Freelance Graphic Artist
01.2001 - present
My design work includes website, mobile app icon, book illustration, textbook production, print advertising, restaurant menu, t-shirt, poster, brochure, flier & mailer work. Clients: Coldwell Banker, Kharis Creative, Island Press, Goldstein & Lee, P.C., Media Entities, Scholastic Publishing, Joan C. Edwards Foundation, William E. Carter School, Air & Gas Technologies, Blueshift Multisport, Picco’s Restaurant, Karp Resources & Strata Diagnostics.
Multimedia Specialist, Penn State University
04.2011 - present
Among my accomplishments for Administrative Information Services, in Penn State’s University-wide Information Technology Services group, I redesigned of the department intranet site, including rebuilding information architecture, performing usability testing, and finding the right CMS for AIS’s needs. I also diagnose and remediate site accessibility issues and run web accessibility sessions for the PSU community of programmers and developers.
Web Ad Trafficker, TechTarget
12.2006 - 06.2008
As Online Media Trafficker, I scheduled banner ad runs on TechTarget’s network of Web sites & maintained a database of newsletter ads. Communicated with client creative staff & a rotating team of high-energy campaign managers to ensure smooth execution of Flash & static deliverables. Trained campaign managers on database application software. Named the Operations Department ‘Star of the Month’, and was told regularly by co-workers that my demeanor helped them stay calm and collected in an intense environment.
Ad Designer, The Boston Courant
07.2003 - 12.2006
The duties as Ad Designer for this weekly metro newspaper included ad creation & maintaining ad scheduling. The Courant staff is small, and working there meant multitasking in a variety of situations.
I worked with paper’s contracted printer to ensure quality printing, a relationship that helped equip me with the tools to successfully navigate production issues.