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Kristie Carter-George

Graphic/Web Designer

The best projects are the ones where the designer and the client work together and the outcome is a blend of both creative minds thinking together as one.
Experience
Landover, MD, USA
Apr 2011Jan 2013
Web & Design Coordinator
As the foundation’s sole in-house designer I was responsible for a variety of print and web design projects including web graphics, brochures, booklets, logos, posters, newsletters, postcards, fliers, invitations, eNewsletters, and branding. Other responsibilities included web content management, employee training, and social media management.

Major Contributions:
• Wrote and initiated a new proposal for the company’s brand and design direction
• Designed and contributed language to a proposed Brand Manual
• Proposed new processes for management of both web and print requests
Washington, DC, USA
Feb 2011Sep 2011
Contractor
Completed contract assignments with external clients including Society for Human Resource Management, LM&O Advertising, and Epilepsy Foundation.
Arlington, VA, USA
Sep 2009Dec 2010
Art Institute of Washington, Communications Department
Student Graphic Designer
As one the department’s designers I collaborated and independently worked on
many print design projects including fliers, posters, brochures, invitations (2009
Fall and Winter Graduation invitation), text heavy documents, booklets, logos,
newspaper ads, collateral, and branding.
Washington, DC, USA
Apr 2009Oct 2009
IT & Graphic Intern
As an intern I was solely responsible for finishing and launching the improved Drupal website. (cehn.org)
Washington, DC, USA
Feb 2008Feb 2009
WHUT-TV
Development Associate
I assisted the Director of Outreach & Development by managing donors, the in-house fulfillment system, events, and work-study students.
Washington, DC, USA
Jan 2008
Freelancer
RPI & Crown Collection
Present
Branding RPI a start-up company, which will focus on hair and beauty products by creating a logo and website that will be appealing the target audience, but also allow for the sub brands to shine.

Branding Crown Collection a hair extension line under RPI by creating a logo, brand manual, tagline (Enter Luxury By RPI), catalog, brochure, membership card, and website.

SkoolBoye Agency
Present
Redesigning current Flash website to be transferred to Wordpress with a custom theme.

Skool Girl Media
Present
Branding SkoolBoye’s new sister agency by designing a logo and custom Wordpress theme.

Akage Apparel
Present
Developing a Magento ecommerce website.

Preneur Link
Present
Developing a PHPFox networking site that will focus on connecting professionals, entrepreneurs, and employers.

Past Clients
• The Boutique Agency (PR Firm)
• Howard University (print, web)
• Rocsi Diaz (web)
• Sheryl Lee Ralph (@aredefiningdiva)
• Art Institute of Washington (print)
• Gali & Beth (logo)
• What Matters Media (logo, website)
• UpGrade America (branding, print, web)
Education
Arlington, VA, USA
Jul 2007Dec 2010
The Art Institute of Washington
BFA, Graphic Design
Extracurricular Activities
Student Government Association, President, 2010

AIGA DC, Art Institute of Washington Student Group
President Spring, Summer Quarter 2009

Courses Taken: Typography, Layout, Illustrator, Environmental, Packaging, Basic Web, Flash, Intro HTML & CSS, Art Direction, Advanced Publication, Business of GD, History of GD,
Skills
 
Adobe CS6, CSS, Constant Contact, Convio, Drupal, HTML, Joomla, Jquery, Mac, Magento, Microsoft Office Suite, PC, PHP, Phpfox, SharePoint, Social Media, WordPress