Graphic Designer. Travel Enthusiast. Grilled Cheese Master.

Work Samples

  • Freelance Work

  • Professional Work

  • Other

Work History

  • Graphic Artist

    • ForYourParty.com/ Aren Party Printers
    • Feb 2012 - Present (2 years 9 months)

    customer service, typesetting, custom invitation & wedding accessory design, company e-blasts, artwork design/ manipulation +more

  • Art Production Intern

    • Paris Presents
    • Mar 2010 - Feb 2012 (1 year 11 months)

    Broad range of duties including proofing artwork and products for mass production, organizing and cataloging products, and managing files.
    -Creating comps and mock-ups of designs and products.
    -Maintaining correspondence simultaneously with multiple, international companies.
    -Updating art copy
    -Creating simple dielines and packaging

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • GreenPoint Partners
    • Oct 2011 - Jan 2012 (3 months)

    Updating marketing collateral, updating company website, Wordpress, and more

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • MG Design
    • Mar 2011 - Sep 2011 (6 months)

    Variety of design projects utilizing skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.

  • Customer Retail Associate

    • Pacific Sunwear
    • Jul 2010 - Mar 2011 (8 months)

    Customer interface for a clothing retailer, organized product displays, customer transactions, etc

  • Lab Tech

    • Carthage College
    • Sep 2009 - Dec 2010 (1 year 3 months)

    Maintain the Mac computer lab and aid students with Adobe programs (photoshop, illustrator, etc.)

  • Arts & Craft Specialist/ Camp Counselor

    • Camp Gray
    • May 2008 - Aug 2008 (3 months)

    Broad range of duties for a residential, religious affiliated, summer camp serving 300 children (ages 7-13).
    -Provided instruction for the Arts & Crafts educational sessions including class design, activity planning, managed availability of supplies and overall accountability for the Camp Gray art center.
    -Assisted camp counseling staff in social development, team based integration, motivation/ discipline, provided practical feedback, etc

Education

  • Carthage College

    • Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design and Communication
    • 2007 - 2010

    Global Learning History Culture, and Religion of India January term 2010 Intensive J-term learning experience focusing on the history, social culture, and religious sects of India (Delhi, Pushkar, Agra, Hardwar).

Specialties

Awards

3.7/4.0 Magna Cum Laude Communication & Digital Media Dept. Fellow -Faculty nominated and selected. Smeds Executive Internship Program Scholar -Faculty nominated scholar program. Carthage Athletic Director Honor Roll (4 yrs), Dean’s List ( all 7 semesters)

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