RESUME

Work Experience

StarChapter (Star Chapter Software LLC)

Team Lead, Graphic Design

Owings Mills, Maryland
August 2015 to Present

Day to day duties include designing, implementing and supporting our 1,800+ customers and their websites. Designs include customizing one of our StarChapter Layouts (templates) with the customers colors, fonts, styles, and logo. Once the customer approves the design, the website is implemented on our software with the approved design and content placement. Other daily tasks include managing the graphic design department to make sure all tasks are being completed within our designated time frame and to make sure everything is running smoothly. Another daily task consists of assisting the development team in all development needs including concepts, design, and testing. 

Other weekly and monthly tasks include designing and creating any marketing, sales, and customer facing materials the company needs. These materials include but are not limited to ebooks, PDFs, PowerPoints, social media postings, web banners, designing and coding 2 monthly email newsletters as well as quarterly internal newsletters, email campaign designs and coding, website updates for our marketing and knowledgebase site, landing page creations, designing new content for the kb including workflow/content mapping, designing new layout templates and content sections for our platform, video editing, brochure design, and infographics.

 

Started as a Graphic Designer and after two years of hard work was promoted to Senior Graphic Designer in 2017. In 2020 was promoted to the team lead of the graphics department. 

 


 

West Chester University Art Department

Gallery Intern

West Chester, Pennsylvania
January 2015 to May 2015

Assist with all art exhibits in the John H. Baker Gallery at West Chester University. Conceptualize creative solutions that effectively communicate the artist’s vision for his or her exhibit.

 

Stratus Interactive: Inbound Marketing & Web Design Agency

Graphic Design Intern

West Chester, Pennsylvania
August 2014 to December 2014

Redesigned eBooks for company website. Created web banners and web sliders for various clients’ websites. Designed beer can labels for an event hosted by Stratus Interactive. Assisted with the launch of new websites for clients by integrating information and images into code using HubSpot, as well as performing cross browser and platform testing.

 

Traders Library

Production Design Intern

Columbia, Maryland
September 2010 to May 2011

Assisted with design and production of book publications. Completed editorial updates in InDesign and formatted and styled page layouts. Designed advertising banners for company website and updated website with new publications to promote sales.

Education

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic + Interactive Design, May 2015
Minor in Art History

 

Technical Skills

Proficient in Programs:

Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe XD, BBEdit,
PowerPoint, Word, and Excel


Working knowledge of:

After Effects, Premier Pro, and Flash


Proficient Web Languages:
CSS, HTML, and Less

Proficient in these Frameworks & Website Builders:

StarChapter, Wix, Squarespace, Bootstrap

(Knowledge of WordPress)

Relevant Course Work

Advertising, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Interactive and Web Design, Package and Publication Design, Typography, and Visual Branding

Extras

Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity, West Chester University

September 2011 to 2015

Executive Board Member, Treasurer, December 2012 to November 2013

Sisterhood Chair, December 2011 to November 2012

 

Women’s Club Soccer, West Chester University

September 2011 to 2015

Executive Board Member, Treasurer, June 2012 to June 2014

 

Deans List, West Chester University and Howard High School

 

National Art Honor Society, Howard High School

September 2010 to May 2011

 

National Honor Society, Howard High School

September 2009 to May 2011