ABOUT
Blake Organ is my name and graphic design is the game.
 My strength is creative problem solving through graphic design and I like to have fun doing it! I've got a commitment to my craft and am passionate about doing it well. Not only that, but I have the chops to back it up. Check out my resume for the nitty gritty. It's important to me to keep busy with my work and never stop learning, so drop me a line and get in touch!
Objective
Creative professional experienced in graphic design and digital marketing seeking to help employer reach strategic goals.

Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design - Marketing Minor
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro, AR
Graduation in Honors, Magna Cum Laude

Professional Experience
Self-Employed
Freelance Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator
Nashville, TN | April 2014 - Present
Collaborate with businesses across a variety of industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to home renovation. Tasks include logo and identity design, web design, photography and retouching, social media management, and more.

The Buntin Group
Social & Digital Content Intern
Nashville, TN | March - September 2017 
Work with copywriters, art directors, social media managers, and more to create measurable growth for regional and national brands. Day to day tasks included concepting, designing and optimizing social and digital content for paid and organic posts across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Digital assets produced ranged from static, motion graphic, and video content.

Titan Web Marketing Solutions
Graphic & Website Design Intern
Murfreesboro, TN | May - July 2016 
Collaborate with content and development teams to ensure quality and functionality of web projects. Work with designers to concept, sketch, and create logos.

Honors and Awards
American Advertising Federation Northeast Arkansas Addys
Vagabond Brand Identity, Bronze, Spring 2016 
Rockwell Typography Poster, Bronze, Spring 2015 
Rockwell Typography Poster, Special Judges Award, Spring 2015

Southern Student Graphic Design Show
Now I Know My ABC’s Photography Book, Bronze, Spring 2016
Geometric Self Portrait, Bronze, Spring 2016 
Vagabond Brand Identity, Bronze, Spring 2016 
Tülpa Album Package, Bronze, Spring 2015

Activities
AIGA: The Professional Association for Design
Contributing Membership Level, 2013 - Present

A-State AIGA Executive Board
Vice President: Spring 2015
Marketing Coordinator: Fall 2013- Spring 2016
Organize Southern Student Graphic Design Show, monthly guest speakers, and fundraising initiatives. Create graphics and manage Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.

A-State Honors College Association
Vice President of Public Relations: Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
Design promotions and market events to Honors students at A-State through social media, mailing lists, and text message alerts.

Skills
Software Knowledge
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Bridge, Premier Pro, After Effects; Squarespace, InVision, Basecamp, Zoho, Hootsuite, Brackets

Other Skills
Brand development, photography, digital illustration, package design, social media management, strategic design, working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Bootstrap

References
Available Upon Request
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