Lydia Gallo

Freelance Graphic Designer & Interior Designer

Location:Ithaca, New York, United States
2 Skills

Cornell University
B.S. in Design and Environmental Analysis - Interior Design
Concentration in Hospitality Design


AutoCAD, 3ds Max, Revit, Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, Final Cut Pro

Design Work Experience

Graphic Designer and Consultant
Willard Straight Hall Resource Center · Ithaca, NY
September 2010 - Present
Promoted from promotional team member within one year to lead new design team, providing consultations and designing logos, advertisements, and marketing material for Cornell student organizations and staff

Textile Design and Marketing Assistant
Carnegie Fabrics · New York City, NY
June 2012 - August 2013
Developed textile colorlines, designed CEU (Continuing Education Unit) and product presentations, assisted at photoshoots, organized mill samples and communicated with mills, designed marketing publications, and selected showroom piece materials

Interior Designer
Insabella Design · Little Silver, NJ
May 2013 - August 2013
Involved in a number of healthcare, corporate, and residential projects in which I created construction documents, designed custom millwork, specified FF&E and materials, maintained procurement documents, met with sales representatives, collected site measurements, and maintained the materials library

Community Design Experience

Layout Editor
Rainy Day Literary Magazine · Ithaca, NY
July 2011 - Present
Design the format of the Rainy Day magazine publication

Student Designer
Red Newt Cellars · Hector, NY
January 2014
Participated in multidisciplinary team tasked with the rebranding, user experience, design development and general marketing strategies for Red Newt Cellars winery and bistro on the Finger Lakes Wine Trail

Design Team Member
Collegetown Grocery · Ithaca, NY
January 2012 - May 2012
Involved in multidisciplinary student-run, community design organization, DesignConnect, that worked with local municipality in providing design, feasibility, and community interest services
for potential grocery store in nearby area

Brand Management Chair
Alpha Chi Omega · Ithaca, NY
May 2011 - December 2011
Promoted semester-round advertising on campus and in the community, and designed apparel for the chapter
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Interior Design