Hayes Buchanan

EDUCATION
University of Georgia (2013 — 2017)
Graphic Design Major.
3.42 GPA.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Westminster Schools (2006 — 2013)
Personal Achievement Award in Cross country.
Tennis team.
Peer Leadership team.
Christian Leadership Council.
National Merit Semifinalist.
AP Scholar with Distinction.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Planetary Society
(2017 —)

American Institute of Graphic Artists 
(2017 —)

 

EXPERIENCE

Graphic Designer at PUREHOUSE LAB
(December 2017 — present) • REMOTE
Participated in planning and strategy sessions for a shared living nonprofit. Designed an encyclopedia of co-living startups (print). Rebranded the Lab, including web design. Created animations and graphics for social media campaigns. Wrote blog posts studying the state of the co-living industry.

Graphic Design Intern at Vectuel
(May — July 2017) • New York, NY
Accepted an unpaid internship for the opportunity to learn about the New York real estate apparatus. Designed the websites, internal documents, and diagrams for our interactive 3D urban mapping platform. Wrote marketing language and copy, as well as finessed the visual style. Photographed events. Designed pitch decks. Participated in ideation and strategy meetings. 

Graphic Design Intern at PUREHOUSE LAB
(May — July 2017)  
• New York, NY
Accepted an unpaid internship for the opportunity to learn about emerging solutions to the housing crisis. Designed the website and visualized company strategy. Generated a system of land use diagrams for coliving facilities. Participated in design charettes for adaptive reuse project. Created a fun interactive survey for conference events.

Graphic Designer, Southern Regional Extension Forestry
(September 2016 — May 2017) • Athens, GA
Designed fact sheets, infographics, social media posts, promotional cards, an iphone app and wireframed websites for USDA conservation efforts. Concurrent with full course load.

Graphic Design Intern at Creative Loafing
(May — August 2017) • Atlanta GA
Sought unposted position to work in local Atlanta journalism in order to learn about the politics of the city. Created illustrations and cover material for the paper. Participated in group reading and analysis of  contemporary articles.