Leigh Zieske | MFA | 510.566.6057
Graphic Designer | email@example.com
www.LeighZieske.com | @LeighZSees
To apply my strategic design and storytelling skills as a graphic designer.
Academy of Art University
Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, 2012–2015
Santa Barbara City College
Certificate, Graphic Design, 2011
University of California, Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Science, Biopsychology, 2009
Minor: Women’s Studies
Lucasfilm Ltd. Publishing
Graphic Designer, 2016-Present
Designed book jacket and interior designs from concept to final book.
Read manuscripts to identify key story elements, characters, themes and genre for cover inspiration.
Presented designs and ideas to art directors, editors for review.
Communicated instructions and comments to illustrators.
Reviewed proofs for color reproduction instruction with production.
Worked on multiple projects simultaneously.
Verify licensee’s designs for brand accuracy and authenticity.
Cottage Health Services, Public Affairs
Graphic Design Intern, 2011
Produced print and web designs from conception to print.
Worked in a fast-paced environment with rapid turnaround.
2009 Western Regional LGBTQIA Conference
Programming Co-Chair, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009
Coordinated speakers, workshops, and caucus leaders.
Communicated with venues to entertain 800 conference attendants.
Adobe Creative Cloud | Acrobat Pro | Word | Excel | Powerpoint | Blue Jeans | G suite | Outlook
Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Pinterest | Behance | LinkedIn
YouTube | Vimeo | Google+
365 Days of Star Wars Women, Day 120
Academy of Art University, Spring Show 2015
AIGA SF member since 2012
Furnished upon request