JELANI A. HOUSTON

KING’S COLLEGE PLACEMENT DEPARTMENT

c/o Jill MacLaughlin

322 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

(704) 564-2147 • jmaclaughlin@kingscollegecharlotte.edu

 

SUMMARY: Visual designer capable of creating original vector and raster graphics, collaborating in a team environment, completing elegant responsive websites, enhancing User Experience (UX), streamlining User Interface (UI), generating wireframes and rapid prototypes, incorporating “Design Thinking” into projects from postcards to mobile applications, and ultimately improving the Customer Experience (CX) for brands and enterprise clients

 

KEY SKILLS: Visual Design, UX/UI Design, CX Design, Graphic Design, Layout, Illustration, Wireframing, Rapid Prototype Development, Photo Manipulation, Visual Enhancement, Responsive Web Design, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Based Animation, Non-Linear Video Editing, Desktop Publishing, Mobile Application Design, Social Media Management, Ideation, Collaboration, Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills

 

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Animate, Adobe Muse, Marvel App, Pencil, iMovie, Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS

 

EDUCATION

 

KING’S COLLEGE

September 2017 - December 2018

Charlotte, North Carolina

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design

 

RELEVANT COURSEWORK: Drawing, Typography I & II, Design and Color Theory, Comprehensive Illustration, Electronic Drawing I & II, History of Graphic Design, Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Skills, Electronic Layout and Design, Web Development with HTML, Web Design, Design and Presentation Development, Advertising and Art Portfolio, Multimedia, Animation and Experience Design I & II, Social Media Management, and Business Communications I & II

 

HONORS & ACHIEVEMENTS: Dean’s List, Perfect Attendance

 

STATESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

August 2013 - August 2017

Statesville, NC

Diploma

 

EXPERIENCE

 

LINE COOK / FOOD PREP

SONIC DRIVE-IN

October 2016 - August 2017

Statesville, NC

 

I was assigned to prepare food in a timely manner with 100% accuracy while maintain quality. During slow times I would stock, clean and reset the line, also help front of house by taking orders and making drinks. This would allow for a more precise and efficient environment for the customers and the workers.

 

SCHEDULER/ OFFICE ASSISTANT

Houston’s Carpet Services

June 2015 – August 2017

Mooresville, NC

 

Worked with clients to schedule jobs and helped with the cleaning process as well. Cleaned rooms that were stated by the clients in a fast, but efficient manner to give them the best quality for what they are willing to pay. Once finished, I handled the money and gave the invoices to the clients.

 

 

REFERENCES

Available upon request