People in this industry keep telling me nothing matters except my portfolio.

"No one asks for your resume. No one cares about your GPA. They just want see your book."

People in this industry keep putting their resumes on their websites.


 

Education

University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL resident August 2015 to May 2019

Advertising Major - Creative Specialization through Minerva

Art Minor - all the writing wasn't making my hand cramp enough

Honors College - 18 credit hours of specialty classes

GPA - an abbreviation for grade point average

 

 

Experience

Capstone Agency Copywriter - spent a year in a “real-life agency setting” writing content for Higher Education Partnership as a part of the University of Alabama’s in-house advertising and PR agency

Paul R Jones Art Gallery - spent a year working to increase visitor counts by to curating exhibitions, coordinating community events, and creating social media content

Sealy Realty Advertising Intern - spent a year saying "sign here and initial here" while creating content for social media, radio, outdoor, and print

Venables Bell & Partners Rabble Copywriter Intern - spent a summer concepting ideas and writing pitches for brands like Marriott Bonvoy, Zillow, and Chipotle as well as creating content for VB&P’s social media accounts

 

 

Endeavors 

teaching kids - worked with READ Alabama and the Boys and Girls Club for all the joys of children without any of the permanence 

alliteration - looked through a lot of synonyms for "hobbies"

concerts - damn good at navigating through a crowd

declarations of love - known to quote rom-coms in casual conversation

giving out my contact info to strangers: 706-618-0862 • vrsuarez.cw@gmail.com • www.linkedin.com/in/vrsuarez • vrsuarez.com