Resume

Skills
Specialties 
Project Management, UI/UX Design, QA Testing, Graphic Design, Social Media, Photography, Augmented Reality, Blogging

Software
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, WordPress, Sketch, Microsoft Office / Apple iWork, Basic C++ and HTML

Hardware
DSLR Cameras, Sewing Machines, Printmaking, Arc Welding, Fabrication Studios

Education
University of Idaho
B.S. Virtual Technology and Design, Art Minor  (2013)

 •  Dean’s List – 2009-2013
 •  Teaching Assistant- World Art & Culture – 2012-2013
 •  Teaching Assistant- Introduction to Virtual Design – 2011
 •  Kappa Kappa Gamma (Registrar, Technology Chair, Public Relations Chair)
 •  Integrated Designers Educators and Artists (IDEA) Member

Experience

Project Manager / Designer
 Not Without Us - Interactive Marketing Agency  (July 2014 - Current)
 
Services we offer:
• iOS Application Development
• Android Application Development
• UX/UI Design
• Web Design and Development 
• Quality Assurance Testing
• Brand Development
• Unity Game Development
• Augmented Reality
• Bluetooth Beacons

Freelance Designer
(April 2013 – April 2015)
 •  Designed user interfaces, product packaging, logos, and other various print and web graphics.
 •  Created simple DIY projects that were produced into kits and sold online at www.DarbySmart.com to design DIY kits.

Designer
 iShoutOut   (May 2013 – Nov. 2013)
 •  Designed clean and intuitive user interfaces for web amd mobile applications.
 •  Managed and curated content for iShoutOut’s blog and many social media accounts.
 •  Tested iOS and Android apps and provided detailed steps to reproduce bugs to facilitate rapid repairs.
 •  Regularly worked both independently and collaboratively with design, development, and sales teams.

Administrative Assistant
 Prichard Art Gallery  (March 2012 – May 2013)
 •  Prepared and processed bills, reviewed and deposited gallery revenue bi-weekly.
 •  Designed marketing collateral for retail store, gallery events, and education program.
 •  Trained new gallery monitors, aided artists with installations, oversaw exhibit receptions.
 •  Promoted from Gallery Monitor to Administrative Assistant in July 2012.

Marketing/Design Intern
 Button Me Up  (May 2011 – August 2012)
 •  Designed web/social media materials for handmade jewelry company.
 •  Graphics included: banners, advertisements, and flyers.

Projects
#SatelliteSelfies
 April 2014 – September 2014
 •  iOS app designed for NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge.
 •  A fun and educational app featuring satellite images, where players guess their locations on Earth.
 •  Top 20 People’s Choice Finalist of 671 submitted projects globally.

Can Can Dancer
 December 2009 – Present
 •  An online resource updated regularly with original photo and video DIY/crafting tutorials.
 •  Featured on Buzzfeed DIY and Cut Out + Keep as “Crafty Superstar #109.”
 •  761,000+ total pageviews.

Virtual Campus
 August 2012 – May 2013
 •  Augmented reality iPhone app designed for the University of Idaho.
 •  Researched, designed, and developed collaboratively in a team with four other students.
 •  Mission was to help students and visitors better navigate and learn about the Moscow campus. 

Awards
Global Top 20 People’s Choice Finalist
 International Space Apps Challenge, NASA (2014)

Photography Contest Winner
 Shutterbugs Category, Google Inc.  (2013)

Best in Show
 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Ridenbaugh Art Gallery  (2013)

Best Single Person Wearable Sculpture
 25 Year Celebration, Prichard Art Gallery  (2011)

Best in Class
 Recycled/Wearable Art, Latah County Fair  (2011)

Best Second Year Portfolio
 Virtual Technology and Design, University of Idaho  (2011)


Contact
laura.olphie@gmail.com