Resume


Education

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The University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  MA
Bachelor of Fine Arts   I   Major: Graphic Design   I   February 1998

Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA   I  Summer Session 1997

Summer Art Studies, LaNapoule, France   I   Summer Session 1996
Earned studio credits through The University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  MA


Computer Skills

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Platform Knowledge:  Macintosh OSX   I   Windows
Software Proficiency: Adobe Creative Suite   I   InDesign   I   Photoshop   I   Illustrator   I   WordPress


Professional Experience

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A.W. Chesterton, Groveland, MA
Graphic Designer   I   October 2010 – Present
Responsible for the creative direction, design, and management of marketing communication materials including catalogs, brochures, program books, trade show graphics, large format graphics, advertisements, web graphics, email blasts, logos, and all other miscellaneous collateral for our in-house marketing communications department. Researches and coordinates with vendors and freelancers for photo shoots, print materials, and trade shows. Collaborates well with a team as well as functioning as an individual contributor.

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Advance Notice Advertising, Peabody, MA
Senior Graphic Designer    I   February 2001 – October 2009
Designed advertising, collateral and marketing materials for Account Executives and clients within strict deadlines; responsible for revision and production of existing advertisements. Projects included branding, logo design, posters, billboards, trade show graphics, brochures, postcards, mailers, newsletters and more. Responsibilities included company research, photo research and creative direction.

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Buyer Advertising, Newton, MA
Graphic Designer and Production Artist    I   June 1999 – November 2000
Designed advertising and marketing materials for clients within strict deadlines; revised existing advertisements; provided custom illustrations for campaign use.

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Next Generation Advertising, Waltham, MA
Production Artist    I   September 1998 – May 1999
Revised and edited existing recruitment advertisements; designed ad layouts for clients within strict deadlines; provided custom illustrations for campaign use.


Volunteer Work

NAACP, Manchester Unit 2069, Manchester, NH
Graphic Designer and Social Media Coordinator    I   August 2020 – Present
The NAACP’s mission is “to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons”. I volunteer my time as a graphic designer, and coordinate and push information on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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New Hampshire Roller Derby, Manchester, NH
Art Director    I   September 2008 – Present
New Hampshire Roller Derby is a non-profit organization which is skater-owned and operated. Along with participating as a skater, I serve as the Marketing Chair, and Graphic Designer. Along with managing the marketing committee I help organize events, design promotional and marketing materials, and direct photo shoots, while working closely with our public relations department to advertise and market the league.

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Italia Unita, Inc., East Boston, MA
Board Member and Graphic Designer    I   June 2003 – September 2008
Italia Unita, Inc. is a non-profit organization in East Boston, MA which promotes Italian culture and the preservation of Italian heritage. All of its members work on a volunteer basis. Serving as the Art Director, I contributed my time by planning, advertising and promoting festivals, fundraisers and special events.