EDUCATION

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
Graduated - June 11th 2011
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
GPA: 3.7
Studied typography, branding and logo design, book design, package design, environmental design, and web design

SKILLS

Art History
Book Binding
Film and Digital Photography
Hand rendered typography
Illustration
Retouching
Sewing

OTHER/ INTERESTS

Member of AIGA
Biking
Cooking
Creative Writing
DIY
Fashion
Installation Art

SOFTWARE

Adobe Create Suite
Acrobat
After Effects
Bridge
Dreamweaver
Illustrator
InDesign
Lightroom
Photoshop
Ceros
Eloqua
Filemaker Pro
Microsoft Office
Excel
Powerpoint
Outlook
Word
Sharepoint
SnapApp
Wordpress
Workfront
Workgroups
*Mac and PC compatible

AWARDS

41st Annual University & College Designers Association Design Competition Award of Excellence 2011
Publication Design Creativity Awards
for Pointless Magazine

41st Annual Print & Packaging Gold Award 2011Packaging Concept
& Design for Kramer's Books concept

EXPERIENCE

CEB, now Gartner Senior Graphic Designer
March 2017 - present
Team lead for an events and campaigns specific team within a firm-wide creative department, with strong partnerships across the Corporate Marketing, Print Production, Editorial, and Events/Conferences groups.
Departmental resource for campaigns and environmental design processes. Tasks include creation and implementation of trainings on environmental design, concept explorations, industry best practices, vendor prepping, and production processes.
Art direct and review event collateral and campaign strategies designed by other designers including but not limited to signage, invitations, web graphics, app graphics, floor plans, name tags, interactive web experiences, merchandisers, and infographics.
Create timelines for multi-faceted, large scale projects including concept creation, design development, and production for events, campaigns, and singular deliverable projects. Timelines are coordinated between multiple departments, and reassessed as deparment priorities and needs change.
Proactively check in with designers aligned to events and campaigns to address process questions, gauge and preemptively flag timeline concerns, and provide guidance on client communications.

CEB, now Gartner Graphic Designer
April 2014 - February 2017
Work under brand guidelines to create a variety of collateral spanning business practices ranging from quarterly magazines, infographics, global campaigns, conference signage, web graphics, web portals, interactive web experiences, and research presentations.
Explore ways to push the company’s visual identity while maintaining brand integrity.
Project manage a high volume of projects in a fast paced environment through pre-planning, scoping conversations, consultations, timeline creation, establishing cost estimates, and driving internal clients to meet deadlines within forecasted budgets.
Provide feedback and guidance to peers on design and project management.
Intake new projects and accurately align designers by evaluating workload and capacity across the team.
Work and coordinate with teams across the globe, hosting project kick-offs and check-ins, and team critiques.