Freelance Graphic Designer: Pittsburgh, PA
Designer, Independent Contractor (June 2005 – present)
Web Site Design; Print Design including Advertisements, Brochures, Annual reports, Newsletters, Postcards, Invitations, Flyers, Programs, Product Packaging, CD jackets, Stickers and Inserts, Marketing Collateral (t-shirts, mugs, etc.), Fundraising Direct Mail Pieces, Business Cards, Logos and more
UPMC Patient Experience Communication, ACHIEVA, Timeshare Title, Inc., Groupwise, Brentwood Girl Scouts, Handmade Arcade, MoxyGirls, Three Rivers Community Foundation, Open Scientist, Petunia Girls, Exercise 4 Wellness, Spinach Baby, The Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law, The Center for Victims of Violence and Crime, WYEP 91.3fm, Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, The Kelly Strayhorn Theatre, Karen Dryer (musician), Jan Beatty (writer) and more.
WYEP 91.3FM: Pittsburgh, PA
Web Director, Print Designer (February 2002 – August 2005)
WYEP Web Design and Programming:
Responsible for design, programming and content for a heavily trafficked robust site; Worked closely with the Development department to enhance website and online giving; Created a secure, dynamic online donation form whose pledges can be viewed from a secure backend; Created a separate website for the WYEP Capital Campaign that combines the look of the WYEP site and the print material created specifically for the Campaign which includes a separate, secure online donation form for major gifts
WYEP E-communications Campaign:
Launched an email marketing campaign to support station events and fundraising efforts
WYEP Print Design:
Designed and oversaw the production of print material; Designed Membership, Capital Campaign and Marketing collateral including Annual Reports, CD Projects, Newsletters, Postcards, Invitations, Flyers, Programs, Ads for various media, Signage (banners, posters, programs) for events and music festivals, T-shirts, Mugs and more.
Inecom, Inc.: Pittsburgh, PA
Media Specialist (July 2001 – January 2002)
Managed Inecom web projects (organized, designed, programmed); Created marketing concepts for video series (conceptualized, designed, and oversaw production)
Aquent Creative: Pittsburgh, PA
Multimedia Freelance Designer (May 2000 – June 2001)
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Industrial Engineering: Pittsburgh, PA
Graduate and Project Coordinator, Designer (September 1997 – April 2000)
Handmade Arcade Planning Committee (2010-present)
Oversee the fundraising efforts to support Pittsburgh’s Largest Indie-Craft show held once a year at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center. For more information about Handmade Arcade visit www.handmadearcade.com.
The Girls Scouts of America (2009-present):
Co-leader for Daisy and Brownie Troops
Work with 20-25 elementary school aged girls with the goals of helping the girls realize their dreams and become tomorrow’s leaders through inspiring growth, confidence, courage and character.
Responsible for the budget and finances for a preschool playgroup with 50 members
- Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA — May 2001 — MS in Multimedia Technology (GPA: 4.0)
- Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA — May 1996 — BA in English Literature, Minor in Media Art (GPA: 3.6) Honors — Graduated cum laude and Member of Sigma Tau Delta (English Honors Fraternity)
Operating Systems: Macintosh and Windows Environment
Skills: Print Design and Production, Web Design and Production, Project Management, Web A/V Streaming Using Windows Media and Real Media, Database Management, Editing Video and Audio for the Internet, Information Architecture, Instructional Design
References available upon request.