Jacob Isom
Graphic Designer


Graphic Design professional with hands-on experience and solid academic credentials aiming to build a strong career foundation.
10+ years of design experience.
Proficient in MacIntosh and PC Platforms and industry standard software, such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop.
Experience in advertising, branding/identity, print design and layout, typography, package design, front-end web design, video production, HTML, CSS, and social media content creation.
Background studies in graphic design, advertising, and business. Strong copy writing skills.

Multi-tasker, open to criticism, attention to detail, creative, team player, good listener, solid work ethic, desire to excel, self-motivator.
Freelance Graphic Designer  | 2012-present
Focus on the Family | Colorado Springs, CO

Collaboration with Focus on the Family and Tyndale House Publishers on award-winning Adventures in Odyssey® brand packaging and promotions. Responsible for product package design, print advertisements, and web graphics for the brand's official website and social media outlets. Gained experience preparing files for print.
Web and Graphic Designer  | 2000-present
Tallmadge, OH
Responsible for the design and maintenance of various websites for clients. Also promoted popular Adventures in Odyssey® radio drama via OdysseyScoop.com. Communicated with Focus on the Family marketing department to obtain product information and materials.

Lead Branch Supervisor  | Sept. 2010-present
FirstMerit Bank | Kent, OH
Gained valuable customer service experience as lead bank teller in a fast-paced teamwork setting. Responsible for uncovering customers’ needs, developing relationships, and assisting in various transactions accurately and honestly, offering FirstMerit products, managing cash levels, and daily balancing—all while following company guidelines and loss prevention procedures. Plus, responsible for daily/weekly ATM/cash assist machine balancing, maintenance, and weekly audits. Assisted as lead teller with responsibilities in maintaining branch operations and vault cash levels up to $250,000, preparing cash orders and shipments, training and supervising branch's staff, team scheduling, conducting monthly cash audits, opening new accounts and conducting basic account maintenance tasks.

Bachelor of Science
Advertising & Public Relations
Minors in Graphic Design and Broadcasting
Pensacola Christian College, 2004-2009
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