CV/Resume

Brittany A. Laws

Self Employed - Freelance Designer
Baltimore, MD  •  08/2016 - Current

·     Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution.

·     Selected and set up appropriate props, backdrops, and lighting.

·     Created and updated trend boards investigated changing conditions and recommended strategic adoptions to capitalize on projected changes.

·     Coordinated, created, and scheduled content, designs, and periodic updates to a company website.

·     Worked with clients to gather and define requirements, establish scopes, and managing project milestones.

·     Developed creative design for marketing packages, including print materials, brochures, banners, and signs.

·     Created digital image files for use in digital and traditional printing methods.

·     Put together videos for social media, advertising, and informational purposes.

·     Applied knowledge of production to create high-quality images.

·     Contributed design ideas in early planning stages with customers and project managers.

·     Designed website layouts, templates, and unique branded looks.

Bromo Seltzer Art Tower - Resident Artist
Baltimore, MD  •  09/2019 - 10/2020

·     Cultivated relationships with other artists and internal partners to develop a positive rapport for future opportunities.

·     Determined appropriate designs for screen print and embroidery applications to create high-quality finished products.

·     Maintained and shared artistic work portfolios to demonstrate styles, interests, and abilities with potential customers.

·     Made use of materials, such as pastel, computer software, paints, and pencils, to complete unique pieces for customers.

·     Advertised and sold artwork at local markets and established all piece pricing on customer demand, labor costs, and raw material costs.

·     Created and updated trend boards investigated changing conditions and recommended strategic adoptions to capitalize on projected changes.

·     Developed creative design for marketing packages, including print materials, brochures, banners, and signs.

·     Worked with clients to gather and define requirements, establish scopes, and managing project milestones.

Intersection Of Change Jubilee Arts - Program Manager
Baltimore, MD  •  07/2019 - 12/2019

·     Provide Artistic Direction for programming and client projects

·     Train youth in product development and design

·     Established partnerships and community collaboration with local universities

·     Facilitate client projects by soliciting services and deliverables are delivered on time

·     Assist with grant writing and reporting

·     Supervise and support the art production team's growth composed of youth, educators, and volunteers.

·     Monitor program budget and expenses for grant reporting

·     Manage inventory tracking, monthly income, yearly Profit and Loss statements

·     Used sprout social and social media analytics to analyze conversion rates across multiple digital channels.

·     Worked with youth to devised strategies and roadmaps to support product vision and value to the business.

·     Coordinated daily tasks, including recruitment, office upkeep, and inventory maintenance.

Morgan State University Benjamin A. Quarels Institute - Website Developer
Baltimore, MD  •  12/2015 - 06/2016

·     Established presentation consistency across Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and other common browser interfaces.

·     Oversaw web platform testing, troubleshooting, and user sampling before live deployment.

·     Designed developed, and implemented software applications for a website based on analyzed requirements and understanding of industry technical standards.

·     Determined coding requirements for site creation, including e-commerce capability, security, and specialized scripts.

·     Implemented Google-based and other campaigns with a slant toward SEO.

·     Designed, implemented and monitored web pages, plugins, and functionality for continuous improvement.

Morgan State University Community Service Program - Social Media Coordinator
Baltimore, MD  •  07/2015 - 06/2016

·     Developed marketing content such as blogs, promotional materials, and advertisements for social media.

·     Supported SEO initiatives to improve content, keywords, and branding.

·     Tracked innovations in social media and worked with key functional groups to adopt emerging technology.

·     Administered marketing calendar and posted new content to coincide with new product and service releases.

·     Increased customer engagement through social media.

·     Managed social media accounts for four programs generating interest for existing and upcoming products or service releases.

·     Improved page content, keyword relevancy, and branding to achieve search engine optimization goals.

·     Developed social media content and graphic to increase engagement with customers.

Awards

·     Morgan State University Office of Community Service: Striving & Appreciation Department Award 2018

·     Morgan State University Office of Community Service: Coordinator Achievement Award 2016-2018

·     The United States of America President's Volunteer Service Award: Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

·     Coordinator Appreciation Award 2014