Graphic Designer and Hands-On Crafter
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Location: Oshkosh, WI, USA
School: Indiana Institute of Technology
Field of Study: Digitial Graphic Design

Graphic Designer and Hands-On Crafter

Andrew “Avi” Rothe


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------------/portfolioGraphic Design graduate with expertise in Photoshop and social media marketing.


Education


Indiana Institute of TechnologyGraduation Date: May 2020


Bachelor of Science, Digital Graphics and DesignFort Wayne, Indiana


Minor in Humanities


Work Experience


Avi Apparel Co.July 2020 to PresentOwner / Founder / Operator


· Develop original patterns, refining and improving them to get the best possible product.


· Maintain accurate stock numbers, reordering new supplies at appropriate times


· Create content for social media, run said social media accounts, and accrue a natural audience through genuine interactions


· Handmake and package every order, ensuring quality control is at a consistently high level


· Manage digital storefront, running promotions and making sure search engine optimization is running efficiently


· Keep up with trends, ensuring that my products are hitting on target with my demographic


Freelance Graphic DesignJuly 2020 to PresentSelf Employed


· Create modern designs for businesses (mostly local)


· Design a sampling of various concepts for business owners to pick from, and collaborate to make the end product


· Designs include Logos, Logotypes, Business cards, Apparel, and Digital branding assets


· Create custom websites for client through Wix, giving over control once payment is received


· Create apparel / merchandise for clients through screen printing or application of custom cut heat transfer vinyl


Indiana Institute of TechnologyOctober 2018 to March 2020


Student Life Program Team MemberFort Wayne, Indiana


· Produce physical and digital graphics from concept to final art form for social media, digital and physical signage


· Planning logistics for events on campus for student and faculty


· Run on-campus events, ensuring quality and safety for those who participate


· Update Student Life social media pages, informing the student body of upcoming events


· Represent Indiana Tech by interacting with students and faculty in professional manner on and off the clock


SignaramaMay 2019 to August 2019


Production SpecialistFond Du Lac, Wisconsin


· Hands on production and application of vinyl decals, vehicle wraps, banners, and other marketing tools


· Interact with customers in a professional manner, communicating and presenting ideas


· Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results


Skills


· Expert with Microsoft Office


· Expert with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite


· Social Media Marketing


· Research and Development


· Project Management