Employment History

Ambassador International Publishing House

Creative Director and Graphic Designer

February 2014—present

Design book covers and interior layouts, direct creative output within the company. Manage illustrators and designers, budgeting, develop marketing strategies for book releases, photograph book content, create web and press graphics, proof print runs of books.

Hannah Nichols: Branding, Design, and Photography

Owner

January 2012—Present

Perform design and photography services for a variety of clients including portrait and headshot sessions, logo and brand system creation, and papergood designs. Handles all business operations such as budgeting, equipment upkeep, and client satisfaction.

Arnett Muldrow and Associates

Art Director and Graphic Designer

July 2011—January 2014

Established logo and branding system standards for communities across the USA with an emphasis on outreach and economic development. Performed print design, graphic art production, photography, collateral development, and website maintenance. Assisted in writing proposals and grant applications. Also performed admin/clerical duties including answering phones, filing, print and copy, etc

Anderson County Library Systems

Library Clerk, Powdersville Branch

April 2011—July 2011

Performed circulation desk duties assisting patrons in locating and ordering materials, shelved library materials, helped patrons with computer systems and programs, basic clerical work. 

Anderson University Fine Arts Center

Technical Theater Crew

November 2007—May 2011

Performed event and audio/visual duties for both university and outside rental events. Designed stage lighting, ran sound boards and equipment, scheduled events and activities within the building, acted as stage manager, and front-of-house manager. Planned and coordinated events within the Fine Arts Center.

Education

Anderson University

Anderson, SC

GPA: 3.5

Bachelor of Arts, concentration in Graphic Design
Minor in Art History
May 2011

Easley High School

Easley, SC

GPA: 4.0

May 2007

Skills

Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Publisher

Team Management

Phone etiquette

Time management 

Multi-tasking

Volunteer Work

Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra

Graphic Designer

July 2015—present

St. John’s High School Islander Band

Social Media/Photographer

September 2015—present

Anderson University

Ministry House Member

2009—2011 

Awards and Recognitions

Published Photographer

Mega Healthy Juices and Smoothies, 2015
Everyone Smiles!, 2015
Faith, Hope, Love, and a Whisk, 2014

Anderson University 

Dean’s List

Spring 2010
Fall 2009
Spring 2008