EDUCATION: Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH 43952
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts (Multimedia concentration) & Theology minor – May 2013
• Cumulative GPA 3.4
• Dean’s List – Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013
• Semester study in Gaming, Austria – Spring 2011
Graphic Design & Advertising Student LEAD, Franciscan University of Steubenville Department of Athletics, Steubenville, OH – August 2011 to Present.
Created game-day print materials, and on- and off-campus advertisements, posters/banners, and web graphics for FUS Athletics events. Collaborated on the production of “The Green & Gold,” Franciscan University’s seasonal athletics newsletter. Worked with photographers to coordinate team and individual athlete photo shoots. Managed social media accounts. Created and managed schedule for writers and photographers on the Public Relations team. Designed and managed e-blasts. Assisted the Athletics Coordinator of Public Relations with various other tasks whenever necessary.
• Fr. Finnegan Award recipient – 2011-2012 school year.
Presented to the athletic department student-employee whose excellence in service has lifted the University community.
• Fathers for Good – October 2013 to Present.
Developed and wrote a five-part article series for the season of Advent.
• CatholicMatch – July 2013 to Present.
Designed and managed SingleCatholics website. Designed web ads. Edited photos.
• Take Two Jazz Duo, CT – Summer 2012.
• Port Estillyen Productions, Turners, MO – Summer 2012.
Served as part of the marketing team for the launch of the novel Messages from Estillyen. Created and managed website for the book launch (with one other web developer). Designed letterhead.
• Shrine of St. Anne for Mothers, Waterbury, CT – Summer 2011 to October 2011.
Created flyers for 40 Days for Life program at St. Anne’s and several other parishes in the Archdiocese of Hartford.
• Movin’ With The Spirit, Inc., Columbia, CT – 2007 to present.
Created t-shirt designs, event flyers, newsletters, and other promotional materials.
Administrative Assistant, Movin’ With The Spirit, Inc., Columbia, CT – 2007 to 2012.
Managed database of contacts and mailings to donors. Facilitated communication with donors.
SKILLS: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, and After Effects
Creative & professional writing
Proofreading & editing
Organization & attention to detail
Proficiency in Mac & Windows operating systems
Basic knowledge of HTML
Working knowledge of Wordpress, Wix, Blogger, and Tumblr platforms