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SUMMARY

Objective: To provide smart design that communicates effectively.

Overview: Freelance communication specialist with multidisciplinary background in print/web/multimedia design, photojournalism, illustration, brand management, marketing, and corporate communication. Focus is on combining smart design with effective communication and brand alignment. Special interest in international communication and cultural design practices.

Quick Facts: BA in Journalism (Print & Photo); MA in International Communication; 9+ years experience as a graphic designer, multimedia designer, and photographer.

Select Clients:

  • American University (Intercultural Management Institute)
  • Capoeira Sul da Bahia - Washington, D.C.
  • Energy Entertainment
  • Embelleshments
  • Life Designs by Enrique Torres
  • Nueva Esperanza Academy of Eastern University
  • Phillip Morris
  • Phenix Communication
  • Productions 1000, Ltd.
  • Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas
  • Roda Movements
  • TERASOPHIA

CORPORATE COMMUNICATION DESIGN

References

Carole Feld

Carole was formerly my boss while working at the Giving Tree Group, focusing specifically on brand management and product development. In her capacity as principal of Energy Enteratinment, she is currently one of my clients and has hired me to design coroporate communications and presentations.

Richard Marks

Richard and I began working together at the Giving Tree Group while collaborating on such projects as Nature's Partners. He has since hired me to design the Philip Morris, Productions 1000 and International Earth Forum projects for his newest company, Phenix Communications.

RECENT WORK

PHOTO GALLERY

BRAND DEVELOPMENT & DESIGN

WEB DESIGN

POSTER SERIES

EDITORIAL + ILLUSTRATION DESIGN

HTML EMAIL DESIGN

LOGOS

Education

Jan 2005Dec 2006

M.A.

M.A. in International Communication with a focus on Cross-Cultural Communication, International Exchange, and Information Technology from American University's School of International Service.

SRP (Significant Research Paper) Topic:

Aug 2000May 2004

B.A.

The Pennsylvania State University

B.A. in Journalism with a focus on Graphic Design and Photojournalism from Penn State's School of Communication, with Honors from Penn State's Schreyer's Honors College. Minors in International Studies, Middle East Studies and Spanish.

Senior Thesis: Ole! Flamenco, the Fire of Sevilla: a Thesis Magazine

SPEC/PROPOSAL WORK

Skills

iLife & iWork Suites
CSS/HTML/XML Coding
Microsoft Office (2007/2008)
 
Audacity
 
Final Cut Pro
 
Quark/Quark Express
 
Adobe/Macromedia Fireworks
 
Adobe/Macromedia Dreamweaver
 
Adobe Illustrator
 
Adobe InDesign
 
Adobe Photoshop