Designing, Marketing,
and Selling.

I am highly organized and detail-oriented, doing whatever it takes to get the job done. I also love people and working with others, quickly learning and easily adapting to situations presented. I am from the Inland Empire, Southern California looking forward to finding a career in the marketing & advertising industry. I have experience in graphic design, sales and marketing, branding, photography, and social media. I also have extensive knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite Applications: Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator and InDesign.

 

My time at California Polytechnic State University of San Luis Obispo as a Graphic Communication Major has taught me hands on design, photography, web, printing and management skills which I hope to bring to my career. I have been a freelance designer since 2017, Design and Marketing Intern for the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce, as well as Sales Manager for University Graphic Systems at Cal Poly, all of which I have learned a valuable variety of skills. In my current position, as Sales Manager, I've learned how being personable and easy to talk to is so important when talking with clients and that is something I do very well. Building relationships and fostering great communication is something I strive for, especially as a manager.

Skills

Adobe Illustrator   Adobe InDesign 
Adobe Photoshop  Adobe Lightroom

Microsoft Word   Microsoft Powerpoint

Microsoft Outlook    Microsoft Excel  
Photography   Graphic Design    Branding 

Social Media   Advertising

Work Experience

Sales Manager for University Graphic Systems

San Luis Obispo, California | April 2019-June 2020

Generated increase in sales for the company through sales campaigns, cold calls, advertising, and more (First Sales Manager in 10+ years to generate positive income for company)

Communicated one on one with on and off campus entities to gain more clients 

Trained interns and future managers in sales techniques and best practices

Collected data through ad analytics, demographics on campus, previous sales, and more

Design and Marketing Intern for the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce

Paso Robles, California | April 2019-September 2019

Designed marketing collateral for the Economic Development Director

Branded and marketed the Economic Development Department

Formatted and designed documents for the City of Paso Robles

Collaborated to create two new websites and kept them up to date

Social Media Internship for Bubble & Hatch Marketing

San Luis Obispo, California | February 2019-May 2019

Created posts for different social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn)

Formed weekly schedules for posts

Analyzed data for each social platform

Freelance Design

San Luis Obispo, California and Yucaipa, California | January 2017-Current

Conceptualizes/designs logos for various start-ups (active clothing brand and multiple truck transport companies)

Originates branding, marketing, and advertising for each project

Leadership Experience

Photo Team Intern for the Graphic Communication Department

San Luis Obispo, California | January 2019-April 2019

Leaded team in taking, compiling, and archiving photos for department stock photo database

Marketing and Photography for Cal Poly Orientation

San Luis Obispo, California | October 2016-June 2017

Captured and compiled photos throughout the year of various Orientation events

Archived photos for future use of Cal Poly Orientation Programs

Created posters and collateral to market orientation events

Event Coordinator/Production Manager for Cal Poly's Open House Committee

San Luis Obispo, California | October 2016-June 2017

Organized Poly Royal Stage event for Cal Poly Open House

Generated an 8–hour set list of performers

Managed stage and performers

Marketed the event to prospective students

Education

 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

 Bachelor of Science expected in 2020

President’s List 2018-2019

Graphic Communication, Concentration in Graphic Communication Management

 Student College-Based Fee (CBF) Committee

September 2018-August 2019

Three student committee to develop a list of needs for the department and decide where to allocate surplus funds.

What makes me stoked?

Hi, I'm Taryn Veldusea! I am a senior at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo studying Graphic Communication and concentrating in Graphic Communication Management. I am originally from Yucaipa, California, a small town between L.A. and Palm Springs. I absolutely love design and photography, so in my free time you'll often see me outside, in nature, gathering inspiration for my designs and taking landscape photos or photos of my friends and family. I've also always loved sports, growing up watching my favorites: the Los Angeles Angels (although, to me, they will always be the Anaheim Angels) and the Denver Broncos. 

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