Katie O'Connor
Branding, Chicago Illinois United States
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Contact details
Tel: 219 3097879
Brief Summary
Hey there, I am Katie a graphic designer & shoe enthusiast. I have worked with a range of clients and although my talents are immeasurable, my greatest knowledge circulates around brand identity design, social media, marketing, and ideation, but it does not stop there. My wish is to fuse all of my cognitive experiences in these areas to deliver quality to my employer, clients and their audiences. Let me know what you think about my work. You can also visit my actually portfolio site here.

The Safe Sex Project 
French Programme at IU Northwest
Excellence by Design
Perfect Words
Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service in Porter County 
New Beginnings Counseling
Tolmen Financial
Kankakee Historical Society 

Professional Experience
Graphic Designer

Creative - Ambitious - Energetic

Technical Proficiency
Platforms: Mac OS and Windows XP/Vista/2000/7
Applications: Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe InDesign CS6, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Experience with HTML and CSS.

Design Proficiency
Ad design, Logo and Identity design, Package design, Page layout,Creating mock-ups and presentations for website design, Working under pressure for deadlines, and Creating cohesive promotional pieces.


Katie May Creative
2011 - Present
Freelance Designer
Valparaiso, IN
Creates cohesive brand and promotional design for a various range of clientele.

Purdue Extension Porter County
2010 - Present
Marketing Specialist
Valparaiso, IN
Utilises knowledge of design, desktop publishing and general business skills to produce a wide variety of products including flyers, logos, stationary, banners, posters, and other marketing material. Also attends promotional events and programs.

ROM Computers Inc.
2005 - Present
Administrative Assistant
Valparaiso, IN
Experience with public and customer service and teaches the basics of computers and software.


2009 - May 2013
Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
B.A., Fine Arts/CIS Graphic Design, Minor: Communication

2008 - 2009
Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL
B.A., Communication Design


2013, The Society of Typographic Arts, Member
2013, AIGA - Chicago, Member
(Part of “Grant St. Cooperative” student group)


Porter County Hispanic Assembly (2012
Spring out to Sunset (2010 & 2012)
Winter Lights (2008-2012)
Valparaiso YMCA - Ring in Spring & Health Kids Day
(2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008) 

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