Freelance Graphic Design
Executed print and identity designs for diverse clientele with a focus on non-profit organizations, start-ups, and small, local businesses. Donated or discounted services for most non-profit clients, including the Innocence Project of New Orleans, Solutions Not Shootings, and the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. Work has been featured on HOW Design Blog and BoomBoomPrints.com.
Peter Mayer Advertising
Studio Designer // New Orleans, LA // Aug 2013–Oct 2014, Mar 2015–present
Graphic design and quality assurance for large volume print advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 client, as well as various regional and local clients. Ensure timely and efficient delivery of stylistically and mechanically sound assets, including direct and indirect mail, retail, run-of-print and out-of-home materials. Work closely with Creative and Production departments to ensure adherence to brand standards and to industry best practices throughout design and execution of print tactics. Design slide decks and infographics for new business presentations. Execute numerous special agency projects, including logo designs, posters, hand lettering and design of presentation templates.
Graphic Artist // New York, NY // Jan 2012–Jul 2013
Designed and produced precise factory production drawings and pre-press files for high-end custom awards and recognition products. Serviced global clientele including major investment banks and financial service providers. Served on Altrum's rebranding committee in 2012 and played integral role in creative design and implementation of new visual identity and design and production of collateral materials. Gained experience with CAD plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator and basic experience with 3D modeling.
Graphic Design Intern // New York, NY // Sep–Nov 2011
Designed graphic content and performed back-end maintenance for upscale nightlife website. Collaborated with clients to develop unique and attractive online profiles for their businesses.
Graphic Artist // Harahan, LA // Sep 2008–May 2011
Prepared pre-press files for a large variety of custom printed materials including 4-color process, cut vinyl, and large format projects. Managed all stages (from submission to production/shipping) of numerous simultaneous projects in direct contact with customers and under strict deadlines. Gained extensive experience with color separation and PANTONE color matching.
New Orleans Museum of Art
Curatorial Intern // New Orleans, LA // Jun–Sep 2008
Served under Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Assisted with research and preparation for museum exhibits. Maintained database of Museum's collection of modern and contemporary works. Served as point of contact between Museum and artists to organize meetings and exhibitions. Assisted in exhibition planning and installation.
Middletown, CT // Sep 2004–May 2008
Bachelor of Arts, Major: Art History, graduated 25 May, 2008. Coursework included Art History, Graphic Design, Drawing, Painting, Architecture, Philosophy, History, Spanish and German.
University of St. Andrews
St. Andrews, Scotland // Spring 2007
Coursework in classical and Renaissance Art History.
New Orleans, LA // Spring 2010
Coursework in Media Arts and Visual Communication within Tulane's School of Continuing Studies.
Proficient in hand lettering and calligraphy in diverse styles and in a variety of wet and dry media.
Extensive experience with print industry standards and best practices, including file preparation standards for digital, offset, silk screen, large format and cut vinyl applications.
Analytical writing and proofreading. Advanced Spanish language skills and basic understanding of German.