My Resume


Skills and abilities

I have experience and a wide knowledge of the following software:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Apple Motion
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Hootsuite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • QuarkXpress

I have working knowledge and experience with the following software:

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Premiere
  • ImageReady
  • BLOX total CMS
  • Flash
  • Motion VFX Plugins

I have beginner knowledge and experience with the following software:

  • WordPress
  • PHP coding
  • CSS coding

I am equally adept on both Macintosh and PC systems. I am also knowledgeable in various social media platforms.

Education

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, PA 18078
    Graphic Design Associates Degree
    Certification in 3D Animation
    Graduation Date: May 2005
    Dean’s List All Semesters
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA 16444
    Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
    Concentration in Graphic Design
    Minor in Animation
    Graduation Date: May 2007
    Dean’s List All Semesters

Work experience

Freelance Design Experience

Logo design and corporate identity products for:

  • Newtown Arts Company
  • Audio City Theater
  • Limelight Theatre Productions
  • Hickory Dickory Dark Productions
  • Meals on Wheels of Northampton County
  • Frenzified webstore
  • The Warfront
  • Revenant Apparel
  • Revolution Overdrive
  • R.U. Cold Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC
  • Geiser-Weaver Associates, LLC

Poster & Flyer designs and/or program design:

  • Edinboro University Players productions
  • Edinboro’s Opera Workshop
  • The Geekery Shoppe
  • King of Prussia Players
  • Hickory Dickory Dark Productions
  • Newtown Arts Company

Other Freelance items:

  • Illustrator work, Photoshop classes, website and Facebook banner designs for Moxcom online marketing and social media management
  • Social media for Geiser-Weaver Associates, LLC
  • Webstore design for Frenzified digital image store
  • Website banner design/maintenance for the Newtown Arts Company
  • Design team member for Chimera: A Journal of Literature and Art
  • Handmade custom cards, wedding and bridal shower invitation designs for various clients
  • Girl Scouts of Great Valley Council patch design

Work Experience

  • (Currently) Video Graphics Designer and Voice Over artist for Calkins Media video department
  • Graphic and Page Designer for Calkins Media newspapers: The Intelligencer, The Bucks County Courier Times, The Burlington County Times
  • Voice Over artist (Contract position) with EdComm Banker’s Academy in Fort Washington, PA
  • Intern at Papa Advertising Design in Erie, PA
  • Assistant Manager of Kaman’s Art Shoppes at Dorney Park
  • Public Relations Manager for Brevard County Girls Scout Council
  • Arts & Crafts Program Aide at Girls Scout Camp Mosey Wood

Awards

  • Erie Ad Club Portfolio Review Scholarship Award
  • Girl Scout Gold Award
  • HOW 2007 magazine international student design award for Chimera: A Journal of Literature and Art
  • Keystone Press Awards 2009, 2nd place, Online Journalistic Innovation, All-Intell interactive presentation
  • Keystone Press Awards 2011, 2nd place, Graphic/Illustration, Going Green at Home centerpiece graphic (part of Going Green special section in the Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer)
  • Keystone Press Awards 2011, 2nd place, Special Project, Going Green special section in the Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer
  • Keystone Press Awards 2014, 1st place, Page Design
  • Keystone Press Awards 2015, 1st Place, Page Design
  • NAA Foundation’s Youth Content Award 2008, 1st Place, Website: Unscripted website
  • New Jersey Press Association 2011, 1st place, Sports Page Design for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2011, 2nd place, News Page Design for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2012, 2nd place, News Page Design for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2013, 2nd place, Business Page Design for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2013, 3rd place, Graphics/Illustrations for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2014, 1st place, Business Page Design for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2014, 2nd place, Graphics/Illustrations for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2015, 2nd Place, Business Page Design for Burlington County Times
  • New Jersey Press Association 2015, 2nd Place, Graphics/Illustrations for Burlington County Times
  • Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association Awards 2014, 2nd place, Page Design
  • Society for Published Journalism Keystone Award 2008, 1st place, Web Design: Unscripted website
  • Society for Published Journalism Keystone Award 2008, Honorable Mention, interactive presentation for flash presentation: All-Intell Spring Sports winners
  • Society for Published Journalism Keystone Award 2010, 2nd place, Web Design: Reality website
  • Society for Published Journalists Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 2nd place, News Graphic for Going Green graphic
  • Society for Published Journalists Greater Philadelphia Chapter, 3rd place, Page Design for The Bucks County Courier Times
  • The All-American Team of Community Colleges Scholarship Award
  • USA Today’s Outstanding Student of the Year Award