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STEPHANIE WENCL www.StephanieWencl.com I N N OVATI V E | ATTENTI V E | EM PATHETIC | ADAPTAB L E | REL IAB L E | MORAL

+ 10 YEARS

DESIGN EXPERIENCE & INFLUENCE 2007 – PRESENT

GRAPHIC DESIGNER & CREATOR, SW DESIGNS

Graphic Designer and Creator since 2007

BOULDER,COLORADO

SKILLS & EXPER TISE

BRANDING

Individualize graphic, web, and product design services for diverse clients. Utilize customized questionnaires, feedback sessions, immediate reactions and sensory experiences increasing customer satisfaction. Bring knowledge of textures, materials, and color into digital design. Experienced in seeing projects through varying steps; crafting pieces, photographing, editing, branding, labeling and designing with these components.

MARKETING ARTWORK

2017-2018 Freelance highlights:

BOOK / PUBLICATION DESIGN

BRANDING

PRODUCT MERCHANDISE DESIGN

WEBSITE DESIGN / E COMMERCE

MARKETING ARTWORK

PHOTOGRAPHY & EDITING

PRODUCT DESIGN & PROTOTYPES

PRODUCT MERCHANDISE DESIGN

BOOK / PUBLICATION DESIGN

CONSULT / CONCEPT INNOVATION

PHOTOGRAPHY & EDITING

UNITED NATIONS, global peacekeeping | UNHCR, Made 51 | IRC, Denver, CO INTELLIGENTSIA COFFEE, Chicago, Il | ISKO, New York, NY THE STABLE, Minneapolis, MN | WOODS DISTILLERY Salida, CO AOW HANDMADE, Boulder, CO | MONTESSORI SCHOOL, Newburyport, MA FOREST PLAYGROUP, Portland, ME | PACHAMAMA HERBS, Longmont, CO

CONSULT / CONCEPT INNOVATION WEBSITE DESIGN / E COMMERCE PRODUCT DESIGN & PROTOTYPES 2008 – 2015

AR TS & CULTURE BASED INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

Co-founded social enterprise in 2008 and created employment opportunities for Guatemalan artisans. Designed and produced socially conscious, handcrafted products, while simultaneously managing marketing and E-commerce website. Designed promotional materials, merchandise display and coordinated events. Introduced unique products into the global market; sold online, in retail shops, and at events - Utilized a highly personable and inclusive approach to maintain relationships with Guatemalan partners.

EUROPE 2002, 2017 Walked the Camino in Portugal and traveled through Italy, Amsterdam and Paris gaining firsthand experience in the arts and culture of each country and community. SOUTHEAST ASIA 2015 Traveled through Laos, Cambodia, Thailand for five weeks gaining first hand experience in the culture of each country and community.

2006 – 2009

CENTRAL AMERICA 2006-2014 Resided & Worked in Guatemala for a year, plus consecutive visits for 8 years. Participated and facilitated artisan workshops. Designed product and graphics for local businesses.

IL LUSTRATOR

KE Y N O T E / P O W E RP O I N T

P H OTOSHOP

SQ U A RE SPA C E

INDES IGN

P H O T O GRA P H Y

2005 – 2006

OTHER VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

OTHER SERVICE SUCCESS Farmer’s Market Representative, Ozuke 2014 Sales Representative, Naya Skincare 2013

PASSION / PROJECT FOCUS Traditional Artistry & Building | Environmental Preservation | Health & Nutrition | Art & Creative Therapy | Experiential Education | Anthropology & Indigenous Culture

www.StephanieWencl.com | swencl@gmail.com | 978.270.8456

GRAPHIC DESIGNER INTERN, HAWTHORN PUBLICATIONS Worked as part of a team in a fast paced production environment, developing advertisement design skills and magazine layout knowledge. Worked directly with clients. Learned to address needs and problem solve in a time efficient manner. Published work.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE & INFLUENCE IRC International Rescue COmmittee, 2017-present WLRV Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, 2016-present GrowHaus Community Food & Health Services, 2016-present Forest Playgroup Wilderness Education, 2016-present

CREATIVE SUPPORT VOLUNTEER, LOS PATOJOS Provided design, development, program, and service support for a Guatemalan educational initiative. Designed promotional materials including: promotional brochures, books and cards. Directed creative and engaging art projects with youth. Organized events, coordinated international support, and participate in fundraising.

2004

Volunteer, Volunteer, Volunteer, Volunteer,

DESIGNER / CO-FOUNDER, RISING MINDS Designed and implemented branding and marketing while assisting in the foundation of this non-profit organization. Developed website layout, strategy, and content for RisingMinds.org. Executed all marketing materials including: Event Promotion, Educational Outreach, Donor Information, T-shirts, Books & Pulications. Skillfully fundraised through passionate conversations, financially sustaining Los Patojos School for one year.

LANGUAGES ENGLISH, SPANISH

PROGRAM SKILLS & EXPER TISE

DESIGNER / CREATIVE DIRECTOR , AMBOS

2003

FASHION DESIGNER INTERN, LISA MICHAELS Worked alongside designer learning dying techniques and textile arts. Hands-on experience making product, beading, and tagging. Provided a wide range of office duties including mail merges for promotional materials. Gained a better sense of quality control in product development. Exposed to business management strategy, sales and marketing shows.

E NT R E P R E NE U R I AL S K I L L S

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE

G R AP HI C DE S I G N S K I L L S

LEADERSHIP SKILLS / PROJECT MANAGEMENT

S T R O NG C O M M U NI C AT I O N

COLLABORATION / TEAMWORK

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