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Experience

TOMMY HILFIGER, NYC
Graphic Designer, November 2013 –2015

Lead designer for the To Tommy, From Zooey capsule collection print materials. Key player in concepting and designing collateral for the Spring 2015 Runway Show. Designed the seasonal look and graphic treatment for in-store signage, window vinyls, bounce-back cards, mailers, and eblasts. Collaborated with PR and Marketing departments to achieve a consistent brand message. Oversaw images through multiple rounds of retouching with an outside vendor, marked up necessary changes. Worked with print materials through all phases of the design process, from idea generation to mechanical production and press checks.

 

LEIBOWITZ BRANDING & DESIGN, NYC
Senior Designer, August 2010–November 2013

Worked closely with art directors and junior designers to understand the clients’ long-term and short-term business goals. Developed unique, relevant concepts based on the specific requirements of the project. Designed effective, brand-appropriate illustrations and icons for a variety of clients. Adhered to preexisting brand guidelines and maintained consistency across all brand materials. Responsible for hiring and managing interns. Assisted in the photography of print materials. Clients included Time Warner Cable, TIAA‑CREF, The Royce Funds, NICSA, Standard & Poor’s, and Paradigm Capital Management.

 

STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS, BOSTON, MA
Design Intern, Summer 2008, Summer 2009

Designed website interfaces, newsletters, and style guides as a member of the Multimedia Design & User Experience team. Compiled a series of design recommendations based on live user interface testing of the SPDR University website. Assisted in the video and photography studio and retouched portrait photographs.

 

Skills

Concept Development
Visual Communication
Branding & Identity
Art Direction
Collaboration
Attention to Detail

Strong ability to develop concepts and express ideas visually. Thrives in a collaborative environment. Works primarily in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

 

Honors & Affiliations

AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARDS
Graphic Design USA, November/December 2012

Featured in Brochures & Collateral for Matthews Asia and Corporate Identity Programs for Southeastern Asset Management.

DEAN’S LIST AND SCHOLARSHIP
Syracuse University

FREE ARTS NYC
Volunteer Mentor

Volunteer mentorship program participant in partnership with Tommy Cares which provides youths with an opportunity to express themselves creatively.

MEMBER OF AIGA
New York, NY

 

Education

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Syracuse, NY,  May 2010

B.F.A. Communications Design, Cum laude

S.U. ABROAD LONDON
Multidisciplinary Design Studio, Spring 2009

 

References

Available upon request