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Miriam Taylor

Miriam Taylor

Production Associate

Fast Company

New York, NY

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Fast Company

Production Associate

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Bellwethr Magazine

Art Director

• Created and implemented a style guide for the tablet August issue
• Managed a staff of illustrators, photographers, videographers and designers to maintain brand consistency throughout the tablet and web
• Organized, scouted, styled, and directed photo shoots
• Designed cover and several interior pages
• Worked with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe DPS and app builder to launch the inaugural issue of the millennial-centric magazine

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Syracuse University

Instructional Assistant (Intro to Graphic Design)

• Taught six sections of Introduction to Graphic Design lab to undergraduates at Syracuse University
• Familiarized the students with Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Digital Publishing Suite
• Provided instruction in principles of design (i.e. Gestalt, grids, typographic principles)

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Syracuse University

Instructional Assistant

Taught six sections of introdcution to graphic design to university students. Instructed students on the basics of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe DPS as well as general design principles.

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Mississippi Magazine

Freelance Writer

• Contribute various articles for the lifestyle magazine of Mississippi

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Harper's Bazaar

Art Intern

• Used Woodwing/ Smart Connection to arrange pre-art, worked with NICA and in house photographers to locate and organize images for various issues, maintained and updated the "wall" and the "book"
• Contacted designers, art galleries and marketing personnel to attain hi-res images
• Used photoshop to silhouette photographs for print, aided in prepping images for print

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Harper's Bazaar

Art Intern

• Assisted art department staff in prepping for multiple issues by organizing and updating 'the wall' and 'the book'
• Used photoshop to create silos of images for the magazine
• Used Woodwing/Smart Connection to prepare Indesign files for pre-art
• Aided in post-production by prepping images in photoshop as well as locating, linking, and updating images
• Used NICA to keep track of, organize, and route all images meant for publication

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thenewshouse.com

Lead Producer, Life and Style/ Off Campus

• Assign, edit, produce all stories for the Life and Style (August to October) and Off-Campus (October to December) channels and their connected blogs

Thacker Mountain Radio

Art and Production Intern/ Freelance Designer

• Designed weekly and special even posters and assisted with distribution
• Attended weekly production meetings and contributed ideas for the show
• Assisted with set up, take down, production, marketing, and weekly running of show

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The Meek School

Art Director

• Designed cover and interior layout of the first issue of the alumni magazine for the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi

Thacker Mountain Radio

Intern

• Designed weekly and special event posters and helped with distribution
• Attended weekly production meetings and contributed ideas for the new show
• Assisted with set up, take down, production, marketing, and weekly running of show

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The Ole Miss (Annual)

Design Editor (2012-2013), Writer, Designer

As design editor, managed a staff of six designers, designed cover of the 2012-2013 yearbook, contributed interior design and planned the layout of the 2012-2013 yearbook

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The University of Mississippi (Annual)

Design Editor

As design editor, managed a staff of six designers, designed cover of the 2012-2013 yearbook, contributed interior design and planned the layout of the 2012-2013 yearbook

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University of Mississippi

Teaching Assistant, Journalism 273 (Intro to Graphic Design)

• Taught and graded a weekly lab class of 19 on the elements of design, managed lab hours weekly • Familiarized the students with InDesign, Photoshop, and Wordpress
• Graded weekly projects and assisted the lead professor with grading major projects and finals

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The Daily Mississippian

Writer, Assistant Design Editor (2010)

• Edited interior design of the school newspaper and colaborated on cover design of the newspaper/ designed the cover in absence of design editor (2010)
• Writer for the Lifestyle and Arts section of the daily campus newspaper

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The University of Mississippi

Teaching Assistant

• Taught and graded a weekly lab class of 19 on the elements of design, managed lab hours weekly
• Familiarized the students with InDesign, Photoshop, and Wordpress
• Graded weekly projects and assisted the lead professor with grading major projects and finals

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House Beautiful

Intern

• Personally assisted two senior editors with day to day tasks and contributed certain product ideas for “The Best” feature in the magazine
• Transcribed interviews, assisted with filing and secretarial duties, labeled and organized issue mailings, attended weekly editorial meetings, ran email correspondence between gallery showrooms and marketing staff of featured products and designers
• Worked with inCopy to label products and type captions within the layout of the magazine, proofed labels and contact information within my two editor’s features
• Assisted with on-site photoshoots and one-time off-site photo shoot for “Kitchen of the Year” event at Rockefeller Center and aided the stylest and prouction staff of the KOTY event

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House Beautiful Magazine

Editorial Intern

• Personally assisted two senior editors with day to day tasks and contributed certain product ideas for “The Best” feature in the magazine
• Transcribed interviews, assisted with filing and secretarial duties, labeled and organized issue mailings, attended weekly editorial meetings, ran email correspondence between gallery showrooms and marketing staff of featured products and designers
• Worked with inCopy to label products and type captions within the layout of the magazine, proofed labels and contact information within my two editor’s features
• Assisted with on-site photoshoots and one-time off-site photo shoot for “Kitchen of the Year” event at Rockefeller Center and aided the stylest and prouction staff of the KOTY event

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Whatever Happened to Main Street?, a Delta Poverty Project Publication of the University of Mississi

Staff Writer, Designer

• Authored four articles for the specialty magazine after spending one week on assignment in Greenville, Mississippi
• Collaborated with the design team on magazine layout

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Whatever Happened to Main Street?, a Delta Poverty Project Publication of the University of Mississippi

Staff Writer, Designer

• Authored four articles for the specialty magazine after spending one week on assignment in Greenville, Mississippi
• Collaborated with the design team on magazine layout

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Rolling Stone Magazine

Intern

• Pulled edit credits and familiarized myself with past issues to be able to assist sales assistants, labeled and organized issue mailings, assisted in training new interns with protocol and duties • Assisted in organization of sales meetings and specialized events
• Aided with filing and secretarial duties
• Was given the opportunity to aid the sales representative with specific catagory presentations to take on sales calls

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Rolling Stone Magazine

Advertising and Sales Intern

• Pulled edit credits and familiarized myself with past issues to be able to assist sales assistants, labeled and organized issue mailings, assisted in training new interns with protocol and duties
• Assisted in organization of sales meetings and specialized events
• Aided with filing and secretarial duties
• Was given the opportunity to aid the sales representative with specific catagory presentations to take on sales calls

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Florence University of the Arts

University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (B.A.J.), English, Journalism

Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College

Syracuse University

Master's degree, Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism

The University of Mississippi

B.A., English

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University

Master's, Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism

The University of Mississippi

B.A.J., Journalism