VANESSA TERRELL

DESIGNER + CONSULTANT

I am a Denver-based visual and UX designer and consultant with 5+ years of experience creating visual identities for global brands. I believe in the value of human centered design, collaboration, great processes and always intending my puns.

 

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OBJECTIVES

+ solving real problems with design by focusing on the people who experience them.
+ creating great processes.
+ collaborating with talented forward thinkers.

SKILLS

UX DESIGN / BRAND STRATEGY / PROJECT MANAGEMENT  / ILLUSTRATION / RESEARCH & TESTING

EXPERIENCE

UX DESIGNER & CONSULTANT | freelance, Jan 16 –  Now
Support brands with UX design, web development and branding while managing project timeline, budget and business development.

CREATIVE DIRECTOR | RainTree, May 14 – Dec 15
Established and managed a design team and culture. Directly led all design work and account management. Successfully built identity systems for multiple national franchise systems to utilize for sales and development.

DIGITAL STRATEGY SPECIALIST | Function:, Dec 13 – Apr 14
Grew a digital marketing revenue stream for the agency, developing detailed content and UX strategies for clients as well as the agency to establish brand awareness and thought leadership for lead generation.

ACCOUNT SPECIALIST | Function:, Mar 13 – Dec 13
Managed creative projects with B2B brands in the building and construction industry. Created and managed project timelines and budgets, serving as a key role between creative director and clients. Developed and deployed PR and digital strategies as well as content to build agency awareness and new business initiatives.

MARKETING MANAGER | Bigfoot Hostel, May 12 – Dec 12
Managed  and consulted company on rebrand and all marketing and PR initiatives at Nicaraguan location. Designed all brand materials for in store promotion and online sales and booking and deployed social media strategies.   

INTERN | William Mills Agency, Dec 11 – Apr 12

INTERN | Caren West PR, Aug  11 – Dec 11

PROJECTS

IGNITE DENVER, Creative Lead2014 – Now

ONE BIG CHANGE, Cofounder, Program Director, 2008 – 2012

EDUCATION

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY | Statesboro GA,   2006 – 2011
Writing and Linguistics, Spanish

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