Jul 2021 - Present (1 year)
Remote designer. Conceptualize and design digital and print materials which include mailers, fundraising campaigns, branding, and social media assets for Dioceses across the nation.
West New York Board of Education
West New York, NJ
Dec 2020 - Jun 2021 (6 months)
Instructed 650 students on art techniques, mediums, artists, and the use of different subject matter. Conducted virtual and in-person art lessons, presentations, and demonstrations. Created engaging lesson plans to encourage creative expression.
Penguin Random House/Creative Services
New York, NY
Feb 2007 - Nov 2020 (13 years 9 months)
Marketing designer. Communicated with the marketing managers, coordinators, editors, production team, and Art Director to create innovative marketing campaigns. Conceptualized and designed marketing collateral which included sell sheets, catalogs, logos, displays, posters, advertisements, signage, easels, displays, and social media assets for award-winning books and licensed brands. Worked on marketing campaigns for Eric Carle, Llama Llama books, Corduroy, The Snowy Day, The Outsiders, Hair Love, and many other popular titles. Managed and designed the marketing materials for book conferences and trade shows.
Art Teacher and Fundraiser Coordinator
Park Performing Arts Center
Union City, NJ
Sep 2008 - Dec 2011 (3 years 3 months)
As the Art Teacher, I taught different techniques, subject matters, mediums, art periods, and art styles. As the Fundraiser Coordinator I founded, directed, organized, and coordinated the “Art for the Park” fundraiser. I curated the art show, the silent art auction, and acquired the performers, vendors, and sponsors for the Community day event.