Résumé


Experience

University of Michigan Michigan Medicine
HITS Documentation & Publishing

Creative Lead / Senior Graphic Designer
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2015 – present

Infographic and presentation design for internal and external clients ¶ Designed and coded websites with an emphasis on usability ¶ Creation of multiple team identities while honoring the larger U-M graphic standards ¶ Established new project tracking method, uniting communication efforts across 5+ teams


University of Michigan Museum of Art

Senior Graphic Designer
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2013 – 2015

Designed art exhibition graphics and various related marketing materials ¶ Facilitated graphic installations with outside vendors ¶ Enforced museum-wide brand standards ¶ Helped establish e-newsletter, widening UMMA outreach to 4,000+ people


Washtenaw Community College

Graphic Design Instructor
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2013 – 2015

Instructed Graphic Design History, Graphic Communications II, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop ¶ Created curriculum for each course based on industry best practices. ¶ Created custom student site and blog to circumvent the shortcomings of Blackboard


Color Wheel LLC

Graphic Designer / Art Director
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2011 – present

Independent freelance design practice ¶ Worked closely with creative directors and copywriters at Q LTD to produce various marketing materials ¶ Management of personal studio space in a collective work environment ¶ Development of identity and collateral packages for startups and local small businesses


Savitski Design

Graphic Designer
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2011

Created thoughtful and engaging graphic statements for local non-profits and cultural organizations. ¶ Designed specialized aspects of books and journals including indexes, tables, maps and tables of contents. ¶ Worked closely with clients to ensure high-quality print results.


Paragon Display Group

Graphic Designer / Print Production Specialist
Ann Arbor, Michigan
2009 – 2010

Designed graphics, router paths and installation diagrams for large-scale environmental signage systems ¶ Developed excellent image manipulation, color correction, and photo restoration skills ¶ Managed multiple projects while meeting fast paced production deadlines ¶ Expanded communication skills through extensive client interaction ¶ Lightjet 430 production, HP Designjet production


Unigraphics

Graphic Designer
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio
2007 – 2009

Worked in varying capacities as in-house graphic designer for campus-wide design studio ¶ Designed numerous journals and publications ¶ Internship for one year, part-time paid appointment for two years


Bowling Green State University Fine Arts Center Galleries

Graphic Designer
Bowling Green, Ohio
2005 – 2007

Designed various promotional and marketing materials
for the three campus art galleries ¶ Communicated with printers, oversaw print production


Quick Tab II

Offset Web Press Operator
Tiffin, Ohio
2002 – 2005

Ran two-color Stevens offset lithographic web press in a factory production environment Guillotine Paper Cutter ¶ Ran various bindery and finishing equipment (guillotine paper cutter, jogger, perforator, foldor, shrink-wrapper, etc.)


Seneca Printing

Sheet-fed Offset Press Operator / Graphic Designer
Tiffin, Ohio
2000 – 2002

Ran AB Dick 360 single-color sheet-fed offset press ¶
Ran various bindery and finishing equipment (guillotine paper cutter, jogger, perforator, foldor, shrink-wrapper, etc.) ¶ Entry-level graphic design responsibilities ¶ Store clerk


Goodwill

Store Clerk
Tiffin, Ohio
1999 – 2000

Ran cash register, hung clothing, sorted stuff, emptied trash


Education

Washtenaw Community College

Various Web Design Courses

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2009 – 2012


Bowling Green State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design
GPA: 3.329

Bowling Green, Ohio
2004 – 2008


Studio Art Centers International (SACI)

Advanced Graphic Design, High Renaissance Art History,
Screen Printing, Advanced Ceramics

Florence, Italy
2006 (Fall Semester)


Terra Community College

Associate of Applied Science
Ohio Transfer Module (OTM)

Fremont, Ohio
2004 – 2005


Terra Community College

Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design
Magna Cum Laude
GPA: 3.75

Fremont, Ohio
1999 – 2004