Stephanie HarrisGraphic Artist & Web Designer
Creative Graphic Artist and Web Designer with a talent for developing unique custom design for digital and print applications. Abstract thinker and creative problem solver. Offering 19 years of expertise overseeing individual projects and brand development for the US military, corporations, small businesses, and churches.
May 2014 – Present
Freelance Graphic Artist & Web Designer
Glad Tidings Church Austin, United States Army, Pytt Service LLC, CSHarper Guitars, WestHeir Ltd. Co., Wittig Landscaping and Design, Alamo City Elevator, Crimson Guard Rottweilers, Primtec Partners, Waterloo Exterior, and much more.
Collaborates with design and marketing teams to assess needs, propose optimal solutions, confirm design compliance with brand guidelines, and develop high-quality creative assets. Where marketing teams are not employed, walks small business owners through creative process of design and marketing for optimal project outcomes.
GRAPHIC DESIGN & BRANDING
Generates graphic assets for digital and print use. Meets with customers to present mockups, collect information for adjustments, and present trend research that project industry changes and capitalize on emerging opportunities. Develops and applies logos and branding guidelines, positioning, and messaging to existing platforms, as well as executing branding campaigns that target audiences on product features, benefits and values. Monitors and evaluates marketing and advertising campaigns to support brand consistency and engagement. Oversees preparation of marketing copy, images, videos, emails, and other collateral. Analyzes customer feedback and market trends to make informed decisions about product and brand messaging.
April 2010 – April 2014
United States Air Force
Developed creative design for print materials, brochures, banners, and signs for 633rd Force Support Squadron. Completed final touches for projects and made timely adjustments as necessary. Collaborated with the civilian marketing team to confirm design compliance with brand guidelines. Applied color theory and composition techniques to construct appealing design and digitally represented the United States Air Force across all activities on Langley Air Force Base with prestige. Improved work methods and procedures in the DFAC to ensure peak operation and customer satisfaction and ensured order across accounts and supplies to support Services programs.
March 2008 – March 2010
KCI Technologies, Inc.
Generated proposals to win civil engineering contracts for the company. Worked closely with engineers, project managers, and other departments to determine accuracy and completeness of technical documentation. Effectively marketed the skills and abilities of the members of the civil engineering division. Proofread marketing collateral ahead of printing to eliminate errors, decreasing department reprintings by 15%. Put forth regular use of Adobe InDesign and constructed physical proposal booklets to be mailed or delivered to clients. Ensured timely delivery of proposals to prospecting companies.
June 2004 – February 2008
Big Huge Games
Responsible for updating the company website to reflect the most current information prior to the advent of social media. Lead the charge in the execution of the Rise of Legends game creature database, ensured the update of press releases, and relevant news on the front page. Designed original graphic content for the company website, and developed technical solutions required to accommodate specific user-facing assets.
Bachelor of Science | Game Art & Design
Full Sail University
WordPress Theme Design
Mobile Web Design
Advanced Achiever Award, Method of Design
Full Sail University, 2014
The Advanced Achievement Award is given to only one student in each graduating class. The award recognizes outstanding achievement throughout the whole program, acknowledging such things as effort, dedication, energy, sacrifice, skill, and leadership. Full Sail recognizes that the Advanced Achievement Award is one of its most prestigious awards and is usually indicative of a student who is most likely to succeed.
2012 Best In Air Force Award, Marketing
633rd Force Support Squadron, USAF
Award designating the 633rd FSS Marketing team as the best marketing team in all of the Air Force for 2012.
CEO / Primtec Partners
Stephanie was able to bring my vision for a logo to life perfectly. It’s exactly what I wanted for my company.
Principal / Waterloo Exterior LLC
Stephanie was amazing to work with. She got our website up and active before I knew it. Her pricing was competitive and she gave us the best website we could ask for.
FSO / United States Air Force
Stephanie is an amazing graphic designer. She designed all of the graphics for our dining facility and they turned out incredible. I was so impressed with her work that I approved her moving to FSS Marketing. She is extremely talented and I highly recommend her for any graphic design needs.