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Graphic Designer
Rochester, NY
Experience
Rochester, NY
Apr 2013 - Present
Senior Art Director
Responsible for point-of-sale materials, advertising, conceptual design, and business to business needs for Constellation Brands Wine, Beer, and Spirits divisions.
Atlanta, GA
Apr 2011 - Apr 2013
Sr. Graphic Designer
Responsible for design and execution of packaging, interactive material and internal communications for clients both large and small.
San Francisco, California
Aug 2010 - Jun 2014
Freelance Graphic Designer
Responsible for creating collateral materials such as show cards and exhibition catalogs
Charleston, SC
Dec 2008 - Jan 2012
Freelance Graphic Designer
One of two graphic designers for Redux Contemporary Art Center.

Responsible for creating collateral materials for the gallery including event materials, posters and exhibition catalogs.
Charleston, SC
Aug 2007 - Mar 2011
Sr. Graphic Designer
Managed over 120+ Philips and DLO branded products.

Collaborated with our Hong Kong based design headquarters and oversaw our 5-member creative team who were responsible for on-brand creative including – packaging, point of sale displays, advertising, web design as well as marketing, sales & event collateral for both Philips and DLO branded products globally.
Charleston, SC
Oct 2006 - Aug 2007
Sr. Graphic Designer
Began working at DLO as the entry level graphic designer.

Responsible for the design and execution of packaging and advertising as well as marketing materials for sales and event collateral that generated over $100 million dollars in sales.
Rochester, NY
Nov 2004 - Feb 2005
Design Intern
As an intern at Universal Buzz I created materials such as business to business collateral, standardizing the logo type and creating a look and feel for future materials. I also worked on a sales kit for Universal Buzz to utilize for future clients.
Education
Rochester, NY
Aug 2001 - May 2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Graduated with Honors and an overall GPA of 3.7
Concentration in Art HIstory
Honors and Awards
iF Communication Design Award – 2010
GD USA: American Packaging Design Award – 2008
Graduated from RIT with honors
National Honors Society –2001
Skills and Abilities
Applications
Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign
Knowledge of user interface design such as web and product interface design
Macintosh OS X
Microsoft Office Suite
FileMaker Pro
Professional and Personal Skills
Packaging
Point of sale
Icon and illustration design
Concept development
Problem solving
Great communication skills
Learns new skills quickly
Team oriented
Leadership abilities
Enjoys collaborating
Dedicated work ethic
Detail oriented
After Hours
Creating fine art
Raced go-karts from ages 8-17, and Dwarf cars from ages 16-19
Interested in snowboarding, custom cars and graffiti among other things