Allison Ristvedt Larsson

Art + Design.

Profile & Objectives

Recent graduate with a educational foundation in graphic design and photography. Strong organizational, technical and analytical skills. Experienced at prioritizing and completing tasks in a professional manner. Enthusiastic about entering into the industry. Seeking challenging assignments and responsibilities with opportunity for growth and career advancement.

Education

Belmont University, Nashville TN — Graduated May 2015

BFA with a Design Communications major and an emphasis in Photography

  • Scholarship recipient from the Tennessee College for Women 
  • Participated in Youth Leadership Rutherford 
  • Design piece published in Print Magazine, February 2014 
  • Won first place for photography in the Belmont Student Art Show
  • Received artist of the month at Belmont University, April 2015
  • Photography work published in Belmont Literary Journal, 2015 
  • Exhibited both design and photography work in the Belmont Senior Art Crawl, May 2015

Experience

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, Cincinnati OH — June 2016 to Now Graphic Design

Designing materials such as flyers, brochures, pamphlets, and multi-page documents. Working with clients and vendors to create document templates, billboards, television commercials, trade show displays, and campaigns. Establishing branding guidelines, advertising materials, brand imagery, and signage. Shooting photography for use in communications projects.

Shattles Communication, Cincinnati OH — June 2014 to Now Freelance Design

Creating presentation graphics, branding guidelines, logos, brochures, and collateral materials. Presenting work to clients and collaborating with professionals to complete assignments. Working often with Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson corporation.

MSF hip hop collaborative, Nashville TN — August 2014 to Now Freelance Design & Photography

Designing and establishing logos and album covers for the hip hop collaborative My Society Fly, MSF. Created a series of portrait photographs for group member’s promotion and album.

Nashville Dancin Concert series, Nashville TN — June & July 2014 Freelance Photography

Received a photography press pass to shoot the weekly concerts on the river. My images of the artist were published on The Billy Block Blog, a music blog based out of Nashville.

Stones River Country Club, Murfreesboro TNSummers 2011 to 2013 Server

Worked for three summers at the Stones River Country Club serving food and drinks poolside. I learned I have the ability to be a leader and to take responsibility. Commended by management for my customer service and communication skills.

the PBB FCTRY, Murfreesboro TN — 2008 to 2010 Freelance Design & Photography

The PBB Fctry is a locally owned candy company. Photographed product, designed the website, brochures, and catalogues. 

Technology

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign. Familiar with Adobe Dreamweaver and other website builders such as Wordpress and Squarespace.

Skills

Through previous job experience I’ve gained the skills of customer service, timeliness, leadership and responsibility. I am a self-starter, willing to take on work without being told.

References

Sabrina Shattles, President - Shattles Communication    

4407 Haight Ave 

Cincinnati, OH 45223

513.827.2504

sabrinashattles@gmail.com

Nadine Parris - Senior Art Director at Sanger & Eby

501 Chestnut Street

Cincinnati, OH 45203

nparris@sangereby.com