Past & Present Experience
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Laylia Parker
  • Graphic Designer
  • Artist
  • Photographer


  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • Adobe XD
  • Microsoft Office Suite


The Air Force Commendation Medal

The Air Force Commendation Medal

Issued by: USAF, July 2014

The Air Force Achievement Medal

The Air Force Achievement Medal

Issued by: USAF, July 2011


United States Air Force Veteran with over 12 years of work experience, currently honing skills in Visual Communications. Past experiences include graphic design, marketing/ advertisement design, office management/ administration, program facilitation, and attending to hundreds of clients daily in person, by phone, email, and via social media.


2022 - present

The Center, Highline College, Des Moines, WA

Marketing Outreach & Design Consultant

• Created printed and digital ads for various student programs and clubs • Conducted professional one-on-one design consultations with clients • Supported clients with marketing needs and promotion processes

2016 - 2017

Lexington Healing Arts Academy, Lexington, KY

Licensed Massage Therapist & Front Desk Reception

• Provided muscle pain relief through therapeutic touch • Answered customer phone calls, emails, text messages, and voicemails • Scheduled clients for clinic appointment sessions • Accepted payments, processed paperwork, opened and closed registers

2012 - 2014

USAF Chaplain Corps, F.E. Warren AFB, WY

Chaplain Assistant, Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (Deployed)

• Managed administrative and religious programs for Airmen and civilians • Procured chapel contracts, supplies, and equipment valued at $310.3K • Processed counseling and event requests for 3 facilities, supporting 9 chaplains • Launched a 24-hour ministry center, serving 4.5K deployed military quarterly • Recruited 80 volunteers to support chapel ministry and orphanage visitation • Implemented an e-records management system for chapel records

2010 - 2012

USAF Chaplain Corps, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, WY

Chaplain Assistant, Interim Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge

• Supported Chaplains in offering ministry for military, civilians, and families • Established Chapel Facebook page, improved base population participation • Acquired contracts and equipment valued at over 2 million dollars • Led 5 suicide intervention workshops, certified 47 personnel • Facilitated 8 marriage enrichment retreats, revitalizing 150 relationships

2004 - 2010

USAF Air Mobility Command, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, WY

Air Transportation Supervisor, Training Manager, Unit Deployment Manager

• Deployed worldwide in response to contingency missions directed by USAF HQ and POTUS • Managed training and deployment requirements for 180 personnel • Conducted Joint & Hazardous Material Inspections for over 45 air missions • Passenger agent for 33K people during air base closure; 0 aircraft delays • Prepared over 170 short tons of military equipment for air transportation


2021 - present

Highline College, Des Moines, WA

AAS, Visual Communications

GPA: 4.0 Phi Theta Kappa

2015 - 2016

Berks Technical Institute, Wyomissing, PA

Diploma, Massage Therapy

GPA 4.0