• Miranda Creative MAR 2015 – PRESENT
  • Freelance Graphic Designer: Interacted with different members of the Miranda Creative team to develop brands / logos for different companies.
  • Uptown Network MAR 2015 – PRESENT
  • Graphic Design Consultant: Designed aesthetic and assets for restaurant food and wine menu iPad applications including buttons, tables, and other media.
  • Vimodi OCT 2014 – PRESENT
  • Visual Design Consultant: Collaborated closely with other members of the Vimodi team to create, develop, and evolve the Vimodi application. I played a key role not only in the design of the application, but also in the design of their website, print and digital deliverables, and social media marketing.
  • ThinkitDrinkit MAR 2014 – APR 2014
  • Freelance Designer: Implemented and promoted good design practices for this small start up company in the context of branding and packaging design.
  • Design Center Studio JAN 2012 – MAY 2013
  • Graphic Designer: Worked in teams as well independently on a variety of projects from print to digital. High priority on concept development, attention to detail, and project management including; organization, budgets, and prioritization.
  • University of Connecticut UTIS Web Development Lab DEC 2012 – MAY 3013
  • Website Designer & Developer: Created and maintained websites for various departments, programs, and Satellite offices at the University. Skills Include: organization, communication, information architecture, ux design.
  • University of Connecticut Women’s Center AUG 2012 – MAY 2013
  • Graphics Specialist: Designed logos, flyers, mailers, programs, etc. for the centers various programs and events.
  • University of Connecticut Off Campus Office AUG 2012 – MAY 2013
  • Graphics and Illustration Specialist: Recreated and designed new logos, flyers, posters,
    brochures, and T-shirts for the departments events.
  • Cipher Creative Group JUL 2012 - SEPT 2012
  • Intern: Collaborated with a team to brainstorm and develop concepts for numerous projects.
    Worked on designs for brochures, mailers, forms, magazines, and signage.
  • University of Connecticut Student Health Services AUG 2011 – MAY 2012
  • Student Worker: Greeted and directed incoming students
  • University of Connecticut Physics Department AUG 2010 – AUG 2012
  • Student Office Worker: Performed clerical responsibilities including: answering phones,
    directing calls, updating computer databases and files, data entry, updating and maintaining
    the website, and billing.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Assistance Dogs Unlimited, Executive Secretary & Graphic Designer 2014 - 2015
  • Rockville General Hospital, Jr. Volunteer 2005 – 2014

RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • Connecticut Art Directors Club Member 2013
  • AIGA Connecticut Chapter & UConn Group Member 2011 – 2013
  • Secretary and Member of Design Area Club 2011 – 2013
  • Created a student run marketing agency as an independent study 2012

TECH SKILLS

  • Adobe Indesign (6yr)
  • Adobe Illustrator (6yr)
  • Adobe Photoshop (8yr)
  • Dreamweaver (3yr)
  • HTML//CSS (3yr)
  • MAC//PC (14yr)
  • Microsoft Office (14yr)
  • Digital Photography (5yr)
  • Social Media (6yr)

EDUCATION

  • University of Connecticut, Storrs Connecticut, 5/2013
  • Major: Fine Art, (Communication Design)
  • Minor: in Art History
  • GPA: 3.70

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • CADC Excellence Award 2013 (2)
  • 38th Annual CADC Awards Show 2013
  • 3rd Place, Provost Photography Competition & Show 2013
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts Show 2013
  • Fine Arts Scholarship 2012
  • New England Scholar 2011, 2012
  • Dean Jerome M. Birdman Scholarship 2011
  • Member of Sigma Alpha Lambda
  • Scholarship Show 2009 – 2012
  • “Making Pictures” photography Show 2010
  • Deans List 2010, 2012
  • Member of The Mark Twain Chapter of the National Honors Society