Hi! My name is Dana Galbraith.
I’m a graphic designer and illustrator currently living and working in beautiful Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I’m a designer at small design firm during the day, and a freelance designer and illustrator in my free time. I received a BFA in graphic design from the University of Akron. If you are interested in working with me, you can email me or tweet me. I’d love to hear from you!

 

Experience

Digital Canvas, LLC (September 2011 – Present)
Graphic Designer
Designing and revising, catalogs, email blasts, retail ads, brochures, and other print materials.
As well as doing product photography and photo editing.

JWT Action (September 2010 – June 2011)
Freelance Graphic Artist
Designed and revised retail ads, point of sale, and mailers for clients, such as Sherwin-Williams,
John Deere, Kimberly-Clark and Nestlé. Worked closely with Account Service and Production
to make sure jobs meet all criteria to be released to vendors.

The University of Akron (March 2009 – May 2010)
Graphic Design Intern
Worked with the marketing team of the Institutional Marketing department to create print
materials for university clients. Requirements include developing designs, making mock ups,
and preparing design for final production.

Design X Nine (August 2008 – May 2010)
Graphic Designer
A senior level studio in which nine selected students are chosen by faculty to participate.
Students are picked based upon work ethics and quality of portfolio. Studio requirements
include developing concepts, client meetings, taking final design to production, and meeting
strict deadlines. Work includes both university and off-campus clients.

Education

The University of Akron (2005-2010)
BFA Graphic Design
Minor in Computer Imaging
University of Akron Dean’s List (Fall 2005 – Spring 2010)
Cumulative GPA: 3.6
Magna Cum Laude

Honors

2010 American Advertising Federation – Akron Silver Addy Award
Zelnar/Zingale Design Award
Women in Higher Education Outstanding Woman Student Award

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