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Katie Hanson

 

EDUCATION


Drake University | Des Moines, IA | Graduated: May 2015 | GPA: 3.82/4.0

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Bachelor of Arts in Painting, & Minor in Advertising

 

Studio Arts Center International | Florence, Italy | Late Spring Term 2013

Completed study abroad courses in Renaissance Art History & Photography I

 

WORK EXPERIENCE


Design & Web Production

February 2016– Present

Checkerboard Strategic Web Development | Burnsville, MN

Assist with designing and building websites for clients, maintaining & supporting websites, designing graphics, & taking photographs

 

Visual Designer

October 2015 – October 2015 (Temporary)

Mirum | Minneapolis, MN

Designed a presentation deck that a healthcare client requested last minute

 

Graphic Design Intern

November 2014 – May 2015

Natural Resource Conservation Service Iowa | Des Moines, IA

Designed newsletters, brochures, and other documents to promote the conservation of Iowa’s natural resources

 

Student Coordinator for Graphic Design

August 2012 – May 2015

Office of Student Involvement & Leadership | Drake University | Des Moines, IA

Designed posters, presentations, displays, & other materials to support various campus programs

 

Graphic Design Intern

June 2014 – August 2014

Lifetouch National School Studios | Eden Prairie, MN

Created various designs based on creative briefs for the Marketing & Communications team and presented design concepts to company executives

 

Graphic Design Intern

January 2014 – May 2014

Metro Arts Alliance | Des Moines, IA

Designed booklets, posters, & other items based on their brand to support the nonprofit organization

 

Graphic Design Intern

December 2013 – May 2014

Bizability Group | Orange, California (virtual)

Created & prepared designs for print and the web for the company

 

SKILLS


Adobe Creative Cloud

HTML/CSS

WordPress

Painting

DSRL Photography

Letterpress

Printmaking

 

ACTIVITIES


AIGA | 2013 – Present 

Adam’s Academy Leadership Institute | Graduate 2014

Drake Dance Team | 2011 – 2013

 

RECOGNITION


Presidential Scholarship Recipient | Fall 2011 – May 2015

President’s List (4.0 GPA) | Spring 2012, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, & Spring 2015

Dean’s List (3.5+ GPA) | Fall 2012, Spring 2013, & Fall 2014