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Sep 2004May 2007

Bachelor of Science

New England Institute of Art

Completed 4 year degree in 3 years

Work experience

Mar 2010Present

Composing Department Team Leader

The Evening Tribune

Manage and maintain layouts, design integrity and brand recognition for daily newspaper, weekly pennesaver, special ad pages, supplemental publications and Sunday Comics

Lead designer for Travel Guide Department publications: I-86/Rt. 17; I-99/Rt. 15; Rt. 6

Increased department productivity by independently standardizing and simplifying Composing Department's electronic filing system

Coordinate Sales Team and Pre-press deadlines and files for all community awareness promotional pages

Elevated public profile of local clubs/ organizations, (Lions Club, Kiwanis Club, Hornell and Canisteo Rotary clubs) via complete redesign of their monthly newspaper ad pages

Improved sales for Marketing Department products (namely "RadarFrog") by initiating customized, innovative ads for prospective clients; thus, driving business and increasing product popularity


Noyes Memorial HospitalDansville, NY, United StatesApr 2008 - Present

  • Used photography and design skills to produce presentation materials for Grounds Manager to demonstrate to the Board of Directors the return on investment of their annual landscaping project
  • Improved sales in hospital cafeteria amongst employees by creating appealing meal specific “club cards,” promoting the newly developed café atmosphere

Livingston County Center for Nursing and RehabilitationMount Morris, NY, United StatesNov 2002 - Nov 2008

  • Produced visually appealing promotional and special event paraphernalia
  • Designed/ updated professional grade seasonal menus focusing on both aesthetic appeal and functionality for elderly residents
  • Fashioned comprehensive marketing package for inaugural carnival event to involve elderly and handicapped residents in the outside community – Package included advertisements, station signs, tickets, T-shirts, and a DVD chronicling the event.

Regis College Publications DepartmentWeston, MA, United StatesJan 2007 - May 2007 - Internship

  • Collaborated with printing company and fellow designers to create brochures, concert programs, informational postcards, etc. for use within the college
  • Designed large scale advertisements for professors/ club organizers for newspaper publishing
  • Maintained electronic project files for proper retrieval and archiving.

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Specialized Talents:

Branding/Identity, Typography, Layout, Illustration, Color Theory

Professional Experience Designing:

Posters/ Fliers, Media Packages, Business cards, Logos, Brochures, Book Illustrations, Newspaper Print design layout, Web/ Print ad publishing, Photo retouching, Digital imaging

Professional Strengths:

Customer service oriented, Work independently & collaboratively, Meticulous, Organized, Diligent, Ability to multi-task, Deadline conscious, Written communication skills


Versatile Graphic Designer with unique perspective seeks full-time opportunity to use extensive range of skills for product marketing and branding. Focusing on aesthetic, detail and quality, I produce brilliant creative conceptualizations and layout scenarios in a timely manner. My strong work ethic endures all assignments.


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Quark Xpress
Adobe Creative Suite
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Microsoft Office
Word, Powerpoint, Excel

Publication Front Covers

Print Ads

Newspaper Promo Pages


RadarFrog Coupons

Noyes Hospital Cafe Cards

Carnival Event Series