summary:NYC based cross-media designer. Also experienced in front-end development and video editing / post production.
applications:InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Animate, and Sketch
digital:Fluent in HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, and UI/UX layout theory. Additional experience in best practices for optimization of digital and video assets.
print:Design experience in a wide range of print media formats, including ad / editorial layout, illustrative design, and in-depth typography.
penguin random house:Senior Graphic Designer, (September 2013 - Present)
Worked along side creative director on creation of motion graphics, static ads, print, and specialty projects featured on sites such as the front page of The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and The New Yorker. Also responsible design / development of internal marketing email campaigns. Managed intern / junior design roles within the department and took part in corporate continuing education courses ranging from editorial design, video editing / post production, and typography.
sawyer studios:Graphic Designer/Developer, (Freelancer)
Responsible for a wide variety of marketing materials for independent films. Projects included the creation of digital banners, motion graphics, print ads, landing pages, and WordPress based site construction, design, and maintenance. The body of work done here provided the backbone of entire film marketing campaigns.
lord and taylor:Graphic Designer, (October 2011- October 2012)
Managed design projects for both print and digital teams including conceptualization of campaign identity, development of catalogs, mail-out materials, in-store promotional materials, emails, banners ads, iPad ads, and additional special events materials. Worked closely with additional design staff and copywriters to provide cohesive and effective sales campaigns. Gave direction for junior designers and contract workers including project trafficking and creative direction.
victoria’s secret:Graphic Designer, (Project-based)
Worked alongside lead brand designers to produce the VS Edit report and promotional video, which served as a backbone for company-wide branding and design for the Fall and Spring 2013 seasonal campaigns.
Design Tech - The Daily iPad App, (December 2010 - October 2011) Responsible for creating designs for article covers and infographics for a wide range of editorials. In addition, worked in the proprietary CMS to create storyboards and bring layout designs to life with additional changes through front end coding. Digital Designer - The New York Post, (July 2010 - January 2011) Assisted in building and conceptualizing mock-ups and final ad designs for the New York Post’s digital platforms. Worked alongside ad sales, print, and web development departments. Managed and coded elements of the CMS system for the implementation of ads.
Syracuse University • Syracuse, NY
S.I. Newhouse School of Communications
Bachelor of Arts: Graphic Design GPA: 3.5