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, 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 assuring 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 and maintaining multiple brand systems. Responsible for all brand deliverables, both across both digital and print mediums, and for digital maitenance. Worked closely with internal teams to create brand assets, create catalog layouts ready for print, 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, email, and automation campaigns/assets across multiple brands. Supported web development and maintenance. Responsible for the creation and production of non-catalog based print deliverables, including branded materials, tradeshow materials, and promotional materials.

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