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

Well versed in:
Bridge
Illustrator
InDesign
Lightroom
Photoshop
Working knowledge of:
Dreamweaver: HTML & CSS
Fireworks / Flash Microsoft Office:
Excel
Outlook
Powerpoint
Word
Mac and PC compatible
Other:
Filemaker Pro

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

The Design Minds Graphic Designer + Junior Exhibit Designer
Fairfax, Virginia July 2011 - January 2014
Assist in concept development for exhibits, displays, and signage. Design graphics for exhibits, displays, and signage. Attend and participate in client presentations and conference meetings. Organize case layouts for artifacts and display objects. Coordinate production files with printers and fabricators. Oversee sample quality and installation process. Model construction. Assist with schedule organization, clerical tasks, and facility maintainment.

Freelance Graphic Designer
New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law Quickchart 2013 Designed and typeset
NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law Quickshart, as well as multiple advertisements.
Sackett-Schultz Wedding Package 2012 Designed Save the dates, invitations,
and RSPV cards as well as info graphics for various design elements throughout
the reception.
Reel Tribute Documentaries March 2011 Designed trifold brochure and advertising materials using qualities and characteristics reminiscent of their pre-existing website.

Drexel Photography Department Facility Work Study
Philadelphia, PA September 2007 - June 2011
Clerical work, office assistant, lab monitor, assisted with printing and printer maintenance along with dark room printing and maintenance. Helped organize high school photo contest, including sorting, documenting and judging admissions, as well as organizing and curating the show for the winning photographs.

Amanda Stevenson Photo Graphic Designer + Photo Assistant
Philadelphia, PA September 2009 - March 2010 Created logos, business cards, and promotional marketing materials for events including post cards, catalogues, advertisements, and e-mail blasts. Retouched photos, and aided in printing and matting. Assisted with lighting and styling.