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Taylor Krzeszowski

Visual Designer and Illustrator with 6+  years of experience in both web and print.  Proven track record of delivering projects on time. Excels at digital storytelling and delivering creative web designs and print materials for customers and clients. Significant experience with the entire design process from conceptualization to delivery, including coordination and communication with customers and clients.  Highly skilled in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop and is comfortable working with several web-design programs. 

Virginia Commonwealth University 
BFA communication arts
Minor in Mass Communications
Dean’s List
Professional Experience
April 2020 - Present
Microsoft  | Bellevue, WA
Illustrator and Visual Designer
Created interactive and engaging illustrations for Microsoft’s Whiteboard design team that were used for marketing purposes as well as in conjunction with UI/UX materials
Successfully utilized Microsoft’s brand system to create a repository of imagery that both told a story and showed an accurate depiction of the app in use
Created tutorial style animations that focused on user education and experience as well as motion graphics for different UI/UX assets 

Jan. 2020 - Present
Toad & Sew  | Seattle, WA
Artist and Founder
Designed and successfully released digital quilt pattern designs with a 800% audience gain in 6-months
Ran product launch photoshoots that aided Pinterest and other social media campaigns
Was rated one of the top quilters to follow on social media by Martha Stewart 
Successfully managed team of pattern testers before each pattern launch

Oct. 2018 - Sept. 2019
Harris County Precinct 4 | Houston, TX
Graphic Designer
Designed two publication’s in its entirety and conducted digital and print media campaigns for the magazine’s launch reaching over 20K+ constituents within a three-month timeframe 
Drove a complex branding redesign, leading a massive overhaul of all printed publications across multiple county departments as well as 45+ parks 
Worked with an engineer to create park-specific site maps for all Precinct parks, including you-are-here maps throughout the parks and other environmental design projects 

May 2017 - Aug. 2018
PinkCilantro | Houston, tx
Lead Graphic Designer
Played a major role in a social media campaign that reached 865.2K users across all digital platforms, growing the clients’ audience across the board by 10.4K
Developed and designed award-winning digital marketing campaigns and successful generation of brand visual personality for both B2B and B2C clients 
Helped convert audiences through educational and sale-focused campaigns, designed to send people directly to clients’ website, resulting in 30K+ monthly sales from Pinterest alone 

March 2017 - 2019
Can You Spot Spirit | Houston, TX
Founder and Owner
Created the brand Can You Spot Spirit, in 2017, to promote local dog adoption through art and illustration. 
Creation of CYSS’s concept and brand from the ground up including graphics, artwork, e-commerce store, and the development of 20+ products
Management of all product and business development, administration, financing, and accounting
Achieved 500% growth rate in social media following, an average of 100 new followers per week

Notable Projects

Custom artwork for 9’ x 23’ mural 
Festival branding and environmental design