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 until 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 Art Director - spent a year fooling people into believing I was a graphic designer in a "real-life agency setting" by creating content for Higher Education Partnership of Alabama

Capstone Agency Copywriter - spent a year thanking God I was writing content for Higher Education Partnership of Alabama instead of creating graphics

Fountain Square Apartments Leasing Agent - spent a year saying "sign here and initial here" while creating social media content and monthly newsletters

Venables Bell & Partners Rabble Copywriter Intern - spent a summer concepting 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 RomComs in casual conversation

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