Jul 2012 - Present (9 years 2 months)
I worked on a large-scale, international brand and identity implementation and development project that included:
—Materials and template development for interactive brand center
—Campaign materials development
—Design for social media
—Photographic research and regionalization
—User interface design for mobile applications
—Copywriting and copyediting
—Infographics for internal and external communications
—Management, organization, and quality control of identity assets
—Re-design of digital and print publications
—Research and understanding of multicultural/multinational semiotics, semantics, and symbology which included typesetting and design for Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish communications.
Nov 2011 - Jul 2012 (8 months)
I designed, typeset, and prepared print items for digital, offset, and letterpress printing in Paper-Source’s custom print department.
Graphic Design Intern
The Art Institute of Chicago
Aug 2011 - Apr 2012 (8 months)
I designed print work and publications for the museum while following its brand identity. I proofed, printed, and edited a variety of work for different museum departments and clients. I worked with an in-house as well as out-of-house printers on projects with various budgets and material needs.
Editor of Photography, 2012 Eating & Drinking Guide
Time Out Chicago
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011 (2 months)
I shot, selected, and edited photographs for Time Out Chicago Magazine’s 2012 Eating & Drinking Guide. I worked with a team as well as a budget to hire freelance photographers for a variety of food-related photography.
May 2011 - Aug 2011 (3 months)
I archived images of artwork, text, and exhibition materials from past exhibits into a database. I also helped prepare and upload files to build the gallery’s website.
UIC B.F.A. Exhibitions
Sep 2010 - May 2011 (8 months)
I designed exhibition materials for the fall open studios and spring thesis exhibitions. I worked with a team as well as a budget to create a provocative identity through print.
Time Out Chicago
Aug 2010 - Dec 2010 (4 months)
I took pictures of a variety of people, places, and events for both print and web publications. I learned how to work under pressure and deadlines while still making quality images.