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linley bruess

3115 Story Street | Ames, IA 50014 | 563-380-2447 | lbruess@iastate.edu

Iowa State University Bachelor of Arts Major: Advertising | Minor: Business

Ames, Iowa Graduating May 2011

Design & Promotions Intern | Tribune Company May 2010-August 2010 • Assisted Tribune Interactive’s graphic designer with project research, promotional ad designs, website mastheads, logo design, and PowerPoint template design • Uploaded photos to and monitored all 28,000 entries on Beautiful Babies promotional website • Monitored/updated the Beautiful Babies’ Twitter and Facebook pages

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Student Manager | Iowa State Daily August 2008-Present • Supervise, train, and schedule 10 students in the Creative Department • Participate in the interviewing and hiring process of students • Design ads for area businesses • Work with advertising sales representatives to meet customer’s needs

Ad Designer | The Calmar Courier May 2008-August 2008 • Designed weekly advertisements for local businesses • Designed layout for Legal’s Page • Data entry

Relations Intern | Freestyle PR May 2009-August 2009 Developed website, along with a video commercial for new startup company Achieved television interview for client launching a new social media website Wrote press releases and case studies tailored to client achievement Monitored/updated company’s Twitter and Facebook pages

President | Iowa State Ad Club Spring 2010-Present • Responsible for the planning, leading and overseeing of all club meetings • Advise the club on overall communication efforts Trip Director | Iowa State Ad Club Fall 2008-Spring 2010 • Responsible for the planning and executing of semi-annual trips for Ad Club members to advertising agencies in the Midwest • Planned three day trip to Illinois for 15 students to tour four agencies in downtown Chicago

Designer | Trend Magazine • Member of design team • Responsible for layout of magazine

Technical Skills

Proficient in: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop; Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point; Mac OS and PC Operating Systems Knowledgeable in: Adobe Flash, scanners, digital cameras

Awards

Greenlee School of Journalism Scholarship Academic Recognition Award Dean’s List

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

Fall 2009-Spring 2010 Fall 2007-Fall 2010 Fall 2007-Fall 2010


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