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Laura Hanson

Graphic Designer

Denver, CO, USA
605.381.5696
Experience
Centennial, CO, USA
May 2010
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.
Rapid City, SD, USA
Jun 2011Feb 2012
Freelance Photo Editor
Retouched and edited product photos for the Stamper Jewelry Website.
Lincoln, NE, USA
Mar 2008May 2009
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.
Lincoln, NE, USA
Apr 2005Feb 2008
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.
Lincoln, NE, USA
Aug 2006May 2007
Graphic Designer
Designed various promotional advertising and marketing materials.
Lincoln, NE, USA
Aug 2006Dec 2006
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.
Education
Lincoln, NE, USA
Aug 2003May 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Graphic Design and Studio Art emphasis. Minors in Art History and Modern English Literature.
Denver, CO, USA
Jan 2010Apr 2010
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD)
Continuing education courses in web design
Denver, CO, USA
Jan 2012Mar 2012
The Art Institute of Colorado
Continuing education in advanced web applications
Skills
 
Access, Adobe Creative Suite Programs, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, E-Mail Design, E-Mail Marketing, ExactTarget, Excel, Expressionengine, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office Programs, PowerPoint, Public Relations, Word