Rhode Island School of Design 2005–2009
BFA Graphic Design, honors
Kingston University Spring 2008
London Study Abroad Program
Brown University Fall 2006
Liberal Art Course
San Diego Museum of Man 05/11 – present
Graphic Designer | San Diego, CA
In charge of designing and implementing all of the museum's visual graphics including but not limited to exhibits, marketing materials and signage, maintaining the museum's website, and establishing the look and feel of SDMoM Events. Plays an integral role in the development of the museum's new exhibits from initial branding and gallery layout to final installation. Spearheaded the redesign of the museum's lobby with new signage, gallery guides, video and furniture. Expanded and improved the Museum's popular event, Tower After Hours, by creating a more substantial artifact case and eye-catching branding.
Fusion Media 12/09 – 05/11
Graphic Designer | Somers, NY
Member of both the environmental branding and graphic design team. Designer of corporate branding for Cigna offices across the country. Assists on creative work for PepsiCo and Pepsi Beverages Company. Projects of note include leading design of print materials for internal training and reference binders as well as concepting and designing collateral, high-level corporate presentations, and signage for large scale events.
Freelance Graphic Designer | New York, NY
Provide a wide range of design services including identity development, information design and corporate literature for clients such as Villanova School of Business and Lazard Aerospace Financial Company.
Cosmopolitan Magazine 01–02/09
Art Intern | New York, NY
Designed magazine layouts and graphics for April and May issues. Cropped
photos and updated mini walls. Assisted the design team on photoshoots and
kept prop closet organized. Downloaded images from internal photo system.
Todd Blank Design 12/08
Graphic Design Intern | San Francisco, CA
Worked on the redesign of the California Environmental Associates website including designing all the landing and subpages. Helped design other websites,logos and identities.
Target Headquarters 06–08/07
Graphic Design Intern | Minneapolis, MN
Designed Do Your Room Packaging, Valentine’s Day Sweetheart
Candies Box, Club Wedd Holiday Mailer and Superbowl Evergreen
Packaging. Directed Valentine’s Day Dinnerware ISM which
appeared in stores nationwide February 2008.
Variety of commissions that include web design, graphics,
print work, and branding.
Partial client list:
NASW | San Francisco, CA
Astrology in a Bottle | Locust Valley, NY
Judy Heyboer Consulting | Menlo Park, CA
Daily Dose of Decadence | San Luis Obispo, CA
NABsys's Inc. | Providence, RI
AIGA Membership Co-Chair 05/11 – present
AIGA San Diego | San Diego, CA
Plans quarterly new member soirees and annual membership party for chapter. Responsible for finding venues, developing communication and website materials, and creating a branded atmosphere for each event. Participate in national membership meetings and strategizes methods to recruit and retain members.
LINK Mentor 05/11-present
AIGA San Diego | San Diego, CA
The AIGA San Diego LINK program works with at-risk youth and brings them art and design workshops lead by local designers. Mentors volunteer to help to enlighten and inspire the LINK students to be a part of their art community and introduce them to business and professional development opportunities. There are ten weekend workshops throughout the school year, concluding in a student art show to showcase workshop projects.
Strong skills in typography, color, composition,
organizing information, and conceptualizing ideas.
Excellent 3-dimensional building abilities and
experience in branding and exhibit design.
Computer Mac and PC proficient
- Adobe Creative Suite
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop & Dreamweaver
- Microsoft Powerpoint and Word
- Macromedia Flash
- Font Lab
Rhode Island School of Design Honor Student
Recognition for Excellent Academic Performance
Rhode Island School of Design Graphic Design Senior Show
Group Exhibition: 2009
Royal Festival Hall Exhibition
Selected for Group Exhibition: 2008
Target Great Team Member Award
Outstanding work on Valentine's Day Dinnerware ISM