Sandra Ramirez Espinoza

I'm a graphic designer based in Holland Michigan

I'm a recent graduate with a Bachelor in Science of Graphic Design from Ferris State University. What I love about design is that I get to apply both my cultural and educational knowledge to my work.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Class of 2020

Graphic Design 

College of Business

Ferris State University

Work Experience 

Our Daily Bread Ministries

Contract Designer | June 2020–Present

  • Create between four to seven monthly and quarterly mailing cover devotionals 

  • Create cards, envelopes, and letters for seasonal campaigns

  • Communicate with both project managers and design team to deliver project assets

  • Update book interiors when needed and send them to press

 

Print Design Intern | May 2019–Aug 2019

  • Developed and executed product monthly catalogs 

  • Developed and executed book samples

  • Designed ads, bookmarks, and book samples sent out to users

  • Assisted in print file preparation

 

LINC UP

Communications intern | Sep 2020–Jan 2021

  • Collaborated with the Communications Manager to develop creative content for social media

  • Helped organized virtual 2020 Community Spirit Awards

  • Made updates to the website, both in English and Spanish

  • Identified opportunities to highlight team members, partners, and community members in unique ways

 

Design Project Center  (DPC)

Designer | Aug 2019­–May 2020

  • Collaborated as a team to create a web system for Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to showcase its programs

  • Created brand ideas for possible re-brand

  • Organized community event for user testing and feedback

  • Developed Mailchimp  HTML email templates depending on the users for the DPC

  • Main contact person for client communication

 

West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Contract Designer | AUG 2019­–NOV 2019

  • Developed brand mark for their annual Get Focused: The Summit used on booklets, stickers, t-shirts, and banners

  • Created and ran review sessions with the client

  • Made recommendations for future use of the brand mark

 

Monster Graphics Studio

Graphic Design Intern | June 2019–Aug 2019

  • Brainstormed and designed possible identity brand marks for various companies

  • Developed marketing materials like flyers and business cards

 

Center for Latin@ Studies

Special Projects Assistant | NOV 2017–May 2018

  • Designed Promesa Scholars program events 

  • Designed Promesa Summer Success promotional materials 

  • Created and Designed programs for special events like the five year anniversary of the Center 

Leadership

Hispanic Student Organization 

2018– 2020, Social Media Director

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.

2019–2020, Marketing Chair

United Greek Council 

2019– 2020, Vice President

Order of Omega

2019–2020, Member

Hispanic Student Organization 

2017-2018, Treasurer

AIGA 

2018–2020, Member 

Promesa Scholars Program 

2018–2020, Mentor 

National Society of Collegiate Scholars 

2017–2020, Member 

Skills

Fluent in English and Spanish 

Adobe Creative Suite

Invision

Microsoft Suite

Sketch App

Wireframing

WordPress

Mailchimp

Slack

Trello

HTML and CSS

Time tracking

Client communication

Group communication 

Leaderships skills 

Advocate for diversity and inclusion 

Related Courses

Advanced Business Writing

Anthropology

Art History

Business Law

Economics

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

Marketing

Public Relations

Published Research 

Awards

Latinx Role Models Beyond Chavez

La Academia del Pueblo Research Conference

2017 PRISM Awards

Second Place – Freshman/Sophomore Essay

2018 Promesa Scholars Award

Torchbearer Leadership Award Ceremony

2019 Rising Star Nominee

Torchbearer Leadership Award Ceremony

2019 Promesa Scholars Award

Torchbearer Leadership Award Ceremony

2019 Distinguished Scholar of the Year

Promesa Scholars Awards Night

616-795-2297  |   sandra@sramirezdesign.com