Experience

UI Designer| Burnt Orange Game Labs | August 2021 - Present
Design user interface assets such as game play instructions,
hand-drawn UIs, and photo illustrations
Graphic Designer | Restorative Justice Project | Feb 2021 - Present
• Work on a tight deadline to conceptualize, identify and create design assets for presentations and branding to educate the public about the history of anti-Asian violence in the United States
• Assist faculty from the College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Law, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Syracuse University to conduct focus groups and weekly meetings to review materials and establish overarching branding systems
Illustration Editor | The Daily Orange | December 2020 - Present     
• Manage and assign work to a staff of six illustrators to produce illustrations for the organization’s stories and special projects using programs such as Procreate
Concept Artist| Orange Shorts Animation | September 2020 - Present
• Collaborate with storyboard and animation teams to pitch concepts for props, background, and character designs
• Present progress and skill development techniques such as producing thumbnail sketches, color choice, and creating contrast with concept team at weekly meetings

Graphic Design Intern| Brown Girl Magazine | May 2020 - Present
• Produce motion graphics, infographics and illustrations for website and social media platforms with a quick turnaround time
• Guide the UI/UX design and planning for SlashieConnects website launch

Presentation Director | The Daily Orange | May 2020 - December 2020
• Directed the design, development, and implementation of the graphic, layout, and production materials for print and online platforms using programs in the Adobe Creative Cloud while working on a strict deadline four to five nights a week
• Conducted nightly meetings with head editors and management team to produce dominant art for daily stories
• Developed branding and design for seasonal guides, inserts, sponsored advertisements and special projects
Design Editor | The Daily Orange | August 2019 - May 2020
• Worked with the Presentation Director, head editors, management team and writers to visually develop stories
• Lead design of print layout, type treatment, photo selection, and illustrations for pages in the news, culture, sports, and opinon sections




Skills

Computer Skills
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Familiar with Python, Microsoft Word 

Programs
Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe XD, Autodesk Maya, Procreate, Logic Pro, Figma

Awards & Honors
Deans List Fall 2019 - Present

2021 SND Student Design Contest World's best Designed Student Newspaper, 1st Place
Apr 2021, Society for News Design

2021 SND Student Design Contest Feature Page Design, 3rd Place - Star Gazing (Basketball Guide 2020 Spread, The Daily Orange)
Apr 2021, Society for News Design

2021 SND Student Design Contest Art & Illustration, Honorable Mention - Lacrosse Guide Cover (The Daily Orange)

Apr 2021, Society for News Design

Education

Syracuse University
B.F.A. Computer Art and Animation
Minor in Information Management and Technology
Expected May 2022

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