I have worked with non-profit organizations producing online publications, brochures, advertisements and other print related material. Other responsibilities included producing email templates, power point presentations, online advertisements, web banners, and an identity package produced for Bridging Nations Online University. I was also was responsible for contacting multiple publications, requesting media packages and attending meetings to discuss marketing strategies.

Work Samples

  • Academy of Screen Printing Technology Entry Form

  • Email Template

  • Vehicle Graphics

Work History

  • Graphic Designer

    Applied design theories, principles, concepts and developments in the design and specifications of visual information materials, such as the SGIA Journal, A bi-monthly print and digital publication produced by the company keeping its members abreast of the latest trends and technologies in the specialty printing industry. Other responsibilities include working with the Vice President of Marketing to plan, coordinate and design visual information materials for various marketing campaigns for the association.

  • Graphic Designer

    • FastSigns of New Carollton, MD
    • Hyattsville, MD
    • Apr 2011 - Jan 2012 (9 months)

    As Lead designer I oversaw day-to-day design and production operations; engaged with customers to create concepts for their approval. While maintaining and operating a Wide-format digital printer and plotter, using rip program software (Onyx) to manage and produce the workload of the shop.

  • Graphic Designer (Intern)

    Excelled in an internship creating marketing materials as the lead designer for the online university. Researched the organization’s target audience to develop engaging marketing strategies that aided in meeting and exceeding their goals.

  • Graphic Designer (Intern)

    Transitioned an internship into a consultancy, leveraging design talents to create a variety of collateral including web banners, email alerts, and print advertisements. Ensures that each design piece aligns with the messaging and standards of the organization, enabling them to establish a strong brand identity. Designed and produced an online publication to educate the general public on the various labor rights campaigns occurring globally.

Education

  • Sanford-Brown College

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design
    • 2008 - 2010

    Graphic design is a wide-ranging field requiring skilled professionals with a fundamental understanding of the role that form, function, creativity and critical viewpoint play in the creation of visual communications. Graphic design training at Sanford-Brown's IADT School of Design is professionally-focused on helping students pursue their interests and us challenged to examine complex, multifaceted commercial design problems and explore how to develop dynamic and innovative solutions.

  • Sanford-Brown College

    • Associates of Fine Arts Visual Communications
    • 2006 - 2008

    Graphic design is a wide-ranging field requiring skilled professionals with a fundamental understanding of the role that form, function, creativity and critical viewpoint play in the creation of visual communications. Graphic design training at Sanford-Brown's IADT School of Design is professionally-focused on helping students pursue their interests and us challenged to examine complex, multifaceted commercial design problems and explore how to develop dynamic and innovative solutions.

Specialties

Affiliations

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)

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