HI, I’M ALI

Graphic designer, writer and dreamer with almost 20 years experience. Diverse background and portfolio enhance value and flexibility. Passionate worker dedicated to doing the best no matter how big or small the task. Versatile and fast learner.

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Bio

I grew up in Leawood, Kansas and now live in Overland Park, Kansas with my family and 3 cats!

Hobbies
  • Reading, watching movies and tv shows.
  • Crafting home decor and products with Cricut.
  • Breeding Crested Geckos.
  • Spending time with family and pets.
Education
  • Grew up in Leawood, Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School.
  • Graduated from the University of Kansas with a BA in English and a minor in Communications.
  • Returned to school for Graphic Design, with a 4.0 GPA and honor roll the entire duration.
WORK HISTORY AND SKILLS

RESUME

SKILLS

Digital Design
  • Develop websites using Content Management Systems.
  • Modify websites in multiple languages including English, Thai and Chinese.
  • Create and communicate social media posts.
  • Mock up websites and applications both in wireframes and prototypes.
  • Manage online storefronts including product entry and store design.
  • Customize websites using HTML and CSS.
  • Utilize SEO and Analytics on multiple websites and social media.
  • Create custom email campaigns using email builders and HTML/CSS
Graphic  Design
  • Develop brand solutions for clients including logo design, color schemes, business cards, stationary and brand standards.
  • Utilize brand standards in a wide range of solutions including fliers, brochures, posters, banners, catalogs, ads, signage and invitations.
  • Adapt forms such as patient medical history, applications and forms.
  • Revise existing projects in multiple languages.
Communication
  • Write and manage social media including events and posts.
  • Develop email marketing campaigns from design through scheduling.
  • Research and author web content.

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro

  • Adobe AfterEffects

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Adobe Spark

  • Adobe XD

  • Buffer

  • Google Analytics

  • HootSuite

  • HTML/CSS

  • Hype 3

  • iContact

  • InVision

  • Joomla

  • Mac OS/Windows

  • MailChimp

  • Microsoft Office

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • Sketch

  • SquareSpace

  • WordPress

EDUCATION

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, KS
Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
Bachelor’s Degree in English
Concentration in Communications

WORK EXPERIENCE

Cox Automotive (Dealer.com)

Mission, Kansas
Graphic Designer II

2019 – present

TravelCoin Foundation & MyTravelBiz

Prairie Village, Kansas
Social Media, Web & Graphic Designer

2017 – 2019

Eyesight Media

Prairie Village, Kansas
Graphic Designer & Co-Owner
2011 – present

Foot Specialists of Kansas City

Lenexa, Kansas
Billing Specialist & Graphic Designer
2011 – 2014 & 2015 – 2018

McLiney Lumber & Supply, LLC

Prairie Village, KS
Graphic Designer
2014 – 2015

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES

JCCC Honor Roll
City of Olathe Holiday Card
Facebook Marketing
Service Learning Certified