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Kelly Werner

Graphic Designer & Artist

Grand Rapids, MI, USA
(616) 648-6816
:: WORK EXPERIENCE ::
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
2007
Freelance Graphic Designer
I will happily design your promotional materials, logos, business cards, wedding invitations,
and everything in between. I especially love branding/identity, packaging design, and anything related to food!
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Sep 2011Present
Anthropologie
Receiver
Assisted with opening and setup of the store, and have served various roles from sales associate (almost 2 years) to manager (8 months). In current Receiving role I am in charge of the store's stockroom, inventory, and receiving / processing all shipment.
I also give excellent customer service, help with store operations, work register and fitting rooms, maintain and manage the sales floor, assist with displays / creating signage, and make things look beautiful.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Apr 2013
Fulton Street Farmers Market
Freelance Graphic Designer
Commissioned brochure and promotional materials for Grand Rapids' oldest
and largest open-air market.
USA
Aug 2011
Taylor Theatre
Freelance Graphic Designer
I design promotional materials (logos, posters, playbills) for the theatre productions
of Taylor University.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Jun 2012Present
GEMS Girls Clubs
Contract Designer
I design promotional & curriculum materials (posters, brochures, fundraising materials) for the various facets of GEMS. Latest project included putting together and typesetting a chapter book.
USA
2010
Irish Studies Program - Taylor University
Freelance Graphic Designer
I design promotional materials (logo, posters, brochures, post cards, etc.) for Taylor University's study abroad program in Greystones, Ireland.
USA
May 2010Jul 2011
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Freelance Designer
I designed promotional materials (posters, programs, logo) for the MusicX festival, a classical music festival for composition students put on by the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. The festival is held in Blonay, Switzerland.
Upland, IN, USA
20082011
Taylor University
Freelance Graphic Designer
I have designed for multiple different departments of Taylor University, including the Opera Theatre, Spring Break Trips, Irish Studies Program, Science department, and Student Body President Campaign.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Jun 2010Sep 2010
Hispanic Center of Western Michigan
Media Intern
I was an (unpaid) intern at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, assisting them in areas such as designing & advertising.
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
20062011
Personal
Freelance Fine Artist
I create and sell original photorgraphy, notecards, ceramics, jewelry, paintings, and collages.

I have sold my work as a vendor at
-Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts
-Avenue for the Arts Market
-Fulton Street Artisan's Market
:: EDUCATION ::
Upland, IN, USA
Aug 2007May 2011
Taylor University
Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts-Graphic Design
Graduated with honors.

Activities and Societies:
Graphic designing for various departments, leading a weekly small group of college girls in my dorm, taking part in intramurals, studying abroad for a semester in Australia.
Sydney, Australia
Feb 2010Jun 2010
Wesley Institute
semester abroad
Semester abroad studying Graphic Design, Photography, Indigenous Cultures,
Dance, Theology, & History.
:: Awards ::
Jan 2009
Taylor University - Photography Exhibition
Honorable Mention
Jan 2010
Taylor University - Photography Exhibition
Honorable Mention
:: Skills ::
 
Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Apple IWork Suite, Branding & Identity, Digital Photography, Mac Operating System, Microsoft Office, PC Operating System, Packaging Design, Print Design, Promotional Design, Wedding
:: Fine Art ::
I have sold my work as a vendor at the following events / markets:
-Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts
-Fulton Street Artisan's Market
-Avenue for the Arts Market