Education 
SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY – BFA, 2018
GPA: 3.8
Achievements 
SUNY New Paltz Dean's List (Fall 2014 - Spring 2018)
Graduated SUNY New Paltz with Magna Cum Laude Honors in May 2018
Experience 
October 2018 - Present – Graphic Designer/Digital Marketing at BIRG
- Assist with brand identity development
- Design company logo, business cards, and letterhead
- Create graphics, edit photos, and proofread content for website, print/digital brochures, presentations, and monthly newsletter
- Assist with administrative tasks such as creating ID badges and organizing documents
May 2018 - Present – Freelance Graphic Designer (Self-Employed)
- Work on client projects such as logo design and web design
- Communicate with clients regarding how they want their brand’s web presence to stand out 
- Complete various drawing and illustration commissions
January 2018 - May 2018 – Teacher's Assistant to Prof. Joshua Korenblat 
- Assisted Professor Korenblat in creating informational illustrations describing the course content in an engaging and easy to understand format for the students in his Visual Language class
June 2017 - January 2018 – Graphic Design Intern at Roots and Wings Publishing
- Assisted with designing the layout, chapter headers, and cover of a health and wellness book for publication
May 2017 - July 2017 – Graphic Design Intern at REVA Inc.
- Assisted the creative director with iconography for the website
- Assisted with website layout and organization of categories
- Created kid-friendly frame by frame motion graphics for social media to promote the organization's music workshops
Extracurricular 
2015-2017 – Public Relations for New Paltz Hooked on Stitches Club
- Designed posters, advertised events, designed a logo for sweatshirts and tote bags, and managed the club’s social media accounts.
Skills 
Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, basic HTML + CSS, WordPress, InVision
References 
Joshua Korenblat – Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at SUNY New Paltz: korenblj@newpaltz.edu
Jessica Jones –  Executive and Artistic Director of REVA: revaletters@gmail.com
Puja A.J. Thomson – Founder and Director of Roots & Wings: puja@rootsnwings.com

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