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EDUCATION

Parsons the New School for Design
New York, NY | August ’09 – May ’11

MFA Design and Technology

Boston University
Boston, MA | September ’04 – May ’08

B.S. Communication
• Major in Advertising
• Minor in Visual Arts

WORK EXPERIENCE

Art Director | Movement Strategy
New York, NY | Sept ’14 – Present  

  • Work with copywriters and content strategists to conceptualize and execute campaigns and large-scale activations for our clients
  • Design and maintain our clients’ visual style for current and emerging social programs
  • Lead a team of designers and interns in content creation and pitch work

 

Art Director | Agency212
New York, NY | June ’13 – Sept ’14  

  • Worked with Account Directors, Creative Director, and outside vendors to conceptualize and create design deliverables for print and animated advertisements, digital web campaigns, and website designs.
  • Collaborated with interactive team in designing web and mobile projects for various campaigns and projects


Freelance Visual Designer | Operation: CMYK
Brooklyn, NY | Oct ’12 – Jun ’13

  • Conceptualized and created motion graphic animations, visual designs and animations for various print and web projects


Graphic Designer | Rockwell Group
New York, NY | Jul ’11 – Jan ’13

  • Researched and designed print, video and digital materials for client presentations, brand collateral, and architectural graphics
  • Worked with outside printers and specialists to produce printed books, invitations, and other promotional materials.


After Effects Instructor | Parsons

New York, NY | Aug ’10 & Mar ’11

  • Co-taught various intro-to-After Effects workshops organized by Parsons


Teaching Fellow | MFA DT Bootcamp

New York, NY | Jul ’10 – Aug ’10

  • Taught basic design principles to the incoming first-year students for the MFA Design and Technology summer Bootcamp.
  • Taught class daily for three hours
  • Gave lessons, assisted with projects and led discussions


Production Assistant | Dartmouth Publishing

Sudbury, MA | Jan ’09 – Jul ’09

  • Proofed artists’ work, preflight and new art
  • Estimated cost of artwork
  • Oversaw a number of jobs for which I determined the specs and cost
  • Maintained communication with the client

RELATED SKILLS
  • Proficient with Mac and PC platforms
  • Proficient with Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, After Effects, Microsoft Word, Power Point, WordPress, HTML and CSS
  • Experience with mobile app design, Flash, wire-framing, illustration, storyboarding, prototyping, video rendering (Final Cut Pro and After Effects), social media (Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare), and UX design