Kaitlyn Wahldick

Résumé

Résumé

JAN 2017—PRESENT

Contact

kaitlynwahldick@gmail.com 612-990-4971


Education

University of Minnesota Graphic Design, BFA
Minneapolis, MN


Program Proficiencies

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
 

SELF-EMPLOYED
FREELANCE DESIGNER

  • Create solutions for companies with specialties ranging from healthcare to education reform to software. 


Dec 2015—Jan 2017

Twin Cities Orthopedics
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

  • Collaborated with the marketing team to design, develop, and maintain multiple design projects including clinic collateral, signage, advertisements, presentations and email blasts
  • Integral player in the rebranding and transition of St. Croix Orthopedics collateral after 2015 integration
  • Restructured and regulated project intake and management processes to keep scopes organized and on track in a fast-paced environment
  • Managed freelancers and vendors to produce professional and polished work

Jun 2015—Dec 2015

The Nerdery
CONTRACT MARKETING DESIGNER

  • Key member of an internal team responsible for developing and executing a full visual rebrand for The Nerdery
  • Managed workflow by prioritizing and negotiating the scope, resources, and deadline of internal-facing and external-facing content
  • Demonstrated understanding of web best practices and print production requirements while improving production efficiency
  • Led the design and execution of a full range of print and online materials that supported The Nerdery’s marketing initiatives

Jun 2014—Jun 2015 

Otabo Inc.
DESIGNER

  • Created brand identity solutions for start-up businesses from conception to realization, overseeing areas such as brand strategy, copywriting, visual identity, and marketing
  • Led the design and execution of a full range of print, environmental, and online materials
  • Developed and built mock-ups, asset kits, and specifications as needed for websites and products to ensure brand consistency

May 2013—May 2014

Minnesota Daily
CREATIVE MANAGER

  • Managed a team of four employees and oversaw the production of client advertisements and in-house materials
  • Guided the department through the transition from Advertising Production to Creative Department to better serve the Minnesota Daily as a whole
  • Spearheaded an initiative to reevaluate the current identity system at the Minnesota Daily that led to the audit and standardization of all brand assets