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Sarah E. Carr is an aspiring cat lady, movie lover, and illustrator/designer who graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Illustration in 2012. Currently she lives in Raleigh, NC and works as a graphic designer by day and illustrator by night. Her work has been featured in Society of Illustrators West 49 and 50 and Applied Arts Magazine and she is always looking to add to that list!
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OBJECTIVES
Seeking Design and Illustration Opportunities

Skilled traditional and digital artist, as a result of years of practice, education, and training as a fine artist.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and visual skills as a result of consulting with professors, colleagues, and clients in both subordinate and leadership roles.
Ability to learn new visual styles, programs, methods and techniques
quickly and on demand

SKILLS

Traditional media: Watercolor, acrylic, ink, colored pencil, pastel, etc.
Storyboarding, Figure Drawing, Technical Illustration, Photography
Programs: Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign CS6 and Microsoft Office
Working knowledge of DreamWeaver, CSS and HTML
Positive attitude, team player, communication, leadership qualities with
experience in retail management

EDUCATION
B.F.A. Illustration, Savannah College of Art and Design
Magna Cum Laude
June, 2012

 

EXPERIENCE

Capital Wraps Inc/Cranky Creative
April, 2013 - Present
Graphic Designer
Duties include taking existing branding and designing effective advertisements in the form of vehicle wraps, banners, table and elevator wraps, etc. as well as prepressing and printing graphics.

919 Magazine
November, 2012 - March, 2013
Graphic Designer
Duties included designing client ads, sending proofs for client approval,
managing ad production schedule, magazine layout.

Harbor Style Magazine
June, 2012 - October, 2012
Design Production Coordinator/ Jr. Graphic Designer
Duties included determining and managing production schedule, designing
advertisements, page layout of advertisements, feature articles, and special
sections, contacting advertisers and relaying specifications, editorial assisting.
Preparing files and uploading for print, determining magazine layout.

HIGHLIGHTS
Work featured in CMYK Magazine's "55 Top New Creative Winners" April 2013 Issue
Work selected for Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards December 2012 Issue
Featured in Society Of Illustrators West 50 2012
Cover Illustration for Harbor Style Magazine December 2011 Issue
Featured in Society Of Illustrators West 49 2011
Chosen piece displayed in SCAD Silver and Ink Savannah and Hong Kong
Received combined Academic and Portfolio Scholarship to attend SCAD
Received scholarship from Punta Gorda Visual Arts Center
Dean’s List 2008-2012