Austin Mullin

Austin Mullin

Digital Designer - Philadelphia, PA
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Professional Experience

Halfpenny Management // Contract Digital Graphic Designer

January 2023 - January 2024 (Contract)

  • Fully redesigned property management website with apartment properties and listings, achieving a 41.4% increase in average session duration.
  • Enhanced website’s mobile-responsive design, while creating engaging motion graphics, resulting in a 35% boost in mobile user engagement.
  • Designed logo and marketing materials, including signage and print ads, to introduce the company’s new branding to potential tenants.

OUR PEOPLE ENTERTAINMENT LLC // Visual Designer

December 2021 - December 2022

  • Contributed to marketing campaigns by creating print materials and converting data into visual content for post-campaign slide decks.
  • Reduced the bounce rate of an internal project website by 15% within one month through the redesign of specific web pages.
  • Aided in securing project approvals by presenting 2D and 3D mockups of prospective marketing campaigns to clients across Pennsylvania.

OUR PEOPLE ENTERTAINMENT LLC // Graphic Design Intern

June 2021 - September 2021

  • Designed truck wrap concepts to propose to companies in both food and healthcare industries for potential product activation events.
  • Responsible for front-end work on the company's official website via WordPress.
  • Organized various data from excel spreadsheets that were transformed into visual graphics for postmortem meetings with clients in the Philadelphia area.

Project Experience

WaWa Welcome America 2023 // Signage Designer & Video Editor

June 2023 - July 2023 (with Our People Entertainment)

  • Led signage design for festival-related events & handled video editing for promo loops, ensuring flexibility for last-minute changes from sponsors.
  • Improved sponsor logos by using vectorization techniques, ensuring high-quality graphics for print and digital use.

Oval XP 2022 // Visual & Graphic Designer

May 2022 - August 2022 (with Our People Entertainment)

  • Assisted in developing graphics that were featured in Eakins Oval at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.

Leadership & Voluntary Experience

DiverticalPHILLY // Project Lead & Event organizer

August 2021 - Present

  • Raised over $2,300 through grant proposals and crowdfunding to develop animated explanation video about autism discussed from a social model.
  • Worked with autistic talent and consultants to develop branding guidelines that promote inclusion of people on the spectrum.
  • Collaborated with UI designers and developers to improve website accessibility for users on the spectrum by including features, such as toggles that desaturate colors on-screen.

Treasurer/Media Coordinator // Drexel ANimation Group

June 2020 - June 2022 (Officer), November 2022 & February 2023 (Speaker Event)

  • Raised $800+ for the 21-22 Fiscal Year, while handling purchase requests for meeting materials to the Student Allocation Committee.
  • Responsible for capturing photos of each general body meeting that were applied to recaps posted on organization's official Instagram.
  • Self-directed multiple presentations for attendees on how to design lottie web animations via After Effects and how to embed them on multiple web design platforms.

Content Strategist // Drexel University Extended Reality

April 2020 - June 2022

  • Cooperated with officers to design rebranding for the official student organization.
  • Designed and published social media content approved by officers.
  • Gathered polling data from club attendees to plan general body meetings for each academic quarter.

Education

Drexel University

Bachelor of Science (BS)
Major: Media Management
GPA: 3.73
Minor: Business Administration

Skills

Design Fields

Visual Identity // Motion Graphics // User Experience

Web/ux Design

Wireframing // Prototyping // Accessibility

SOFTWaRE

Adobe Suite // Figma // Sketch // HTML // CSS // JavaScript // WordPress // Webflow // Blender

Content Strategy

Content Auditing // SEO Optimization // Google Analytics

Awards

  • Divertical Featured @ Drexel CollabLab
  • Westphal Dean's List, Drexel University (2018-2022)
  • Westphal Portfolio Scholarship, Drexel University
  • A.J. Drexel Scholarship, Drexel University