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Leigh Ellen Kosloski

Freelance Gun for Hire

Austin, TX, USA
Marketing "Jack of All Trades"
See website for full CV

I'm professionally trained and experienced in the many facets needed to create a successful brand. My services include: creative direction, brand strategy, media relations, press deck development, copywriting, literary preparation and graphic design.


Bio from www.leighkosloski.com
Based out of Austin, Texas, Leigh Kosloski is a creative director and marketing strategist that is able to oversee all facets of your marketing campaigns. Trained in both journalism and graphic design, with extensive experience in public relations, she captures the essence of your business in a way that translates various platforms and reaches optimal audiences.

Besides obsessively striving to create the most remarkable brand stories, Leigh has interests in music, architecture and interior design. Her passions also deeply extend into food. In 2014, she co-produced a series in conjunction with former business partner Elsa Giannakoudaki for the Huffington Post's Taste pages, featuring celebrity foodies and chefs. As an avid practitioner of yoga and a conscientious consumer, Leigh also enjoys working with health and wellness brands and those working for greater humanitarian causes.

In her spare time Leigh teaches students of all age classical ballet at Tarrytown Dance and creates promotional illustrations and merchandise for local bands and events. She is happy to be apart of the bustling marketing design and public relations community in Austin and hopes to take your brand far beyond the city limits.

Work Experience

Freelance

Freelance Designer

I can do it all...just try me! I dream up crazy stuff around the clock!
Texas, United States

United Vision Media

Brand Strategist, Producer, Writer

Co-Produced a segment on the Huffington Post's Taste Blog, highlighting wellness brands and foodie personalities. Additionally, provided media relations and brand strategy for a variety of international businesses.

University Co-op

Graphic Designer - Forty Acres Press

Graphic designer stationed at the Forty Acres Press division of the University Co-op, an Austin institution since 1896. I create Long Horn merchandise, marketing/promotional materials, and am currently working on a web based project utexasliving.com. I am responsible for two best selling Long Horn T-shirts (Volleyball Champion Shirt and Glitter Valentine's Day).
October 2012 - Present Austin, Texas, United States

Siesta Key University

Creative Director

Designed all logos/products, advertisements, environmental designs and displays, interior design, websites, blogs and packaging.
Siesta Key, Florida, United States

Education

Fashion Institute Of Technology (FIT)

BFA Graphic Design, AAS Communications Design

Graduated 2008
New York, New York, United States

Lehigh University

BA Journalism, Minor Studio Arts

Grad 2005, Summa Cum Laude
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

Skills

Active In Local Art Community, Blogs, Classical And Contemporary Art And Design, Computer: Illustrator, Corporate Identification, Countercultures, Detail-minded, Energetic, Environmental/display, Etc.) Proficient In Microsoft And Macintosh Programs Educated In Associated Press Media Guidelines Basic HTML / Website Construction Knowledge Studying HTML And CSS IIlustration, Exceptional Communication Skills, Extensive Music And Film Knowledge, Flexible, Former Ballet Dancer -13 Years Experience, Garment Graphics, Highly Analytical, Indesign, Innovative, Multi-task Oriented Diverse Interests/influences: Fashion, Photoshop, Pop-Culture, Print Design, Promotional/marketing Design, Publication Design, Results-Driven, Team-oriented, Typographic, Web Graphics All Social Media Tools (Twitter, Web/blog Design Creative, Works Well Independently,