CV

Professional Summary

Efficient and creative  interdisciplinary designer with over 15 years of experience in graphics and video. Extensive experience in managing creative assets for marketing campaigns. Possesses a high degree of competence using programs such as the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, InDesign and Premier. Excellent leadership and communication skills, able to effectively manage myself and projects. 

Skills

Content Strategy  Branding     Campaign Management    Copywriting 
Social Media 
  Merchandising   Video Production    Print & Digital Collateral

Event Planning  Web Design     Email Marketing    Screenplay Writing 

Storytelling  Podcast Production 

Technical Skills:  Adobe Suite, Apple Suite, Wix, Microsoft Office, Basecamp, Social Media

Interpersonal Skills:  Clear communication, Collaborative, Problem-Solving skills, Intellectually curious with strong leadership, Empathetic, Trauma-Informed, Optimistic, Teachable, Conflict management and resolution skills, Time management, Self-aware and motivated

Work Experience

2015-Present

Freelance Graphic + Video Designer

  • Established a freelance graphic design company that aims to assist clients in brand development

  • Worked with diverse clientele ranging from nationally known business, Advocare and non-profit, Esperanza to local cafes and independenent music artists

  • Manage and design content for client's social media platforms

  • Design all web, print, and digital marketing collateral for clients

  • Manages anywhere from 4-5 clients at a time and/or 6-8 projects at a time

2018-2021

Media + Marketing, In The Light Lancaster

  • Produced, reviewed and published all web, print, and digital marketing collateral

  • Spearheaded and managed content strategy for both small and large projects, harnessing brand design, compelling content, and digital technology

  • Developed internal marketing campaigns

2008-2018

Creative Arts Director, In The Light Philadelphia

  • Produced, lead, and reviewed the work of the creative team for all web, print, and digital marketing collateral

  • Supervised a cross-functional team of graphic designers, copywriters and photographers/videographers

  • Conducted brainstorming sessions with creative team, maintaining strategic thinking to develop innovative and actionable initiatives in a fiscally responsible manner

  • Wrote, directed, and led over 5 plays/theatrical productions

  • Collaborated with the Operations Director to plan multiple events at the same time

2008-2012

Senior Staff Writer, DaSouth.com

  • Researched, interviewed and wrote articles pertaining to music artists

  • Edited all content before online publication

  • Wrote album reviews for music artists

  • Developed and assigned articles to team of writers

Education

2001-2005

Conestoga Valley High School

Business & Entrepreneurship, High School Diploma

Interests

Creative writing, sports, podcasts, history, social and restorative justice, politics, cooking, reading, film/tv, traveling, ancestry/genealogy research