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Ashley Brown

Ashley Brown

Graphic Designer

Past clients include Chicago Cubs and American Dental Association.

Ashley Brown is an experienced graphic designer and communications professional with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit and social justice sector. She is skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, art direction, graphic design, visual and written content creation and management, website maintenance, and editorial and blog writing. At AIDS Foundation of Chicago, she has directed and managed multiple design projects, including posters, flyers, logo design and branding, postcards, palm cards, print and digital ads, email headers, web design, pop-up banners, animated gifs, apparel, and social media posts. Her clients also include Chicago Cubs, American Dental Association, Harlen, and Elks National Foundation.

Graphic Design
Art Direction
Visual Communication
Content Creation
Content Management
Branding
Poster Design
Logo Design
Flyer Design
Print Design
Digital Design
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe After Effects
Photography
HTML
CSS
Ashley Brown

Ashley Brown

Past clients include Chicago Cubs and American Dental Association.

Graphic Designer

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Employment Highlights

Graphic Designer

Independent

January 2018 - Present (3 years 8 months)

Graphic Designer

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

May 2017 - Present (4 years 4 months)

Program Assistant

Elks National Foundation

April 2013 - April 2017 (4 years)

Education Highlights

Bachelor of Arts, History of Art & Architecture

DePaul University

September 2008 - June 2012 (3 years 9 months)

Portfolio

Ashley Marie Brown

Odds and Ends

Ashley Marie Brown

Israel Travel Guide

Ashley Marie Brown

Better Health Through Housing

Ashley Marie Brown

Tee Up to End AIDS

Ashley Marie Brown

Bad Ideas, Good Advice

Ashley Marie Brown

Getting to Zero Illinois

Ashley Marie Brown

Odds and Ends

Ashley Marie Brown

Israel Travel Guide

Ashley Marie Brown

Better Health Through Housing

Ashley Marie Brown

Tee Up to End AIDS

Ashley Marie Brown

Bad Ideas, Good Advice

Ashley Marie Brown

Getting to Zero Illinois

Resume

Graphic Designer

Independent

January 2018 - Present (3 years 8 months)

  • Created print and digital graphic design for numerous clients, with special knowledge of non-profit design needs.
  • Clientse: Chicago Cubs, American Dental Association, Harlen, Northwestern University, and Elks National Foundation

Graphic Designer

AIDS Foundation of Chicago

May 2017 - Present (4 years 4 months)

  • Directed and managed multiple design projects simultaneously for both print and web, as the sole graphic and visual designer for the organization. Creative output includes: posters, flyers, logo design and branding, postcards, palm cards, print and digital ads, email headers, web design, pop up banners, animated gifs, apparel, and social media posts.
  • Served as art director, designing and producing marketing materials and key assets, including the look and feel of major events, fundraising campaigns and annual reports, often with little or no creative direction.
  • Managed relationships, collaborated and provided direction for outsourced designers, photographers, developers, and printers.
  • Monitored organizational compliance to AFC’s branding guidelines.
  • Wrote and coordinated two to three stories per quarter for organizational blog and news section.
  • Interviewed clients and subject matter experts to create engaging content about complex healthcare and policy topics. Created pitches for stories and followed style and editorial rules.
  • Served as website/web content manager for aidschicago.org and event photographer.

Program Assistant

Elks National Foundation

April 2013 - April 2017 (4 years)

Elks National Foundation is a nonprofit organization in the US that offers college scholarships.

  • Designed and produced marketing and promotional materials for print and web in Adobe Creative Suite. Served as social media and website content manager for scholarship programs.
  • Wrote, researched, and edited news stories and features on events and program participants.
  • Managed content, design, and distribution for two monthly e-newsletters to thousands of constituents.
  • Handled all email communication and annual mailings to over 2,500 volunteers nationwide.
  • Managed all aspects of the Foundation’s national scholarship programs for college students.
  • Monitored student compliance and processed more than $3.5 million annually for over 3,000 active students.
  • Managed volunteer relations and training for over 2,500 volunteers nationwide. Created training materials and webinars.
  • Managed dynamic database, processing and updating hundreds of records on a daily basis. Assisted with program evaluation and implemented programmatic improvements with senior leadership.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, History of Art & Architecture

DePaul University

September 2008 - June 2012 (3 years 9 months)

Minor in French Language.

Graduated Summa Cum Laude, GPA 3.956/4.0.