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. 










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