Carolyn Jeffords Graphic Designer

I’ve had the honor of helping clients make their visions come alive. I’m looking for new experiences of all kinds. I am always trying to improve myself. I seek to use my skills to attract attention, earn results, and to add beauty into the world.

Francis Marion University2013-2017Bachelor of Arts – Graphic Design

Attained a BA in Visual Arts, with a concentration in Graphic Design (also known as Visual Communication). Minor was in history.

Activities and Societies: Member of the Phi Alpha Theta Society. Member of FMU Honors (2014-2017). Secretary of the FMU Art Club (2016-2017). Earned Life Scholarship and the FMU Fine Arts Scholarship. Was on the Dean’s List consistently from spring 2015 to fall 2016.

Florence County First Steps2018-PRESENTExecutive Assistant

Currently assist Executive Director on clerical and administrative tasks. Currently responsible for designing and coordinating various promotional items. 

Grice Graphics and Advertising2016-PRESENTFeature Coordinator

Design and assist with two quarterly magazines produced by Grice Graphics and Advertising: The Florentine Scene and Pee Dee Rod and Gun. Contributed designs for advertisements and layouts. These ads included names such as Ford, State Farm, and Florence-Darlington Technical College. Communicated with artists and advertisers to make sure they had the utmost satisfaction.

Kingdom Living Temple2017-2018Graphic Designer

As the supervisor of the graphic design department, I designed flyers, booklets, postcards, etc. for various church events. From the initial planning to the final print-out, I was involved in every part of the way. I helped plan several events as well as design materials that were completed in advance, including one that hosted over 200 people from various organizations (The Center for Earth Ethics, Sierra Club, WEACT, USCAN, etc.) Was promoted two months into the job.

James A. Rogers Library2013-2017Student Assistant

Assisted and problem-solved with directing patrons and students with getting necessary materials. I sorted and reshelved media.

The Marjorie's Girls Foundation2018-PRESENTDesigner/Social Media Coordinator

The Marjorie’s Girls Foundation helps young girls between the ages of 10-17 learn important life skills and develop self-esteem and self-love. I am currently helping coordinate the social media as well as doing graphic design work when needed. To like or visit their Facebook page, go to this link!

House of Hope of the Pee Dee2017-PRESENTVolunteer

I have helped design Hope in Action, the House of Hope’s quarterly newsletter. I also design flyers and other material as time permits. The House of Hope of the Pee Dee not only helps the homeless get on their feet, but also provide job opportunities and a new lease on life. It’s a cause I strongly support. Please view this link to see a sample newsletter. I also volunteer on various events.

Adobe Creative SuiteProficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Microsoft Office SuiteProficient in Word, Outlook, and Powerpoint. Experience in Excel and Publisher
WordPressExperience creating websites and updating blogs and content.
Time ManagementI have been known for finishing projects quickly and ahead of deadline.
Public SpeakingExperience with speaking at events and press conferences.
Work EthicI do not let personal life or emotions interfere with my work or studies.
Administrative and ClericalExperience with doing tasks in these areas.
Event PlanningHelped plan several events with over 200 guests.