Contact

Matthew Kafoury
matthew.kafoury@gmail.com
Brooklyn, New York

Education

Trinity University
San Antonio, Texas
Class of 2013

B.A. with honors in communication

Minors in communication management and film studies

Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, dean’s list

Universidad Pablo de Olavide
Seville, Spain
January - May 2012

Studied intercultural communication, international marketing, Spanish language, and Spanish film.

Skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, macOS, Windows, Squarespace, WordPress, Mailchimp, iMovie, basic animation, copy editing, photo editing, Spanish reading and conversation, basic coding, social media marketing, basic video editing, layout design

Experience

Full-Time Graphic and Web Designer
Sellwood Pet Supply in Portland, Oregon
August 2016 - Present

Design and produce print and video ads, animations, email marketing campaigns, signage, web graphics, and social media posts. Designed and maintain website. (Telecommuting from Brooklyn, New York since October 2018.)

Manager
Java Hound Coffee Bar in Portland, Oregon
November 2014 - July 2016

Established business with owner. Researched and recruited local vendors. Managed inventory, placed orders, hired staff. Upheld positive relationships with customers, employees, and vendors. Assisted with branding and marketing.

Freelance Graphic and Web Designer
Portland, Oregon
August 2014 - July 2016

Designed websites, graphics, branding, and advertising materials for a wide range of clients. Provided technical support and website maintenance. 

English Conversation Teacher
Jose Ortega y Gasset in Madrid, Spain
September 2013 - July 2014

Drafted and implemented lesson plans in four subjects for over 150 students (grades 1-4) at a public primary school. Drafted and edited curriculum for ESOL teachers.

Please email me for references, further work, and/or additional contact information.