Katie Miller

Graphic Designer

San Francisco, CA, USA
415 350-1760
To learn, give and grow in a design atmosphere that I can contribute my creativity, thoughts and concepts as part of a strong team.
Experience
Apr 2007
Graphic Designer
I have created multiple signage and wayfinding system solutions with emphasis on environmental graphics. Projects included creating logos, print collateral, as well as branding and architectural guideline books. I also helped develop thematic sales centers, exhibits and environmental graphics for clients like Disney and Burj Dubai.
Canada
Jan 2007Apr 2007
Contract Graphic Designer
Working with local institutions of higher education as primary clients, typical projects included editorial design, annual reports, print material, magazines, catalogs, identities and websites.
Aug 2005Jan 2007
Graphic Designer
Designed within a variety of disciplines including brand identity, print, website design, trade show exhibits and theming. Engaged in client meetings, presentations and attended presschecks. I have prepress and offset knowledge and taken projects from concept to completion.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Apr 2007Jun 2007
Contract Graphic Designer
A per project basis, I was awarded with two wonderful assignments. One was creating a multi-page informational flipguide booklet for BlueWolf, a subsidiary of SalesForce, for employees to hand out to their clients, as well as a special SF event poster based on Shanghai 1920's.
Experience
Mar 2009May 2009
Volunteer Graphic Design Teacher
Taught the spring session of Inneract Project, a free design program for inner-city middle school students. Developed custom graphic design oriented lesson plans and educational games, provided a basic introduction of graphic design, typography, identity, as well as public speaking and group critiques.
Education
Canada
Aug 2000May 2005
BFA Graphic Design
With a degree from The Academy of Art University, I was prepared for life outside of school. Working with critiques, strict deadlines, various deliverables and impeccable comping techniques were required at all times.
Awards
Dec 2006
Applied Materials 2006 calendar
Skills
 
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4, Photoshop CS4, InDesign CS4, Keynote, Microsoft Powerpoint, CAD Tools 6
Additional Information
Organization, efficiency and an outgoing personality are qualities that I possess. I am extremely versatile in various tasks to be done and encourage that teamwork is essential. I am always punctual, self motivated and have a hard work ethic. I am also determined, devoted and a quick learner.