Summary

  • Bilingual Dean’s Honour Roll design student (94%)
  • Student Representative for all three years in NewMedia and Publication Design at Cégep Heritage College
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, enthusiastic, and success driven
  • Very organized and detail-oriented
  • Works well under pressure, with a strong ability to manage multiple projects with firm deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent business writing and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate athlete, volunteer and philanthropist
  • Low maintenance hard worker, fluent in technical and creative aspects of design and very dependable
  • Works well both independently and in a team environment, able to cooperate well with others and manage a team or project

Languages

  • English (Native proficiency)
  • French (Professional working proficiency)

Software Applications

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Flash/Animate (ActionScript 3.0)
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • HTML5 and CSS
  • PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Outlook

 Design Skills

  • Designed logos, icons, posters, banners and other illustrations using Adobe Illustrator
  • Photography, and worked with photo editing in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom
  • Produced videos edited in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Used InDesign for creating advertisements, invitations, brochures, packaging, book jackets, newsletters, manuals and catalogues
  • Used Acrobat to generate both printed and electronic forms
  • Created animated logos and infographics using Adobe Animate
  • Sketched thumbnails and storyboards
  • Created branding materials for businesses

 Software Skills

  • Used Microsoft Word to create styles, tables, forms and merged letters
  • Created spreadsheets, tables, formulas, functions and charts using Microsoft Excel
  • Produced presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Coded many websites using HTML5 and CSS, PHP, JQuery and JavaScript
  • Built databases, and integrated them into websites using PHP and MySQL
  • Built websites in WordPress, Shopify and Squarespace CMS platforms
  • Experience working in both Mac and PC environments
  • Knowledge of smartphone technologies (iOS & Android)

Education

Bachelor of Graphic Design
University of Laval
Quebec City, QC
2017 – 2020

NewMedia and Publication Design Diploma
(3-year program DEC)
Cégep Heritage College
Gatineau, QC
2014 - 2017

High School Diploma
Philemon Wright High School
Gatineau, QC
2009 - 2014

Work Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer
Alana Hennessy Design, Chelsea, QC                                              August 2014 - Present                                   

Barista & Manager
Café Les Saisons, Chelsea, QC                                                          June 2014 - Present                                    

Graphic Design Assistant (co-op)
Farm Boy, Ottawa, ON                                                                       Summer 2014, 2015

Ceramic Artist Assistant
Paula Murray, Chelsea, QC                                                                Summer 2013

Sailing Instructor & Dock Crew
Gatineau River Yacht Club, Chelsea, QC                                          Summer 2012 , 2013

Soccer Referee
Soccer Chelsea, Chelsea, QC                                                             Summer 2011

Volunteer Experience

  • MEtoWE Humanitarian Trip to India, WE Charity, 2017
  • Honoured Guest Host, WE Day (MEtoWE), 2015
  • Fundraiser and Team Captain, Relay for Life, 2009 - Present
  • Child Sponsor, FH Canada, 2002 - Present
  • Fundraiser for Various Charities, 2001 - Present
  • Ski Coaching, Chelsea Nordiq, 2009 - 2014
  • Gatineau River Yacht Club, 2005 - Present
  • Jeux de Québec Soccer, 2011
  • Volunteer Coaching, Soccer Chelsea, 2011
  • Teacher’s helper and Center of Excellence, Chelsea Elementary, 2009 - 2010
  • Raise a Reader, 2008

Honours, Scholarships, Awards

  • Dean’s Honour Roll (94%), Heritage College 2015-17
  • NewMedia Academic Achievement Award - Highest overall average in the program, Heritage College, 2016
  • Women’s Rugby Coaches Award, Heritage College, 2016
  • Student-Athlete Award - Student athlete who maintained above 80% average, Heritage College 2016
  • Youth Ambassador, Impossible2Possible (i2P)Greece Expedition, February 2015
  • Rookie of the Year, Heritage Women’s Rugby, 2015
  • Honour Roll (89%), Heritage College, 2014-15
  • Career Honour Roll at Philemon Wright - Graduated with an overall average 89%, 2014
  • Highest marks in Journalism and Art, 2014
  • Gold Attitude to Study, Philemon Wright, 2009-14
  • “Best Publicity” Cappies nomination, Philemon Wright’s School Musical, Legally Blonde, 2014
  • Krystal Arvisais Memorial AwardAwarded to a Female Student Athlete who demonstrated perseverance and dedication throughout her high school career, Philemon Wright, 2014
  • School Citizenship Award, Philemon Wright, 2012
  • Female Athlete of the Year, Philemon Wright, 2014
  • Quebec Cégep All-Star Women’s Rugby Team, RSEQ, 2014
  • MVP Rugby, Soccer and Flag-Football, Philemon Wright, 2014
  • Ottawa High School Rugby All-Star Team, 2013-14
  • Most improved Skier, Chelsea Nordiq, 2012
  • Best Female Athlete at Hadley Jr. High, 2011
  • Most Promising Female Athlete, Hadley Jr. High, 2010
  • Best Female Skier, Chelsea Nordiq, 2010

Course Work and Certifications

  • Bronze Cross Lifeguarding Course, 2014
  • Emergency First Aid & CPR, 2014
  • Mini University Course at uOttawa (Graphic Design & New Media), 2013
  • Sailing Level (Bronze 4/5), 2012
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC), 2012
  • Level 1 Coaching Course (Cross-Country Skiing), 2012-2013
  • Soccer Refereeing Course (7 vs.7), 2011