Carnegie Mellon University 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Minor in Photography
Graduated with Honors
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia Study Abroad Fall 2008
December 2012 - Present
Jordache Enterprises - Graphic Designer (New York, NY)
Create graphics for advertisements, trade show displays, and in store signage. Photograph samples and retouch for use in social media, blogs, and e-commerce websites. Run social media for multiple brands.
December 2010 - June 2012
Norma Kamali - Junior Designer, Photographer (New York, NY)
Create graphics for in-store displays, website, and social media. Photograph people and events for online media, print publications, and press releases. Design webpage and manage content for launch of new online only clothing line.
Photographs published in Vogue UK November 2011, W Magazine February 2012, Harper’s Bazaar March 2012, and SOMA May 2012 as well as multiple online publications
May 2010 - August 2010
MARC USA - Junior Art Director (Pittsburgh, PA)
Create collateral for Rite Aid stores nationwide. Assist in concept meetings for clients and prepare presentations. Perform research to accompany concepts.
May 2010 - August 2010
Weisshouse - Photographer (Pittsburgh, PA)
Work as sole photographer to photograph merchandise in and out of store. Shoot and prepare photographs for website, social media, and publications. Photographs featured on Apartment Therapy Website.
February 2007 - May 2010
The Cut Magazine - Founding Member, Art Director (Pittsburgh, PA)
Cofounding member of monthly music magazine with distribution of 1,000 copies. Created and managed team of ten to layout, compile, edit and pre-press monthly issue with one week turnaround time. Scheduled and ran art and layout meetings. Assign, collect, and edit assignments and enforce the schedule.
May 2009 - August 2009
Impressions Design - Art Director Intern (State College, PA)
Designed trade show displays, identities and stationary, websites and advertisments for a variety of clients.
2007 - Present
Freelance Graphic Design
genosek.com - T-shirt Design Closet Quilts - Identity and Collateral Design Harmony Horsemanship Center - Identity Design and Promotional Photography Dancer’s Symposium, Carnegie Mellon University - Event Promotion Design Earthen Vessels Outreach - Identity and Promotional Material Design
Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop CS6 and earlier, Digital Pre-press, Microsoft Office, FTP Clients Cyber Duck and Fetch, Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography
Familiar with Dreamweaver and CSS
“Dream” book chosen to be in AIGA Pittsburgh’s Annual Design Context Show