Hayden Hickingbotham | Resume

Education
Southern Methodist University
Graduate May 2018
Major: Fashion Media
Minor: Advertising & Graphic Design

Experience
Arkansas Governor’s Mansion
Administrator Assistant
Summer 2017
• Planned and set up for events at the Mansion while corresponding with clients.

Rachel Hayne’s Events
Wedding Planner Assistant
Summer 2017
• Set up wedding/reception venues, coordinated with other vendors and companies, and worked directly with the bride and family.

Mary Lewis Events
Event Planner Assistant
Summer 2017
• Set up wedding/reception venues, coordinated with other vendors and companies, and worked directly with the bride and family.

Inviting Arkansas
May 2016 – August 2016
Production Assistant
• Built the annual philanthropic calendar and worked directly with statewide philanthropic associations. Edited magazine articles, content and feature stories. Photographer at local events and assisted on photo shoots.

Spoon University
January – December 2016
Writer
• Wrote and published articles covering popular restaurants, bars, and local eateries for a nationwide food blog. Organized and photographed social media posts for Instagram and corresponded weekly with headquarters in New York.

Nancy Nolan Photography and Jonathan Funk Photography
November 2014 – 2016
Assistant to photographer
• Designed and assisted photo shoots and strengthened photography skills.

Park Hill Home
June 2015 – August 2016
• Maintained showroom to exquisite levels while assisting customers in showrooms in Las Vegas, Dallas and Atlanta. Assisted on catalog photo shoots and private showroom inquiries/purchases.

Flamingo App February
2016 – Present
Sales Associate
• Promoted and advertised around Dallas, TX for the newly founded app for smartphones, while improving the aesthetic appeal and software for the app as well.

Activities

Delta Delta Delta Fraternity
January 2015 – Present

Social Media Manager (2016)
• In charge of Delta Delta Delta, Theta Kappa Chapter’s Instagram, Website, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Planned photo shoots and photographed all Delta Delta Delta related events.

Development Coordinator (2017)
• The event planner for Delta Delta Delta in charge of planning Dad’s Weekend, Parent’s Weekend, and Homecoming Chair. Worked directly with Dallas business and event planning companies.

Skills
Computer: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest