Print / Web / Design

There are many approaches to design, but there are always two constants:

1. Form follows function
2. Typography is what speech looks like


The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Jan. 2007 - Jun. 2008
Web Design Certification, QPA 3.7

Edinboro University of PA
Aug. 2000 - Dec. 2005
BFA Applied Media Arts, QPA 3.1

Graphic/Web Designer, Future POS, Butler, PA - Sept. 2012 to present

Web responsibilities include designing and developing websites. In addition to web/multimedia work, print work includes creating ads, promotional materials and event branding.

Multimedia Designer, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pittsburgh, PA - Jan. 2011 to Apr. 2011, Dec. 2012 to July 2013

Designed and produced multimedia marketing materials for Thermo Fisher’s business to client and business to business clients, as well as printed materials when needed. Web work involved coding mostly HTML/CSS, some light Actionscript and optimizing content for the web.

Multimedia Designer, Informatics Studio, Pittsburgh, PA - May 2011 to Nov. 2011

Initially brought on to assist with an e-learning project. While working under the Art Director, I was responsible for screen design, animation and selecting imagery. Responsibilities were expanded to include front-end development and design for web-based projects.

Graphic Designer, 77kids by American Eagle, Pittsburgh, PA - Feb. 2010 to Mar. 2010

Creative duties include collaborating with team members on a variety of projects including signage, environmental graphics, print materials, and illustrations. Production work included updating and modifying existing artwork and specifying files for production.

Graphic Designer/Production Specialist, Burt Hill, Pittsburgh, PA - Dec. 2007 to Jan. 2009

Brought on to set up an inhouse production studio, I researched and tested production equipment to best fit the needs of Burt Hill and the variety of its clients. Responsible for coordinating production with designers and developing the best format and materials to interpret the client’s vision.


HOW International, 2006, Award of Merit: Chimera Vol. 2
The Great Design Award, 2006: Chimera Vol. 2
Erie Addy Award, 2006, Best of Show, Student Category: Chimera Vol. 2
Erie Addy Award, 2006, Gold, Student Category: Chimera Vol. 2
Pittsburgh AIGA 100, 2005: Chimera Vol. 2
Pittsburgh AIGA 100, 2005: Silver Vision
Pittsburgh AIGA 100, 2005: Beautification: A Design Collaboration
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