CV

Experience & Expertise

NEW FACE MAGAZINE

Graphic Design Intern


April 2020 - Current

  • Responsible for creative design and having a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite- primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere.

  • Design, coordinate, and produce all magazine collateral materials as needed, including print and digital ad layouts, web and social media graphics, and monthly newsletters.

  • Assist with the creation/curation of the monthly magazine cover layout for New Face and its affiliates.

  • Create and design printed marketing materials such as media kits, sponsorship packages, agreement forms, etc.

BUMBLE

Media Management and Content Creation Intern


Jan 2020 - Current

  • Responsible for creative design and having a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite- primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere.

  • Organized community and campus engagement events to increase the company's consumer base and overall reach; this included leading regular satisfaction surveys for groups of 400+ individuals.

  • Create original content for marketing via various social platforms (mainly Instagram and Facebook). 

  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution. 

  • Applied digital styling techniques to enhance photos.

  • Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in materials and other marketing outreach.

  • Organized and executed robust, creative experiential marketing events. 

SPA AEON

Content Creation and Marketing Specialist

Jan 2019 - Current

  • Create regular graphic, video, and photo content to match the company's aesthetic for all social media platforms.

  • Streamline web services to better accommodate consumer needs and habits.

  • Redesigned the company's website via HTML coding and graphic design, and focused on profitable SEO strategies.

  • Increased website and social media traffic by 43% by creating dynamic graphics and pieces.

  • Produced marketing videos to help businesses increase revenue.

LIZARD THICKET

Content Creator and Graphic Designer

Jun 2019 - Oct 2019

  • Responsible for creative design and having a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite- primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere.

  • Created original content for marketing via various social platforms (mainly Instagram and Facebook).

  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution. 

  • Applied digital styling techniques to enhance photos.

  • Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in materials and other marketing outreach.

SAGE CLOTHING COMPANY

Content Creator and Graphic Designer

Aug 2019 - Sep 2019

  • Responsible for creative design and having a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite- primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere.

  • Created original content for marketing via various social platforms (mainly Instagram and Facebook).

  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution. 

  • Applied digital styling techniques to enhance photos.

  • Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in materials and other marketing outreach.

UNITED POOL MANAGEMENT

Lifeguard Manager

May 2019 - Aug 2019

  • Assisted the aquatics manager in training, supervising, and evaluating lifeguard and pool attendant staff.

  • Created weekly work schedules and station rotation schedules for pool staff.

  • Watched the water and surrounding area to spot swimmers in distress and people acting unsafely.

  • Assisted in performing first aid according to the standards established by the American Red Cross and American Heart Association.

  • Ensured that all rules and regulations are adhered to.

  • Engaged in basic lifeguard duties, such as adding chemicals to the pool and cleaning the restrooms, as required.

  • Assisted the aquatics manager in providing orientation and training for pool staff.

SMALL WORLD FILMS

Community Engagement Intern


Nov 2018 - Jun 2019

  • Composed biweekly newsletters for the film studio; these focused on educating 12,000+ subscribers on the company's humanitarian efforts and marketing current projects to secure investors.

  • Coordinated and hosted fundraising and educational events; included corresponding with numerous vendors and locations.

  • Maintained contact with a database of 27,500+ individuals to increase event attendance by 13.5%.

  • Created infrastructure and directed implementation of post-production workflows.

  • Edited footage to create videos for multiple multimedia platforms.

  • Performed smooth and professional final edits using Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premier Pro.

BIORÉ SKINCARE

Graphic Design and Content Creation Intern


Nov 2018 - Jun 2019

  • Responsible for creative design and having a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite- primarily InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere.

  • Organized community and campus engagement events to increase the company's consumer base and overall reach; this included leading regular satisfaction surveys for groups of 400+ individuals.

  • Create original content for marketing via various social platforms (mainly Instagram and Facebook). 

  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution. 

  • Applied digital styling techniques to enhance photos.

  • Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in materials and other marketing outreach.

