My goal is to obtain a jobs in the field of graphic design or medical illustration that will allow me to expand and fine-tune my skills as a designer and illustrator.
I graduated with a BS. Degree in Communications Media with a concentration in Graphic Design and a minor in Art from Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA.
I've taken extra classes at Middlesex Community college to try new things and broaden my portfolio.
For the past 3.5 years I've been working at Whole Foods Market. For most of that time I was a Store Artist; in charge of creative signage throughout the stores, implementing programs from regional, working closely with Marketing to create a cohesive look throughout the stores, and to come up with new and exciting ways to get messaging across to the customers. I've most recently been in the role of Metro Marketing Specialist. This allows me to work with the community, create storewide events, handle donations, and do all social media outreach for my stores.
I have a background in:
Computer Graphic Design
Intermediate Graphic Design
Advanced Graphic Design
Systems and Theories of Communication
Com. Law and Ethics
Feature and Magazine Writing
Proficient with CS6: Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, Facebook, Instagram, and twitter.
Include operation of large and small format poster trimmers, Lamination machine, Paper trimmers, paper folding machines and use of large and small format printers.
Developing Graphics for Ecophyx, a new company developing eco-friendly alternatives for
Duties Include; Developing Graphics such as logos, diagrams and web based designs
June 2010- Present
Developing Graphics for Work Fit, and ergonomic consulting firm.
Duties Include: Developing Graphics and pamphlets.
January 2009- Present
Sales Associate/Waitress at the 99 Restaurant, Fitchburg, MA.
Duties Include: Waiting on customers, handling money, preparing food, multitasking (dealing with more than one table at a time, and handling problems in high stress situations.
March 2006- Present
Internship with Genzyme at the Framingham, MA site.
Duties Include: Handling clients, laminating and trimming posters, printing documents, creation documents such as: cards, posters, ppts, illustrations, mailing documents, packaging documents, editing video, editing sound to go with video, capturing stills from video, being organized, organizing materials for the company and helping out my coworkers whenever I can.
September 2009- December 2009
Drawing, Painting, Photography, Scrap booking, Writing, Swimming, Traveling, Hiking and Snowboarding
References and portfolio upon request.