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Sam Buzby

Web Design and Social Media

Spokane, WA, USA

Work Experience

EWU Marketing & Communications

Communications Consultant

Promoted from web designer to a position with all the same responsibilities plus writing, editing, print design, marketing strategy, more social media and management of a web communications student worker.
July 2010 - Present Cheney, Washington, United States

EWU Marketing & Communications

Web Designer

Tasked with redesigning the look of EWU’s website, completed in 2010. Designed, coded and sent marketing emails on behalf of the university. Created graphics for web. Set up and maintained social media sites on behalf of the university.
November 2007 - June 2010 Cheney, Washington, United States

Eagle Printing & Creative Services

Graphic Designer

Part-time designer for Eagle Printing & Creative Services, the former in-house print and design shop at Eastern Washington University. Gained experience designing brochures, posters, flyers and working with press operators while finishing bachelor’s degree.
June 2006 - October 2007 Cheney, Washington, United States

Education

Eastern Washington University

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design

Graduated Magna Cum Laude. Strong emphasis on photography, typography, technical writing, print and web design. Multiple internships including graphic designer for the EWU School of Social Work and web designer for the Washington State Science Olympiad.
September 2003 - June 2007 Cheney, Washington, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Beginner),

Awards

CASE Communication Award

Silver | DiscoverE Magazine

2014

Spokane Regional Marcom Association

Excellence & "Brightest Spark" | EWU Admissions Brochure

2013

Spokane Regional Marcom Association

Excellence | EWU Alumni Awards Gala Invitation

2013

CASE Communication Award

Gold | DiscoverE Magazine

2013

CASE Communication Award

Silver | EWU Admissions Campaign: "Love Your University"

2013

CASE Communication Award

Silver | EWU Alumni eNewsletter "Pillars"

2013

CASE Communication Award

Bronze | Alumni Awards Gala

2013

CASE Communication Award

Silver | EWU Website Redesign

2011

Spokane Regional Marcom Association

Excellence | EWU Website Redesign

2011

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Flash, Graphic Design, HTML/CSS, Mac OS/iOS, Motion Design, Office, Social Media, Web Design, Windows,

Qualities

Creativity, Communication, Attention to Detail, Organization, Leadership, Team Player

Just for Fun

I'm an outdoor lover – camping, hiking and biking. At home you'll often find me either in the backyard garden or cooking up something delicious in the kitchen. I even grow my own hops and brew my own beer.