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caitlin gibson


Bachelor of Architecture, May 2011 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA » GPA: overall 3.25 // in-major 3.35; dean’s list two semesters » participated in Europe Travel study abroad program [fall 2009]


analog » sketching » hand rendering » watercoloring » model building » pottery » textile arts/sewing

digital » basic web design [HTML and CSS] » DSLR photography » social media management

software proficiency » Adobe Creative Suite » AutoCAD » Microsoft Office » Quark XPress » Google SketchUp

work experience

Consultant - Phoenix Community Development Corporation, Martinsville, VA 5 hours per week; January 2012 - present » helped to measure old buildings, then created digital models and floor plans to present to clients as a preliminary step in the design process » worked on the design of floor plan options for renovation Director of Public Relations - Carlisle School, Martinsville, VA 40 hours per week; October 2011 - present » responsible for online presence of the school: maintained school website and social media pages, as well as online listings of the school on third-party sites » developed a variety of printed and digital collateral for use by the Admissions department to market the school to prospective students » wrote press releases for distribution on the school website, as well as to area print and broadcast media » promoted events to the school community as well as the local community through email newsletters, direct mailing campaigns, and printed advertisements in area publications Production/Events Intern - Elsewhere Artist Collaborative, Greensboro, NC 20 hours per week; July 2011 - September 2011 » worked to ensure the flow and successful realization of museum productions, including residency projects, events, and special programs » set up for performances and events; designed and constructed promotional storefront displays Packaging and Assembly Team - Collinsville Printing Company, Martinsville, VA 35 - 40 hours per week; summer 2004 - 2010 » part of a team that completed assembly of printed material: stuffed envelopes and folders, collated and assembled film books » shrink wrapped and packed completed jobs for shipment


JV Volleyball Coach - Carlisle School, Martinsville, VA August 2012 - present » assisted Varsity Head Coach with developing and running practices for a team of 16 girls » helped manage fundraising efforts to offset equipment costs as well as to benefit other organizations, including an exhibition game to benefit breast cancer research via Susan G. Komen For the Cure

address 2822 Snow Creek Road Martinsville, VA 24112 telephone 276 252 9361 email portfolio


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