Masters of Science in Communication Design, January 2013
Core and Foundation Certificate – Graphic Design, May 2009
Bachelor of Science, May 2005 Major in Political Science with a Minor in Photography
Participated in the Summer Photography program Summer, 2004
Diploma, 2001 Editor-in-Chief of yearbook, The Bryn Mawrtyr
IT Technical Writer, (May 2015 – Present)
Plan and write a variety of technical documents as part of the Technical Writing and Internal Communications team for Information Technology. Additionally, manage website content (some coding), and design and edit newsletters and annual reports.
Graphic Designer and Sales Associate, (November 2014 – Present)
Design and create postcards, gift certificates, e-mail and social media campaigns focusing on highlighting Milagro, a Global Boutique on The Avenue in Hampden. Additionally, serve as sales associate in the store.
Freelance Graphic Designer (March 2014 – October 2014)
Designed and executed a variety of projects, in close collaboration with Julie. Projects included newsletters, postcards, magazine ads and other promotional materials for Ladew Topiary Gardens.
Freelance Graphic Designer (August 2013 – November 2015)
Coordinated and designed large scale decorations and logos for upcoming events. Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign were the primary tools used.
Freelance Graphic Designer (May 2013 – July 2013)
Converted a series of lesson plans from English into Portuguese, for an educational curriculum. InDesign was the primary tool used.
Intern (May 2009 – August 2010)
Image banking, comping for client presentations, and independent design assignments, working directly under one of the Art Directors.
Graphic Designer, Art Department (May 2009 – March 2010)
Assisted in the design of new promotional materials as a result of a new branding initiative. Designed numerous proposals, which included large scale posters and binder covers, for large capital bids.
Intern, Art Department (June 2008 – August 2008)
Worked directly under the assistant art director and the art director, aiding in the design process. Learned the inner workings of the course the magazine takes on the design and art side of the magazine. Completed a mock ad and a mock ten page feature spread – based on the Baltimore Magazine guidelines
Project Coordinator for the Meyerhoff Scholars Twentieth Anniversary
Research Symposium and Celebration (February 2008 – June 2008)
Public Affairs Specialist (August 2005 – May 2007)
Senior Photo Editor, News Photo Editor, Assistant News Editor, and Reporter (August 2002 – May 2005)