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									Kristin Billings
9901 Jay Lane,
Bristow, VA 20136
703-577-7880
KristinDianeB@gmail.com
www.KristinBillings.com

Objectives           To find a challenging junior level position in graphic design or marketing that will
                     allow me to use my skills and expand my experience.

Skills               Using typography effectively, basic photography, ability to design and code a simple
                     website using HTML and CSS, use hierarchy to create effective design solutions.

Programs             Design Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver
                     Other Computer Skills: MS Word, OpenOffice Suite, MS Excel,
                     Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS


Professional         Marketing Assistant
Experience           Sodexo, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
                     August 2009 – Present
                         Utilized Adobe suite to create flyers, banners, signs, logos, T-shirt designs,
                             pen designs, art work, menu boards, package design, and more.
                         Rebranded several units on-campus as well as Mason Dining itself.
                         Synthesized information coming from various sources into a cohesive
                             design.
                         Operated under strict deadlines.
                         Produced both digital and printed material.
                         Designed products in a variety of sizes from small to large scale.
                         Worked independently and with Marketing Manager.
                         Worked on multiple tasks and projects at the same time.
                         Reviewed the resumes of the members of the Sodexo contract and
                             reformatted them into a common arrangement.

                     Notions Supervisor/Team member
                     JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts, Fairfax, VA
                     October 2007 – Present
                         Performed store opening and closing procedures ensuring proper
                            execution of store opening and closing policies.
                         Operated cash register, improving accuracy of register receipts and
                            accounting.
                         Assisted customers with locating items and making purchase decisions,
                            helping to improve general customer satisfaction through tenure.
                         Trained newer employees in cash register operation, stocking, fabric
                            cutting, and store policies; also introduced new managers to previous
                            legacy HR payroll and time keeping systems.



                     Independent Design Consultant
                Designed a business card set for Bristow Physical Therapy and
                 Chiropractic.
                Worked with George Washington University Dining Services to design
                 menu boards, a logo, a flyer, and a card with a very strict deadline.
                Designed a set of coupons for Stress Free Northern Virginia.
                Designed a vinyl graphic for a car.
                Designed a small symbol for Cruising With A Heart car show .
                On-going freelance work with the Office of Drug, Alcohol, and Healthy
                 Education, George Mason Universty.
Education   George Mason University
            Fairfax, VA
            BA Art and Visual Technology, concentration in Graphic Design, Fall 2010, Cum
            Laude, GPA: 3.64

            Northern Virginia Community College
            Annandale, VA
            Associate's Degree of Science, General Education, Cum Laude, GPA: 3.5

								
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