Interpersonal Skills

Sarah understands what it means to “have your back” and works well as part of a creative design team. She is loyal, reliable and dependable, and would be an asset to any team of graphic designers. —Patti Schom-Moffatt, PSM Ventures Inc.

Proactive. Discuss strategies with creative directors, art directors, designers and clients to overcome predictable problems. Proposed and managed a graphic design server installation.

Clear communicator. Co ordinate projects with print and digital vendors, clients and co-workers by phone, email and in person.

Collaborator. Take direction from account managers, art directors and designers. Offer input when asked. Ask plenty of questions.

Organizer. Set up the structure of a graphic design server and coached co-workers on how to use it.

Time Manager. Plan weekly tasks using online planning software such as Google Calendar and Asana. This allows open space for last-minute requests.

Adapter. Capable of troubleshooting and fixing my own software and hardware problems. Filled in as IT support in emergencies. Will call for help when necessary.

Graphic Design Skills

It’s been a real pleasure to work with Sarah. She is creative and fast! She has created postcards, newsletters and brochures for Mission Possible and each design has been a 10. I highly recommend working with Sarah on your next project. — Rod Janz, Mission Possible

Photoshop. Quick montages, colour adjustment, correction and image retouching. Logos and websites.

InDesign. Professional reports, conference programs, workbooks and newsletters.

Illustrator. Logos, artwork, website design, environmental and display graphics.

Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. Templates for letterhead, proposals and presentations. and Build, update and maintain simple websites.