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Professional Summary

A passionate graphic designer in interactive media. She received her Master of Arts degree in May 2020, with experience in freelance, client-facing work, apparel design, motion design, typography, and advertisement design.


Tirza Chase enjoys helping others visually and strategically brand static and kinetic vector graphics, analytics, and white hat SEO tactics. She chooses to continuously learn and is always ready for a new challenge.


Adobe Illustrator | Adobe Photoshop | Adobe Premiere |  After Effects |  DreamWeaver | Adobe InDesign | HTML | CSS Adobe XD | JavaScript | Bootstrap |  GSAP |  jQuery |  Adobe Certified Associate (2013) | Hootsuite Platform (2020) | Hootsuite Social Media Marketing (2020)


August 2022 - Present

Graphic Design Contractor – Secret Clearance | 

IBM United States Air Force Civil Engineers

  • Curates static and motion graphics for the United States Air Force Civil Engineers to be properly highlighted within the Pentagon and all bases around the world.

  • Provides visual communication aid to the marketing team which has helped present above-average engagement metrics to stakeholders and clients.

  • Creatively utilizes previously used assets and photos to assist the team by building fresh new content.

  • Designs underneath a tight schedule, outputs 5-7 designs a week for social media, presentations, digital assets, or printed materials.

February 2021 - August 2022

Junior Art Director | Boone Group, LLC. 

  • Supervisor of visual identity by managing social media, newsletter engagement, outreach campaigns, and marketing materials needed.

  • Executor of multiple fast-turnaround projects simultaneously whilst managing the overall brand of Boone.

  • Boosted social media by 200% gaining 500+ followers in the first 8 months by using visual elements and working with the marketing team to ensure lead engagement.

  • Manages federal clients that partner with the company by providing visual engagement for their social media and helped renew multi-million dollar contracts.

  • Orchestrated website redesign by wireframing, testing, and initiating new brand guidelines for overall company.

  • Designed a presentation for the CEO's TEDx talk explaining our unique mission and brand story.

October 2019 - January 2020

Lead Graphic Designer of Elon University Fly-In Team | Bermuda Heart Foundation

  • Brainstormed creative solutions for a re-design of the foundation’s logo through visuals and typography with little direction.

  • Sketched and curated original icons for the Bermuda Heart Foundation.

  • Created style guides for the logo, website rebrand, and social media marketing.

  • Created motion graphics of the logo and the donation page featured on their rebranded website using Adobe After Effects.

June 2019 - July 2019

Government Pathways Intern /Junior Web Designer GS-5 | United States Air Force, HAF, A1DV

  • Created a wireframe, mock up, and fully functional website redesign to promote the US Air Force’s mentorship program.

  • Communicated with a panel of project managers and senior leadership.

  • Concept mapped and developed the new ideas for the re-design.

  • Utilized problem solving and mediation skills.

  • Maintained calm under the pressure of short deadlines.

October 2018 - May 2019

Lead Graphic Designer Intern | North Carolina A&T SU, University Relations 

  • Envisioned and created all flyers for the Annual Giving department at North Carolina A&T’s university relations department.

  • Submitted all creations within 2-3 business days for revisions once received.

  • Ensured all work created were in the correct dimensions for the proper platforms displayed on NCA&T’s official online Annual Giving page.

May 2018 - August 2018

Government Pathways Intern | Food and Drug Administration

  •  Worked with front office to answer correspondence, schedule meetings, and organize documents.

  • Managed printing equipment within the announcements department.

  • Met with graphic design lead regularly to brainstorm ideas for the internal social media.

  • Curated gifs, flyers, and announcement using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.


Elon University | M.A. Interactive Media

2o19 - 2020

Elon, NC | Master of Arts in Interactive Media | Digital Design

2015 - 2o19 

North Carolina A&T SU | B.S. Graphic Communication Systems

Greensboro, NC | Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communication Systems | Magna Cum Laude, 3.69 

Co-Editor in Chief of Ayantee Yearbook (2017-2018) | President of Couture Productions (2018-2019) | Walt Disney UNCF Scholar | Alpha Kappa Mu Member | Print and Graphics Scholar | Facebook University Product Designer Finalist (2018)

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