IN-house & studio experience
CRUSHFANZINE  /  2016 - present
Title: Designer & Production Assistant
Focus: Print Design & Production, Multi-page Layout, Editorial, Digital Design, HTML Email
Currently leading graphic direction & aiding with production assistance for the uniquely focused art & design 300+ page magazine, based in Paris & NYC. Additional projects include the design & development of monthly HTML newsletters promoting the quarterly releases of the magazine, and events by CRUSHfanzine.

SUN TAIYANG CO., LTD  /  2013 - 2016
Title: Designer & Assistant Manager
Focus: Print, Digital Design Lead, Multimedia, Art Direction
Elevated the high–end company identity of Outre—Sun Taiyang's brand and head product name—in the industry of vibrant hair fashion by creating trend-setting print material(packaging, advertising, and POP), & attractive digital platforms(website re-design & development). 
autoref  /  2013
Title: Junior Print Designer
Focus: Print, Web
1st experience as an in-house designer for a start–up operation. Primarily designed marketing material: brochures, flyers, stationary, & digital graphics.
picon  /  2012 - 2013
Title: Junior Designer
Focus: Digital Design
Aided lead web designer & wordpress developer in small web agency. Provided high fidelity site mock–ups & web graphics.
- Wordpress website design & development for the Icelandic architect
- Assisting freelance creative director Khary Simon with a wide range of print to digital projects, including a revamping of his own creative direction website
- HTML newsletter(s) design & development for the luxurious menswear fashion line
- E-commerce website design & development for the reputable celebrity stylist
images 74  /  2016
- Model photo retouching for fashion photographer Nicolas Wagner, based in Paris, France
healthcare realty brokage, inc.  /  2013
- Designed newsletter advertisements promoting the client's real estate properties 
- Took over where the previous web designer left off by further developing, from design direction to a hand-coded fully functional website
jared the galleria of jewelry  /  2011
- Designed invites & mail-outs for local store's one time jewelry event
Art Institute of pittsburgh  /  2011-2013
Majors: Web Design & Interactive Media following Graphic Design
Degrees: Associates of Science  x  2
Achievement: Graphic Design Portfolio Best of Show Award
Art Institute of new york city  /  2009-2011
Major: Graphic Design
designer's forte
Art Direction,  Concept Development,  BRANDING,  print design,  print production, Editorial & LAYOUT,  digital design,  wireframing,  FRONT-END DESIGN, responsive design, HTML & CSS,  HTML EMAIL,  PACKAGING DESIGN, ADVERTISING DESIGN,  TYPOGRAPHY,  DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION,  PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO & ANIMATION

technical skills
Adobe Creative Suite & CC,  wordpress,  Magento,  Mac OSX,  Windows PC,  Glyphs Mini,  Balsamiq,  CODA,  quarkxpress