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Kelly Werner

Graphic Designer & Artist

Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Work Experience

Fulton Street Farmers Market

Freelance Graphic Designer

Commissioned brochure and promotional materials for Grand Rapids' oldest
and largest open-air market.
April 2013 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

KWDesigns

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!
2007 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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 most recent Receiving role (1.5 years) I was in charge of the store's stockroom, inventory, and receiving / processing all shipment. I also gave excellent customer service, helped with store operations, worked register and fitting rooms, maintained and managed the sales floor, assisted with displays / creating signage, and helped make things look beautiful.
September 2011 - November 2015 Michigan, United States

Taylor Theatre

Freelance Graphic Designer

I design promotional materials (logos, posters, playbills) for the theatre productions
of Taylor University.
August 2011 United States

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.
June 2012 - Present Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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.
2010 United States

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.
May 2010 - July 2011 United States

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.
2008 - 2011 Upland, Indiana, United States

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.
June 2010 - September 2010 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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
2006 - 2011 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Herman Miller

Graphic Designer

November 2015 Holland, Michigan, United States

Education

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.
August 2007 - May 2011 Upland, Indiana, United States

Wesley Institute

semester abroad

Semester abroad studying Graphic Design, Photography, Indigenous Cultures,
Dance, Theology, & History.
February 2010 - June 2010 Sydney, Australia

Awards

Taylor University - Photography Exhibition

Honorable Mention

200901

Taylor University - Photography Exhibition

Honorable Mention

201001

Skills

Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Apple IWork Suite, Digital Photography, Mac Operating System, Microsoft Office, Packaging Design, PC Operating System, Print Design, Adobe Photoshop, Branding & Identity, 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