LAURA HACKNEY

laura.r.hackney@gmail.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/laurahackney

SUMMARY

Technology High proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Photoshop. Proficient in Adobe Dreamweaver, and HTML and CSS languages. Familiar with Jquery and Javascript languages. Able to create orthographic drawings and three-dimensional models. Skilled Illustrator and Artist.

Communication Excels at working in teams to address creative challenges and problems, utilizing member skills effectively to complete a task, and making sure communication flows easily between all team members. Adept at creative, marketing, and business writing techniques and presentation styles. Dedicated to team success and understanding client/user problems and requirements.

Personal Known for being empathetic, determined, analytical, and personable. Always works through problems to find the best, most efficient solution. Enjoys learning and exploration.

EXPERIENCE

Senior Graphic Designer, March 2018–Present
South Meadow Ventures | Shelburne, VT Lead for design initiatives and deliverables. Responsible for creative ideation, deliverables, and for maintaining brand systems. Responsible for all brand deliverables, both across both digital and print mediums. Managed web visuals and maintenance of web pages. Worked closely with Marketing Director and Brand Managers to create brand assets and produce weekly marketing campaigns.

Graphic Designer, August 2015–March 2018
South Meadow Ventures | Shelburne, VT Responsible for weekly email concept, design, and creation across multiple managed brands. Created & managed web assets across multiple brands. Supported web development and maintenance. Responsible for the creation and production of non-catalog based print deliverables, including branded materials (i.e. letterheads, business cards, gift cards), as well as tradeshow materials (i.e. booth walls, banners, and giveaways) and promotional materials (i.e. postcards, product inserts, etc.) Created and maintained email-based automations and programs.

Freelance Designer, March 2015–June 2015
The Grommet | Sommerville, MA Supported Design Team in the design of weekly projects and deliverables.

Freelance Designer, September 2014
OneTeam | Shelburne, VT Redesigned visuals to accompany presentation, updated OneTeam logo, assisted in rearrangement of website layout and hierarchy.

EDUCATION

Champlain College
Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts; Graphic Design and Digital Media
Minor in Marketing
May 2015
Summa cum laude