Dedicated and detail-oriented Graphic Designer & Illustrator with 10+ years in digital design, marketing, and copywriting, managing the complete design process, from conceptualization to delivery. Developed and implemented creative design solutions that increased clients’ media outreach and sales. Produced engaging print, digital, and social marketing materials, demonstrating deep knowledge of marketing and design principles. Utilized creativity strategy and problem-solving skills to stretch the boundaries of design and digital storytelling to help brands stand out. Proficient in design presentations, trend analysis, photoshoot management, creative writing/copywriting, storytelling, and cross-functional collaboration.

Graphic Designer & Illustrator
Self-Employed (Superior, CO)
February 2012 to present
Notable clients: Opera Philadelphia, Fruitstrology, and Princeton University Concerts
· Undertake diverse projects for freelance and contract clients, including print, digital designs, illustrations, social media marketing materials, and more, managing and prioritizing simultaneously occurring tasks.
· Guide the ideation of designs from the ground up as well as follow preexisting style/brand guides.
· Design and incorporate various elements, messaging, photographs, and logos to communicate marketing and brand objectives according to clients’ schedules, budgets, and content standards. 
Creative Design Specialist
Nerdio (Remote)
December 2023 to present
· Manage and create a variety of assets, including social images and ad graphics, promotional & informational materials, presentations, logo design, tradeshow collateral, and more.
· Design and implement landing pages in HubSpot, WordPress, and Elementor.
Graphic Designer & Creative Copywriter
Celsius Marketing | Interactive (Fort Myers, FL)
March 2020 to October 2023
· Created marketing materials under the supervision of the creative director and with direction from account executives, performing outstandingly in monthly evaluations.
· Designed deliverables, including but not limited to social media graphics, banner ads, website layout and design, and print materials, with a track record of bringing innovative, creative thinking and fresh ideas to the company.
· Strategized, wrote, and implemented various forms of creative copywriting, including website and ad copy, headlines, calls to action, and email copy, establishing consistency in quality standards, communications, and protocols.
Graphic Designer
Prather Productions (Fort Myers, FL)
June 2018 to March 2020
· Produced artworks & layouts for the entirety of Prather Productions (Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Prather Touring), enhancing the image and brand voice with consistent messaging and aesthetics.
· Increased social engagement through creative graphics.
· Designed promotional and marketing materials, including but not limited to show artworks, print proofs, brochures, booklets, flyers, ads, billboards, and other materials.
Graphic Designer
Bristol Riverside Theatre (Bristol, PA)
August 2015 to May 2018
· Designed marketing materials for shows & productions and assisted in social media graphic creation & strategy.
· Laid out digital and print files, including brochures, booklets, posters, flyers, and ads.

Awards and Acknowledgements 
RMCAD: packaging design and copywriting
AAF SWFL: website design
AAF District 4 Silver ADDY 2021
AAF SWFL: website design
The Alumni Art Exhibition 2017
Darkness Illuminated -The Raven: illustrated typography
On Photos: handlettering project
Far Off Oceans: typographic piece
Graphic Design Senior Exhibition 2014 - 1st Place Award 
Milk-Boy: a graphic novel
Post Typography Juried Show 2014 
BS ABCs: illustrative typography
I'm Imaginary: book design 
Paul Sahre Juried Show 2013 
hide & seek: illustrated poster design
Typorama 2012
hide & seek: illustrated poster design

York College of Pennsylvania, Class of 2014
Bachelor of the Arts in Graphic Design • Cum Laude 
Recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship and Dean’s List

Digital & Print Design
Branding & Identity
Marketing & Advertising
Illustration & Typography
Analytical Skills
Front-end Website Design
Presentation Skills
Communication Skills
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