Experience

Freelance Designer

Graphic design work such as advertisements, logo design, and branding. My Clients include Smart Alec Support, JCC of Syracuse, OEM Materials & Supplies, and more.

Instructional Associate

As an instructional associate, I instruct weekly introduction to graphic design labs, assist with project development, take attendance, and provide advice and feedback to students.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Graphics Editor

The Times-Delphic

As the graphics editor, I created graphics for weekly publication in Drake University's student newspaper. These graphics were created to appear alongside stories in both the print and digital versions of the paper. I also supervised staff designers' work and submitted photos.

Writing Tutor

Drake University

Writing tutors provide written and verbal feedback to students who attend workshop sessions. I took an intensive writing course that involved teaching and tutoring practices as a requirement of this role.

Lead Bartender

Lake Forest Country Club

This was my second bartending role and I was able to serve as the lead which involves training and setting standard practices for all other bartenders. The role involved crafting drinks and providing customer service to create a positive dining experience for all guests.

Marketing & Promotions Intern

This internship was through the summer internship program at a collegiate baseball club. During my time here, I created and developed promotions for the team, created social media content, and designed for the team's print publications and local billboards.

O'Fallon Hoots

Writing Intern

Iowa Department of Human Rights

This was a semester-long project with the Office on the Status of Women. My role was to research and write profiles on suffragettes in Iowa, with a focus on highlighting women of color in the state. I assisted in creating a mobile exhibit with the Central Iowa Community Museum.

 

Education

Syracuse University

M.S. – Multimedia, Photography, and Design

Expected Graduation 2022

Drake University

B.A.J.M.C. – Advertising

Second major in English with minor in graphic design. Graduated summa cum laude in May 2021.

Awards & Honors

Graphis New Talent Annual 2022

Industrious Original Typeface
Silver Award in Type Fonts A–Z

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2020 Media Planning Maven Award

Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication recognizes a student who excels in media planning.

Erik Isgrig Advertising Scholar

Established in honor of a distinguished member of the Drake advertising faculty by his former students, the award recognizes an outstanding advertising student.

 

Skills

Adobe Certified Professional

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Visual Design

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Photoshop

Additional Skills

  • Adobe Aero, After Effects, Dimension, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, XD

  • ProCreate for iPad

  • Blender

  • Snapchat Lens Studio

 

View a downloadable PDF version of my résumé here.