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Nicolle Miller

Graphic Designer

I make ingeniously simple, effective designs.

Work Experience

Purdue Alumni Association

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.
January 2011 West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Alley9 Creative Studio

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.
January 2010 Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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.
August 2010 - January 2011 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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
February 2010 - August 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
February 2010 - May 2010

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
May 2009 - July 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
June 2008 - May 2009

Education

Purdue University

Computer Graphics Technology

Semester Honors
Best in Class projects
Psychology minor
Focus in Print Design
August 2006 - May 2010 West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Worldwide T-Shirt Contest Winner

201001

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,