EDUCATION

Graphic Design & Illustration Associate Degree, 4.0 GPA, Madison Area Technical College 2009 

 

Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 3.6 GPA

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Lake Country Swim Team, Hartland, WI - Designed & created annual booklet for swim team including hundreds of photos and lines of text.

 

North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association, Wamego, KS - Designed and created brochure. Produced advertising promoting Shetland sheep.

 

Dousman Family Dentistry, Dousman, WI - Designed and created advertising.

 

Turtle Creek Gardens, Delavan, WI – Designed and created logo. Produce all forms and labels for produce and boxes. Develop spreadsheet for tracking subscriptions.

 

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy, WI – Designed Whole Farm Workshop logos and all forms for workshops and farmer training.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy, WI for 2 years, project manager for farmer training grant and 6 years, bookstore manager. Grant - Developed training based on needs including a program for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farmer training. Estimated costs and managed budget. Bookstore - Responsible for complete operations of bookstore. Turned an unprofitable bookstore into a profitable one.

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Administrative Data Processing for 14 years as Manager of Research & Development and Training. Responsible for managing a staff of programmer-analysts and trainers. Wrote project proposals, managed projects, and budgeted. Developed and taught computer and human resource classes to both technical and administrative people.

 

State of Wisconsin, Department of Transportation for 4 years. Worked my way up from doing errands to a Manual Systems Analyst. Responsible for analyzing and improving workflow through the department. Loaned out to other State agencies to make work improvement suggestions.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign and all print media. Advertising and text layout and page design for booklets, catalogs and annual reports. Proficient with MS Excel and Word.

 

SUMMARY & INTERESTS

Highly motivated, versatile, creative and positive team player with years of experience working with all kinds of people. Enjoy getting things done on time and within budget. My interests include knitting, raising sheep and chickens, cooking organic food, quilting, travel, and reading.

 

 

ABOUT GINGER