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Terry Sieting

Art Director / UX Designer

East Lansing, MI, USA
Looking to apply skills and gain full-time employment in the field of advertising and design.

Work Experience

Traction

Art Director / Designer

Art Director / UX Designer
May 2013 - Present Lansing, Michigan, United States

MSU College Of Law

Junior Graphic Designer

The communications team is responsible for promoting MSU Law and its programs including, but not limited to, admissions, student engagement, career services and advancement. Daily activities include strategic planning, professional writing, media relations, creation of multimedia content, project management and more.

• Create materials including brochures, posters, flyers, and more, using Adobe InDesign,
Illustrator, and Photoshop
• Support maintenance of visual standards for branding
• Adhere to project timelines, and effectively communicate project status to internal partners
• Provides quality control on all completed projects to ensure design quality and production
accuracy
• Support new media team with design and photo assets
• Support management of online image database on creative asset management system:
collecting, tagging, uploading and organizing images
• Assist with photography needs
December 2012 East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Haworth Inc.

Marketing Intern

- Worked as an intern for the Marketing Department and Creative Studio
- Served on a commercialization team to launch a new technology product; workware™
- Exercised skills in creative direction in many facets including a workware viral video
- Designed customs graphics for bidding scenario documents
- Created and edited copy for web and public relations usage
- Served as a innovative, productive & environmentally responsible employee
May 2012 Holland, Michigan, United States

Department Of Advertising At Michigan State University

Teaching Assistant

- Taught a beginner level design class as well as an advanced branding class
- Assisted in teaching "The Digital Image", a class focused around imagery and photography
- Critiqued work on a class by class basis using principals of design
- Held weekly office hours to mentor students in need of further critiques and guidance
- Taught under my mentor, Henry Brimmer, a top 25 contender at ArtPrize 2012
August 2012 East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Emergency Consultants, Inc.

Marketing Intern

- Worked as Marketing Intern for the Marketing and Advertising Dept.
- Acted as the creative director, art director, and graphic designer for the 2010 VIP Blues Bash at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV
- Created a banner ad campaigns and worked with direct mailings
- Gained insight on SEO, SEM, Fulfillment, and Web Analytics
- Published banner and print ads
May 2010 - August 2010 Traverse City, Michigan, United States

LSJ Media

Social Media Intern

• Worked as a Social Media Intern
• Managed several social media platforms
• Wrote weekly blogs targeted towards the marketing community
• Raised views and increased target market interaction ergo increasing ROI
January 2012 - May 2012 Lansing, Michigan, United States

Spartan Marching Band

Freelance Designer

May 2011 - August 2011 East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Saugatuck And Douglas Michigan Convention And Visitors Bureau

Marketing & Research Intern

• Worked as a marketing consultant
• Conducted secondary research on the millennial generation
• Acquired offsite communication skills
• Conducted and facilitated primary research via online polls
May 2011 - August 2011 Saugatuck, Michigan, United States

Associated Students Of Michigan State University

Senior Graphic Designer

• Worked as the Assistant Director of Communications
• Managed the branding for the 2012 MSU Student Elections
• Assisted in the creation of marketing and communications materials
• Assist as a creative strategist in the development of all communication projects
January 2012 - August 2012 East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Education

Michigan State University

Creative & Managerial Advertising

August 2008 - Present East Lansing, Michigan, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Layout Design , Photography, Social Media, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Digital Editions 2, ADOBE FLASH CS4, Adobe Photoshop LightRoom, Advertisement Design, Apple Keynote , Apple Numbers, Apple Pages, Basecamp, Creative Direction, CSS, Djembe, Drums, Facebook, Google Sketchup, Graphic Design, Guitar, Hockey, HTML, IMovie, Marching Band, Marketing Strategy, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Movie Watching, Music, PC And Mac, Saxophone, Twitter, Typography, Web Design, WordPress,