Experience

Brown Girl Magazine New York, NY

Graphic Designer May 2020 - present
• Work on management team with Creative Director of SlashieConnects initiative to produce sponsored infographics and illustrations for the website, Twitter, and Instagram platforms with a quick turnaround time
•Guided the UI/UX design and planning forSlashieConnects website launch

OrangeShorts Animation  Syracuse, NY


Concept Artist  September 2020 - present
• Worked on concept team and collaborated with storyboard and animation teams to pitch and visually develop concepts for props, background, and character designs
•Lead weekly meetings with concept team to show progress and skill development techniques such as producing thumbnail sketches, color choice, and creating contrast 

The Daily Orange Syracuse, NY

Illustration Editor  December 2020 -present
• Manage and assign work to a staff of 6 illustrators to produce illustrations
for the organization’s stories and special projects using programs such as Procreate
Presentation Director May 2020 - December 2020
Lead the design, development, and implementation of the graphic, layout, and production materials for print and online platforms using programs such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects while working on a strict deadline 
of  four to five nights a week
• Coordinated with head editors, management team, and writers to produce dominant art for daily stories published by conducting nightly meetings
• Managed and delegated tasks to a staff of editors in design, illustration,
and photography sections of the visuals department for the newspaper
•Developed branding and design for seasonal guides, inserts, sponsored advertisements and special projects
Design Editor August 2019 - May 2020
• Worked with presentation director, head editors, and writers to visually develop stories
•Worked on layout design, type treatment, photo selection, and illustrations for pages in the news, culture, sports, and opinon sections

Syracuse Fashion and Design Society Syracuse, NY 

Graphic Designer August 2019 - November 2019
• Created icons, graphics and illustrations for website, advertisements, and instagram page
• Collaborated with head editors and other graphic designers

Education
Syracuse University
B.F.A Computer Art and Animation
Minor in Information Management and Technology

Expected May 2022

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts
June 2019

Deans List 2019- present


Skills
Computer Skills
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, familiar with Python


Programs
Proficient in the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Acrobat,  Adobe XD)
Procreate
Autodesk Maya, Unity3D

Awards

Winner of ArtsConnection Contest themed "What About Us?" exhibited at the Dedalus Foundation

Certificate for Students Awarded a Senior Showcase









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