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Nicolle Miller

Graphic Designer

West Lafayette, IN, USA
765.894.0027
I make ingeniously simple, effective designs.
Experience
West Lafayette, IN, USA
Jan 2011
Graphic Designer
I design creative print and electronic materials such as web banners, postcards, brochures, and letters. I support Purdue Alumni's programs by developing and maintaining effective print and multi-media materials that are visually appealing, easy to understand, and consistent with the organization's branding and key messages.
Lafayette, IN, USA
Jan 2010
Co-Founder, Graphic Designer, and Marketing Manager
I co-founded Alley9 Creative Studio with a web specialist and developer which enables me to take on more freelance projects.
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Aug 2010Jan 2011
Wiley Publishing
Prepress Operator
- Proactively search for potential printing issues and make necessary changes
- Make requested corrections and export Quark or InDesign files to pdf format.
- Maintain schedule to complete book titles needing file preparation for print vendors.
- Learn all about preparing files for printing.
Feb 2010Aug 2010
School Datebooks, Inc.
Account Manager
• Maintained all aspects of production accounts from client information submission through preflight and sending datebooks to print
• Ensured clients were provided a high quality product by performing custom requests and proofing the books before printing
• Enhanced client-submitted images to ensure printing quality
Feb 2010May 2010
Purdue University
Graphic Designer
• Created advertising and marketing materials from conception to printing preparation
• Met with clients team members to discuss recruiting projects and outreach advertising ideas
• Designed large-scale banners, posters, brochures, email invitations, and also developed an Adobe Flash quiz game to promote student enrollment
May 2009Jul 2009
School Datebooks, Inc.
Desktop Publisher
• Formatted the layout of handbooks and applied styles to text for nationwide universities
• Ensured consistency throughout the handbooks, and made all necessary corrections or additions to the book requested by the client
Jun 2008May 2009
Caterpillar, Inc.
Quality Supply Chain Intern
• Entered and analyzed large amounts of data and organized the information into charts or presentations for the Engineering Supervisor and Supplier Quality Team
• Managed and updated 70 intranet web pages to provide information to customers and suppliers
• Organized hard and digital files, creating invoices, and re-designed the process for discovering non-conformances
Education
West Lafayette, IN, USA
Aug 2006May 2010
Purdue University
Computer Graphics Technology
Semester Honors
Best in Class projects
Psychology minor
Focus in Print Design
Languages
 
English (Native)
Skills
 
Collaboration Within A Team Environment, Creativity, File Organization, Illustration, Photograph Editing, Print And Marketing Communications, Sketching, Social Media And Blogging, Web And Graphic Design, Writing