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GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Kailey Waring
ABOUT
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Kailey Waring
Kailey Waring is a multi-disciplinary designer with a passion for publications, branding, and layout. After 8 years of experience with domestic and international clients, Kailey is currently working at a Seattle based non-profit where her projects focus on branding, marketing, and digital strategy. In her work as a freelancer, Kailey has taken on projects that include multiple publications, wedding invitations, logo & illustration, marketing collateral, video editing/production, and more. Kailey had the privilege of  growing up an Army brat where she was able to travel the world, instilling permanent wanderlust in her. She enjoys watching Jeopardy, loves to read, and has developed a fear of horses after being bit by a horse named Naughty.
Name
Kailey Waring
Birthdate
June 30th
Address
Seattle, WA
SERVICES
BRANDING & IDENTITY

Branding is putting a face on and giving a voice to the name and the mission. With an established success rate in branding, I can work with you to create or enhance you organizations’ identity.

PRINT & PUBLICATIONS

Print was my first passion when entering the world of graphic arts and the field I mastered the earliest in my career. With myriad of publications under my belt, I produce top-notch deliverables.

LOGOS & ILLUSTRATION

The foundation of any successful project is the logo. Employing creative use of color, illustration, and typography, we can work together to create the perfect logo for your particular project.

STATS

5

DESIGN AWARDS

127

PRINTED PUBLICATIONS

8

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

21

COUNTRIES VISITED
RESUME
EMPLOYMENT
2013-Present
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
International Republican Institute (IRI)

Designs, implements, and manages the branding of IRI materials throughout IRI’s global offices while overseeing the design and production of all electronic and print collateral. Manages all print production, including identifying printers, negotiating prices with vendors, getting appropriate approvals for drafts, ensuring deadlines are met and vendors are paid. Assists with website design, maintenance, and content as well as assisting with managing IRI’s social media accounts. Responsible for the photography of all IRI events, editing photo/video, and maintaining IRI’s extensive photo and video libraries.

2010-2013
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
KMI Media Group

Designed hundreds of publications from start to finish with an international distribution reaching key decision-makers. Managed multiple projects, collateral, promotional and marketing material. Acted as temporary Art Director for over 3 months while managing a team of 5 designers.

2007-2010
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
University of South Carolina- Student Media

Created editorial, promotional, advertising and web design for the University of South Carolina’s publications, organizations, exhibits, and large-scale projects in a deadline driven environment. Acted as liaison between the design and advertising staff. Won 3 Student ADDY Awards.

2005-2006
GRAPHIC DESIGNER/ JUNIOR EDITOR
U.S. Air Force 'Air Scoop Magazine'

Researched and wrote articles, edited content, photographed and retouched images, and designed layout for production of over 6 quarterly publications.

EDUCATION
MAY 2010
BACHELOR OF ARTS
University of South Carolina

Graduated cum laude with a BA in Visual Communications and Media Arts.

MAY 2009
SEMESTER ABROAD
Griffith College Dublin, Ireland

Completed courses in Graphic Design, Photography, and Video Editing.

SKILLS
95
INDESIGN
90
PHOTOSHOP
85
ILLUSTRATOR
75
PREMIERE
45
HTML/CSS
65
DREAMWEAVER
50
DRUPAL
80
MICROSOFT OFFICE
PORTFOLIO
  • All
  • Branding & Identity
  • Publications
  • Video & Web
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CONTACT
FULL NAME
Kailey Waring
ADDRESS
Seattle, WA

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