RESUME

 
 

Katie Winkler

katiemariewinkler@gmail.com

215. 206. 0842

 

EDUCATION

University of the Arts – Bachelor’s of Science, Industrial Design, 2008

AutoCAD for Professionals –  Community College of Philadelphia Fall 2012

Advanced CSS: CSS3 – Girl Develop It Course – March 2014

JS 101: Intro to Javascript – Girl Develop It Course – March 2014

                    

EXPERIENCE                                                      

Sleepless Media – Designer/Marketing Coordinator (2016-2017)

A full service creative agency providing custom web design and development services, specializing in ecommerce solutions.

       Responsibilities:

·       Web/mobile design, user interface design, user experience design, some light web coding and maintenance

·       Branding, logo design, brand strategy, messaging & content copywriting

·       Art direction, photography, photo styling, graphic design, illustration, iconography, print production

·       Sitemap creation, wireframes and prototypes

·       Account/project management, client meetings and trainings

·       Documenting processes, logging successes, analyzing bottlenecks and making improvements

·       Drafting sales proposals/quotes, general business development, events and outreach

·       Writing content for website/blog, advertising and posts

·       Assisting with overall marketing efforts for the company, helping manage all social media accounts

·       Exploring, creating and executing marketing packages for clients

·       Drafting project specifications, project QA audits

·       General administration

·       Vendor relationships – communicating with outside vendors and contractors

 

 Westminster Promotions – Project Manager (2014-2015)

 A print, promotions and web design firm providing support to medium to large size companies in Silicon Valley.

       Responsibilities:

·       Providing prompt customer support to both prospect clients and long-term clients, everything from advising start-up entrepreneurs and executives on creative campaigns and assisting entire marketing teams with design projects.

·       Managing a team of graphic designers using project management software, creating daily project overviews, conducting quarterly reviews, and providing all-day support to team members and clients

·       Ensuring that team objectives are in line with company objectives

·       Coordinating all aspect of design projects, from client meetings and timeline & budget management to billing

·       Creating and maintaining relationships with vendors and clients

·       Managing email marketing & social media

 

Mission Bicycle Company – Marketing Coordinator & Graphic Designer (2013-2014)

Mission Bicycle Company creates beautiful custom bicycles one at a time by hand in San Francisco.

       Responsibilities:

·       Sourcing new products both for online and brick and mortar store

·       Creating and maintaining relationships with vendors

·       Photographing products, bicycles and accessories for the website, social media, marketing campaigns and new product launches

·       Assisting with sales floor duties, customer service, online orders, minor bicycle repairs and parts installation

·       Graphic design for web and print

·       Email marketing and daily social media posts

·       Managing special projects and event coordination

 

Philadelphia Mural Arts ProgramStructure & Surface, Program Coordinator (2012 – 2013)

Philly Works – Co-Organizer (2011 - 2012) www.phillyworks.net

Gearing Up – Graphic Designer (Summer 2012) www.gearing-up.org

Fabric Horse – Graphic Designer (Summer 2012) www.fabrichorse.com

Philadelphia Rooftop Farm – Organizer (Summer 2012)

GRID Magazine - Writer (October 2011- February 2012)

Just Play Toys – Designer (December 2011 - May 2012)

BetterBlocksPhilly – Event Programming / Sponsorship Coordinator (2010 - 2011) www.betterblocksphilly.org

Dynomighty – Industrial Designer (May 2009 – April 2012) www.dynomighty.com

Philebrity.com & Phoodie.info – Writer / Marketing / Promotions / Ad Sales (Fall 2011 – April 2012)

Brown & Keener Urban Design – Designer (Fall 2009 - Fall 2011) www.bkurbandesign.com

Bloomfield & Associates Architects, Inc. – Director of Marketing & Business Development / Web Designer (Spring 2008 - Fall 2009)

 

EVENTS

Better Blocks Philly – Event Programming / Sponsorship Coordinator (October 13 - 23, 2011)

Tactical Urbanism Salon: Philly – hosted by Philly Works, The Streets Plan Collaborative and Next American City (April 28, 2012)

"Workshop in Interdisciplinary Collaboration" – hosted by Philly Works (October 22, 2011)

"Qualities of Life Panel Discussion: Water / Food / Land" – hosted by Philly Works & The Philadelphia Art Alliance (March 22, 2012)

"Qualities of Life Exhibit Panel Discussion" – hosted by Philly Works & The Philadelphia Art Alliance (November 14, 2012)

“Corridor Stories: Examining Non-Profit Driven Revitalization of Commercial Corridors”- Panel Speaker / Design in Action Conference 2011 – hosted by Association of Architecture Organizations and The Community Design Collaborative (October 11, 2011)

"A Conversation with Broken City Lab" - hosted by Philly Works & The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program & Mural LAB (November 2012)         

SoReFa (Socially Responsible Fashion) – Set Design / Lighting Design (Fall 2008)

 

EXHIBITIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

"Philly Works 2012: Qualities of Life in Philadelphia" – A Philly Works Publication (2012)

"Philadelphia Qualities of Life" – Exhibit at Philadelphia Art Alliance by Philly Works (Fall 2012)

GRID Magazine “Holiday Gift Guide” – December Issue 2011

GRID Magazine “Down To Earth” - February Issue 2012

                      

ADDITIONAL INVOLVEMENT

DesignPhiladelphia – Marketing / Design / Event Programming Volunteer (2007 - 2011)

IDSA University of the Arts Student Chapter – President (2006 - 2008)

Keswick Cycle – Sales Associate (Spring 2007 - Spring 2008)

Habitat For Humanity LEED Certified Homes - Furniture Designer (Spring 2007 - Fall 2008)

UArts Industrial Design Department Shop – Shop Technician (2006 - 2008)

Little Wonder Design – Industrial Design Intern – Spring 2007

Campbell’s/University of the Arts ID Dept. Collaboration – Design Intern (Summer 2006)

Milder Office – Furniture Design Intern (Spring 2006) www.milderoffice.com

Boca Raton Children’s Museum – Art Camp Teaching Assistant (Summer 2005)

Independent Mural Artist – (2002 – present)

                        

AWARDS

Promising Artist Award 2005 - University of the Arts Scholarship

Industrial Design Merit Award 2006

Milton Avery Scholarship 2007 - Winter Gallery Reception 2008