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alison j. servis contact:

education: 703.731.2348

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA Masters of Design Candidate, Communication Planning and Information Design University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA B.A. in English, German, May 2009 Summa Cum Laude, Departmental Honors Universitaet Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany March - August 2008


work experience:

Written/Visual/Oral communication Storytelling Design research Critical thinking Problem analysis Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop AfterEffects, Final Cut Pro, iMovie Basic Flash and Action Script 3.0 Microsoft Office Digital Photography Video Production

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA Web Development Team Member (August 2012 - Present) Assist with content gathering for new website by photographing and filming design school events, classes, and activities. Assist with written website content and promoting events and lecture on social media.

interests: literature, music, making jewelry, language, interior design

activities: CMU Design League AIGA Phi Beta Kappa

References available upon request

Video/Action Video Production Non-Profit, Washington, D.C. Production Assistant (January 2011 - August 2011) Assisted producers as needed by gathering footage and broll, organizing and storing incoming documents and footage, researching upcoming clients and project content, and factchecking. Devine Mulvey Strategic Communications Firm, Washington D.C. Production Assistant (April 2010 - December 2010) Performed numerous duties including assisting accountant with accounts payable and receivable, assisting producer with media vendor relationships, transcribing and cataloging relevant audio/video footage, creating preliminary video editing of TV ads, and maintaining footage archive. Intern (September 2009 - April 2010) Assisted with day to day office operations by transcribing relevant audio/video footage, cataloging footage archive, answering phones, ordering supplies, organizing files, and arranging travel for principles.


My resume as of 2.9.12