Work Experience


New England Public Media

Digital Asset Specialist, June 2020 – Present

Create and distribute print and digital marketing materials that follow the brand guideline. Led production, video editing, and animation content for web platforms and social media platforms. Maintain company’s web platforms by creating marketing promotions, updating web pages, managing sponsor spots, and updating existing podcast pages with new posts. Maintaining mobile app built on the Shoutem App Platform and communicating with the Development team (Android/IOS) to ensure the app meets industry standards. Rebranded app to match new brand guidelines and assessed the current state of the mobile app in order to bring new concepts to our audience group.

New England Public Radio

Digital and Creative Marketing Manager, Jan. 2020 – June 2020

Worked on creating printed and web material for marketing and fundraising collateral. Projects included but not limited to: ads, signage, digital banners, event material, annual reports, and social media assets. Maintained web and mobile platforms, to meet marketing needs and brand guidelines. Developed and concepted marketing advertisements, fundraising materials, event packages, social media kits, and email assets. Collaborated with printers on event material which included: signage, brochures, program booklets and menus. Collaborated with NEPR’s Sponsor team to upload sponsor contracts to Google Ad Manager and maintain corporate sponsor list.

Media Boom

Junior Interactive Designer, Sept. 2019 – Nov. 2019

Collaborated with the creative team on creating online visual design, including visual concept, typography, and icon design for the web and other interactive platforms. Worked on interactive processes and information architectures. Utilized background knowledge of HTML to work on blogs in WordPress. Multi-tasked on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment, prioritizing projects to meet deadlines.

Connecticut Children’s | Book Project

Freelance Designer, Feb. 2019 – Nov. 2019

Collaborated with another freelance designer and created a 100+ page binder booklet. While working on this book the following skills were used: hierarchy, strong typography, print formatting, design layout and communicated with a printing service.

Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

VCD Lab Monitor, Nov. 2016 – May 2019

In charge of monitoring labs that contained Mac computers and EPSON printers that students would use when working on projects. I would assist students when needed help printing or when working in the adobe suite programs.

Hartford Art School T.A.

Teacher Assistant, Fall Semester of 2018

Assisted professor with helping students on having an understanding of a sophomore level type 1 design class. Led class critiques and helped students have a understanding of how feedback in the field should be given. As well with leading a project that was assigned to the class from start to finish.

Alexander Isley Designers Inc.

Design Intern, July 2018 – Aug. 2018

Worked on mockups, social media posts, printed materials, digital materials, and photography. Projects included but not limited to: Book Design, Advertising, Environments and Exhibits, and Signage. Collaborated with other Interns, Designers, and the Art director to ensure deadlines were successful in a fast pace environment..

Civic Design Class

Student Designer, Fall Term 2017

Worked with non-profit clients that were seeking help for their organization. This involves any design work that the clients needed and would range from re-branding the clients to creating posters and other design related work that the clients were seeking to have done.

Skills


Proficiency

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe XD
  • Word Press
  • Core Publisher
  • UI/UX Design
  • Google Ad Manager

Education


UX Designer Nanodegree

  • Oct 2020 – Present
  • Udacity

BFA Visual Communication Design

  • Aug 2015 – May 2019
  • Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

Awards


The William Wondriska Visual Communication Design Award

  • For Leadership and Contribution, Spring 2019
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