Experience

Senior Graphic Designer, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, February 2011-Present
In-house designer for private university, designing and overseeing the production of nearly 350 printed pieces including brand development, logo creation, brochures, annual reports, alumni magazine, posters, flyers, banners, PowerPoint presentations, multi-language brochures, and digital signage. Redesigned overall university brand, including graduate program brochures, undergraduate deposit brochure, and a global recruitment piece. Redesigned the alumni magazine. Developed Arcadia Athletics logo and branding, including environmental graphics for athletics facilities. Managed graphic design interns.

Graphic Designer, AMResorts, Newtown Square, PA, April 2009-February 2011
In-house designer for luxury resort management office. Projects include brand development, logo creation, brochures, flyers, PowerPoint presentations and multi-language brochures. Worked with printers and hotel management from Mexico, Dominican Republic and Jamaica.

Graphic Designer, 23k Studios, Wayne, PA, May 2008-April 2009
Designer for award-winning direct marketing firm. Projects included direct mail piece and chart designs for ING DIRECT, promotional piece for Starcite, poster design for SAP, invitations and direct mail for HiFi House, direct mail for Integra, direct mail for Sharp, credit card designs and direct mail for Barclays Bank, brochure for HTSA. Developed informational brochures, postcards, self mailing brochures and charts, as well as product rendering, hand-crafted individual self mailers.

Freelance Graphic Designer, April 2008-Present
Created collateral for University of Florida, posters for Mid-Atlantic Retina, logos and USB card for Quaker Chemical Corporation, a logo and website layout for Sweet Addictions Bakery and a brochure for Schering-Plough.

Qualifications

Conceptual designer with an emphasis for typography and layout. Able to make deadlines and work comfortably in a fast-paced environment. Able to market campaigns towards any target audience with the use of color, layout and imagery. Meticulous attention to detail and craftsmanship applied to proofreading, comp building, product rendering and photo manipulation. Punctual with a great sense of humor and manners.

Knowledge with Macintosh OSX El Capitan, exceptionally skilled in Adobe CC, Quark, Drupal CMS, Digital Signage, ProofHQ, Basecamp, Wrike, UberFlip, and Microsoft Office. Extensive experience with Digital SLR Cameras, scanning devices and software.

Education

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, May 2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Concentration in Graphics and Advertising
Cumulative GPA 3.44

Internship Experience

Intern, Fall 2007, Kraemer-Schurman Advertising and Design, Allentown, PA

Worked as an intern for advertising and design agency. Developed brand identities for a growing company, created four-color multi page booklets for Schering-Plough, as well as assisted in the development and production of many professional publications and projects.

Honors

2014 Communicator Gold Award of Excellence
Graduated Cum Laude
Dean’s List Spring 2007–Spring 2008

References and Portfolio

Available upon request.

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