Hello, my name is Dawson Presley and I am a student at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. I am studying to get my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design. I am a Kansas City native. I grew up playing sports but after elementary school, I started being involved heavily in the Arts. I have done musical theatre and dance for 10 years now. 
I got started in Graphic Design at my church when I was a sophomore in high school. I started with a weekly social media design that was posted on our youth group's Instagram! Since then I have worked in many avenues of design such as events, sports, and branding.
From August of 2021 to Current I am the Marketing Executive for the Oral Roberts Student Association where I lead a team of creatives to promote student life and all events that take place on ORU's Campus for the student body, staff, and faculty.

  
Experience
Marketing Executive
ORU Student Association · Tulsa, Ok · August 2021 - Present
Marketing and Promoting events that are for the student body, staff, and faculty. I lead a team of 7 creatives that produce content through social media, posters, and newsletters.
Graphic Designer
New Life Ranch · Colcord, Ok · May 2021 - August 2021
Create visual experiences for kids, teenagers, and their families to take home with them after the week that they have spent at New Life Ranch. I created weekly themed posters, created minigame slides, took photos of the kids so that parents can see their kids on a daily basis.
Graphic Designer
ORU Student Association · Tulsa, Ok · August 2020 - May 2021
With this job, I created posters, social media graphics, and other things for all events that were on campus and for the student body. I gained incredible experience in creating print and digital graphics for events, clubs, and other needs.
Graphic Designer
ORU Athletics · Tulsa, Ok · August 2019 - May 2020
Generated digital image files for use in digital and traditional printing. Designed and printed online interactive sales and marketing collateral. Used Adobe Software to create images and layouts
Skills
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Indesign
Adobe Aftereffects
Microsoft Word

Education
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Oral Roberts University
Tulsa, Oklahoma
(2018-Present)

High School Diploma
Olathe South High School
Olathe Kansas
(2014-2018)

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