business owner / graphic designer

mar 2020- present   |   voge designs llc, MN

  • Owner and sole Graphic Designer for Voge Designs LLC

  • Unified and expanded LaMarella’s branding through Wix website design, print material, and product labels and packaging. 

  • Volunteer designer for STMA Breakfast Club. Designed logo, print material, and Wix website. Responsible for ongoing marketing material and design support

Creative manager

Jan 2018 - mar 2020   |   Gopher Sport, MN

  • Managed and lead a team of 3 in brainstorming and production of 600+ yearly creative projects and production and completion of 17 yearly catalogs ranging from 120-700 pages.

  • Created and scheduled yearly catalog productions for 5 brands and 17+ productions

  • Ensured all 6 brands creative assets aligned with brand standards and guidelines

  • Continuously improved and standardized department processes

  • Standardized and implemented the creative departments process for receiving and tracking all marketing creative projects

  • Created a summary tracker and counter for monthly and yearly creative projects totals

  • Independently concept and designed a brand refresh for SPARK Curriculum involving page templates, packaging, and website design

senior graphic designer

jan 2013 - jan 2018   |   Gopher Sport, MN

  • Managed and delegated all incoming and existing creative projects

  • Designed visually aesthetic logos, product instructions, large instructional banners, trade show graphics and marketing material

  • Independently concept and designed new branding, page templates, packaging, and execution of curriculum pages of ACHIEVE!TM Before & After School Program

  • Lead designer in re-branding of 3 existing brands and creation of Moving Minds and STEM-Supplies brands

  • Creation and continuous improvement of creative standards and processes

graphic designer

mar 2010 - jan 2013   |   Gopher Sport, MN

  • Production designer for physical education product sales catalogs

  • Designed logos, and formatted activity and assembly instructions for new product

  • Retouched photos, and formatted layout and styling of copy

  • Designed flyers for company promotions

business owner

jan 2016 - jan 2019   |   uplift a box, MN

  • Found and owned a small business where pre-packaged handmade gifts were sold and donated to uplift and encourage women

  • Concept and created all handmade items in each box along with packaging

  • Designed and managed website, listings, and social media pages

  • Facilitated and organized workshops where I taught the creation of handmade items

  • Coordinated and connected with non-profits in Minnesota to send donated gift boxes