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  • P: 0450 133 255E: ashleigh@aurai.com.auLinkedIn: https://au.linkedin.com/in/ashleighhearne


    Graphic Design (specializing in print) High Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite - specifically Photoshop, InDesign,

    and Illustrator Corporate Design Abilities Multi-page Layout experience

    Leadership / Communication Ability to speak to clients and groups Organisation and delegation of group duties

    Marketing Understanding of General Marketing Requirements Social Media Marketing Skills Understanding of Marketing Plan Document Creation.

    Key Skills:

    GPA: 6.452011 - 2014

    Projects of Interest

    Typography for Print (Brief Three) Published 70 page hard cover book and all content

    Entrepreneurial Marketing (Assessment Two) Identified new business opportunity in group of 4. Presented 3500 word business plan and 5 minute elevator pitch.

    Services Marketing (Assessment Two & Three) Developed 2500 word Service Marketing Plan Worked in a Diverse Group of People

    Commercial Arts Training College Diploma of ArtsMajoring in Graphic Design and Advertising

    2006 - 2008

    Griffith University Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Digital Media Graphic Design Marketing

    Professional Development:Mentee - Griffith Industry Mentoring ProgramJune 2013 -

    Dec 2013 Role Details: I took part in this program as a 3rd year matched with a printing business owner aiding my understanding of the transition between student and employee. The program gave me the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of potential employing organizations, roles and workplaces.

    Emerging Professional

  • Professional Experience:

    Feb 2012 - December 2014

    Student Mentor / Career Leader - Griffith University

    Role Details: Filling various student mentoring roles, I spoke with students on a weekly basis to mentor through their first year at university, or as their main contact during a one day visit. As a Career Leader I promoted the careers and employment service to raise awareness. Skills gained included:

    Good Communication abilities with people from various backgrounds and age groups

    Built client and customer relationships

    Proactive in individual need identification

    Understanding of differing peoples needs and learning styles - visual and non-visual

    Scheduling and time-management development to complete multiple tasks on a deadline

    March 2011 -

    January 2012

    Graphic Designer - Jack Flash Printing

    Role Details: In this role I developed, and adjusted client supplied work for digital and offset printing. Specific duties include:

    Business Brand Development - creating various outcomes for the same business ensuring continuity of presence

    Prepared client supplied artwork for offset and digital printing

    September 2014-

    December 2014

    Intern Graphic Designer - Office of the Mayor (Gold Coast)

    Role Details: During this role I provided material for and assistance with digital and print media from internal and external sources for a project. Specific project tasks included:

    Development of an end product reflective of City of Gold Coast slogan

    Application of organisational filing and time-management skills

    March 2015 - Assistant Electorate Officer (AEO) - Queensland Parliamentary ServicesRole Details: My roles in the office is to assist the incumbent MP in caring for his electorate and its constituents concerns while developing and maintaining relationships with local and government organisations. Specific tasks included:

    Ongoing maintenance of web presence

    Development of Speeches for presentation by incumbent Member.

    Development of Electorate Office communication plan

    March 2014 -

    July 2014

    Intern Graphic Designer - Liveworm Gold Coast

    Role Details: My role within the studio involved creating graphic design work for real-world clients, and completing pre-press print checks. Skills developed included:

    Gained experience working in a creative studio environment

    Estimated and planned project work time requirements

    Developed artwork to suit specific client briefs and managing changes as written on provided proofs

    Marketing Assistant - Digga Australia

    Role Details: This highly varied role had a large range of duties ranging from organising trade-show attendance and set-up, to creating all marketing material for Australia and overseas as well as staff uniform management.

    March 2008 - February 2011

  • Volunteer Experience:

    Feb 2014 - July 2014

    Student Mentoring - International Golden Key Society

    Role Details: Mentoring of a International Student affiliated with the Golden Key Society. Weekly meetings covered:

    Assisted in developing assignment task requirement understanding

    Showed Griffith Online services

    Coached in how to approach teaching team members such as tutors

    Sept 2013 Exhibition Installation Assistant - Wesley Mission BrisbaneRole Details: Installation of artworks for the Annual Art From The Margins program exhibition. Specific duties:

    Consulting on Layout of works

    Unwrapping of delicate items

    Positioning of display cases for artworks.

    June 2013 General Volunteer - Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group Queensland (JMGQ)Role Details: Assisting in required roles during the 2013 Participate and Exchange Conference. Specific roles included:

    Exhibition space invigilation Sales desk operation

    June 2014 - General Volunteer - Griffith University Art GalleryRole Details: Assisting in front desk and administration roles during the latter half of 2014 including:

    Exhibition space invigilation Contact List Administration

    Certifications: Blue Card - for child related employment - License Number: 1076969/1Youth Mental Health First Aid Course (2nd Edition)

    Professional Membership: Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Queensland J&SO (Jewellery and Small Object) Collective Golden Key International Honour Society Member

    Referees: Dr Dominique FallaGriffith University Graphic Design Convener (Gold Coast)P: 0419 522 171 / E: d.falla@griffith.edu.au

    Doctoral Candidate Rae CooperLiveworm Creative DirectorP: (07) 5552 7262 / E: rae.cooper@griffith.edu.au

    Dr Kelli BodeyGriffith University Marketing LecturerP: (07) 5552 9094 / E: k.bodey@griffith.edu.au


    2013 Griffith University Academic ExcellenceADFAS Young Art Awards - Jewellery & Small Objects

    2012 Griffith University Academic ExcellenceSelected by Lectures for Entry to Southern Cross Packaging Design Awards

    2011 Griffith University Academic Excellence

    2014 Griffith University Academic Excellence