My name is Laura Walker. I am a graphic designer, brand manager, meticulous typophile, polisher of layouts, and lover of animals and local foods. I like to work alone and with others, on big projects and small, and I have experience with both agency and in-house teams, particularly in higher education. 
SKILLS
Adobe Creative Suite / Advertising Design / Branding & Identity / Client Management /Photography / Print and Digital Design / Print Production / Project Management /Proofreading / Pre-Press / Presentation / Team Leadership / Web Design
EXPERIENCE
Senior Art Director
October 2015 – May 2018 / EXIT Marketing / Little Rock, AR

Managed graphic designer and coordinated with freelancers, developers and printers/vendors
Art directed video and photography shoots
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Graphic Designer & Brand Manager
2006 – 2015  / Office of Communications & Marketing / Delta State University / Cleveland, MS
Provided design and art direction through advertising campaigns, print publications and web design
Collaborated with a team of photographers, writers, web and emerging media developers, and with colleagues throughout the university
Ensured brand consistency across all university media
Led a team of up to four student interns each semester
Managed multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring timely and cost-effective completion with an emphasis on quality, through effective coordination with clients, printers/vendors and media outlets
Worked with licensing agencies and trademark lawyers to ensure proper reproduction and representation of the university’s brand
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Senior Art Director; Co-Owner
2010 – 2015 / Mothlite Media / Cleveland, MS
Specialized in brand identity and design for print and web platforms
Managed the design of large publications; magazines, books and booklets
Ensured production quality by coordinating with printers and media outlets

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