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


EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Futuristic Innovative Graphics    2017 - Present
     Graphic Designer
          Illustrating and creating designs for t-shirts.
          Output color seperations for screens.
          Creating Ads, Promotional Items, and other media
       needed for advertising the company.  
          Customer Service
Sprint Print    2015 - Present
     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
     Sign 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: Quark, Fusion Pro
     Screen printing with Photo Emulsion
     Illustration: Traditional and Digital
     Natural Leader
     Great Interpersonal Communication Skills Within a Team
     Work Efficiently and Deadline Oriented
     Creative Problem Solver


RECENT EXHIBITIONS
“Group Show” - AV Gallery, Scranton PA - July 2018
“Collaged” - Northern Light, Scranton PA - April 2018
“NDC Design Exhibit” Workshop, Scranton PA - September  2017
“College Collective” - Genesee Arts Center, Rochester NY - June 2016
“Stuffed Olives” - Forage Space, Scranton PA - January 2016
“Prehistoric” - Northern Light, Scranton PA - July 2015
B-Movie Exhibition - The Bog, Scranton PA - April 2015
Senior Exhibition - Mahady Gallery, Marywood - March 2015


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