Samantha Murphy
Graphic Design
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA
University: The Art Institute
Major: Graphic Design

Samantha Murphy

PROFILE

Highly creative and multi-talented Graphic Designer with experience in marketing, digital and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication capabilities. Passionate and innovative designer in search of a position in which design abilities can flourish.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Digital Designer & Photographer, Sam Elle, August 2014 – Present
Specializing in creative designs that cater to a variety of occasions. Primarily focusing on business identity, branding, marketing & photography services. Works closely with clients to achieve their vision, by constructing a time line, using open communication and executing deadlines. Responsible for preparing all creative content for print and web-based purposes.

Jr. Graphic Designer, Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, May 2017– August 2018
Works in conjunction with the Creative Director and Marketing department to provide web and print collateral. Responsible for the implementation of brand standards in all areas of design. Experience with photo processing/retouching, web graphics, large format print files, and environmental graphics. Photography skill-set applied as needed and during auction events.

Digital Content Manager, Oceanis, Inc., March 2017– May 2017
Responsible for overall website functionality, social media content and email marketing efforts. Managed e-commerce content, including the production of digital imagery, web upload and descriptions.

Remote Graphic Design Intern, Naturally Healthy Desserts, January 2016 – January 2017
Successfully managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept through completion. Worked closely with client to create vision, conceive designs and consistently met deadlines and requirements. Created social media content for promotion of client’s cookbook release in September of 2016.

EDUCATION

Associate of Science in Graphic Design, 2016, 4.0 GPA
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Associate of Science in Architectural Technology, 2008 Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona
Cactus Shadows High School, 2004 Cave Creek, Arizona

SKILLS

Software | Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Microsoft Office, Google Docs Social Media | Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest & Tumblr
E-Commerce | Etsy & Shopify
Operating System | Mac & PC
DSLR Photography | Nikon AWARDS

Kappa Pi International Art Fraternity Member
National Technical Honor Society Member
President’s List Award Recipient

graphic design, adobe, design, web design