Currently working as a Graphic Designer for the Chicago Wolves professional hockey team, though I hardly consider it work. Being able to combine my passion for design and love for the sport of hockey for a career is more than I can ever ask for. I am a graduate from Robert Morris University in Chicago with a Bachelor’s in Graphic Design. Specialties: Brand identity and logo design, photo editing and retouching, understanding of design principles, print production, website page layouts and development, advertisements, brochures and other print design projects, conducting design research and provide critical analysis.

Work Samples

  • Digital Art

  • Chicago Wolves 2013 Calendar

Work History

  • Graphic Designer

    • Chicago Wolves
    • Jun 2012 - Present (2 years 4 months)

    • Conceptualize and produce creative for integrated campaigns on multiple platforms
    • Design for print, web, and video elements including but not limited to: marketing collateral,
    promotional materials, signage, web pages, ad banners, fan downloads, apparel, video broadcast and in-arena graphics.
    • Brand identity and logo design
    • Web development using HTML structure and coding as well as tableless CSS layouts
    • HTML layouts for email marketing
    • Assist with management of social media
    • Web slicing and coding Photoshop layouts to HTML web conversions
    • Assist in maintaining digital photo archives
    • Collaborate with the creative and TV departments and other team members
    • Wide-format print production

  • Graphic Design/Technical Marketing Intern - Post Grad

    • IT Supplies, Inc.
    • Aug 2011 - Jan 2012 (5 months)

    • Create designs for in-house as well as company clients
    • Print samples for current and prospective clients
    • Present printer demonstrations
    • Contribute ideas as a member of Social Media Team

  • Pool Attendant/Lifeguard - Summer Help

    • Multiple Hotel Chains - Las Vegas
    • Jun 2005 - Aug 2010 (5 years 2 months)

    • Provide a level of customer service exceeding quality standards
    • Comply to all rules and regulations
    • Survey and manage pool area
    • Maintain cleanliness of pool, deck and facilities
    • Serve as a member of emergency response team
    • Accommodate guest's seating arrangements with attention to safety and security
    • Food/beverage server

  • Graphic Design Intern - College

    • Upstaging, Inc.
    • Dec 2009 - Feb 2010 (2 months)

    One of the leading companies specializing in theatrical lighting and equipment trucking who works with several of the biggest names in entertainment in the world. I created several print and web advertisements as well as numerous in-house photography touch-ups

Education

  • Robert Morris University

    • Bachelor's Graphic Design
    • 2007 - 2010

    Voted “Best Digital Illustration” at university’s senior art show, Voted second best overall piece at university’s senior art show

  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    • Under-Grad Fine Art w/ Graphic Design Concentration
    • 2005 - 2007

Specialties

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