East Stroudsburg University East Stroudsburg, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art; Minor in Media Communications and Technology
Noble Desktop New York, NY QuarkXPress to InDesign
The Brearley School New York, NY
6|2011–Present Graphic Designer and Communications Manager
6|2007–6|2011 Graphic Designer and Communications Coordinator
Currently responsible for the design and layout of all Development print publications including the Giving Report, Bulletin, Annual Fund Appeals and follow-ups; Reunion announcements, invitations and save-the-dates, and all capital fundraising communications. Design and layout of School Catalogues, Admission materials, Last Day program and tickets, college profile, all print pieces for summer activity such as Summer Interlude music programs and Summer Start “day camp” as well as other school-wide print publications, which are also incorporated into the website. Consult on design questions relating to the redesign of the Brearley website. Schedule and manage all photo shoots. Oversee print production with Brearley’s outside vendors. Help to guide and create layouts for short print items for the Parents’ Association and other school groups as well as the general store. Create, maintain and update the Communications Office publication schedule and is the portal for communications design requests. Track inventory of all printed pieces to reduce the amount of excess printing. Introduce free software when applicable and take on the printing of smaller projects in-house. In the 2009–2010 school year I participated in a year-long celebration to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the school where I led a team of 10 volunteer designers to produce all 125th materials.
Charter Financial Publishing Network Shrewsbury, NJ
1|2003–7|2007 Art Director
3|2001–9|2002 Assistant Art Director
Direct layout and production of various publications: Financial Advisor magazine (monthly), Dow Jones Indexes (bimonthly), Private Wealth (bimonthly), and RCI, a monthly newsletter. Coordinated photo shoots and selected subject-specific artwork. Conception and design of high-impact ads for publications. Produced yearly supplements, surveys, and special sections. Created media kits used for marketing and sales. Constructed electronic newsletter, FAnews. Developed banners, signs and booth designs for company conferences. Played a key role in the design and production of reprints. Managed interns and one assistant. Promotion from Assistant Art Director to Art Director 2003.
9|2002–1|2003 Offshore Informational Publications Point Pleasant, NJ
Accountable for layout and production of The Big Game Fishing Journal (bimonthly). Handled all photos and art ranging from selection to scanning and retouching. Conceived and designed ads for publication. Maintained company web site.
6|2000–8|2000 Typehouse Easton, PA
Design Assistant Internship
Assisted in all project design and production. Clients ranged from local schools and churches, to American Express and Discover.
9|1998–12|2000 East Stroudsburg University Graphic Center East Stroudsburg, PA
Design Assistant Internship
Worked closely with the Sr. Graphic Designer to learn about and assist in the design and production of various projects. These included campus posters, flyers, direct mail pieces,
T-shirt designs, brochures, invitations and color printing for students.
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver MX and some HTML
In addition to the full-time experience listed on this resume I have also done an extensive amount of freelance work. Referrals upon requests.