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Laurel Hanna  
Graphic Designer/Photographer
I am Laurel Hanna, a creative designer and photographer. I am a team oriented, college graduate, who loves the challenges that work and life can bring. I graduated with 6 months of professional design experience, as well as 2 years of team management experience. I am very open to learning new things as well as showcasing the creative skills I already posses.
Seeking a graphic design position in a company where I can utilize my graphic and creative skills to produce a quality product and continue to learn and improve technical abilities.

Mercyhurst College Erie, PA  
Bachelor of Arts in Art with a concentration in Graphic Design
Presidential Scholarship (2008-2009)
Kimmel Porris Scholarship (2009-2010)
Black Family Scholarship (2006-2008)
Annual Student Juried Art Show (2008, 2009, 2010)
Senior Art Thesis Show (2010)

Exceptional communicator
Flexible team player
Detail oriented
Enthusiastic learner
Unparalleled listener
Goal driven motivator
Committed to excellence
Loyal and dedicated
Excellent work record
Conscientious go-getter
Effective Prioritizer

Adobe CS3 & CS4
Flipshare Editing
Microsoft Office
Social Networks

Professional Design and Photography Experience

1. Mercyhurst College Marketing Graphic Design Intern Winter 2009-2010
Created promotional material, mailers, and invitations for both current and prospective students
Designed website for Mercyhurst North East’s local AM radio station

2. Mercyhurst College Senior Annual 2009-2010
Filmed and edited video messages to be used in the Flash annual 
Designed packaging and promotional materials
Used social media to promote the submission of candid photos and videos through Facebook
Assembled and edited pages of student information section and candid photo section

4. Erie Art Museum Graphic Design Intern Summer 2008
Created and updated several printed brochures using Indesign CS3
Edited photographs using Photoshop CS3
Utilized brainstorming techniques to create a stage design for The Blues and Jazz Festival
Documented and archived photographs and photographed The Blues and Jazz Festival

5.Breakiron Jewelers Design Competition Winter 2008
Created a new logo from scratch based on knowledge received through branding techniques
Re-branded a local company from start to finish

Professional Employment

LeanDog Software, Graphic Designer, Administrative Work February 2010-present
Design and update all print marketing materials
Take care of administrative odds and ends 
Create Marketing Emails

Property Panorama, Graphic Designer, Account Manager, Customer Service, October 2010-February 2011
Design and update all print marketing materials
Invent and design new social media website
Take care of large clients as well as answer customer service calls

Great Lakes Life Magazine, Graphic Designer, June 2010- September 2010
Concept creation and design of several magazine pages
Working within a creative team oriented environment 
Responsible for managing, updating, and tracking all social media

Starbucks, Shift Supervisor, 2006-2010
Manage and motivate 6-8 employees per shift ensuring that the company’s policies and procedures are followed while 
Entrusted with the most complex customer service issues as a result of exceptional ability to promptly resolve concerns and satisfy customers
Fill call-off slots to guarantee the efficiency of the workforce
Responsible for accurate cash drawers and receipts
Laurel Hanna
Design, Development
Print, Marcomm
POST DATE: 09.12.2010
Willoughby, OH
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