Kristen Black

Graphic Designer, Community Manager, Illustrator, Art Director

Atlanta, GA, USA
Currently located in the Atlanta area.  
I spent 4 years at Mercer University in Macon, GA studying Graphic Design, Business Administration & French. After graduation, I moved to France to pursue my master's in Art Direction at YNOV. While I was abroad, I had the opportunity to spend a year working at the world's largest start-up campus, Station F, located in Paris. I am currently back in the States working as a freelance designer & content creator!

Work Experience

Graphic Designer & Community Manager

• Created the new identity of the brand including the logo
• Managed all social media
• Created all graphics (digital & print)
• Re-designed the website through Shopify
• Photographed products
• Interviewed our farmers & created video content
• Created viral Tiktoks
• Translated pitch decks from French to English for investors
• Participated in weekly brainstorms & shared helpful ideas
• Called clients weekly to gain insight through feedback
• Contacted and managed all influencers and brand partnerships
October 2020 - October 2021 Paris, France

Education

Mercer University

Bachelor

Completed a double major in Graphic Design & French as well as a minor in Business Administration with a significant number of Psychology courses taken.
August 2015 - May 2019 Georgia, United States

Ynov

Master

Art Direction
September 2019 - May 2021 Paris, France

Languages

French (Fluent),
English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Aftereffects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Suite, Ads Library, Facebook Ads, Google Workspace, IMovie, Instagram, Microsoft Suite, Microsoft Teams, Notion, Photography, Sketchup, Skype, Slack, Social Media, Tiktok, Videography, Zoom,