Kelly Jean Davis is a self-trained graphic designer with over ten years of experience in editorial, identity, and web design. Earlier she primarily worked in editorial design, but now specializes in smaller, independent companies that need a distinctive look to complement their business goals.
She is also a recently licensed funeral director in the state of Washington with experience at the corporate level and with a small, rural funeral home.
Funeral professionals: please view this resume for more detailed information about my funeral direction experience.
FARM GIRL WORKS
Art Director / Print and Web Designer
Print and web design focusing on effective visual identities for small businesses. Pro bono work for non-profits such as Arts Corps, University of Washington Medical Foundation, Low Income Housing Institute, and the Independent Media Center.
LEGACY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME
Met with families at time of loss in a rural funeral home. Coordinated entire process from removal of decedent from place of death to final disposition and service. Also sold memorial markers and talked with people about pre-need plans.
BLEITZ FUNERAL HOME & SCI PRINT CENTER
Designed bleitzfuneralhome.com and created all print materials for people who have lost loved ones.
Under art direction, created print and web design for established online company. Custom digital photography, marketing collateral, brochures, print ads, and production.
Created business-to-business web sites for large corporate accounts. Managed junior designers. Clients included Microsoft.
Designed and produced bi-monthly niche music magazine. Created CD packaging, logos, exhibit graphics, and collateral. Editorial team member.
Editor, Print and Web Designer
Produced four fetish magazines, including seminal underground hit Taste of Latex. Coordinated with writers, photographers, illustrators, and proofreaders. Designed and produced original web site.
SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES
CENTER FOR WAR, PEACE, AND THE NEWS MEDIA
New York University
Pennsylvania State University, BA
Major, Mass Media; Minor, Russian Studies
University of Manchester, England
Certificate of Mass Communications
Internship at British Broadcasting Company, Russian Division
Professional development and creativity classes
Turn-ons include the library, bears, birdbaths, cows (of course) hydrangeas, salted caramels and marinated calamari. Turn-offs include scrapple, chicken poop, white plastic bags, halitosis, and marigolds. My greatest flaw is perfectionism and greatest strength is 70 pounds at the leg press.