Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, UX and visual design, illustration and brand identity

Education

GENERAL ASSEMBLY SAN FRANCISCO UX Design Certificate
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MS, NGO/Nonprofit Leadership
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS BFA in Painting and Drawing

Experience

STATIONERY DESIGNER January 2016 - Present
   •   Freelance, crowdsourced designer for Minted's design challenges
   •   Designs include wedding invitations, save-the-dates, holiday cards, and ornaments
   •   Part of Minted's CMYK program awarded to designers with exceptional performance (at M level)

DESIGN TEAM LEADER, MINTED October 2015 - September 2017
   •   Co-led a team of 15 year-round graphic designers and a team of 45 during Minted's busy holiday season
   •   Coached and mentored designers to develop their aesthetics, creativity, communication and technical skills
   •   Worked with department leaders to ensure quality and productivity metrics were met
   •   Managed team morale and culture, created a series of team holidays celebrated annually

DESIGN ASSOCIATE, MINTED October 2014 - October 2015
   •   Designed and edited typography, layout and art for wedding suites and other stationery products
   •   Performed pre-press quality control for team of 12
   •   Seasonal Specialist role, worked on challenging orders and with clients
   •   Edited and retouched photos

FREELANCE DESIGNER June 2012 - January 2015
   •   Designed line of nail decals as well as branding, packaging, web banners, and ads
   •   Promoted e-commerce sites through SEO initiatives and social media
   •   Collaborated with wholesale clients and manufacturers on design projects

Awards

Peo Grant for Women 2012
Joe Banner / Philadelphia Eagles Award of Excellence 2010
AIGA Design Award, 50 Books | 50 Covers of 2005 with Mark Wagner, Amy Mees, and Chrissy Leggio