  • Organized and executed robust, creative experiential marketing events. 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suites; Adobe Creative Suites (Premier, Photoshop, Lightroom, Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign); Final Cut Pro; Gimp Photoshop; Excel; Canva; Ability to Learn Digital Design Software

PRACTICAL SKILLS

Creative; Attention to Detail; Great Visual, Oral and Written Communication Skills; Interpersonal Skills; Public Speaking; Analytical and Creativity Skills; Leading and Working within a Team; Risk Taking; Innovative; Organized; Goal-Oriented; Effective Researcher; Willingness to Try New Things; Graphic and Visual Sense

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Event Planning; SEO Strategies; Content Marketing; Email Promotion; Project Management; Screenwriting;     Technical skills around Video, Audio and Digital Content Creation; Fundraising; Analytics Knowledge; Knowledge of Social Trends; Copyright Skills; Storytelling Abilities; Storyboarding; Canon Technology Skill

SOCIAL MEDIA KNOWLEDGE

Facebook, WhatsApp, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, Social Stories, Skype, Zoom, Snapchat, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit, Foursquare, YouTube, TikTok, Buzzfeed, Discord, Facebook Messenger

 

Relevant Coursework:

FILM 107

INTRO TO DIGITAL VIDEO

Dr. Isabella Alexander

ENGCW 272W

INTRO TO FICTION WRITING

Professor Joseph Skibell

FILM 190

CHILDREN IN MEDIA

Dr. Amy Aidman

FILM 213

CINEMATOGRAPHY & LIGHTING

Professor Dehanza Rogers

FILM 270

INTRO TO FILM

Dr. Tanine Allison

THEA 316RW

STUDIES IN GENRE – COMEDY

Dr. Michael Evenden

FILM 373

SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM – AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AMERICAN FILM

Dr. Nsenga Burton

FILM 376

NARRATIVE FICTION FILMMAKING I

Professor Dehanza Rogers

FILM 385

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING I

Dr. Isabella Alexander

ISOM 350

DECISION AND DATA ANALYTICS

Dr. Wen Gu

 

Affiliations:

ATLANTA FILM SOCIETY

Member


Dec 2019 – Current


EMORY DIGITAL AMBASSADORS PROGRAM

Social Media Marketing Aid and Content Creator


Aug 2019 – Current

I promote the university socially via images, videos, stories, and other interactive media.

PI BETA PHI SORORITY

Director of Service & Philanthropy


Jan 2019 – Current

I organize and head all philanthropic endeavors for the Georgia Beta chapter of Pi Beta Phi, including community outreach, fundraising, event planning, youth literacy education and promotion, and more.

EMORY MIRACLE

Member

Dec 2018 – Current

  

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

Advocate and Public Speaker

Nov 2018 – Current

I advocate for mental illness education, support, and destigmatization across the nation by hosting fundraising events, publishing articles, organizing video education programs with original content, and having raised over $15,000 for NAMI Georgia.

EMORY FILM CLUB

Founder and President

Sep 2018 – Current

  

EMORY STUDENT AMBASSADORS PROGRAM

Admissions Officer and Campus Tour Guide

Aug 2018 – Current

I assist the Office of Development and Alumni Relations in the cultivation of alumni, donors, and friends to the University, and we assist the Office of Enrollment and Student Affairs in the recruitment of new undergraduate students.

  

CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK HOSPITALS

Advocate and Public Speaker

Jan 2016 – Current

I advocate for continued funding for children's health across the nation by hosting fundraising events, publishing articles, organizing video education programs with original content, and having raised $9,000 for CMN Hospitals across the Southeast.

MISS AMERICA ORGANIZATION

Titleholder, Mental Health Advocate, Philanthropist, Public Speaker, and Author

Jan 2016 – Current

I volunteer for the betterment of my local community and state, while sharing, advocating for, and promoting my personal platform: "Be Your Own Beautiful", which advocates for the destigmatization of mental illnesses across the nation.

EMORY VARSITY TRACK & FIELD

400 Meter Hurdler and Sprinter

Aug 2018 – Mar 2019

  

 

Accomplishments:

• Director of Faces of Stigma, an official selection at the Emory University Campus Film Festival in 2019.

• Directed and led a team of 25 in the development of The Perfect Message.
• Secured a nomination for Embrace for Dr. Isabella Alexanders "Best Short Documentary" film award.

• Lead Editor on Embrace, which won Best Short Documentary in 2019.
• Published author of The Self-Care Journal.
• Selected to give a speech at the closing banquet of the 2018 Close Up Foundation National Conference in Washington, D.C.
• Named the 2018 'Fayette County Woman to Watch', and featured on the cover of "Fayette Women's Magazine" for my philanthropic efforts across the nation.
• Spoke at the Georgia State Capitol to aid the passing of mental health legislation during Mental Health Awareness Week.
• Raised over $15,000 for NAMI Georgia and similar programs via various fundraising events and original video campaigns.
• Coordinated fundraising events to promote CMN Hospitals' mission to provide children with opportunities for health.
• Raised over $9,000 for CMN Hospitals across the Southeast; $5,000 directly benefited Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
• Recipient of Pi Beta Phi Sorority's 2019 Emerging Leadership Chapter Award.

 

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