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Design Experience TRACY LOCKE
Freelance Art Director ][ July- August 2013; January- Present 2014 Worked as an art director on the Reebok International team concepting and designing retail graphic packages, point of purchase merchandisers, and premium window displays. Also assisted in planning for photoshoots.
Design Intern ][ May- August 2012 Worked closely with design teams on a wide variety of projects from pitch to final designs. Participated in many stages of projects through both critiques and client meetings. Experience ranged greatly from package design to strategic planning, copy writing to corporate identity to food styling, and just about everything else in between.
THE ONONDAGA CREEKWALK
Project Manager ][ Spring 2012 Led the marketing and advertising team of eight designers in a fifteen week long project to revitalize and promote the Onondaga Creekwalk in Syracuse, NY. Worked with city officials to tailor the project to the city’s needs.
Work Experience Warehouse Cafe (Syracuse University)
Student Supervisor ][ 2010- 2013 Prepared and served custom orders to customers. Responsible for training and managing other student employees and overseeing closing procedures.
Teacher’s Assistant ][ 2011- 2012 Aided in the teaching of InDesign Techniques at both the foundations level and for upperclassmen. Lead section critiques and worked with students individually to teach skills in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
Skills Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. Excellent in creative problem solving, idea generation, and three dimensional construction.
Awards Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship 2013 Syracuse University Dean’s List 2012 National Honors Society 2008
Education Syracuse University
College of Visual and Performing Arts Communications Design Major, 2013