EDUCATION

Master of Arts (MA),
Graphic Design

Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA),
Graphic Design

Kendall College of Art & Design
of Ferris State University
Grand Rapids, MI

EXPERIENCE

Graphic Designer
Rush University Medical Center | 2017 – Present

  • Directed, designed and budgeted Philanthropy and Marketing projects including event decor and invitations, company rebrand strategies and materials for strategic campaigns for prospective donors.
  • Helped raise $41.2 million in 2017 for research and education needs.
  • Managed the project schedule and working files via the Workamajig platform.
  • Managed photo and video shoots.

Graphic Designer
Photogenic Inc. | 2013 – 2017

  • Served as art director and sole in-house designer for a travel souvenir photography company.
  • Created concepts and designed all creative projects from start to finish.
  • Developed style guides, motion graphics for video postcards, environmental vector renderings for new venues, proposals created in multiple mediums, and the creation of original infographics for use in presentations.
  • Acquired 20 new clients through proposal writing and art direction.

Graphic Designer
Southwestern Michigan College | 2008 – 2012

  • Contributed to the marketing team goals by creating and maintaining company branding within all advertising.
  • Created artwork for billboards, school publications, campus signage, and numerous other projects.
  • Coordinated video shoots and video/sound coordination for commercials and special events.

Senior Airman
U.S. Air Force | 1998 – 2003