Hello!

I'm Lisa, a writer and designer.

I Am...

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A well-rounded creative professional who studied Technical Communication as an undergrad at Utah State University, and took post-graduate courses in Visual Communication from Arizona State University

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A storyteller who believes in conveying information as simply and clearly as possible, without sacrificing visual appeal, and who cares about getting information across in a way that will mean the most to specific audiences

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Someone who balances creativity with strong analytical and problem-solving skills: I see with an artist’s eye and think like an engineer

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Someone who’s not afraid to get their hands dirty (whether it’s metaphorical dirt, actual dirt, or printer toner), and who enjoys tackling overwhelming projects and chunking them down into manageable bits

Portfolio

Resume

Freelancer

Crandall Creative, LLC

What I'm doing now—designing reports, flyers, and other print and digital deliverables for clients domestically and internationally, and building customized websites for clients.

Webmaster & Board of Directors IT Chair

American Night Writers Association

Updated and maintained ANWA’s website on Joomla. Redesigned the website to improve visual communication and user experience. Assisted users with registration and troubleshot site errors.

Administrative Assistant

Arizona Auditor General’s Office

Worked as a team to redesign report templates. Assisted with creating a new color pallet, redesigning tables and figures, and testing and editing the InDesign template. Documented style changes and helped prepare user guides and style guides for internal use, including an interactive SharePoint site. Created deliverables for internal and external use such as meeting programs and recruiting materials. Print and bound reports and performed administrative tasks such as filing and mailing.

4-H Marketing & Design Assistant, Development Intern

Utah State University Extension

Developed curriculum for Discover 4-H, a peer-reviewed series published by Utah State University Extension. Worked independently to write curriculum and lay out content in the series format using Adobe InDesign. Created and edited graphics in Adobe Illustrator. Assisted with other projects as needed.

Broadside Editor

Utah State University Writing Center

Designed poetry broadsides for Helicon West, a community open mic night sponsored by the USU Writing Center and Logan Library.

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