Oct 2014 - current
Web & Graphic Designer
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, Bala Cynwyd, PA
Design and create collateral material across all departments — brochures, newsletters, fliers, invitations, posters —
to convey the Foundation’s mission and achieve Foundation objectives and goals.
Conceptualize and design sponsorship materials, advertisements and program and event logos.
Maintain branding and implement a consistent look across all Foundation assets.
Work closely within Communications Team to develop, plan and execute innovative marketing and creative
strategies for Foundation marketing campaigns.
Manage the production of printed materials through various outside vendors.
Sept 2012 - Sept 2014
Marketing Manager & Graphic Designer
Back on My Feet, Philadelphia, PA
Designing all collateral materials for national organization and local chapters; Philadelphia, New York, DC, Baltimore, Boston, Dallas Ft-Worth, Chicago, and Indianapolis.
Sept 2010 - April 2011
Fulltime-Freelance Graphic Artist
Urban Outfitters, Philadelphia, PA
Maintained inspiration boards, digital reference library, and original artwork archives. Prepared CAD printouts, CD files, Color Position Charts for technical packages.
Assisted in CAD colorways and created original artwork.
July 2008 - Oct 2009
Filmbill magazine, Philadelphia, PA
Managed the production of Philadelphia’s exclusive independent film magazine, Filmbill, for Ritz & Showcase
Theaters (distr. 60,000/mo). Contributed to the content and institute the design layouts for editorial features, covers, columns and listings. Designed ads for various magazine advertisers.
June 2002 - Jan 2008
Owner & Designer
AbiGrl Accessories, Brooklyn, NY
Marketed, organized, designed and sold collection.
Gained worldwide recognition, press and sales for designs of AbiGrl Fashion Jewelry: Nylon - June 2008,
Where - November 2007, Teen Vogue - October 2006,
Elle - September 2003, Nylon - September 2002.
Designed and produced special 800 piece AbiGrl Collection for Miss Selfridges stores in London, UK, sold out within three months. Designed and manufactured 1,200 pairs of earrings for Urban Outfitters.
Feb 2007 - Jan 2008
Betty Beauty Inc., New York, NY
Designed a line of stencils that resulted in 5% increase in Betty Beauty’s revenue. Increased distribution Betty Beauty line to 250 Duane Reade drug stores. Designed print advertisements for Betty Beauty booth and magazine at Premiere Orlando, 2007.
Nov 2005 - March 2007
Graphic Designer / Assistant Designer
MIN-K Clothing Line & Boutique, New York, NY
Facilitated launch from retail to wholesale business to help enlarge sales for MIN-K. Designed and prepared event Invitations, Press Mailers, Sale Sheets, Business Cards, Logo, Letterhead. Created promotional campaigns — flyers, mail-outs and signage. Increased distribution Betty Beauty line to 250 Duane Reade drug stores. Designed print advertisements for Betty Beauty booth and magazine at Premiere Orlando, 2007.
BFA, Communication Design
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Communication Design (focus - Graphic Design)
Graphic Design Certificate
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA