I Am

Hi, I’m Lauren! I am a full-time freelance graphic designer based in the Charlotte, NC area. I have over 10 years of experience in all stages of print and digital marketing. Creating fun, energetic pieces that tell thoughtful and unique stories is what I am most passionate about. I also own and operate an Etsy business called Caffeinated Squirrel.

SKILLS & SPECIALTIES

My focus is primarily graphics, print and web design, HTML, and email marketing. I have experience with a variety of design tools, software, and programs, and am always evolving my skills and learning new ones.

Photoshop
94%
Illustrator
97%
InDesign
96%
HTML
70%
CSS
56%
Figma
83%
Sketch
65%
XD
20%
Google Web Designer
65%
Premiere Pro
40%
Photography
56%
Powerpoint
99%
Google Slides
99%
Keynote
95%

Resume

2010
Education
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Studio Concentration in Graphic Design, minor in art history

Graphic Designer
ACN Inc.

Designed and created company logos, flyers, branding, banners, event collateral/displays, email marketing templates, news magazines, print campaigns, and invitations. Managed a large graphics library. Contributed to design and materials for online registration tools, downloadable apps, and product order portals. Worked closely with a diverse team of marketing managers, product managers, event managers, directors, company executives, and external vendors in a fast-paced environment to achieve project deadlines.

2010-2015
2015 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer
Various Clients

As a freelancer, I have had the opportunity to work with 25+ clients over the years. I am involved as little or as much as the client would like. My work includes, but is not limited to, design strategy and art direction, rebrands, logo creation, email and web design, digital ads and banners, custom icon creation, brochures, white papers, eBooks, flyers, data sheets, case studies, inserts, forms, presentations, stickers, posters, signs, clings, booth art, infographics, photo editing, print ads, social images and gifs, branded swag, tee shirt design, minor package design, minor video editing, and some HTML and CSS editing.

Caffeinated Squirrel
Owner

As an online business owner, I love connecting with people from all over the world and bringing a smile to someone’s face with my creations. Caffeinated Squirrel offers anything from logo design to event favors, to customized map trinkets. If you can think it up, I can probably bring it to life and deliver it.

2014-Present

My Portfolio

  • All
  • Branding
  • Layout
  • Logo
  • Ui
  • Ads
  • Graphics
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Airwavz Website
Web Design • 2021
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Ear.Resistible Designs
Logo • 2022
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Email Marketing eBook
Booklet Design • 2022
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RELiON Swag
Graphics • 2020-2022
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Airwavz
Branding • 2021
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Places You'll Go
Infographic • 2022
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Avast Business Welcome Emails
Ui/Web Design • 2022
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RELiON Print Ads
Layout Design • 2022
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Raiders Lacrosse
Logo • 2022
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Avast Business Digital Ads
Ui/Ads/Web Design • 2021-2022
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Aha Media
Logo & Branding • 2020
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RELiON Gifs
Social Media/Ads • 2021

GET IN TOUCH

Feel free to contact me through email at lmmcclure42@gmail.com for inquiries or more information.



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