Anna Felisha Ott
Oakland, California 94602
(510) 837-2826

Objective: As a freelance designer since 2010, I have worked on creative and production projects ranging from layout and design, print ads, and web illustrations, and have worked with non-profits, small design businesses, and start-ups alike. I would like to obtain a position as a graphic designer that will allow me to utilize my technical and creative skills by providing design insight and creative talent.

Creative Skills: Page Layout and Design, Digital Illustration, Photo Editing, Minor Web Design
Technical Fluencies: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Power Point
Technical Proficiencies: Dream Weaver, Fireworks, After Effects, Microsoft Excel, Publisher, HTML, CSS

Clients I have worked with:
12Petals Media Group, The Johnson Agency/Macavelli Press, San Francisco Flute Society, Oakland Animal Control, Liquid Form Design, Flute View Magazine, MarinLink, Public Authority in Alameda County, The Element of Design, Center for Independent Living, Dominican University Communications Department.

Work Experience:

Seasonal Design Associate, October 2013-Present
- As a design associate, I help create and fulfill customer proof orders of greeting cards, wedding suites, personal stationary, and art prints. I edit custom designs and print-ready files with meticulous attention to typography and overall layout.
- I also edit and color correct customer photos as needed to ensure optimal print results.

Independent Contractor, April 2013-Present
Aging and Disability Resource Connection, Center for Independent Living, Berkeley, Ca
-Development of a county-wide marketing plan for promoting ADRC among long-term support service consumers and other independent living agencies
-Creation of all ADRC marketing materials (brochures, flyers, etc.)

Freelance Graphic Designer, June 2011-Present
- I have worked on projects ranging from layout and design, print ads, and web illustrations, and have worked with non-profits and start-ups alike.
- I've also spent time as a freelance production artist, doing production print and web design, photo editing and manipulations, and email blast creation and programming through MailChimp and Aweber.

Admin Assistant/Graphic Design Intern/Peer Mentor, October 2012-July 2013
Youth Services at the Center for Independent Living, Berkeley, California
- Was administrative assistant to the director of youth services. I carried out general office and administrative tasks.
- In my role as design intern, I re-branded the youth services print material. I created fliers and posters for all events, and kept the social medias up to date.
- I was also a peer mentor for teens with disabilities.

Office Assistant, August 2008-May 2011.
Academic Advising & Support and Disability Services, Dominican University of CA
-Made copies and designed flyers for special office events.
-Assisted students who came into the office with general advising questions.
-Converted books and packets to e-text formats for visually impaired students

Art and Design Outreach Project Internship, January - May 2010
MarinLink and Dominican University of California, San Rafael, California
-Worked with MarinLink in order to create a graphic identity for a new local non-profit group.

BFA, Graphic Art and Design, Dominican University of California, May 2011
Honors: Cum Laude, Departmental Honors, Dean’s List

Marin Arts Open Studios Exhibition | Marin Arts Council, San Rafael, April 2011
Undergraduate Senior Thesis Exhibition | San Marco Gallery, Dominican University of California, March 2011
Student Art Showcase | San Marco Gallery, Dominican University of California, February 2010

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