Christopher Newport University
Bachelor of Fine Arts with a studio focus in Graphic Design
February 2015 – Present
Mellen Street Creative (Hampton, VA)
Working with a creative design team on projects ranging from branding, web design, print design, motion graphics, social media, email marketing and anything creative. Mellen Street Creative’s clients include Hampton University, United States Army Women’s Museum, Hampton Arts, William & Mary School of Law, An Achievable Dream, and the Williamsburg Health Foundation.
November 2012 – February 2015
Waters & Bridgman Marketing Solutions (Newport News, VA)
Senior Art Director
Responsible for conceptualization and implementation of design solutions that meet marketing strategies from concept to completion. Working on projects ranging from web design, print design, illustration, motion graphics, social media, and email marketing. Waters & Bridgman’s clients include the Newport News Tourism Development Office, Virginia Health Services, City Center at Oyster Point, and Newtown Shops on Main.
February 2012 – November 2012
Data Management Group (Newport News, VA)
Graphic and Web Designer
Developed and managed branding, graphics and web solutions for Data Management Group and subsidiary companies with a focus on B to B marketing.
November 2009 – December 2012
Raoust + Partners (Hampton, VA)
Art Director & Interactive Projects Coordinator
Working with a creative design team on projects ranging from web site design, print design, illustration, motion graphics, social media, email marketing and anything creative. Proficient in all facets of digital organization, social media practices, writing, design, and production focusing on user experience and usability. Raoust+Partners clients include Innovations Federal Credit Union, Bronco Federal Credit Union, North Carolina Center for Automotive Research, and Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union.
August 2005 – October 2009
1st Advantage Federal Credit Union (Yorktown, VA)
External Marketing Coordinator
Responsible for developing creative solutions within new branding standards. 1st Advantage’s marketing efforts are ROI driven and included paid and organic search, interactive advertising, targeted direct mail, social media, email, television, radio, and print advertising. Created and maintained internal and external communication pieces.