Photo Credit:  Perspectives Photo

Photo Credit: Perspectives Photo

 

Kayla Brukardt

is a graphic designer from Lakeland, Florida. She is a graduate of Florida Southern College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Graphic Design and Studio Art (concentration in Digital Photography.) She snagged the best genes of both of her parents, getting her creative side from her musician father and her structured side from her mother. She currently resides in Central Florida where she was born and raised.

 

 

EDUCATION

Florida Southern College | 2009 - 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Double Major in Studio Art, Concentration in Digital Photography
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Graphic and Web Designer
Apollidon Learning | April 2016 - Current

Create print and web designs for various clientele in a deadline driven environment. 

Graphic Design Manager
fusionZONE Automotive | Feb. 2014 - April 2016

Work closely with clientele to design and implement content and campaigns for use on their store websites  and social media platforms. 
Create and consult on unique UI designs to produce higher conversions and transactions. 
Manage processes to revise and create materials for 500+ client sites. 
Manage and coordinate detail-oriented marketing projects from conception to implementation. 
Directly regulate website graphics, content, and layout to ensure strict compliance standards are met for 60+ Toyota sites. 
Manage high-volume workload in a deadline driven environment while maintaining strong work quality.

Portrait Photographer
Perspectives Photo Artistry | Aug. 2013 - Dec. 2013

Organize and setup camera and lighting equipment for photo shoots.
Work one-on-one directing and photographing clients throughout session.
Edit, retouch and proof images for print.

Graphic Design Assistant
Florida Southern College | Aug. 2012 - Apr. 2013

Assist students with design courses, provide critiques of work and offer successful design solutions.
Create both print and web-based graphics and content for Art Department events, openings and gatherings.
Maintain organized lab workspace and regulate lab supplies.

Creative Services/Graphic Designer Intern
Publix Supermarkets | Oct. 2011 - May. 2012

Design and edit graphics, photography, and other media for web and print production.
Work in correlation with Marketing and Creative Services departments to execute dynamic projects.
Develop and proof work to ensure maintenance of strict brand and creative standards.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Full Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office Suite, HTML, CSS, Responsive Platforms, UX/UI Design, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Advertising Compliance, Account Management, Training, Customer Service

ACCOLADES

1st Place Award | 2013
Annual Senior Design Thesis Exhibition, Florida Southern College

1st Place Designs | 2012
Seasonal Theater Posters, Thatrum Elysium, CA