American Sign Language
Book Making & Paper Craft
Digital & Film Photography
Mac OSX & iOS
Microsoft Office Suite
Packaging Template Creation
University of Florida // Gainesville, FL // 2009–2014
Bachelor of Fine Arts | Graphic Design
Concentrations | Packaging Science & Photography
Eighteen students are hand-selected to take part in the university’s competitive, limited-access, upper-division graphic design program. This program takes place in a communal studio space that promotes communication, collaboration, and individual concept development.
Ringling College of Art and Design // Sarasota, FL // Summer 2007
Participate in several courses under the direction of Ringling’s prestigious faculty allowing for growth and development of skills in drawing, 3-D art, digital photography and design.
Dean’s List // 2009–2014
Awarded for current cumulative GPA of 3.68.
Florida Bright Futures Scholarship: Academic Scholars // 2009–2014
Full four–year college scholarship for academic achievement.
GraVicDesigns // 2007–Present
OWNER & DESIGNER | Design identities and collateral, photograph events and manage all clientele and finances. Clientele has included private events, Junior Golf Association, MindBody fitness center, and Physicians Professional Liability Risk Retention Group (PPLRRG).
Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies // Gainesville, FL // September 2012-Present
GRAPHIC DESIGNER | Design marketing materiels for the College of Real Estate Studies at the University of Florida. I am responsible for designing and coding e-mails, flyers, pamphlets, event materials, and promotional materials in both digital and print formats.
Brandberry // Boca Raton, FL // Summer 2012
INTERN: GRAPHIC DESIGN | Contribute to the design of twelve different brands. Head designer on three accounts. My designs are featured in retail stores such as “It’sugar,” “Toys ‘R Us,” “Walmart,” and “FAO Swartz.” Designs include wall space design, packaging, branding, and product design.
voxGRAPHIS // Fall 2009–Present
VICE PRESIDENT & STUDENT MENTOR | Vox is a student–run design group that puts on annual events such as a design trip, design symposium, and portfolio reviews. Student mentors are responsible for reviewing applying underclassman’s portfolios and giving advice for improvement. As Vice President I Organized and planned a trip to Miami for 30 design students to visit local design and advertising studios, and get a tour of the Wolfsonian.
Ligature 22 // Spring 2013
MERCHANDICE COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON | Responsible for the design and facilitation of all merchandice including t-shirts, pencils, self-inking stamps, and hand-made sketchbooks.
Ligature 21 // Spring 2012
PRINT COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON | Responsible for the design and facilitation of all print material including posters, brochures, self-inking stamps and hand-made sketchbooks.
American Institute of Graphic Arts // Fall 2011-Present
MEMBER // MIAMI, FL CHAPTER | AIGA is the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. AIGA represents more than 20,000 design professionals, educators and students through national activites and local programs.