Honors

President’s Honors Scholarship (2005 to Present), College Dean’s List 2006

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Objective

To obtain a career-forwarding position and gain valuable knowledge through the experience of a Graphic Design & Communication-based occupation and practice.

Activities

Electric Bean Radio Station Vice President and Lead Designer (2005 to Present)

La Roche College Mosaic Culture Club Team CreativeLa Roche College Italian Club Design Team Creative

Skills

Computer - Highly proficient knowledge of latest Mac OS X, Adobe Creative Suite CS3, Final Cut, Maxon Cinema 4D, Microsoft Office 2008, and hardware networking.  5+ Years experience with hardware installation along with OS integration and optimization. Highly proficient 7+ years experience in Windows. Design - Strong level of graphic design and photography; Senior-level design understanding and functionality.  Abilities include advertisements, print, direct-mail, multimedia, communications strategies, marketing, etc. Full-featured portfolio available.Photography - 4 Years studio and outdoor experience.  Can utilize full manual DSLR cameras and professional studio photographic equipment.  Strong understanding in photographic theory and concept.Communications - Fluent in Turkish and basic understanding of Spanish (3 Years HS). Worked 2 years in customer services, able to travel, driven to be a Team Leader amongst others.Related Experience - Second semester, Senior-level design projects, in depth study of advanced to professional elements and concepts in design, 6+ years freelance work.

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Bachelors

La Roche College

Work History

Work History
Jun 2009 - Present

Graphic Designer

Brady Communications

•Serving as a full time Extern / Creative•Worked within Creative Teams to come up with design solutions for clients in print and web.•Clients included PPG Paints, Tippmann Sports, Boy Scouts of America, Mylan Corporation.•Collaborated with production department in dealing with job finishing and costs.•Directed and shot photography for numerous projects.

Jan 2009 - Mar 2009

Creative Intern

Smith Brothers Agency

•Served as an Intern / Creative•Worked with Creative Teams to come up with design solutions for clients in print and web.•Clients included Del Monte, Together Pittsburgh, Heinz, Kings Family Restaurants.•Collaborated with account management in dealing with job pricing.•Directed and shot photography for numerous products.

References

References

David Day

Richard Helfrich

George Founds