Professional Experience

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Communications Associate & Designer

September 2017 —June 2018 | Chicago, IL

  • Improved internal communications by creating a committee of involving key members from the board, office and retail staff and overseeing management.    
  • Improved external communications to volunteers and general audience by developing dedication newsletters to though audiences    
  • Developed systems to make social media posts more streamlined to fit the office’s capacity.    
  • Researched best marketing systems to fit the organization    
  • Collaborated with key stakeholders to create 2017 Annual report    
  • Designed assets for new programs, policies, and campaigns. Collaborated on
    website redesign.    
  • Advised brand direction for the new online store and external media.    

AmeriCorps Public Allies Chicago
Apprentice & Service Member

September 2017 — June 2018 | Chicago, IL

  • Professionally trained in non-profits organization and management with a cohort of 50 members.    
  • Did capacity building with new skill set at an existing local organization in Chicago    
  • Used circle keeping training to improve the lives 8th grades in a trauma-informed mentor program.
  • Designed Booklet for out “Meet The Allies” Networking Event
  • Collaborated with Interns about email marketing design
  • Recorded and Edited promo video of the 2017 Public Allies Cohort

About Face Theater
Interim Marketing Coordinator & Designer

March 2017 — April 2017 | Chicago, IL

  • Created print and social media collateral for upcoming an upcoming play.    
  • Design print collateral, 5ft rockets, and VIP section assets for the organization’s space themed annual fundraiser.

Freelance Designer, Self-Employed

August 2016 — March 2017 | Chicago, IL

Worked with various small business clients on a wide range of work including logos, branding, web site design, and print design. Tasks included research, color theory/concept, sketching, layout, font layout/creation and final delivery of the project.

Japanese Culture Center Chicago
In House Graphic Designer

March 2016 — Dec 2017  | Chicago, IL

  • Increased local foot traffic by creating consistent print collateral & digital designs for events and ongoing classes.    
  • Revised & updated business cards current logo typeface.    
  •  Worked closely with the President, Director, and Administrative Leads to create better consistency in media assets for various programming and featured exhibits.    

Death: Take 2 / Chasing The Blues “The Movie”
Graphic Designer

September 2016 — October 2016

  • Did quick turn-a rounds of faux logos, graphics, signs, posters large decals and photo edits for on set assets.    
  • Collaborated with Art Director and Assistant Art Director for direction.    

TransTech Social Enterprises
Graphic Designer & Program Coordinator

September 2014 — June 2016

  • Developed, managed, and ran general programming with co-coordinator.
  • Served as a peer coach to active members.  
  • Guided our professionally developed members into client based work  by connecting them with our staff project manager.  
  • On boarded and Tracked members growth in the program through workshops & assessments.  
  • Created organizational structure to program by developing new policies and updating contracts.  
  • Served on client-based project as a Graphic Designer and Web Designer.

Affinity Community Services
Communications Assistant

October 2013 — October 2015

  • Assisted Executive Director with various administrative tasks.    
  • Event runner for collaboration in 2014 Windy City Times first Homeless Youth Summit in Chicago.
  • Attracted community members to various events with original designs of event flyers and graphics on social media.
  • Had successful fundraising efforts by creating a video campaign for Giving Tuesday
  • Kept community and constituents informed with frequent post updates on the main website and weekly e-newsletter.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Mixed Media Connecticut College, 2013

Skills & Applications

• Branding • Concept development • Computer illustration  • Email Newsletters

• Adobe Creative Suite ( InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere) • Microsoft Office  • WordPress  • MailChimp • Constant Contact • Macintosh and PC friendly