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I'M

GRACE FURST.

DESIGNER & DANCER

01 PROFESSIONAL

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN SOFTWARE

WORDPRESS

95%

FIGMA

80%

ADOBE XD

90%

INDESIGN

80%

ILLUSTRATOR

80%

 EXCEL

90%

MYSQL

60%

 
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HI, I'M GRACE FURST!

Design has impacted your life more than you may realize. The phone in your pocket, the search engine you use, and the chair you're sitting in right now were at one point, just designs. Designers are problem solvers. Designers are innovators. Designers make your life simple. The best designs are the ones you barely notice because they're so intuitive, easy, and seamless! So when I say I'm a designer, I don't just create beautiful websites and apps - I create SOLUTIONS.

02 CREATIVE & ARTISTIC

Dance Reel | Grace Furst

Dance Reel | Grace Furst

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03 DRIVEN

MY LATEST DESIGN WORK
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FIGMA

PROTOTYPE

Original App Design

This is a demo of a prototyping project I worked on for the startup OrcaChat. In addition to designing their company website, I designed an immersive app to release in the Apple and Android app stores.

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Responsive. 

Professional. 

Original. 

 

04 ExperienceD

Jul 2020 - Present

OrcaChat, LLC

Website Designer & Brand Strategist

Currently, I consult with the CEO & Founder on brand strategies to enhance online presence and audience engagement. I also built a WordPress website and engineered an immersive prototype of their app for Apple and Android app stores using Figma.

Aug 2019 - Present

C.E.A. Scholtes & Associates

Web Designer

After a promotion from intern to web designer, I devised, developed, and maintained firm's website utilizing WordPress to revamp the user experience. I was able to increase SEO and security features to increase visitation by 40%.

Jan 2021 - Present

MOKA Graphics

Designer

I use Figma, Adobe Suite (XD, InDesign, Illustrator), and Wordpress to create designs and brands for businesses. I communicate directly with clients to ensure proper execution of tasks. Additionally, I use the project management tool ClickUp to organize workloads and delegate tasks to other members of the team.

Jun 2020 - Aug 2020

Boca Ballet Theater

Summer Intensive Student

Despite COVID-19 canceling most summer program activities, I was able to attend an in-person dance intensive for 4 weeks. While here, I took classes from esteemed Artistic Directors across the country, learned more about ballet company life, and performed in the classical ballet La Bayadere. 

Jun 2019 - Jul 2019

American Ballet Theatre

Collegiate Summer Student

In ABT's Collegiate Summer Program, I danced for 8 hours every weekday for 3 weeks while studying ballet, pointe, jazz, and modern with the nation's top teachers and principal dancers. I performed at the end of the program showing Sleeping Beauty.

 
 
CONTACT

Please contact me for inquiries about projects or life! I would love to get to know you :)

gracecoverfurst@gmail.com

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