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EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Vermont College of Fine Arts: Montpelier, VT

Date of degree: October 2016


Bachelor of Arts in Communication, visual track

Bellarmine University: Louisville, KY

Date of degree: May 2010


SKILLS

Proficient with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Muse, After Effects; Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint


BREAD + BUTTER

Editorial design, book design, photography, video editing, print marketing collateral, experimental design, exhibit design


WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Designer: 12/17-Present

: Current clients include Digital Alliance and Planned Parenthood South Texas


Art Director: 06/15 - 12/17

San Antonio Current: San Antonio, TX

: Concepted, design, + directed weekly editorial covers

: Designed all editorial pages within magazine

: Managed the art direction of several special issues

: Hired + managed freelance creatives

: Updated + maintained design standards

: Worked closely with senior editors + editorial staff writers


Graphic Design Intern: 01/15 - 04/15

San Antonio Current: San Antonio, TX

: Designed layouts for various spreads

: Created + executed digital blog content

: Worked under the direction of Art Director

: Photographed local businesses, chefs, food


Graphic Designer: 10/11 – 08/14

Kentucky Derby Museum: Louisville, KY

: Designed gift shop product catalogs, e-blasts, print ads, in-store + event signage

: Photographed Museum events + tours

: Created print collateral for education, sales, retail, curatorial departments

: Assisted with the creation of special Museum exhibits


Retail Website Coordinator: 09/10 – 10/11

Kentucky Derby Museum: Louisville, KY

: Assisted with strategic marketing meetings

: Updated + organized products for retail website

: Designed website banners + e-blasts

: Assisted the Director of Merchandising with engaging product displays

: Photographed all products for the retail website


Assistant Editor, The Lance: 2009 – 2010

Bellarmine University: Louisville, KY

: Photographer for varying campus events showcased in the school yearbook

: Contributor to the concept and overall look of the Lance

: Designer of various spreads within the publication 

: Collaborated with other editors and yearbook contributors


EXHIBITIONS + LECTURES

: Louisville Design Week Speaker, 2017

: Interrobang Thesis Exhibition April 2016

: Pin Up Exhibition April 2016

: Pin Up Exhibition October 2015

: Pin Up Exhibition April 2015


ACHIEVEMENTS

: Third place editorial layout (circulation under 45,000) by Association of Alternative News Media, 2016

: First Place Direct Promo (series/campaign to one audience) Finish Line Gift Shop Emails, Traverse Awards, 2013