about
I’m Kat Stovall, a creative with a passion for solving problems through meaningful and memorable design. I have over seven years of experience as a multidisciplinary designer in Northwest Arkansas specializing in logo design, identity design, digital and print communications, illustration, UI/UX design, HTML, CSS, and WordPress CMS.
I'm currently freelancing, but actively seeking employment. See my CV below!

skills
Creative
Adobe Creative Suite (AE, AI, ID, LR, PS, XD)
Color Theory
Composition
CSS
Figma
Hand-Lettering
HTML
Identity Design
Illustration
Layout
Logo Design
Print Design
Typography
UI/UX Design
Web Design
WordPress CMS

Personal
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Curiosity
Diligence
Empathy
Organization
Teamwork
Versatility


hobbies

Building, riding, maintaining, and fixing custom vintage motorcycles
Drawing
Gaming
Hiking
Reading



experience
Freelance Designer & Front-End Developer
Self-employed // aug 2017 - present
As a freelance designer, I have worked with businesses and agencies to creatively solve problems through design. I’ve undertaken a variety of projects entailing duties such as: 
designing logos and identity systems. 
maintaining and evolving existing identity systems. 
designing digital and print marketing materials. 
end-to-end UX processes including user research, user personas, information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes. 
creating UI assets and design systems, and implementing them in high-fidelity web designs and prototypes. 
developing WordPress websites through custom HTML, CSS, and basic JS. 
presenting designs and concepts to clients and collaborators.

Graphic Designer
Penguin Ed’s BBQ // apr 2014 - jan 2016
Penguin Ed’s BBQ is a renowned restaurant chain in Fayetteville, AR. I worked as an in-house graphic designer for the chain and: 
created, maintained, and evolved a successful identity system. 
designed digital and print materials such as promotional graphics, in-store signage, menus, and stationery. 
designed marketing materials and contributed to campaign brainstorms.

Product Development Assistant
Canvas Corp. // aug 2012 - aug 2013
Canvas Corp. is a manufacturer and wholesaler of art and craft supplies in Springdale, AR. As their Product Development Assistant, I: 
assisted throughout the product development process. 
designed product packaging. 
led the development of two successful lines of paint kits released in 2013; selected kit contents, directed photoshoots, and designed packaging.


education
Bachelor of Arts
University of Arkansas // 2013 - 2017
A primary emphasis in Graphic Design with a secondary emphasis in Studio Art.



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