Sydney Saporito

Freelance Illustrator & Cartoonist

Location:Derry, New Hampshire, United States
2 Skills
Hello! I am a freelance illustrator and designer. Here's my resume:

Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL
Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2021
Major: Illustration, GPA: 3.6/4.0
President’s List, 3 consecutive semesters in a row

Graphic Designer, Oasis Care Packaging, February 2020- May 2020
Developed prototype design and brand style for upcoming project and startup company
Designed promotional material for client’s creative marketing guidelines and creative design
Children’s Print and Pattern Workshop, Carter’s Inc, January 2020
Learned industry file standards, formatting, process, and brushes for children’s garments
Taught design trends and color picking for the upcoming seasons for child wear and packaging
Created designs and illustrations under Carter’s Inc. directions targeted towards young children
General Art Intern, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH, May 2019 - August 2019
Designed artwork using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and the Pantone color system
Created advertisement, banners, etc in accordance with brand style guidelines
Created and set up templates in InDesign for pamphlets, flyers, posters, and prints
Communicated bi-weekly presentations for feedback of design concepts with other artists
Freelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer, Derry, NH; Portland ME; Sarasota, FL, August 2017-present
Completed over 300 transactions for national and international clients
Worked with dielines/die-cuts, print media trends, print technology techniques with clients
Created packaging designs and products for clients and their brands
Created 2D packaging to be assembled into 3D after printing
Developed and edited product photography
Cleaned up and refurbished existing assets given for logos, websites, and banners, products
Gained ability to manage multiple projects and pay close attention to detail for each client’s requests
Pop-Up Shop Artist at Portland Art Walk, Maine College of Art, Portland ME, August 2016-December 2016
Created artwork around client’s guidelines which increased sales 50% from the previous year
Helped innovate product and packaging design to further brand identity
Created eCommerce website and product photography for online media and social media
Helped create content for social media pages that reached over 30,000 accounts
Crafting Apprentice, Creative Framing Solutions, Manchester, NH, August 2018
Comic Artist, The Horror Within LGBT+ Horror Comic Zine, Ringling College, July 2019-August 2019
Artist Alley Vendor, Ringling College of Art and Design October 2019, February 2020
Semi-Finalist for Ringling’s Illustration Department’s Senior Poster Exhibition, December 2020- May 2021
Best of Ringling Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota FL, April 2019- May 2019

Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Figma, Sketch, Procreate, and Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Mac OS. Good working knowledge of the Pantone color system, Adobe Fresco, GIMP. Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud. Experienced with typography, product photography, branding, print design, book layout, letterpress, photo editing, proof to printing, pre-press processes, digital to print media, video/film editing, digital media, digital art, vector-based illustration. Good working knowledge of UX/UI design, motion graphics. Experienced with traditional media techniques, pen, and ink, oil painting, acrylic painting, and pastels. Experienced in customer service.
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