EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration,
DESIGN Typography, color theory, layout, composition, book design, branding, identity, logo design, mock-ups, ads, press releases, and photo editing.
COMPUTER Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Dreamweaver and Flash. Basic knowledge of HMTL and CSS.
FINE ARTSGenerating and visualizing ideas, knowledge of oil, acrylic, watercolor, encaustic, tempera, and fresco. Bookbinding, lithographic printing, 35 mm photography processing film and traditional B&W dark room printing
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS Tufts Summer Archeology Scholarship Program Transfer Scholarship for 3 years at RISD
TEACHING ASSISTANT, Confidential, Providence, RI
Confidential, New York, NY Freelance Graphic Designer | 2011 Organized and collected images and texts from photography team and writers. Expanded on Johnson's Baby style guide and graphics to create an innovative update for brand. Selected and placed photographs, type, and graphics. Developed concepts, created mock-ups, and put together client presentations. Packaged, prepared files, and assisted on press production and proofing process.
Confidential, New York, NY Freelance Graphic Designer | 1/2010 - present Visualized and produced a variety of graphic services for ads, web, catalog, proofs, digital retouching, color corrections, and book layouts. Collaborated with clients to produce a variety of illustrated solutions for project requirements. Reviewed previous layouts and expanded design strengths, while also suggesting improvements. Prepared files and packaged final layouts for printing through clear communication with print provider(s).
Confidential Graphic Designer | 2009 - present Collaborated and worked for small business owners to help develop brand, identity, and logos. Provided varied graphic services from ads, brochures, business cards, book layouts, e-Books, t-shirts, totes, and buttons. Consulted and offered recommendations for the most cost effective resolution for project goals. Supplied digital files to client for printing or researched best print provider for project requirements.
Confidential, Tuscany, Italy Archeological Illustrator | 2006 Produced technical drawings for the archeology dig according to assignment specifications. Collaborated with head archaeologist and archeology students to develop speculations and scenarios for artifacts. Cataloged, documented, and updated database by digitizing old drawings and current drawings.Visualized and created reconstructions of architecture and artifacts from the Etruscans.