AUBREY D. THERKELSEN
Wall Township, NJ * (732) 513-4281 * email@example.com
B.A., Digital Art, Elon University, Elon, NC, 2010
Business Administration Minor
Cumulative GPA: 3.86
Study Abroad Experience: Italy (2009)
Graphic Design Consultant: Siemens Foundation, AP International, Elon University
Imaging Specialist: Time Out NY Magazine and Time Out NY Kids Magazine
Photographer: Freelance, AP International, Time Out NY
October 2012-Current Graphic Designer and Photographer, AP International, Wall, NJ
In-house photographer and graphic designer for a leading global distributor and manufacturer of musical products and accessories, including Floyd Rose, Brubaker Brute, ProRock Gear, KTS, and Schaller. Completes creative projects from conception to completion including all photography, digital retouching, post production, and graphic design.
Nov 2011-Current Design Consultant, Siemens Foundation, Iselin, NJ
Graphic designer for Siemens Foundation, a non-profit American sub-organization of Siemens AG, the largest Europe-based electronics and electrical-engineering company. Creates print designs for various advertisements, including scholarship award certificates/checks, invitations, media banners and posters. Siemens Foundation awards a total of nearly $2 million in scholarship money each year.
Jan 2011-Current Digital Imaging Assistant, Time Out New York Magazine, New York, NY
Prepares digital images for print and web. Works directly with the Art Director and designers in retouching, sizing, manipulating, and exporting high quality photographs for use according to specifications.
Summer 2010 Intern, Time Out New York Magazine, New York, NY
Web/print design and photography intern for New York City’s comprehensive source for arts and entertainment. On site and studio photographer for featured venues, events, and items.
2009-Spring 2010 Editor, Colonnades Literary and Art Journal of Elon University, Elon, NC
Art Editor for the annually released Colonnades magazine. Responsible for selecting and overseeing members of the art committee, advertising for student submissions, accepting/rejecting art for publication, and organizing the magazine’s unveiling/gallery opening.
Jan 2009-2010 Graphic Designer, Creative Resolutions, Elon, NC
Develops, designs, and creates advertisements and digital signage for Elon University’s Cultural Events Office and 2009 Film Festival. Custom design marketing material based on client specifications. Knowledgeable in Digital Art Theory and Graphic Design.
November 2009 Designer Director, “Hot Air?” Art Exhibition, Elon, NC
Member of the publicity committee for Hot Air. Created unconventional advertisements for student juried art exhibition at Elon University. Also developed traditional publicizing strategies, including, posters and t-shirt designs.
2005-Sept 2010 Supervisor, Hoffman’s Ice Cream and Yogurt, Spring Lake Heights, NJ
In charge of overseeing food servers and maintaining quality control for service, products, and customer satisfaction during summer months. Managed financial transactions, inventory ordering, and machinery functionality.
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Expression Web, MS Office, Mac and Windows Operating Systems, DSLR and SLR cameras, medium format photography, studio lighting techniques
Phi Kappa Phi, National Interdisciplinary Scholastic Honor Society (top 10% of seniors and graduate students)
Phi Eta Sigma, International Co-ed Fraternity for high scholastic achievement