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Gina Cullen

Graphic Designer + Visual Artist

Valparaiso, IN, USA
Ms. Cullen is a 25-year old graphic designer & visual artist. Well-versed in the finer points of corporate identity development, marketing, web design, and digital illustration, she is a detail-oriented and enthusiastic individual, with a passion for excellent work in all its forms.

A list of professional references, resume, and PDF portfolio are happily available upon request.

Work Experience

Ideas In Motion Media

Graphic Designer

Create promotional graphics for use in social media adhering to company brand. Design flyers and marketing materials for use in sales and client meetings. Develop banner ads for clients, gather statistical analysis for clients through Google Analytics in regards to banner ad views & clicks.
January 2015 - Present United States

Wisewords

Design Advisor

"The advice marketplace for creative students. Life-tested, 1-to-1 advice from someone doing your dream job."

Responsible for mentoring, directing, and sharing personal experiences in the graphic design industry with up-and-coming talent. Produced tutorials & instructed others as needed.
March 2014 - January 2015 Ontario, Canada

Daydream Designs

Freelance Graphic Designer

- Lent creative abilities and expertise in the areas of several projects, ranging from company logo design, restaurant menu layout, website homepage design, and brochure development.

- Discussed solutions, options, potential design ideas, and concepts with the company's owner, to ensure clientele satisfaction.

- Received and responded to client feedback and adjusted designs, images, web pages, and layouts according to their tastes, suggestions, and concerns to ensure that all needs were met in a timely, aesthetic, and efficient manner.
August 2013 - July 2014 Indiana, United States

CRUSH Development

Freelance Web Designer

- Established updated looks and interface designs for several websites to promote company identity.

- Communicated frequently with the head web developer in order to establish fresh creative solutions that would adhere to current and future W3 standards so as to serve as a lasting solution.
March 2011 - November 2011 Orlando, Florida, United States

SCB Marketing

Design Intern

- Engaged in creative, round-the table meetings and supplied ideas and solutions to creative problems, assisting the creative team in deciding on fresh content.

- Assisted in the front-end creative development and conceptualization of a new branch website to increase customer sales and involvement in the company.

- Designed a variety of logos, visual identities, and corporate imagery for varying advertisements and sales pitches to bring a idealized look.
March 2008 - May 2009 Melbourne, Florida, United States

Education

Full Sail University

Bachelor's Degree in Digital Arts & Design

Salutatorian of the September graduating class.
August 2009 - September 2011 Orlando, Florida, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Full Sail University

Course Director's Award - Interactive Media Design & Usability

2009

Brevard County Annual Digital Art Show

Best In Show

2007

Skills

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Brand Identity, Digital Art, Digital Illustration, Final Cut Pro, Photo Editing, Photo Manipulation,