Valerie Margerum

Valerie Margerum

Lafayette, CA, US




Headdesk Graphic Design Studio, Bromsgrove, GB, Design Assistant

designed game day programs and new features each week for Redditch United FC;
created logo and branding for Calivibe Smoothies;
created graphics and promotional banners for Long Beach State Athletics Department;
created graphics and hand drawn illustrations for Midway Clothing; participated in garment printing; meetings; helped develop brand identity and marketing strategy;
created animated advertisement videos for clients using Photoshop;

Aug 2016 - Dec 2016

Hatch Ltd., Costa Mesa, CA, US, Design Intern

Implemented more efficient, up-to-date organizational system for the materials library so that designers could quickly and easily find the samples they needed;
created material boards for presentation;
used Photoshop to create furniture option spreads for clients;
assisted designers in selecting appropriate seating and lighting elements for projects;
consulted with materials representatives by email, phone, and in person for samples, orders, and appointments;
assembled FF&E binders for clients and contractors

May 2015 - Aug 2015


California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), Long Beach, CA, US, Bachelors, BA Design

Aug 2014 - May 2016

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