United States

Awards

California Polytechnic State University

President's Honors List

2013

AIGA - The Professional Association For Design

Work featured in AIGA Member Gallery

2013

California Polytechnic State University

President's Honors List

2012

California Polytechnic State University

Dean's List

2013

California Polytechnic State University

Dean's List

2012

California Polytechnic State University

Dean's List

2011

California Polytechnic State University

Dean's List

2010

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, Digital Photography, HTML, Lightroom, Traditional Media,