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Trade School | Freelance Junior Art Director

May 2021-Present

• Works with team to develop creative concepts for Ninja Foodi

• Creates visuals for storyboards using stock images/videos, Photoshop & Premiere Pro

• Creates & revises boardomatics for client presentations using Premiere Pro

The University of Alabama | Graduate Teaching Assistant

August 2019-April 2021

• Assisted with APR 300 graphic design lab​

• Held weekly SHOP (Software Help On Projects) hours to assist students

• Acted as Webmaster for the Alabama Program in Sport Communication & the A+PR Graduate websites

Iron City Studios | Photographer & Public Relations Assistant

May 2015-July 2020

• Took & edited photos for contracted schools & organizations

• Strategized with team about social media content

• Delivered creative & unique photos while working within restrictions

Designed graphics for marketing materials & studio products

• Trained new photographers & staff members 

Gathings Law | Public Relations & Marketing

May 2017-May 2019

• Researched, planned & produced social media marketing strategies & campaigns

• Managed & created content for social media 

• Art directed, filmed, edited & produced videos for social media

• Designed graphics for marketing materials & social media

• Designed, wrote copy & worked with printing & distribution companies to produce promotional materials

• Updated & maintained website & blog

GP Import Export | Public Relations & Marketing

May 2017-May 2019

• Worked with clients to plan & create social media marketing campaigns

• Researched global marketing trends & kept up-to-date with all client products & industries

• Managed & created content for social media

• Updated, maintained, and wrote weekly blogs for the company website

• Designed & wrote copy for newsletters, promotional materials, and more

 

KC Projects | Public Relations Intern

January 2018-April 2018

• Developed & managed online content for clients, effectively driving brand awareness, engagement & traffic to social media pages

• Increased client’s social media following by 16% in a three month period

• Designed a wide variety of graphic art & promotional materials

• Assisted in the execution of client events

 

Angel Pillowcases | Public Relations Consultant

August 2016-April 2017

• Presented formal analysis of current public relations tactics

• Created a public relations campaign involving aggressive social media tactics, gaining presence in local media

• Designed & wrote copy for deliverables

• Managed & created content for social media

Alanna Rose Photography | Photographer’s Assistant

January 2014- July 2020

• Assisted in the organization, planning & implementation of photoshoots

• Assisted with art direction & styling for photoshoots

• Managed & created content for social media & blogs

 
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MASTER OF ARTS

Advertising + Public Relations

The University of Alabama, April 2021

BACHELORS OF ARTS

Mass Communication

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, April 2018

 
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National ADDY, Student Silver

2021

Farrow & Ball 'Colour Tells A Story'

 

AAF District 7 ADDY, Student Silver

2021

Farrow & Ball 'Colour Tells A Story'

 

AAF Tuscaloosa ADDY, Student Gold & Judge's Choice

2021

Farrow & Ball 'Colour Tells A Story'

Victoria and Ralph Johnson Scholarship

2016-2017

The Victoria and Ralph Johnson Scholarship is a departmental scholarship that is awarded to communication students at The University of Alabama at Birmingham for their academic achievement

Wittig Scholarship

2016- 2017

The Wittig Scholarship is a departmental scholarship that is awarded to public relations students at The University of Alabama at Birmingham for their superior academic standing.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Presidential Honor Roll

2016-2017

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Presidential Honor Roll consists of UAB students who earned a GPA of 4.0 during one or more semesters.

UAB PRSSA/PRCA Secretary

2016- 2017

I was honored to be the secretary of The University of Alabama at Birmingham's student chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and Public Relations Council of Alabama. As secretary it was my job to record the times of meetings and topics discussed to help keep track of the details of our activities for our annual report.

PRCA Medallion Award

2017

I received a Medallion Award from the Public Relations Council of Alabama for a flyer I created as a part of the PR campaign I established for Angel Pillowcases. 

PRCA Medallion Award

2017

I received a Medallion Award from the Public Relations Council of Alabama for my backgrounder done for Angel Pillowcases. 

PRCA Award of Merit

2017

I received an Award of Merit from the Public Relations Council of Alabama for my public relations campaign that I created for Angel Pillowcases.

 

2nd Place in Koronis Fest

2016

My partner and I were awarded 2nd place in the Student Live-Action category in 7th Annual Koronis Fest PSA & Poster Competition hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. My partner and I researched, wrote, and produced a public service announcement about sexual assault and the meaning of sexual consent.