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About Me





Web and Mobile Design

Designing and developing responsive sites, mocking up mobile apps, and continued evolution of trending practices



Design Thinking

Break down the design process, taking time for research and experimentation, which gives insight to evaluate the failures along the way, and adjust accordingly



Information Design

Visualize ideas into compelling infographics, taking into consideration the pace of the content to allow for the right amount information in a thematic fashion.






Experience

Graphic Designer

Freelance

Chelsea, MI

March 2015 – present

Working as a Freelance graphic designer I assist clients with their visual communication materials. Common projects include web design and logo making for a business, or design of a single object, such as a social media or brochure.

Graphic Designer

Emmis Digital

Chicago, IL

November 2016 – March 2017

Designed social graphics and marketing material for the digital department. Worked on social marketing for the streaming app that included varied promotional materials. Worked on presentation design for new client acquisition.

Graphic Designer

Root3 Growth Marketing

Chicago, IL

May 2016 – November 2016

Provided assets for the marketing team: including print/digital re-targeting ads, WordPress updates, Logo development, and branding using their guidelines.

Graphic Designer

Pork & Mindy’s

Chicago, IL

December 2015 – April 2016

Created informative infographics for investor reports, layout design for the employee handbook, and conceptual ideation for retail package design.

Web Designer

Calvary United Methodist Church

Ann Arbor, MI

July 2015 – October 2015

Designed and developed a responsive web site taking in to consideration the flow of content from mobile to the desktop. Repurposed a multi page site into a single page with a fixed navigation.

UX Design Intern

Insurance Auto Auctions

Westchester, IL

June 2015 – October 2015

Redesigned the company’s intranet homepage. Conducted and analyzed user tests, coordinated with departments to understand their specific needs, and formalized ideas into a site which is responsive, customizable, and includes social media. Created template to be used throughout the site.

Lab Tech

Columbia College

Chicago, IL

August 2013 – May 2015

Responded to student issues in the Art and Design computer lab ranging from basic Photoshop and Illustrator questions to in depth assistance with layout of content and rendering techniques.

Education

Columbia College

BFA in Product Design • Chicago, IL • Graduated 2015

Drury University

Architecture • Springfield, MO • 2010 — 2012

Skills & Software

Skills

Web, UX, graphic, and industrial design, illustration, screen printing, laser cutter and 3-D printer operation, and story boarding.

Software

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, jQuery, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Solidworks, Keynote, Camtasia, Sketch 3.

Additional Info

•Visualize ideas into compelling infographics, taking into consideration the pace of the content to allow for the right amount information in a thematic fashion.

•Render products in Solid Works that fully encompass concept’s form and function.

• Code HTML, CSS, PHP focusing on responsive formatting that engages with the audience in an interactive way.

•Break down the design process, taking time for research and experimentation, which gives insight to evaluate the failures along the way, and adjust accordingly.







Lets Chat!

Feel free to send me a Message

Contact Info

P: (734) 660-2565

E: gsmithwoollams@gmail.com

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