Creative Services Consultant
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Location: Tallahassee, FL, United States
School: Florida State University
Major: Visual Art / Art Education

Creative Services Consultant

Mary Liz Tippin-Moody
CONSULTANT
Fine Art & Creative Services - Illustration - Content Creation - Graphic Design Print & Web
EDUCATION
The Florida State University: Tallahassee Florida
College of Fine Arts and Dance
Bachelor of Science in Visual Art with Certification in Art Education, K-12

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Owner, Mary Liz Tippin-Moody Art and Creative Services since January 1980
Sole proprietor / freelance provider of creative content, illustration and fine art services
Owner of MippinToody Handmade, LLC since July, 2014
Family owned business of handmade garments, accessories and printed items for sale.

BACKGROUND: I specialize in ideation, writing, visual creation and execution of graphic design and creative concepts in all media–print and digital.
Graphic design became my vocation after a career in healthcare and substitute teaching. I taught briefly after college, art in K-12, later at the
baccalaureate level for two semesters at Florida State University, and currently classes with the Tallahassee Senior Center in drawing and water
media. I’m an experienced copywriter, editor and proofreader since 1983. Currently, I provide creative visualization through illustration and graphic
execution for client needs for regional clients, including graphic design for any print or web based product, signage, custom spot illustrations,
greeting cards, special event mailings, tee shirts, caricatures and cartoons upon request. I create fine art pieces: portraits of clients’ pets and homes,
wall and canvas murals on commission. I also create soft sculpture objects, garments and jewelry for sale through my family business, MippinToody
Handmade, LLC.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Kidd Group: Tallahassee Florida I ------------
January 1987 – March 31, 2017 Associate Creative Director (ongoing consulting basis)

SKILL SET: Creative direction, brand strategy, creation and implementation - Project management/troubleshooting for interactive and print-based
communication - Comprehensive time line planning and management to assure projects are produced efficiently with all phases communicated
clearly within budget - Concept-through-execution of content and visual design for: corporate collateral, website page design, social media
graphics, advertising and direct mail campaigns, email blasts and newsletters, magazine and Annual Report design. - Copy writing / content
creation for full spectrum of digital corporate communications and websites - Storyboarding and script creation for television and radio I Creative
direction / art direction of video projects and preliminary graphic file preparation for videography and interactive animation - Specifications
and production oversight for all print based products I Coordination with outside contractors and vendors involved in client product delivery -
Organization of archives/asset management I Master in Adobe Creative Suite / Acrobat - EBlast production in Campaign Monitor and Emma -
Graphic creation for all social media platforms - Experienced with content editing in WordPress, Drupal CMS

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Instructor, Florida State University - College of Fine Art (Typography)
August 2012 — May, 2013 (Fall and Spring semesters)
AWARDS
2008 Gold Addy Award for mixed media ad campaign for Darby Bank
2005 Annual Florida Print Awards - Award of Excellence for Costa Bella Collection
2000 Gold Addy Award for Native ad campaign for Wakulla Bank

ACTIVITIES
Secretary, Board of Directors, Florida State University Schools, Inc.
Served six years, from June 2003 – 2009 in office of Secretary, PTA Parent Representative
Florida State University Museum Artist’s League—2002 to present.
Currently serving as community liaison and co-treasurer since 2006.
COCA member and member Gadsden Arts Center since 2007.
Gadsden Arts Center Artists’ Guild, 2017 - 2018
LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts member since 2008
Tallahassee Watercolor Society member since 2015.

graphic design, illustration, writing