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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

ETS Express

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.
October 2013 - Present Oxnard, California, United States

Ryann Carroll Design

Owner

I run my own freelance business where I design logos and brand identities, design user interfaces, and coordinate events.
August 2012 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States

Leonardo's Dogs

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.
September 2012 California, United States

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.
August 2010 - August 2013 El Segundo, California, United States

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.
June 2009 - October 2010 Los Angeles, California, United States

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.
August 2008 - May 2009 Thousand Oaks, California, United States

Education

Treehouse

Web Designer Track

Online Continuing Education Program
June 2013 - Present United States

Otis College Of Art And Design

Graphic Design/Digital Media, Web Design Certificate Program

Primary focus will be publication work and website design.
June 2012 - Present Westchester, California, United States

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.
August 2006 - December 2009 California, United States

Awards

Buenaventura Gallery

Art Scholarship

2008

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Blog Design, Branding, Logo Design, Website Design, Articulate, Brand Identity, Confident, Experienced Engaging With Customers, Experienced Working With Senior Management, Google Chrome, Google Sketchup, 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,

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.