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EDUCATION

Philadelphia University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, GPA: 3.69
Kanbar College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce
Graphic Design Communication

EXPERIENCE

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design Services Coordinator | September 2016–Present
Directed design of physical and digital branding and marketing materials for traveling exhibitions, in-house programming, and events. Oversaw graphic projects from conception to completion, including direction of printing and installation. Trained, assisted, and critiqued a part-time designer.

Philadelphia University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Graphic Designer | August 2014–May 2016
Enabled the Office of Student Engagement to regularly advertise on-campus events and promotions through the use of graphic and digital media with separate attention to office tasks. Provided additional attention to Student Engagement promotional materials to appeal to potential university applicants.

WPHU – PhilaU Radio
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Graphic Designer | August 2015–May 2016
Composed event posters, radio show idents, and an updated web experience for the college radio station to expand listenership and user engagement.

NoWait, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design Intern | June 2015–August 2015
Provided marketing and internal design services to assist current customers and reach potential customers through use of existing brand assets. Conducted A/B user testing on unreleased mobile applications both on site and virtually. Visually organized user personas for internal use within the company. Additionally, creation of a guest application starter kit which achieved 90% usage from existing clients.

East Falls Town Watch
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pro bono Design | January 2014–May 2014
Designed various posters and promotional material to be seen by the general public. Topics included how to spot vandalism and avoid vehicular thefts.

AWARDS

AVA Gold Award 2018
January 2018
Awarded for creation of new nonprofit website, including layout and user experience design.

MarCom Gold Award 2017
October 2017
Awarded for creation of new institutional brand style guide design.

MarCom Platinum Award 2017
October 2017
Website for The Power of Poison campaign at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, including website graphics and branding.

Hermes Gold Award 2017
April 2017
Contributed in the major rebranding of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History from visitor feedback including logo, color palette, stationery system, and photographic style.

AFFILIATIONS

AIGA Pittsburgh
December 2017–Present

AIGA Philadelphia
August 2013–May 2016

Lead Graffiti Letterpress Workshop
October 2014

SKILLS

Languages
Basic Spanish, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript

Process
Process sketching, idea mapping, applied visual studies, wireframing and UX design, and motion graphic storyboarding

Application
Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office Suite, Maxon Cinema 4D, Google Sketchup, Sketch 3, Blackbaud Luminate, Industry Weapon Digital Signage Software

Interests
Photography, Sketching, Painting, Reading, Creative Writing, Cooking