Education
BA | Communication Design
CSU Chico - 2018
Graphic Design Emphasis | Gender Studies Pathway
Dean’s List 2016 - 2018 • GPA: 3.8
AA | Social Sciences
Shasta College - 2015
Dean’s List 2013 – 2015
Skills
Excel
Design Thinking
Strategic Leadership
Team Management
Adobe Creative Suite
WordPress
InDesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
Fluent
Information Design
Motion Design
Human Centered Design
HTML, CSS, JS, D3.js
After Effects
Corel Draw
Tinkercad
Cura
Strengths Finder
Connectedness
Input
Empathy
Intellection
Strategic
Experience
Graphic Designer
Center for Healthy Communities
May 2018 – Present | Chico, CA
•Utilize effective typography and layout strategies to create print marketing material
•Recommend and implement strategies for improving the CHC brand and marketing
•Developed CHC’s Style Guide to further maintain a consistent brand.
•Demonstrate leadership skills and a strong work ethic when working remotely.
•Utilize print and layout design strategies to present CHC’s multiple initiatives in an effective format.
•Manage multiple projects at once and effectively prioritize workload.
•Demonstrate self-motivation and independence when working on projects.
Visual Designer
Idea Fab Labs
December 2017 – Present | Chico, CA
•Develop print and web marketing material for IFL’s products and services
•Rebuild and maintain IFL’s website
•Develop solutions to upgrade the website’s UXUI.
•Demonstrate leadership skills and a strong work ethic when working remotely.
•Demonstrate self-motivation and independence when working on projects.
Visual Design Consultant
Alliance for Education Solutions
December 2017 – February 2020 | Sacramento, CA
•Design print and web marketing material for the organization and its events.
•Recommend and implement strategies for improving the AES brand and its marketing.
•Manage multiple projects at once and prioritize workload.
•Demonstrate leadership skills and a strong work ethic when working remotely.
•Maintain and update AES website.
•Devise strategies and solutions to upgrade the website’s interface and interactivity.
•Maintain communication regarding project development.
Graphic Design Intern
Cross-Cultural Leadership Center
June 2017 – June 2018 | Chico, CA
•Utilize effective typography and layout strategies to create marketing material.
•Maintain CCLC website.
•Market CCLC events through social media.
•Demonstrate self-motivation and independence when working on initiatives.
•Maintain communication with the team regarding project development and promotional strategies.
Volunteer
Visual Designer
Idea Fab Labs
December 2017 – Present
Chico, CA
Graphic Designer
Stonewall Chico
June 2016 – August 2016
Chico, CA
Visual Designer
NorCal OUTreach Project
October 2012 – March 2016
Redding, CA
Leadership
President
CSU Chico AIGA Student Group
2017-2018
Member
AIGA San Francisco Chapter
National Society of Leadership 
& Success
ACHIEVEMENTS
CSU Media Arts Festival
4th place | CASA - A Program that Works
commendation
“Ms. Smith is very thorough in her approach to tasks and can be trusted to do whatever is necessary to get the job done. Undoubtedly, whatever she dedicates herself to will end in success.”
-Kevin O’Rorke | VP Student Services | Shasta College
interests
Woodworking for dexterity.
Buddhism for mindfulness.
3D printing with perception.
Traveling with friends.
Enjoying an old soul and loving my young heart.
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