Communications Design Coordinator
Oct 2019 - Present (2 years 1 month)
Freelance Graphic Designer
Aug 2018 - Oct 2019 (1 year 2 months)
Providing design services for a variety of agencies and businesses within the D.C. area. Specialties Include: designing for a wide variety of print media and promotional materials, as well as creating digital assets for website content and digital advertisements.
Freelance Designer/Production Artist
Nov 2017 - Apr 2018 (5 months)
Designed layouts for Bon-Ton stores’ weekly promotional advertising, including; circulars, brochures, postcards, fliers, broadsheets, mailers and magazines. Worked with Art Directors to set up and design all print production photography. Managed all edits post-proof.
Supervisor, Member + Visitor Services
Nov 2015 - Jul 2016 (8 months)
Provided daily operations and floor management of admissions and galleries during business operations and special events, providing a positive experience for all visitors as well as ensuring the safety and education of all works on display.
Responsible for training and coaching of Member and Visitor Services staff, ensuring a high level of knowledge about the museum’s collections and all museum related programing.
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015 (2 years)
Provided branding and design services for a variety of small businesses within Chicago. Services Included: creative direction, layout design, logos, taglines, copywriting, promotional materials, business cards, and packaging design.
Audience Development Coordinator
Sep 2013 - May 2014 (8 months)
Manager of membership and supervisor of fine print sales and museum online shop.
Developed and oversaw events for membership and fine print sales.
Designed press and advertisements of museum news and events, contact sheets and PowerPoint presentations for external organizations and advertising channels.
Assisted Marketing Manager with publishing stories for museum’s blog and social media outlets.
Curatorial + Exhibitions Assistant, Collections Manager
Oct 2010 - Aug 2013 (2 years 10 months)
Worked closely with exhibition manager to execute upcoming exhibitions, supported visiting artists with various installation projects and documented exhibitions by photographing artwork. Managed the college’s collection of 2,000+ artworks, maintained collection database, performed registration duties, installation and removal of loaned artworks, and the transportation and preservation of works.
Curator + Exhibition Designer
C101 Gallery, Columbia College Chicago
Sep 2012 - Jan 2013 (4 months)
Curator of photographic exhibition. Created all wall text, intro-wall, artists labels and credits. Exhibition layout, guided student volunteers, handled repairs needed for gallery space and managed deinstallation of work.
Lead Installation Manager: Course Practicum
May 2012 - Dec 2012 (7 months)
Lead installation manager and designer for multi-media group art exhibition. Supervised all aspects of layout design, gallery prep, installation, deinstallation and tech requirements.
Student Curator + Exhibition Designer
Sep 2011 - May 2012 (8 months)
Responsible for exhibition theme and content, Designed layout, gallery prep and installation, working title, exhibition text panels, object labels and the organization and proper storage of art pieces after deinstallation.