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E-mail: jcsaundersdesign@gmail.com
Tel: 575-649-0000

Professional Info

I am a highly creative, motivated professional with a strong aesthetic sense and an ability to bring complex projects to completion. I’m looking for an opportunity to provide support to the Creative and Marketing Departments of a small to mid-sized organization to ensure they reach their goals.

Work Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer. AnyArt Solutions
2017 – Present

Role has included working on and producing several digital publication pieces, event handouts and signage, E-mail templates, infographics, etc. for AnyArt’s international IT client.

Graphic Designer. Xyngular
Lehi, UT
2015 – 2017

Responsible for creating, evolving and executing creative communication pieces for the Marketing Department, plus Sales Recognition in an Agile work environment. Platforms included print and Web-based collateral, digital signage, fliers, banners, social media posts, etc. Also maintained and prepared pre-press files for international supplement packaging. Helped to implement and maintain company’s current website and back office shopping cart. Designed company’s first-ever annual report/yearbook and bimonthly recognition magazine. Role involved serving on the Culture Team, with responsibilities to help plan and execute employee-related activities. Also worked alongside Events Team, helping to design event collateral as well as stylize store displays and manage on-site store floor at the company’s annual events.

Corporate Communications Graphic Designer. Origami Owl
Chandler, AZ
2013 – 2015

Responsible for creating, evolving and executing all internal branding and creative communication concepts for fledgling Corporate Communications department, plus HR, Sales Recognition, and Customer Care. Platforms included print and web-based newsletters, digital signage, posters, fliers, etc. Also designed company’s first-ever annual yearbook and HR’s Open Enrollment booklet. Role involved serving on the Culture Team, with responsibilities to help plan and execute employee-related activities and services. Also worked alongside Events Team, helping at regional sales trainings and the company’s annual convention.

Graphic Designer. FurChange America
Southlake, TX
2012 – 2013

Designed and launched company website via WordPress. Solely responsible for creative design and execution of all marketing collateral, web and social media content including but not limited to: brochures, catalogs, leaflets, event promotions and displays, product packaging and web banners. Also responsible for launching and maintaining all social media content.

Graphic & Web Designer. JC Design
Freelancer
2010 – present

Partnered with a variety of clients across industries to enhance web presence and print media. Created the concept and design for logos, brochures, menus, web banners and web graphics, and other marketing collateral. Also have developed and maintained WordPress websites.

Web Design Intern. TextRoutes
McKinney, TX
​April 2012 – July 2012

Supported the launch and optimization of an e-commerce website to support new modern furniture concept.

Internet Marketing Consultant. 180Fusion
American Fork, UT
​Jan 2011 – Oct 2011

Preformed PPC, SEO & website optimizations for various companies across industries. Mainly working in Google Ad-words. Also designed and maintained Facebook posts and twitter feeds.

Education

B.A. Communications. Brigham Young University
​2010

Specializing in New Media Design, some of my coursework included classes involving Multimedia Journalism, Photojournalism, Publication Graphics and Production, Media Ethics, and Marketing.

A.S. Graphic and Web Design. Provo College
​2011

Coursework included classes involving Advanced Photoshop, Advanced Illustrator, Logo Development, Story-boarding, Production Methods, and Web I and II .

HOW Design Live Conference
​2016

Attended this conference for creative professionals to enhance my skills and do some continuing education.

Me

Professional Skills

Adobe CC Suite
Microsoft Office Suite
Layout Design
Photography
Wordpress
Brand Building
HTML + CSS
Agile
Events
Store Display

Personal Skills

Communication
Problem-Solving Ninja
Self Motivated
Determination
Attention to Detail