Work Experience

Exhibition Designer

Christies – New York, New York

April 2017 to Present

Work directly with the Senior Exhibition Designer and Creative Director to propose & manage all design projects, including the installation of signage, windows and internal event collateral

 

Graphic Designer

Qosina – Ronkonkoma, New York

August 2013 to April 2017

Produced an array of marketing collateral including, catalog development, trade show graphics, point of purchase displays, web banner and print advertisements

Design and code monthly online press releases, and beauty newsletters

Send print ready files and online advertisements to sales reps, print vendors and online publications

Enhanced photo editing skills by gaining knowledge from veteran colleagues

 

Graphic Design Work Scholar 

Aperture Foundation – New York, NY

January 2013 to June 2013

Sharpened my knowledge for design under the management of many creative professionals

Typesetting, design promotional material for upcoming photo workshops and photography exhibitions while keeping consistent design within the new aperture brand.

Collaborated with artists and other creative professionals on projects from concept to finish by volunteering in photography workshops

Gained intense InDesign knowledge

 

Graphic Design Intern

TOWN Magazine – Greenville, SC

September 2012 to December 2012

Gained efficient photo researching skills by finding appropriate imagery for TOWN Magazine’s monthly edition

Used typesetting skills by fixing the kerning, leading and tracking of paragraphs

Gained proficient photo editing skills during the course of designing for upcoming magazine issues using Adobe Photoshop

Intense photo editing for magazine publication using Adobe Photoshop worked with path tool to clip out images from original photo’s and placed in InDesign spread

Aid with photo and copy layout in magazine publication under tight time crunch.

Assisted photographer during photo shoots with food photography and portrait photography.

 

Youth Design and Library Assistant

Anderson County Library – Anderson, SC

July 2012 to December 2012

Design posters, calendars, door signs for upcoming library youth events, assist youth with homework, facilitate teen area

Collaborated with Supervisor for setting up visual displays for teen patrons of the library

Gained effective experience with Excel Word through organizing large amounts of data

 

Library Assistant

Anderson University – Anderson, SC

August 2010 to April 2012

Customer service, data entry, shelve and organize books, gained proficient organizational skills with digital and printed material

 

Graphic Design Assistant

Printing Solutions – Anderson, SC

October 2011 to February 2012

Designed company fliers, business cards, promotional material

Digitally separated colors for screen print designs

Designed logo’s and identity worked on updating logo’s

Created advertisements for local companies

 

Graphic Design/Publishing Intern

Umbrage Editions – Brooklyn, NY

May 2011 to August 2011

Gained knowledge of all aspects of design and production in book publications, gallery exhibitions, and promotional materials, created posters and fliers for book releases.

Aided with typesetting within books, maintained appropriate book interior design, paid close attention to detail and visual consistency while under time crunch

Contributed with the book design of The Green Card Stories, Kingdom’s Bounty, Horace’s Big Hat

 

Graphic Design Intern

Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council Inc – Columbus, OH

June 2010 to July 2010

Designed store fliers, employee e-mail announcements, and store tags

Attended executive, marketing, and public relations meetings and gave insight while learning through observation

Assisted in the public relations department

Took digital photography used in corporate websites

 

Education

B.A. in Graphic Design

Anderson University – Anderson, SC

2008 to 2012

Skills

Adobe CS6 (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Bridge, Acrobat), CSS & HTML5, Mac and PC platforms, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Social Media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)

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