Lauren Rami  |  design & illustration
About
My name is Lauren and I’m a designer/illustrator based in my hometown of Austin, TX. I listen to comedy podcasts while I work, I’m a dancer, I’m a 70s soul music fan, and I watch a lot of old movies. Please drop me a line if you would like to work together.
RESUME

Skills
GENERAL
Graphic design & illustration. 
Creative, open-minded, & collaborative. 
Can efficiently handle high pressure, time-sensitive projects. 
Detail oriented & organized. 
Driven & able to work independently.
GRAPHIC DESIGN
Design: Conceptualization, typography, & layout. 
Presentations: Templates, slides, infographics, style guides, illustrations, & animations. 
Print/Digital: Books, illustrations, white papers, greeting cards, invitations, posters, flyers, brochures, & photo retouching. 
Identity: Logos, websites, business cards, style guides, newsletters, letterhead, & social media. 
Infographics: Charts, timelines, & data visualization.
ILLUSTRATION
Digital & traditional. 
Fashion, dance, pin-up, & cartoon illustration.
SOFTWARE
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Keynote, Excel, Word, Corel Painter, & Dreamweaver.

Experience
2014 – PRESENT
Lauren Rami / Austin, TX 
Senior Graphic Designer, Freelance 

Graphic design and illustration for a variety of projects. Recent clients include IPG, Initiative, McCann, DeVries, Modicum, Frog, GSD&M, McGarrah Jessee, & Razorfish.
2010 – 2014
BBDO / New York, NY 
Senior Graphic Designer, New Business Department 

Designed primarily within the New Business Department. Also worked on multiple different accounts for BBDO and BBDO’s sister companies. Built complicated and varied pitch meeting materials during incredibly tight deadlines. Example work included request for proposal books, presentations, style guides, packaging, white papers, handouts, banners, posters, 3D pieces, print ads, banner ads, out-of-home ads, and photo comps. Established a clean, modern brand identity that was followed globally by all BBDO New Business Departments.
2007 – 2010
Modicum / New York, NY 
Graphic Designer  

Created custom, high-end PowerPoint templates utilizing Photoshop and Illustrator. Produced and incorporated complex graphics, page layouts, and typography into PowerPoint slides. Enhanced slide content with detailed/interactive animation. Reformatted client provided content to follow newly created or existing brand guidelines. Worked independently and alongside teams of fellow designers.

Education
2006
University of Texas at Austin Graduate   
Bachelor of Natural Sciences Degree / Apparel Design Major. 
Bachelor of Arts Degree / Human Ecology Major. 
McCombs School of Business Foundations Program Certificate.