My name is Lisa Watkins. I am a senior at Bradley University majoring in Interactive Media with a concentration in Web and Application Design. I formerly attended Illinois Central College where I earned an Associate's Degree in Multimedia. My relevant work experience includes a graphic design internship with the Peoria Chiefs minor league baseball team. Currently, I have internships at both the Wellness Program at Bradley University and the Peoria Rivermen hockey team.
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- Graphic Design
- After Effects
- Motion Graphics
- Web Design
Bradley University – Peoria, IL
August 2011 – May 2013
Bachelor of Science Degree in Interactive Media – Web and Application Design
Transfer Student Advisory Council Newsletter Writer
The Staff Connect Newsletter Writer
Service On Saturday Volunteer Organization
Students Today Leaders Forever Volunteer Trip
Mortar Board Senior Honor Society
Illinois Central College – East Peoria, IL
August 2009 – May 2011
Associate's Degree in Multimedia
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Honorable Mention in Graphic Design Contest
Art Piece Accepted into the Student Gallery
Peoria Rivermen Hockey Club (AHL Affiliate of the St. Louis Blues) – Peoria, IL
Graphic Design Intern – October 2012 – Present
- Designed promotional graphics for the team including Facebook cover photos, desktop wallpapers, and website backgrounds.
- Maintained the team's social media sites and game statistics with current information from each game.
- Drafted recaps of games that includes all of the major action from the game.
Bradley University Wellness Program – Peoria, IL
Graphic Design Intern – September 2012 – Present
- Explored creative strategies to design for various mediums including business cards, t-shirts, and posters.
- Submitted work for review by university administration and received critiques on how to improve designs to fit their needs.
- Developed branding materials to promote a new section of the organization on Facebook including a cover photo and profile picture.
Bradley University Residential Living Staff – Peoria, IL
Assistant Resident Advisor – August 2012 – Present
- Managed a floor of female students by making sure the living environment was both a safe and fun atmosphere.
- Responsible for enforcing university policies including rules on alcohol and drug use and quiet hours to ensure the safety and comfort of the residents.
- Reported to mandatory staff and hall director meetings as well as weekley office hours, weekend duty, and coverages.
Peoria Chiefs Community Baseball LLC (Class A Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) – Peoria, IL
Graphic Design Intern – March 2012 – August 2012
- Designed graphical elements for in-game purposes such as player headshots with statistics and fun facts.
- Modified flyers, magnet schedules, and other promotional materials according to professional design standards set by the organization.
- Operated the Click Effects system that posted graphics onto the video board or a camera to record the action during games.
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