Education

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Bachelor of Fine Arts | Communication Design concentration

Community College of Denver
Associate of Applied Science | Graphic Design
Graduated Cum Laude

Summary of Skills

Software
Proficient in Adobe CS6
Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite
Experience with Wordpress, Constant Contact,
Mail Chimp and Lyris email platforms
Comfortable with Mac and PC platforms

Artistic
Photography

Recognition

ADCD Student Art Show | January 2011
Earth Day banners

CCD Juried Student Art Show | April 2010
3 designs and 3 photos
Graphic Design Department Chair Award
Buttercream Magazine

Community

Steamboat Design Camp | August 2013
Selected to return to lead the camp and mentor the 2013 group of designers.

Steamboat Design Camp | August 2012
Chosen as a participant in the inaugural year of the Steamboat Design Camp, a week-long collaborative design camp benefiting a local non-profit organization.

Access Gallery | Summer Mentor | June 2012
Mentored a group of middle and high school student participants of the Access Gallery's Artworks Program as they created an original video about bullying.

Experience

Freelance and Contract Graphic Designer
January 2010 - present
Freelance designer offering a wide range of web and print graphics along with photography, social media and marketing.

JEWISHcolorado | Graphic Designer and Marketing Manager
February 2014 - May 2016
Plan marketing strategies and branding objectives; oversee creation and delivery of press releases, advertisements, and other marketing materials; implement a re-imagining of JEWISHcolorado and it's brand across a wide variety of web and printed materials; create and execute email, print and web marketing for JEWISHcolorado collateral and events.

Innovate Brand Agency | Contract Graphic Designer (remote)
January 2014 - September 2014
Creator of complete strategic branding for celebrity clients including: logo creation, stationery package, email newsletter, social media profiles, website design, imagery and comprehensive brand standards guides.

Djuna | Interactive Marketing Associate
June 2013 - February 2014
Responsible for all product photography, social media, email marketing and design work; creation and maintenence of Etsy storefront.

Shops at 9th Avenue | Graphic Designer
October 2012 - January 2014
Developed and created new store identity, including custom website, print and web graphics. Responsible for all product photography, social media, design work; creation and maintenence of e-commerce sites.

Studio M | Junior Designer
August - December 2013
Worked collaboratively with other student designers in a service learning opportunity through Metro State to meet the design needs of campus-based and non-profit clients.

Metro State SGA | Graphic Designer
February 2012 - June 2012
Worked with the Marketing Director to meet the design needs of Metro State student organizations; co-designed the first Student Government annual report.

Auraria Higher Education Center | Graphic Designer | Marketing Associate
August 2010 - January 2012
Created marketing and design pieces for the Auraria Campus and various student organizations; designed for and photographed campus-sponsored functions.

ArtHouse Design | Intern
Summer 2011
Assisted graphic designers in print and web production, branding, and layout projects; photographed previous design work to be displayed on company website.

Fedex Office | Senior Project Coordinator
2006 - 2010
Desktop publishing, print production, demonstrated creative approaches to solving problems, manage a variety of tasks to meet or exceed expectations, assisted in the training of new team members, responsible for ensuring quality during and after the production process, and other supervisory roles.