Resume 2018

The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
BA in Interdepartmental Studies with Concentrations in Graphic Design and
Studio Art, Summer 2019


Professional Experience
St. Martin's Press, Manhattan, NYC

Design/Production Assistant, Fall 2018-Present

-Assist with design of book covers and mechanicals

-Photo manipulation

-Pre-press production

Type Directors Club, Manhattan, NYC


-Check in guest at front door

-Keep track of time for presenters

-Take notes of audience's comments for

presenters to take

Genius Plaza, Clifton Park, NY
Designer May 2018 – Aug 2018

Contracted Designer Winter 2017 – 2018
Intern, Summer 2017

-Accelerated the production of layouts made for

 workbooks grades pre-K through 8
-Created web and print advertisements
-Worked with other creative teams on projects
-Managed intern’s projects through a platform  called Asana


Speakeasy 518, Albany, NY
Bartender, 2016
Created craft cocktails
Maintained clean and organized workstation
Adapted to different guests’ personalities


Apollo Retail, Albany, NY
General Assembler, 2015
Contracted to repair/assemble furniture, bicycles, and grills
Gained experience using various tools and

basic wiring
Provided a positive experience for customers during in-home assemblies

Design Skills
Visual communication and concept development from research to  completion: identity and branding, business systems, poster design, advertising, illustration, typography, information design, packaging, collateral design, editorial and book design, web and interactive design, pre-press production


Technical Skills
Proficient in: Adobe Creative Cloud including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, and Muse; InVision; Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Familiar with:

Studio lighting and 
photo retouching

Honors and Awards
Exhibitor, Senior Art Show, 
The College of Saint Rose, 2018


Silver ADDY, Poster Design, American 
Advertising Federation, 2017


Artwork selected, juried Undergraduate Exhibition, The College of Saint Rose, 2014, 2016 


Contributing Member, AIGA Upstate Chapter,
Albany, NY, 2018


Member, AIGA Student Chapter,
The College of Saint Rose, 2016–2018

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