EDUCATION

Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

Chicago, IL

BFA Visual Communications


SKILLS

PROFICIENT

Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Lightroom
Microsoft Office Suite

KNOWLEDGEABLE

HTML & CSS
Dreamweaver
Brackets
Premiere Pro
WordPress


 

EXPERIENCE

Blue Cross AND Blue Shield

Chicago, IL

Contract Multimedia Developer
July 2018 - Present

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Work with clients to concept, design and code responsive emails and landing pages for Grouo Markets

houghton mifflin harcourt

Evanston, IL

Senior Design Architect
September 2015 - May 2018

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Work with Learning Architects to develop digital sketches, prototypes and printed books for High School Biology and Physics Programs

Assist in design prototypes for Teacher Edition Science books for Grades K, 2 and 4

Create print layouts for HMH and Randall Munroe’s Thing Explainer partnership

 

olift magazine

USA

Creative Director
February 2015 - February 2017

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Redesign logo and create brand standards

Layout and design for both print and digital magazines

Design and coordinate printing and logistics of deliverables such as t-shirts, business cards and other promotional materials for local and national events

Update/maintain content on website

Managed logistics/shipment for BLK Tape

 

blue plate catering

Chicago, IL

Graphic Designer
May 2014 - May 2015

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Concept and design ads for magazines and program books 

Concept, design and produce custom proposals and menus 

Photograph food, drink and employees for both BP and tesori promotions

Create/design post cards, rack cards, check sleeves & special menus and Facebook posts for tesori promotions 

Update/maintain content on Blue Plate and tesori websites 

Design decals for BP trucks and tesori windows 

Redesign/update of venue sheets and wedding packets for BP Sales Team

 

human capital media

Chicago, IL

Graphic Designer
March 2014 - March 2015

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Create digital badges and information graphics/charts 

Layout and design various scorecards and white paper reports 

Create video screensavers for the 2014 LE Symposium

 

Thetalentconnection

La Grange, IL

Freelance Graphic Designer
2013 - 2015

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Build basic website and design web banners for political/consulting clientele

Design promotional marathon t-shirts and deliverables to promote awareness of lupus

 

calumet photographic, INC

Chicago, IL

Junior Graphic Designer
August 2012 - Dec 2013

Graphic Design Consultant
May - August 2012

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Layout and design for print and web elements, advertisements, catalogs, signage and POP displays 

Design and create interactive forms/coupons 

Design and manage interactive rental catalogs 

Concept and create collateral pieces such as event invitations, concierge cards and gift cards

 

Asianic, INC. DBA customcraft foodservice

Oak Park, IL

Customer Service Rep & Accounting Clerk
May 2005 - May 2012

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Receive/invoice customer purchase orders
Manage customer payments
Catalog monthly inventory

 

VOLUNTEER

Sayre Park Weightlifting Club

Chicago, IL

Photographer and Graphic Designer
2012 - Present

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Photograph lifters to create sequences for coaches and lifters to analyze technique

Record and compile training and competition videos

Create posters to promote weightlifting competitions

Design and manage orders/inventory of SPWLC branded clothing

Manage Sayre Park WLC Facebook and Instagram accounts