Resume

Sabina Florence Besra

EDUCATION
B.A Degree in Visual Arts, Graphic Design
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
June 2016 - Present
Graphic Designer | Tenable Network Security | Columbia, MD
•Responsible for applying corporate branding guidelines across web, print and animation design.
•Involved in all aspects of a project from concept through to final artwork. Projects include: brochures, posters, email banners, online banner advertising, collateral layout, and various custom items. 
•Enhance and apply established branding guidelines to: PowerPoint Presentations/ Slides, Collateral (Datasheets, Whitepapers, Case Studies, etc.), Social Media Branding, Infographics, Print and Web Advertisements, Trade Show preparation, and other support materials.

January 2013 - Present
Graphic Design Lead | Christalis, Inc. | Burtonsville, MD
•In charge of the overall visual appearance and how it appeals to a target audience.
•Establish the conceptual and stylistic direction for design staff and orchestrates their work
•Distributing projects as well as organizing and managing the completion of tasks. 
•Responsible for designing marketing materials such as brochure, newsletters and annual reports as well as items for use during fundraisers and events such as flyers, signage, invitations, tickets, etc.
•Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
•Design effective ways to get messages across in print and electronic media using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques.

July 2015 - June 2016
Junior Graphic Designer | Tenable Network Security |Columbia, MD
•Responsible for applying corporate branding guidelines across web, print and animation design.
•Involved in all aspects of a project from concept through to final artwork. Projects include: brochures, posters, email banners, online banner advertising, collateral layout, and various custom items. 
•Enhance and apply established branding guidelines to: PowerPoint Presentations/ Slides, Collateral (Datasheets, Whitepapers, Case Studies, etc.), Social Media Branding, Infographics, Print and Web Advertisements, Trade Show preparation, and other support materials.

December 2007 - July 2015
Admissions Rep II | Medstar Washington Hospital Center | Washington, DC
•Compile accurate medical, personal and demographic data to facilitate proper patient care.
•Obtain signatures for consent of treatment.
•Provide customers service via phone call or face-to-face for current and prospective patients, family members and those inquiring hospital services.
•Keep hospital unit census up-to-date by placing patient in correct beds and discharging patients using hospitals-wide systems. 
•Convert patient status (e.i. outpatient to inpatient status) and updating patient service types.
•Coordinate with Bed Management, Physicians, clinic departments, and care coordinators to facilitate smooth admission process for the patients.
•Collect balances due and additional service costs at time of check in.

June 2013 - August 2013
Marketing Services Intern | T. Rowe Price | Owings Mills, MD
My internship role in the Enterprise Publishing Marketing Service Department entailed providing edits and corrections on various documents and files which ranged from posters to flyers to newsletters and other print-based collateral. While there are many mediums of advertising and marketing that the department works with, my tasks was focused on print-based mediums.
The work process I utilized involved the use of multiple software applications, such as the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and workflow systems in which I would choose from an assortment of jobs and tasks that needed to be completed within a certain time frame. These jobs consisted of documents that required edits or brand new documents that needed to be created using the same or similar templates. I was also able to work on projects that completed the editing process and were finalized for printing.

January 2012 - December 2013
Graphic Design Volunteer | Christalis, Inc. | Burtonsville, MD
•Responsible for designing marketing materials such as brochure, newsletters and annual reports as well as items for use during fundraisers and events such as flyers, signage, invitations, tickets, etc.
•Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
•Design effective ways to get messages across in print and electronic media using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
Mac & Windows Platform
Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, After Effects
Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher 
HTML/CSS, Wordpress, Drupal, Email Templates

ORGANIZATIONS & CLUBS
Sep 2013 – Present      | AIGA: Baltimore Chapter, Member
Jan 2014  – Dec 2015 | Southern Asian SDA Church, Youth Ministries Leader
Sep 2013 – Dec 2013 | UMBC Bartleby, Art Staff Member
Jan 2012  – Dec 2012 | Christalis, Inc., Graphic Design Volunteer
Jan 2007 – Dec 2013 | Southern Asian SDA Church, Upper Room, Founder & Leader
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