Education

Parkland College Expected May 2017
AAS in Graphic Design

DePaul University 2011
BA in Public Relations & Advertising with a Minor in Graphic Design

Work Experience

Hilary Pope Design May 2011 – Present
Freelance Graphic Design

  • Design logos, posters, books, flyers, websites, social media content, album covers, promotional materials, etc. for individual clients and organizations.

The Blind Pig Apr 2017 – Present
Marketing Director and Graphic Designer

  • Graphic design.
  • Market events and Brewery news through the use of social media, website updates & news releases.
  • Manage social media content across platforms.
  • Photography and video production for merchandising, branding and social media.
  • Develop and maintain the online store including packing and shipping all orders.
  • Website Design and maintenance. 
  • Forged a partnership with 40 North to create Pig Daze, an annual beer release party that will feature work from a selected local artist. 

Art Coop Jan 2017 – Dec 2017
Part time Sales

  • Provide customer service, art supply recommendations and handle transactions.

Neutral Design Studio Apr 2016 – Oct 2016
Graphic Designer & Project Manager

  • Designed web and print advertisements, branding, websites, business cards, logos, bike decals and more.
  • Managed “Spoke & Saddle”, a website that promoted and sold work for local artists and makers. Managed the curation, artist connections, branding, photography, creative shoots, and online sales.
  • Organized “Maker’s Monday” program in partnership with Bentley’s Pub, where locals were invited to draw, shop and participate in creative activities. 

The Blind Man Mar 2013 – Dec 2015
Administrative Assistant & Graphic Designer

  • Answered phones, managed multiple designer’s schedules, updated website and social media pages, helped customers select products and fabrics.
  • Designed brochures, posters, banners, business cards, and promotional items.
  • Helped plan and market company event.

Hobbico Feb 2012 – Nov 2013
Online Media Specialist                                               

  • Managed 20+ Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages for Hobbico proprietary brands. 
  • Created photo and video content for social media and event promotions.
  • Worked with creative teams to generate ideas for branding, videos and promotions for new Hobbico products.

Navy Pier Spring 2010
Public Relations Intern

  • Wrote press releases and the Summer Events press kit.
  • Sent content to all relevant Chicago news outlets.
  • Created social media content for Twitter and Facebook accounts.
  • Facilitated press conferences.

Community Involvement

  • Graphic designer and organizer for PechaKucha Night C-U. 
  • Artist with a studio in the Lincoln Building.
  • Member of The Screamin' Fridas (We make and sell art at local markets!)
  • Assistant Coach for Mahomet-Seymour High School Girls Tennis.
  • Organized 1000 Cranes for Peace. (A public art project focused on healing and peace in the midst of local and national gun violence) 

Computer & Web

Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Muse, Dreamweaver, Bridge, HTML, After Effects, CSS, Bootstrap, Microsoft Suite, MailChimp, Squarespace, Wordpress, Shopify, Wix, Hootsuite. 

Social Media

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

 

DOWNLOAD RESUME

hilaryspope@gmail.com

+1 217 898-9919

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