RESUME

ABOUT ME

I am a designer and a problem solver. I strive to make purposeful design choices that are based on a strong concept, research, failure, starting over, exploration and collaboration.

 

EXPERIENCE

DESIGNER DuPuis Group {2017-present}

Design of packaging, branding, and experiences for a range of clients in Dupuis' Chicago office. Working closely with strategy and innovation teams to create disruptive brand experiences that feel ownable to clients.

 

DESIGNER Edelman {2016–2017}

JUNIOR DESIGNER {2015–2016}

Design of branding, print, digital and experiential pieces for the Design Studio within Edelman Chicago. Developing new concepts and directions as well as working within the guidelines of existing brands.

 

CO-OWNER Zealous Bee {2014–2016}

Design of laser cut wood jewelry and home goods for sale on Etsy.com, in boutiques and craft fairs. Maintaining strong brand through product design, print, photography, web, social media and packaging.  

Related projects: Zealous Bee

 

JUNIOR DESIGNER Columbia College Chicago {2013–2014}

Maintaining brand standards for print, web and environmental materials, and developing new design campaigns for academic and administrative departments of the college.

Related projects: Columbia Honors Illustrations, Columbia College SealColumbia Presidential InaugurationFamily Room

 

ART DIRECTOR Echo Magazine {2013}

Overall design and vision, project management and coordination of Summer/Fall 2013 Echo Magazine.

Related projects: Echo Magazine

 

DESIGNER Creative Go-Round {2012–2013}

Branding and identity concept development, project management and art direction for a range of non-profit organizations.

Related projects: NYCLU Factsheet, Aris Heath, Chicago Cares

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNER Columbia College Chicago {2012}

Event and internal office design, event planning and general office duties for the Office of Student Engagement.


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite, Lightroom, Typesetting, Lettering, Google applications, Squarespace CMS, HTML5, CSS3, Printmaking, Apple OS, Microsoft Office.


EDUCATION

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO Class of 2013

B.F.A. in Graphic Design, minor in Art History, with studies in Semiotics, Print Making, Web Design and Anthropology; 3.9 GPA, graduated Summa Cum Laude


ACHIEVEMENTS & AFFILIATIONS

Print Magazine Award for Family Room Environmental, GDUSA Award for Family Room Environmental and Presidential Inauguration MaterialsInterview on Design Feast, Staff Spotlight on Colum.edu, GDUSA Award for Infographic Design, AIGA Chicago Member, AIGA Mentorship Program Member, 2013 AIGA Chicago Student Enrichment Scholarship Honorable Mention, Dean’s List, Student Achiever Scholarship