Resume

Sonjai Persaud

(941) 592-9700

Email- sonjaipersaud@gmail.com

Behance Portfolio- https://www.behance.net/sjp2436de

  Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extraordinary creative thinking and project design abilities. Adept multitasker with the ability to bring simultaneous graphic design projects to completion with complete efficiency and accuracy. Able to work well independently or as a member of a professional graphic design team.

EDUCATION

Graceland University- 2011-2012

Alabama State University- 2012-2013

University of Charleston- 2013-2015

University of West Florida- 2015-2017 (BFA Graphic Design)

EXPERIENCE

500 Tree Care- Graphic/Landscape Designer

May, 2010 – July, 2012

Freelancing- Graphic Designer

August, 2013 – Present

UWF Sports & Recreation- Graphic Designer

January, 2017 – May, 2017

SCF Communications and Marketing- Graphic Artist

July, 2017 – February, 2019

United Soccer League- Graphic Artist

February, 2019 – Present

SKILLS

Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Proficiency in Sketchup, Basic Video and Motion Graphic Knowledge (After Effects, Premiere Pro), Basic Coding Knowledge, Print Knowledge, Branding, Marketing, Social Media & Networking, Problem Solving, Hard working, Flexible & Time Management, Responsible, Always on time, Respectful, Creative, Leadership, Great team member (former college/pro athlete), Always gives 100%, Not afraid to ask questions, Communicative, Not afraid to fail

AWARDS

3 Deans Awards for Graphic/Studio Design- Alabama State University, University of Charleston WV

Member of the National Society of Leadership and Success

Graphic Designer of The Year- UWF Sports and Rec.

Bronze- 2018 Educational Advertising Awards- Poster

First Place- 2018 AFC-CMC Awards of Excellence- Campaign

Second Place- 2018 AFC-CMC Awards of Excellence- Campaign

Third Place- 2018 AFC-CMC Awards of Excellence- Direct Mail

First Place- 2018 AFC-CMC Awards of Excellence- Brochure

First Place- 2019 Educational Advertising Awards- Handbook

First Place- 2019 Educational Advertising Awards- Brochure

Second Place- 2019 Educational Advertising Awards- Mailer

Merit- 2019 Educational Advertising Awards- Campaign

Merit- 2019 Educational Advertising Awards- Campaign

Merit- 2019 Educational Advertising Awards- Poster

Merit- 2019 Educational Advertising Awards- Brochure

REFERENCES

Ray Yeager – Artist/Advisor/Professor (UCWV)                           Email: (rayyeager@ucwv.edu)

Thomas Asmuth – Artist/Professor (UWF)                                   Email: (tasmuth@uwf.edu)

Gina Alford Dickerson – Supervisor (UWF Sports and Rec.)   Phone: (321-368-5434)

Jon Stanton – Writer/Author
Phone: (517-599-5029)

Julie Fennel  – Photographer/Digital Coordinator
Phone: (404-396-3334)

 

 

For more about myself as well as more pieces not shown in my portfolio please contact me via email at sonjaipersaud@gmail.com.