I am a Pittsburgh-based designer specializing in branding, identity and digital marketing. I am comfortable with projects and clients that are large or small. My goal is to help clients shape and spread their messages, while enjoying the benefits of being around creative and talented minds.

Work Samples

  • Logos

Work History

{Experience} BNY Mellon - Pittsburgh, PA Art Director - 2012 to Present Senior Graphic Designer - 2010 to 2012 Freelance Work - 2007 to Present Providing identity, print, packaging and web design for a variety of clients. Select Works: The Paradiso Group - Design concepts and execution, identity, print, signage, and web design for clients The Coal Hill Steakhouse - Design and maintenance of the restaurant and lounge menus Gifts by Kaz - Identity, packaging, mailers and promotional materials for an online catalogue company The Academy of Podiatry - Identity and brochure Secondlife Computers - Identity, brochure, packaging and web design La Roche College - Mailer to increase percent of alumni donations North Hills Catholic School’s Challenge Program - Pittsburgh, PA Computer Graphics Teacher - 2007 to 2009 Teaching Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to 7th and 8th grade students. The Paradiso Group - Pittsburgh, PA Graphic Design Intern - May to November 2008 Design identity and advertisements for a high profile design firm. {Technical Skills} Adobe Package — After Effects, Audition, Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign QuarkXPress, FinalCut Pro, MS Office Suite, Mac and PC Operating Systems, Photography, Screen Printing. Email Marketing Tools: ExactTarget, Cvent and Constant Contact. *Working knowledge of Flash and Dreamweaver. {Affiliations} AD2 Pittsburgh (Branch of the Pittsburgh Advertising Federation) Founding Board Member 2012-2013 Member 2014 Member {Recognition & Exhibitions} 2009 - First Place, Package Design, Positive Space Show 2009 - Second Place, Graphic Design, Positive Space Show 2008 - First Place from Client, Senior Seminar Competition 2008 - Second Place, Multimedia, Positive Space Show 2008 - Third Place, Photography, Positive Space Show 2007 - Student Choice Award, Immersions 2007 2007 - Second Place from Client, Immersions 2007 2007 - Third Place, Painting, Positive Space Show

Education

  • Duquesne University

    • MS Media and Art Technology — Multimedia Management
    • 2011 - 2014

    Graduation date is May 2014.

  • La Roche College

    • BS Graphic Design and Communication
    • 2004 - 2008

Specialties

Affiliations

AD2 Pittsburgh ; Pittsburgh Advertising Federation

Awards

2009 - First Place, Package Design, Positive Space Show 2009 - Second Place, Graphic Design, Positive Space Show 2008 - First Place from Client, Senior Seminar Competition 2008 - Second Place, Multimedia, Positive Space Show 2008 - Third Place, Photography, Positive Space Show 2007 - Student Choice Award, Immersions 2007 2007 - Second Place from Client,...
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