INFORMATION

The artist formally known as Allie Krukowski. A music and tech enthusiast with a mission is to better the world through creativity.

 

EDUCATION

University of Kansas
BFA in Visual Communication
2006 - 2010

EXPERIENCE

Verb DB
2012 – present

Graphic Designer
Work closely with developers to execute fresh branding and effective communications for corporations and small businesses. Lead creative for the websites ESAchicago.com and AMmailing.com. Manage the design and CMS of our monthly B2B communications for BP called Your BP Update. Used Bootstrap to help developers build the mobile launch bpbetter.com in 2014. Create strong branding and print materials for a wide range of clients and budgets.

Salem Publishing
2011 – 2012

Junior Designer
Lead design efforts on digital and print publications, corporate sales materials and radio broadcast promotions. Worked closely with Editor-in-Chief to send out monthly and bi-monthly publications. Created new sub-brand design and launched new edition called Family Fiction Edge. Maintaining brand consistency and executing flawless typography and layout design were all a part of my daily tasks. Publications include: Family Fiction Digital, Preaching, Singing News, Christian College Link, and more.

Freelance – Various Clients
2007 – present

Creative Lead
Collaboration with small businesses, independent authors, churches and student film directors to create a variety of projects  including: logo, branding and print materials (business card, letterhead, brochure, etc.), digital and print book covers, podcast branding, motion graphic title sequences and social media branding.

 

SKILLS

5 / 5    Adobe Creative Suite
5 / 5    MAC OS X
4 / 5    HTML5 + CSS3
3 / 5    Responsive design
5 / 5    Branding
5 / 5    Typography
3 / 5    Graphic Recording

ACHIEVEMENTS

2014 Premier Print Awards: Certificate of Merit, Internal Communication Pieces (4+ colors)
In collaboration with Yorke Printe Shoppe, BP safety instructions

Visual Communication Scholarship Show and Service Learning Certification: Logo Award KU Medical Center , Touch 2 Screen cancer screening research

Lawrence Journal World: Community Outreach Recognition
Sonje Ayiti Organization, Cocoa d’Haiti product initiative