MFA, Graphic Design
Minor, Motion Graphics Design gpa 3.8
Rochester Institute of Technology · Rochester, NY
2010 – 2013
BFA, Graphic Design & Illustration gpa 3.9
Georgian Court University · Lakewood, NJ
2006 – 2009
Associates, Liberal Arts gpa 3.9
Saint Leo University · Saint Leo, FL
2004 – 2005
As an independent design consultant with over 8 years experience, I enjoy working in variety of design disciplines including branding, print, interactive design, digital marketing, illustration, photography, and video. I recieved a BFA in Graphic Design & Illustration from Georgian Court University in 2009. Currently I am completing my master's thesis for an MFA in Design at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Senior Designer, Product Development and Marketing
Mastery Education, New Jersey • Aug 2015–Present
Led the collaboration and design of the company’s new branding and name change from Peoples Education to Mastery Education.
Design and collaboration on all new branding including logos for the company and it’s programs new e-commerce website, original photography, presentations, videos, and other various marketing collateral.
Lead designer on Mastery Education’s new digital program, Measuring Up Live 2.0, for assessment and practice for students in Grades 1–8+. UX/UI responsibilities include execution of teacher and student dashboards as well as illustration of avatars for the gaming portion of the program.
Designer, Education Marketing
Scholastic, Inc. New York · June 2013 – April 2015
Design and production for various print and web marketing collateral including presentations, editorial inserts, brochures, direct mailers, brand assets, order forms, websites, and email marketing across multiple brands.
Visual development with an emphasis on informational organization that incorporates storytelling methods, data visualization, and iconography to communicate engaging and thoughtful concepts.
Presentation design and production for national conferences, sales meetings, and coorporate board meetings.
Freelance Graphic Designer
California, New Jersey, New York · May 2007 – present
Print design and publication, web design, branding collateral, brochures, packaging graphics, and digital image retouching.
Lecturer in Art
Georgian Court University, New Jersey • August 2012 – May 2013
Taught courses in Digital Imaging, Two-Dimensional Design,
and Color Theory.
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Rochester Institute of Technology, New York · Sept 2011 – May 2012
Assist professors in the School of Design teaching graphic design related courses and provided administrative support.
Organizations & Exhibits
AIGA, New York Chapter member
2011 – present
Georgian Court Faculty Exhibition
Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival
Rochester Contemporary Art Center (ROCO)