Samantha Rae Poirier
Newburyport, MA 01950 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Received my Bachelor’s Degree May 2017 with a BFA in Graphic Design and a minor in Business Administration at Plymouth State University with experience in website development, digital animation, photography, user experience design, animate gifs, videography, sales, communications, social media promotions, business plan writing, metadata, taxonomy and marketing. Expert and prefer Mac computers, but I am also familiar with PCs as well.
STACKPOLE & PARTNERS, Newburyport, MA
October 2017 - Present | Graphic Designer & Social Media Coordinator
Create logos, print ads, flyers, banners, digital ads, GIFS, presentations, white papers, animations, and web pages. In the midst of recreating the Stackpolepartners.com website.
ROCHESTER ELECTRONICS, LLC., Newburyport, MA
May 2017 - September 2017 | Summer Contract - Graphic Designer
Worked with the marketing team to up our social media presence and how we portray ourselves. Throughout those four months, I created over ten animations, multiple logos, created the E-Commerce site, sections of their website, recreated sales sheets, data sheets, used their new online server and created metadata and taxonomy for all the assets, did their photography and helped code a few HTML email blasts.
CAMPUS PROTEIN, Online Supplement Website
April 2016 - Present | Sales Representative
Marketing and Sales - Promote and market Campus Protein on social media and face to face with potential consumers. Have all knowledge of new and upcoming products to be able to tell customers on hand what is the best option for them.
CAPTIVATE, Lowell, MA
May 2016 - August 2016, December 2016 - January 2017 | Graphic Design Intern
Internship that allowed me to get experience as a designer in the business world. Worked with After Effects to create animations and videos for lobby and elevator screens in buildings in the U.S., Canada, Tokyo, and China. Also created projects on or with other programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Muse, Media Encoder, Acrobat, InDesign, VLC, Powerpoint, Word and Excel.
Some major projects include Dunkin Donuts animation, Live Nation animation, Fandango screen, Vassi.Ca animations, Maid Pro animations and Richards Group Building screens.
PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY DESIGNER, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
October 2015 - May 2017 | Graphic Designer - Student Activities Office
Created logos, advertisements, posters, t-shirts, calendars, and handouts for Plymouth State University events. Was able to design the 46 ft banner for the Spring Fling Concert stage, VIP passes as well as all the advertising.
Graphic Design Projects
- Designed logo and branding for New England Blast.
- MAPS, Marketing Association of Plymouth State - Chapter Plan, Annual Report, Posters, Website, Logos, booth design, etc.
- Designed the 2013 Lowell Catholic High School Christmas card sent to thousands of students and alumni.
- Designed logo, wine bottle labels packaging, and marketing materials for New Hampshire based Beach’n Winery.
- Involved in, and won second place in the Plymouth State’s Common Man Apprentice Program Ice Cream Competition in 2015.
PLYMOUTH STATE UNIVERSITY, Plymouth, NH
August 2013 - May 2017 | Graphic Design Major, Business Administration Minor | Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Involved in PSU Volunteers Club, achieved over 250 hours over four years
On Executive Board of MAPS, Graphic Designer Position from 2014-2017
3.985 GPA, Member of the President’s List for Academic Excellence requiring a 3.5+ GPA every semester
LOWELL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, Lowell, MA
August 2010 - May 2013 | Graduated Cum Laude
Graduated with a 3.9 GPA
Founder and President of the Art Club
Secretary of the Class of 2013 and Student Council
Member of the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society
Recipient of Merit Scholar in Honors English III, and Probability & Statistics
Recipient of High Honors in Art II, Art III, and Honors English II
References Available Upon Request.