Carrie Hill-Harriss

web designer

... passionate. creative. thorough. problem-solver.

From concept to production. From the very beginnings of research to the development of a dynamic presentation. Creating a narrative that leaps off the screen…always keeping the target audience in mind and working together to create a clean, interactive elegant, and most importantly, functional experience for the user.

Experience

Web Designer

University of Cincinnati Libraries

Starting as web design intern and continuing on as web designer on several grant projects, including the websites for commemorating Neil Armstrong, focusing on the archives and work of Dr. Albert Sabin, and celebrating the courage and skill of the 25th General Hospital in World War II. Research, conception, asset collection and creation and website production. Collaborating with archivists and across university departments, working with technical teams and and presenting material and project planning.

Freelance Designer

CH2 Design

Working with several clients including a national seminar consulting firm, a local marketing firm, and serving on a local private school board marketing committee. Creating a range of marketing materials including brochures, flyers, promotional cards and emails.

Marketing Assistant

Washington Mutual Home Loans

Promoted to Marketing Assistant to support a nationally ranked mortgage consultant, consistently meeting the goals of growing new client base and supporting existing clients to ensure repeat business and quality name recognition. Creating print ads and promotional mailing materials including mailers, event invitations and holiday cards, coordinating advertising accounts and working directly with clients to ensure quality customer experience.

Graphics Intern

San Jose Children's Museum

Assisting in designing supporting marketing material for special exhibits. Researching and accurately incorporating actual exhibit materials into promotional online games and handouts.

Education

University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash

Web and Multimedia Design Certificate

San Jose State University

BS Graphic Design, Illustration Emphasis

Specialties

web design interactive design conceptual development

Skills

Adobe Creative and Production Suite HTML AND CSS Developing JQuery Skills Microsoft Office research and writing