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Hello Everyone!

My name is Luke Sohl (I'm the one on the left) and I have been a graphic designer for about 5 years now. I'm a native of Annapolis but work in D.C. I love my job working for the Army National Guard as a layout designer and photographer for their bi-monthly publication, Citizen-Soldier Magazine. 


Relevant Experience

Graphic Designer/Photographer

July 2017 - Present

Army National Guard, Schatz Publishing Group

  • Instrumental in the design of the masthead and logo.
  • Graphic Designer and Photographer for the production and layout of the Army National Guard's bi-monthly Citizen-Soldier magazine.
  • Support print and digital assets, website, social media, video and advertisements.
  • Design layouts, graphics, infographics and charts.
  • Photographic research in DVIDS and other stock photography sources.
  • Provide photographic assistance as needed for on-site opportunities to support the content of the magazine. 

Freelance Graphic Designer

July 2015 - Present

Sohl Design and Seth Design Group

  • Assisted in developing restaurant names for clients
  • Created inspiration boards for projects to present to artistic director
  • Created drawn and digital comps for logo ideas
  • Refined logos for presentation to clients

Fine Arts Teacher

August 2015 - June 2017

Annapolis Area Christian School

  • Teach 2D, 3D, Graphic Design, Drawing, Painting, Digital Studio, Media Technologies, Portfolio Prep, and Honors Studio Art.
  • Responsible for working with suppliers and order materials for the year.
  • Created course outlines and syllabi.
  • Responsible for teaching students the elements and principles of design, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and other mediums
  • Assisted in marketing design projects for the school as well as designing collateral for the theater shows.

Intern

Summer 2014

The Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, Maryland

  • Responsible for designing all collateral for gallery's benefit gala, See You In September
  • Designed t-shirts and pamphlets for children's summer camps
  • Assisted in registering children and adults in art classes
  • Assisted in installing and lighting monthly exhibitions

Education

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts

May 2015

Majors: Psychology/Graphic Design

Overal GPA 3.4/4.0

Fulton School of Liberal Arts

Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland

Member of Psi Chi Honors Society


Work Experience

University Host/Advisory Board

January 2011 - May 2014

Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland

  • Led prospective students and their families on tours around campus and answering questions about the university
  • Facilitated communication between the university admissions staff and other university hosts to ensure information was accurate and questions were answered

Meetings Team Intern

Summer 2013

Bay Area Community Church, Annapolis, Maryland

  • Assisted in designing collateral for the main church services and any other department needs
  • Developed and presented creative visual ideas for future sermon series and events around the church
  • Assisted in photo and video shoots

Event Technician II

January 2013 - May 2015

Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland

  • Responsible for setting up audio/visual equipment for student and professional meetings and events around campus
  • Served as the lead light programmer and light board operator
  • Assisted in training employees on equipment and professional practices
  • Responsible for ensuring events were set up correctly by employees and ready to start

Youth Intern

Summer 2012

Bay Area Community Church, Annapolis, Maryland

  • Created and proofread presentations to ensure information was accurate and visually appealing
  • Designed informational posters and handouts for youth events
  • Updated and maintained social media platforms

Volunteer Activities

President

August 2013 - May 2014

Salisbury University CRU, Salisbury, Maryland

  • Coordinated GAIN (Global Aid Network) event on campus and recruited 200+ students to pack 40,000 meals for disaster relief areas in under 2 hours
  • Rand weekly leadership meetings and ensured club was running smoothly
  • While serving as President, club membership increased by 20%