Kali McCord

Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Creative and enthusiastic designer with a passion for people and professionalism.


Work Experience

Webmaster and Art Production Assistant at Lyon Road Art

Professional Medical Fine Art

09/2017- Present

  • Lookbook, Poster, and Greeting Card Design

  • Manage Etsy and Shopify Online Store

  • Manage Packing and Shipping

  • Event Planning and Organizing

  • Social Media Marketing

Contact: Kaitlin Walsh- kaitlin@lyonroadart.com

CES Graphic Design Intern at CSG International

Graphic Designer for the Customer Education Services Team

06/2018- 08/2018

  • Customer Education Services Team

  • Website and Document Redesign

  • 3D Graphics for Training Videos

  • Infographics Design and Implementation

Contact: Amy Holmes- cholmes@csgi.com

Projects

Analog Organization Workbook

04/2016- Present

  • Creative travel spreads, weekly calendar, goals, and events

  • Adapting structure based on style and purpose

  • Visual Design skills and technique

  • Creative planning and organizational skills

Web Portfolio

05/2018- Present

  • Maintaining up-to-date portfolio website

  • Designing gallery pages and written content

  • Blog and informational posting

Proficiencies

Adobe Creative Cloud

Web Design

Typeface Design

Professional Photography

Art Documentation

Skills

  • Character Design

  • Illustration

  • Visual Design

  • Organization

  • Self-motivation

  • Graphic Design

  • Typography

  • Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Communication

  • Social Media Marketing

Education/ Advanced Training

Augustana University

Psychology Major; German Language Minor

08/2016- 05/2017

  • Psychology

  • Upper Level Theology

  • Oil Painting

  • English Literature

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Graphic Design and Studio Art Major

08/2017- Present

Third Year Student/ Dean’s List

  • Graphic Design

  • Typography

  • Art Documentation

  • Board Game Design

Achievements

Love, Fear and Flourishing Seminar with Anne Elser

Two day calligraphy and flourishing seminar at the Des Moines Social Club. Explored Flourishing and created several compositions using various styles. Event hosted by the Midwest Lettering Arts Alliance.

Event Planning for Lyon Road Art

Planning, decoration, and advertising for the Lyon Road Art Inner Beauty Show (July 2018) and QCR Informational Art Show (November 2018)

Hallmark Typeface Design Seminar at Ervin & Smith

Two day typeface and typography seminar with Hallmark Typeface Designer Josh Scruggs, created functional typeface in Glyphs. Event hosted by the Midwest Lettering Arts Alliance.

Greeting Card Design

Designed greeting cards and typography for sale at Lyon Road Art, Christmas card design for 2018 Christmas season

Infographic Redesign for CSG International

Infographic Redesign for CSG’s documentation team for external documentation site

2018 Dundee Zine

Layout and Publication design for Omaha’s 2018 Zinefest, collaborated with Kith and Kin Books and Scout Dry Goods and Trade

Involvement

German Foreign Exchange Program

05/2016-05/2016

Spent three weeks learning and living with a family in Braunschweig Germany

Youth Leader at Brookside Church

08-2010- Present

Teaching/mentoring 10-15 middle school students biweekly