Elizabeth Hack Creative

Skills & Experience

EDUCATION

Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

KEY COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS

• Attention to detail & organizational skills • Client communications & project management • Interpersonal communication skills • Team collaboration
• Trend research & development • Color direction & coordination • Experience working with writers, product managers, photographers, web developers, 
commercial printers & vendors/manufacturers  (US & overseas) • Understanding of various materials used in retail product development • Print production
& press checks • Design understanding from a creative, & marketing/business perspective • Well-versed in full spectrum projects • Product marketing & branding
• Exhibit/Tradeshow Design & Development • Photography: Home interior,  product & portrait • Information design (digital & print) • UI/UX Design

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Adobe CC: Acrobat, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Muse, XD, Animate, After Effects, Premiere,& Dreamweaver
Cameras:Nikon D300,Canon T2i & Canon 70D
Email: MailChimp, Vertical Response
Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
OS: MAC & PC
Other: IntuiFace & Ortery 360 PhotoBench
PM: Slack, Trello & Airtable
3D: SketchUp
UI/Web: Sketch, HTML, CSS & WordPress

EXPERIENCE

EXHIBIT GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Contract) June 2016 - Present                                                                   
Paul Bernhard Exhibits - Austin, TX
A diverse team of designers, fabricators, technicians, and content specialists, collaborating to produce a wide variety of projects across many different media.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER/PHOTOGRAPHER (Freelance) August 2011-Present
Chisos Grill - Bee Caves, TX
A southwestern causal dining experience.

DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGNERMay 2008-May 2015
Nielsen Bainbridge Group/ Pinnacle Frames & Accents - Austin, TX
A frame manufacturer that creates home decor products for well-known retailers including Walmart, Kohl's, Home Goods, Michael’s and CostCo.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER November 2007-May 2008
McLane Advanced Technologies - Temple, TX
A software solutions company that offers a wide variety of services with a primary focus towards military contract opportunities.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER (Freelance) April 2003-Present
Prismatic Productions/ Ollom Art - New York, NY
A non-for-profit dance theater company.

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER May 2004-October 2007
QuestCom Inc. - Rochester, NY
A marketing production company specializing in web & printed media. 

AFFILIATIONS & ACTIVITIES                                                                                                                        
Creative Mornings Field Trip Organizer
Member of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority
Merlin Works Improv Graduate
Therapy Pet Pals of Austin Volunteer
Help Portrait Photographer