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I received my BFA in graphic design in 2007. Since then I have worked in advertising, marketing and publishing respectively. My goal is to earn a position as a designer or assistant art director in the Manhattan area.
MAGAZINE ART DIRECTION
GOAT TOWN BRAND & MENU DESIGN
SNAKE & HAWK
CURRENT: FREELANCE DESIGNER / MEREDITH PUBLISHING NYC
supported meredith’s marketing & sales department towards the design of marketing & promotional collateral such as advertorials, “Head to Head” sell sheets & advertising schedules in support of titles such as Better Homes & Gardens, ReadyMade, More, Fitness & Famly Circle / designed graphics for Meredith’s internal e-commerce site Shop On Buy.
04 / 09 new media intern / powerhouse publishing
assisted in the production of all Powerhouse Arena promotional materials including websites & e-commerce sites / in store book signings and readings / the preparation and delivery of all promotional graphics for pre-press and printing.
05/08 – 12/08 art director / north end scene magazine
primary lead behind the execution and graphic treatment of all editorial content / the management of designers, photographers and interns towards the production of each bi-monthly issue (circulation 12,000 / metro Boston) / the preparation and delivery of all graphic files for pre-press and printing / the design and creation of house ads and company graphics as well as the collection and management of all provided advertising
09/07 – 04/08 designer / trinity communications
work produced included branding and print collateral for Liberty Mutual, the Boston Center for Community Justice and Junior Achievement /composed direct mail for Fidelity Investments and advertising for Liberty Mutual, Boston Private Bank, Seaport Hotel, ACG, and Glenmede Wealth Management
05/05 - 08/05 design intern / modernista advertising
partnered with copy writing interns to draft multiple campaigns for Hummer, Budweiser Select, Napster, TIAA CREF / contributed illustrations and subscription card designs to Violet Magazine, a publication designed by Modernista! and published by Time Warner Communications
SOFTWARE SKILLS / PRINT & INTERACTIVE
highly proficient user of adobe CS4 - 5 / Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, After Effects, Acrobat - specializing in the design of marketing & branding collateral - logotypes & identity systems, advertising & publishing materials, magazines, book covers, graphic novels, packaging & promotional articles
proficient user of Photoshop & html editing software, BB Edit towards the layout & design of content driven websites and e-commerce sites
EDUCATION & AWARDS
bachelor of fine arts, graphic design
Massachusetts College of Art & Design, 2007
2006 bookbuilders scholarship recipient
awarded for excellence in student print/book design
Mass College of Art and Design