EDUCATION
BFA Graphic Design, Marywood University 2015
     Summa Cum Laude - GPA 3.919


EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Futuristic Innovative Graphics    2017 - Present
Graphic Designer
Illustrating and Designing for T-shirts.
File Correction and Recreation
Color Separation in Illustrator, Photoshop, and CorelDraw
Output Simulated Process jobs in Photoshop
Creating Ads, Promotional Items, and Social Media Posts
Creating Online Stores through Wordpress
Customer Service
Taking Orders, Researching Apparel/Promo Items, and
Order Pickup
Production Assistance
Manual Screen Printing, Assisting Auto Machine Printers,
Mixing Ink, Burning Screens, Packing Orders, Quality Check
Currently Learning InkSoft
Sprint Print    2015 - 2017
     Graphic Designer
          Designing and Typesetting Marketing Materials:
               Logos, Business Stationery, Fliers, Menus,
              Billboards, Postcards, Brochures
          Creating Print Ready Files: Offset and Digital Printing
Scranton Made     2014 - Present
     Graphic Designer: Arts on the Square
     Window Painter
Valley Country Club     2011 - 2015
     Event Poster Designer & Chalkboard Artist: Daily Specials
    Banquet and Restaurant Waitress
Revival Letterpress Internship, Scranton PA    2014
     Job Setup, Printing, and Press Maintenance:
          Challenge Proof Press, C & P Platen Press, New  
          Style, Hohner Proof Press, Kelsey, Show Cart
     Make Ready: Ordered Supplies, Cut Paper, Mixed and
          Matched Color, Redistributed Type
     Business Management and Customer Communication

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Independent Study

     Christine Medley, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
          Studied printmaking and explored techniques
          Developed B-Movie Print Series
      John Kascht, Illustrator and Adjunct Professor
          Advanced illustration and problem solving skills
          Created a body of work inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins
Study Abroad Spring Break Trip
     Studied art history, specifically Early 19th Century Art
          Rome, Italy Spring 2013
          London, England Spring 2012

   
RELEVANT SKILLS

Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver
Other Programs: CorelDRAW, Quark, Fusion Pro
Illustration: Traditional and Digital
Natural Leader
Great Interpersonal Communication Skills Within a Team
Work Efficiently and Deadline Oriented
Creative Problem Solver


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
NDC Northeastern Design Collective - Board Member
     Help organize events and attend board meetings.
AIGA Student Group - Director of Communications
     Advertised events and information through social media and print.
CMYKlub - President
     Organized meetings and developed club plans
     Lead community service projects
     Coordinated Scranton First Friday Exhibitions
American Advertising Federation
     Member and Student Ambassador
     Participated in AAF events including Award Shows,
          Speakers, and Social Network Gatherings
     Presented AAF news and encouraged membership in
          the Marywood Art Community
Graphic Artists Guild
Zeta Omicron Art Honor Society

     Completed various volunteer and fundraising activities
     Designed and printed advertising material

 

AWARDS
AAF NEPA Student Regional Competition
     SILVER Addy Award District II  for Mantis Illustration - 2014
     GOLD Addy Award for DANGER! Print - 2014
     SILVER Addy Award for Mantis Illustration - 2014
     SILVER Addy Award for Don’t Be a Chicken - 2014
     SILVER Addy Award District II for Stay Hungry - 2013
     SILVER Addy Award for Stay Hungry - 2013