CAREER SERVICES

Michigan Technological University - Houghton, Michigan

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS DESIGNER

August 2016 - April 2016

Working as a media and communications designer for Career Services was my first internship. In this position, I worked on the promotional materials for the events hosted by Career Services, as well as miscellaneous design work that was needed in the office. This is the position where I gained experience designing within corporate brand standards. Most of my work consisted of creating designs based on templates that were developed by STC alumna Leah Humphries.

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PROMOTIONAL SLIDES

The promotional slides were one of the main assignments that I worked on, as I updated these slides weekly.

I worked based off of the templates that were already created, but I modified portions of the template to fit the content.

These slides were sent to students through email, as well as displayed throughout campus.

I used Adobe InDesign and Microsoft PowerPoint to create these slides.

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SPRING SERIES BANNER

This banner I created to promote the events that Career Services was hosting during the Spring 2016 semester. I modified one of Leah's templates for this banner.

These banners were displayed throughout campus.

I used Adobe InDesign to create this banner.

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The promotional slide
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The sandwhich board display that was shown outside of the Rosza Center
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The promotional slide
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The sandwhich board display that was shown outside of the Rosza Center
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STC SPEED NETWORK EVENT

This was one of my favorite projects, and not because I am being biased as this was an event hosted by the STC program. For the promotional slide for this event, I was instructed to design it differently than the typical promotional slides that I was doing. I created this slide design by playing around with aspects of the original template.


I also created a sandwich board display for the event, which was shown outside of the Rosza center. I incorporated my personal style into this design, as can be seen in the header that appears to be taped on.


I used Microsoft PowerPoint to create the promotional slide, and I used Adobe InDesign to create the sandwich board display.