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Ryann Carroll

Los Angeles, CA, USA
A highly motivated and passionate self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to lead teams to successful collaboration. Experienced in program coordination with strong leadership skills and an art background, now looking to utilize proven creativity and computer expertise to actively drive success and innovation within an organization's art department to ultimately promote brand identity, recognition, and increase awareness, as well as sales.
Work Experience
Oxnard, CA, USA
Oct 2013Present
Graphic Designer, Marketing Department
Designs catalog, eblast, and advertisement materials, assists in photography, video creation, and generation of new creative promotional campaigns. Additionally manages industry award submissions, press releases, and all company social media outlets.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug 2012Present
I run my own freelance business where I design logos and brand identities, design user interfaces, and coordinate events.
Sep 2012
Graphic Designer
• Assisted company with creation of artwork for sales and website promotion.
• Worked largely with text placement and ensuring artwork remained consistent with period specific design style.
• Provided completed artwork quickly and efficiently made any necessary final corrections.
El Segundo, CA, USA
Aug 2010Aug 2013
Raytheon Company
Contracts Specialist
• Serve as main point of contact for multiple government and commercial customers, maintaining all contractual documents and records relating to customer correspondence and data submittals.
• Designed program team posters in support of the success of VIIRS and "Blue Marble".
• Work closely with all functions including Program Management, Finance, and Supply Chain to meet program deadlines and drive execution.
• Demonstrates flexibility and multi-tasking skills with an ability to adjust to new and additional work assignments.
• Marked as High Potential on first mid-year performance review, maintained through the present.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 2009Oct 2010
Hustle and Bustle Wedding Coordination
Head Coordinator and Assistant to Owner
• Assisted in the management of all online marketing with the website, blog, and review platforms for the company.
• Worked as the means of communication between vendors and the bride and groom; organized and generated day of layouts, seating charts, and timelines.
• First person on-site overseeing the arrival of any decorations, ordered materials, vendors, and guests.
• Demonstrated attentive and enthusiastic personality throughout the long days and managed everything efficiently in a fast-paced and stressful work environment.
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Aug 2008May 2009
California Lutheran University
Art Department Assistant
• Supported the department by running the campus art gallery, including several on-site events and openings.
• Maintained files and managed directories for the department’s future assistants and implemented a simplified means of communication for all those involved in Art at CLU.
• Worked as teaching assistant in a Graphic Design class and held one-on-one graphic design tutoring sessions with students.
Jun 2013Present
Web Designer Track
Online Continuing Education Program
Westchester, CA, USA
Jun 2012Present
Otis College of Art and Design
Graphic Design/Digital Media, Web Design Certificate Program
Primary focus will be publication work and website design.
Aug 2006Dec 2009
California Lutheran University
Marketing Communications, Art Minor
* Co-taught Freshman Seminar, a class for incoming students that focused on school policy, general college experiences, and beginning study skills.
* Served as a Peer Advisor/Student Mentor for a one year commitment to fifteen freshman and new transfer students.
* Involved in ASCLU Student Government as Program Coordinator, planning weekly events on and off campus.
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Articulate, Blog Design, Brand Identity, Branding, Confident, Experienced Engaging With Customers, Experienced Working With Senior Management, Google Chrome, Google Sketchup, Logo Design, Logos, Marketing, Mentoring, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Passionate, Poster Design, Press Release, Publication Design, Social Media, Strong Communication Skills, Strong Speaker, Training, User Interface Design, Website Design
Buenaventura Gallery
Art Scholarship
Applicable Skills / Competencies
• Highly proficient with Adobe Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign; Microsoft Office including Word, Powerpoint, and Excel; as well as Google platforms including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Documents. Currently working to selfteach Autodesk Maya software and HTML coding.
• Very passionate about graphic arts, drawing, painting, and all things design.
• Strong communication skills, confident and articulate public speaker, experienced engaging with customers and senior management, as well as peer-to-peer training and mentoring.