software


ADOBE SUITE
Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, XD, Premiere

PROGRAMMING
Understanding of HTML, CSS

CMS PLATFORMS
Squarespace, Shopify, Wix, Standard and Custom WordPress

achievements


ACADEMIC
University of Bridgeport Honors College
8-time awardee of Presidents List, 3.9 GPA

DESIGN
Awardee of the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design Academic Achievement Award

education


B.F.A. GRAPHIC DESIGN
Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, University of Bridgeport

Summa Cum Laude, Honors College

work experience


GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Accurate Lock and Hardware, Stamford CT
June 2021 – Present

  • Work directly with the Director of Marketing to design print and web ads, product catalogs, lookbooks, handouts, and trade show banners
  • Lead set design and shoot photography and videography for use across social media, print, and web applications
  • Aid in the development of brand campaigns in both concept and design direction

ART DIRECTOR AND PROJECT MANAGER
SASD Design Service, Bridgeport CT
August 2019 – January 2021

  • Led a total of 15 individuals on 8 separate projects
  • Created work for clients within teams of multiple mediums and forms
  • Communicated with clients, and developed and executed presentations

DESIGN TEACHING ASSISTANT
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CT
August 2019 – May 2020

  • Responsible for grading assignments, class participation, and exams
  • Created lesson plans and taught material during class hours
  • Served as a T.A. for FYS Design Thinking and 3D Design

GRAPHICS COORDINATOR, TEDx
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport CT
April 2019 – November 2019

  • Designed logo, posters, wayfinding, handouts, and clothing for Bridgeport’s first ever TEDx talk, held at the University of Bridgeport
  • Oversaw operations for printing materials and accessories
  • Managed online presence and promotion of the event