Entry-level graphic/web designer, junior graphic/interactive designer
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Location: Sterling, VA, USA
School: University of Maryland University College
Field of Study: Graphic Communication

Entry-level graphic/web designer, junior graphic/interactive designer

Sherry Nipas-Hart


PROFILE
Creative professional seeking an entry-level Graphic Designer or an Interactive Designer position. I’m an innovative designer who tends to think outside the box.

EDUCATION
University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communication 2017- Present

Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA
AAS Graphic Design (Summa Cum Laude)

Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA
AAS Interactive Design Specialization

Northern Virginia Community College, Sterling, VA
Web Design Specialist Career Studies Certificate

WORK EXPERIENCE
Freelance work / Freelancer / Student - 2014 - Present
Loudoun Diversity & Inclusion Committee logo design
Loudoun Public Schools - Job For A Day logo

Self-employed - 2011 - 2014

BAE Systems IT - Government contract work for BLS in DC - 2009 - 2011

RELEVANT COURSEWORK
Motion Graphics, Interactive Design, Web Design, Principles of Web Design and Technology II, Graphic Techniques (pre-press, printing, production), Typography, Visual Communication, Fundamentals of Design, Communication Design

Experience with: Atom text editor, Filezilla, and JavaScript

SKILLS
Product Branding Campaign
Creative Design Layouts
Photo Enhancing
Logo Designs
Interactive PDFs
Marketing Collateral pieces
Booklet & Book covers
Magazine covers & Ads
Web Pages & Web Banners
Building websites
Kinetic Typography
Mobile Game App
Package & 3D design
POP display & Mailers
Mock-ups
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and analytical skills

AWARDS AND HONORS
Dean’s List
Presidential Scholar
Member of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Northern Virginia Community College Out of Chaos Publication – work published (Spring 2015)