EXPERIENCE

Freelance, Washington, D.C. Metro Area | December 2016-Present
Contracted Designer

Mack Sumner Communications, Alexandria, VA | May 2015-November 2016
Designer -- Designed direct mail pieces for client campaigns, made client changes to designs using a PDF workflow, prepared, packaged and sent files to vendors to be printed and mailed, advised temporary art room staff on company processes and programs.

Freelance, Washington, D.C. Metro Area | November 2014-May 2015
Contracted Designer 

  • Cushman & Wakefield -- Created all marketing and design projects for the Bethesda, MD office, focusing specifically on brochures, flyers, email blasts and presentations for the commercial real estate company, advancing Bethesda marketing from corporate templates to custom design for individual properties
  • Joie Baby/Nuna -- Clipped, shadowed, retouched and color corrected photos of high-end products for both web and print 

Mack Sumner Communications, Alexandria, VA | August 2014-November 2014
Production Artist -- Designed political campaign pieces for both print and web, constructed early art concepts for future use, executed design changes on client pieces, prepared and packaged files for press, compiled reports of stock image usage, adapted filing system for stock photos, illustrations and icons, filed final printed pieces

Teal Orbit, Philadelphia, PA | January 2014-July 2014
Graphic Design Intern -- Developed creative direction for two main accounts, designed digital assets for social media platforms, collaborated with designers and social media marketers to develop dynamic content for clients' digital brands, led art direction for photo shoots

 

EDUCATION

Moore College of Art & DesignPhiladelphia, PA | Fall 2013-present
Digital Media for Print & Web Continuing Education Certificate
Coursework: Digital Imaging with Photoshop, Computer Illustrator, Page Layout with InDesign, Color & Pre-Press Production

Villanova UniversityVillanova, PA | May 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Spanish Minor
Coursework: Digital Image Production, Multimedia Production, Visual Communication, Mass Media, Film, Rhetoric & Social Justice, Public Speaking, Social Justice Documentary (executive editor, director of photography, marketing)
 

SKILLS

Design Software: Adobe Creative Suite CS6/CC
Communications/PR Software: Constant Contact, Social Media Platforms, WordPress, Final Cut, MailChimp
Studio Art: Calligraphy, Papercutting, Lettering, Drawing, Cross Stitch


ACTIVITIES

Graphic Design for Villanova University Alumni Association
Capital Adaptive Rowing Program
AIGA Contributor
Operation Photo Rescue

 

INTERESTS

Distance Running
Photography
Pop Culture
& all things Villanova Basketball