Stephanie Laursen

Graphic Designer

Oakland, CA, USA
My current focus is on invitation design, hand-painted signage, and calligraphy for the events industry. I would love to work with you on your event!
Oakland, CA, USA
May 2015Present
Graphic Designer, Partner
As the lead graphic designer and co-owner of Bowerbird Atelier, I am in charge of all print work. We specialize in event collateral; from digitally printed or letterpressed invitations, hand-painted signage, and calligraphy for day-of materials.
Jun 2014Present
Freelance Florist
Part-time floral freelance position involving purchasing and processing product, making arrangements, and delivering on-site to events.
Berkeley, CA, USA
Aug 2011Jul 2014
Graphic Designer, Production Manager
DESIGNER: custom design and production for invitations and personal stationery, customer service representative, invoicing and vendor payments, custom quotations and pricing consultant.

PRODUCTION MANAGER: accounts manager, schedule organizer, vendor coordinator, material sourcing and purchasing, office manager, problem solver.
Berkeley, CA, USA
Jan 2010Aug 2011
Letterpress Design & Production Intern
Letterpress design & production intern of a small, one-person shop. I helped with everything from cutting paper to printing on the Vandercook and C&P, as well as designing client files, working with digital print vendors, and putting the finishing touches on jobs.
Seattle, WA, USA
Jan 2011May 2011
Design Intern
Web & print design & production with a focus on branding
Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 2010Dec 2010
Design Intern
Web & print design & production with a focus on medical design and illustration
Nashville, TN, USA
May 2010Jul 2010
Letterpress Design & Production Intern
Letterpress design & production, typesetting and printing music posters by hand using 18th century technology.
Oakland, CA, USA
Jan 2009Aug 2009
Design Intern
Web & print design & production with a focus on branding.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Aug 2006May 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Nov 2010
Featured as "Modern Face of Letterpress"
May 2010
Thesis Book 1 selected for permanent collection
Jan 2009
Osaka Print Exchange
Thesis Book 1 chosen to be included in show travelling to Japan
Dec 2009
California College of the Arts
Thesis Recognition Award
AfterEffects, Bookmaking, Calligraphy, Craft, Floral Design, Graphic Design, Hand-lettering, Letterpress, Mastery Of The Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Organizing, Print Design, Production Management, Scheduling, Sign Painting