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Laura Hanson

Graphic Designer

Denver, CO, USA

Work Experience

American Galvanizers Association

Senior Marketing Coordinator

I began working for the AGA in May of 2010 as the Marketing Intern, was promoted to Marketing Coordinator in September of 2011, and to Senior Marketing Coordintor in September of 2013. I am responsible for website content management, managing the AGA’s social media outlets, publication production, e-marketing, advertising campaigns, designing the monthly member e-newsletter, AGA Update, and preparation and planning for the AGA’s Annual Conference and the Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards.

I established the AGA’s Social Media plan in 2012 and helped bring the AGA’s e-marketing initiatives, including the latest galvanizeit.org redesign, up to speed on current design standards and trends. I often write the E-Marketing column for the ThinkZinc Tribune newsletter and have helped keep the AGA's e-newsletter designs relevant.
May 2010 Centennial, Colorado, United States

Stamper Black Hills Gold Jewelry

Freelance Photo Editor

Retouched and edited product photos for the Stamper Jewelry Website.
June 2011 - February 2012 Rapid City, South Dakota, United States

Nebraska Bookstore

Art Department and Gallery Manager

Set up department, manage inventory, manage department employees, work with store manager to meet monthly sales goals, coordinate shows in the art gallery, promote department and gallery to local art professionals.
March 2008 - May 2009 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Blick Art Materials

Assistant Store Manager

Worked as a Sales Associate for two years until I was promoted to Assistant Manager after completion of college. Management responsibilities included scheduling employees, performing beginning and end of day accounting duties, managing inventory, and assisting customers.
April 2005 - February 2008 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

University Of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Involvement

Graphic Designer

Designed various promotional advertising and marketing materials.
August 2006 - May 2007 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Eisentrager Howard Gallery

Gallery Intern

Responsibilities included hanging artwork, maintaining the appearance of gallery, assisting with show openings, and taking down and re-packaging artwork.
August 2006 - December 2006 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Education

University Of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graphic Design and Studio Art emphasis. Minors in Art History and Modern English Literature.
August 2003 - May 2007 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Rocky Mountain College Of Art + Design (RMCAD)

Continuing education courses in web design
January 2010 - April 2010 Denver, Colorado, United States

The Art Institute Of Colorado

Continuing education in advanced web applications
January 2012 - March 2012 Denver, Colorado, United States

Skills

Access, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, E-Mail Design, E-Mail Marketing, ExactTarget, Excel, Expressionengine, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office Programs, PowerPoint, Public Relations, Word, Adobe Creative Suite Programs,