(317) 797-4847 natalie@cirquesocial.com

Hello,

My name is Natalie Allen.

creative problem solver • graphic designer • production artist

Passionate creative professional looking for a role in design and/or sales related to production and marketing. At my current position, I am the sole graphic designer servicing over 120 mortgage lender branches totaling over 1,000 employees who use the in-house marketing department. I also manage the company store with current YTD sales of $50K+.
 

applications

Adobe Illustrator 15+ years experience

Adobe Photoshop 15+ years experience

Adobe InDesign 15+ years experience

WordPress 10+ years experience

Final Cut Pro 10+ years experience

Adobe After Effects 3+ years experience

Blender 3D 3+ years experience

Adobe Animate 3+ years experience

certifications

Google Adwords 

design process

experience

Cherry Creek Mortgage | graphic designer & lead store operations

5.19 - Present

• Graphic designer for all inbound field requests, servicing over 130 different mortgage lender branches.

• Design requests included but, are not limited to: flyers, postcards, building signage, banners, apparel/hats, booklets, notepads, social post graphics, banner ad displays, greeting cards, stickers, billboards, promo items, rugs, tablecloths, and more.

• Managed company store, which involved purchasing, inventory maintaining and buying, sales and reporting of branded items such as closing gifts, event signage, office supplies, company apparel, and other swag. Sales 2022 YTD: $50K+

•. Cherry Creek Mortgage has over 1000 employees across 44 states who utilize the in-house marketing department, including 20+ additional JV & DBA's.

RSVP by Cirque Social | senior graphic design

5.15 - Present

• Produce high-quality assets across several marketing channels: web, email, social media, events, indoor/outdoor signage, digital ads, influencer outreach, radio, tv, print, product packaging, and pay-per-click.

• Develop, maintain and implement modern design practices that push my clients’ brands forward, including Presidio, Box, Butler University, Werther’s and ProVentures.

• Create original concepts to lead the design direction for every project.

• Collaborate with external vendors, such as printers, suppliers, influencers, copywriters, videographers and photographers to develop creative solutions and actionable plans that serve tangible business needs while maintaining brand standards and ensuring solutions are being created at a superior level.

KH Complete | graphic designer

6.14 - 1.16

• Created marketing assets for web, email, social media, indoor/outdoor signage, digital ads, radio, tv, print, packaging, and sporting. events for clients such as J.D Byrider, Indiana Fever, America’s Mattress, Tony Stewart Foundation, 21st Amendment and many more.

• Worked with Project Managers and business strategists to ensure that solutions were implemented as well as delivered on time and within budget.

• Participated in sales, support and product meetings, when appropriate. • Juggled multiple projects for several clients simultaneously.

Limited Brands | visual manager

6.13 - 6.14

• Constructed new floor sets based on market trends and forward-thinking practices

• Managed the shipment processing team, ensuring guidelines for inventory organization were being met and store fixtures were being cared for properly.

• Managed sales team during peak hours, opened/closed the store, and proactively provided constructive criticism to associates.

skills

Adobe Creative Cloud

Google AdWords Certified

Email Marketing

Social Marketing

Influencer Marketing

HTML CSS

Photo Editing

Remarketing Strategies

Style Guide Development

Product & Packaging Design

Project Management & Planning

3D Modeling

Typography

Vector Creation

Storyboard Creation

Project Cost Estimating

Deadline Management

Digital & Print File Creation

Written/Verbal Communications

Results-Oriented

Color Theory & Layout Theory

Adobe Shortcut Keys

Financial Management

Digital Organization

Creative Thinking

Problem Solving

Pre-press Setup

Vendor Negotiation

Team Player

Cricut Design Space

Multi-tasking

Time Management

Self-motivated

Microsoft Office

Google Apps

education

Associates Degree in Fashion Design

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Class of 2012

Graphic Design & Digital Artist in the Denver area.

I have always been very passionate about graphic design and try to learn new skills and techniques in my free time. As founder and entrepreneur for Cirque Social and RSVP by Cirque Social, I have been operating my own graphic design business for the past 5 years.

9+ years experience

experience

Cherry Creek Mortgage | graphic designer & lead store operations

5.19 - Present

• Graphic designer for all inbound field requests, servicing over 130 different mortgage lender branches.

• Design requests included but, are not limited to: flyers, postcards, building signage, banners, apparel/hats, booklets, notepads, social post graphics, banner ad displays, greeting cards, stickers, billboards, promo items, rugs, tablecloths, and more.

• Managed company store, which involved purchasing, inventory maintaining and buying, sales and reporting of branded items such as closing gifts, event signage, office supplies, company apparel, and other swag. Sales 2022 YTD: $50K+

•. Cherry Creek Mortgage has over 1000 employees across 44 states who utilize the in-house marketing department, including 20+ additional JV & DBA's.

RSVP by Cirque Social | senior graphic design

5.15 - Present

• Produce high-quality assets across several marketing channels: web, email, social media, events, indoor/outdoor signage, digital ads, influencer outreach, radio, tv, print, product packaging, and pay-per-click.

• Develop, maintain and implement modern design practices that push my clients’ brands forward, including Presidio, Box, Butler University, Werther’s and ProVentures.

• Create original concepts to lead the design direction for every project.

• Collaborate with external vendors, such as printers, suppliers, influencers, copywriters, videographers and photographers to develop creative solutions and actionable plans that serve tangible business needs while maintaining brand standards and ensuring solutions are being created at a superior level.

KH Complete | graphic designer

6.14 - 1.16

• Created marketing assets for web, email, social media, indoor/outdoor signage, digital ads, radio, tv, print, packaging, and sporting. events for clients such as J.D Byrider, Indiana Fever, America’s Mattress, Tony Stewart Foundation, 21st Amendment and many more.

• Worked with Project Managers and business strategists to ensure that solutions were implemented as well as delivered on time and within budget.

• Participated in sales, support and product meetings, when appropriate. • Juggled multiple projects for several clients simultaneously.

Limited Brands | visual manager

6.13 - 6.14

• Constructed new floor sets based on market trends and forward-thinking practices

• Managed the shipment processing team, ensuring guidelines for inventory organization were being met and store fixtures were being cared for properly.

• Managed sales team during peak hours, opened/closed the store, and proactively provided constructive criticism to associates.

education

Associates Degree in Fashion Design

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Class of 2012