To obtain full-time employment as a graphic designer/production artist in a position that will allow me to utilize my experience with page layout, producing ads, logo design, photo correcting and helping with overall production.


Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Quark Xpress
Adobe Acrobat
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word


PC and MAC proficient
Writing and Proofreading
Customer Service
Pantone Matching System
Layout Design
Photo Editing
Acrylic & Oil




Creative Assistant Dec. 2010-Present
O’Meara-Brown Publications, Chicago, IL
(Lakeland Boating/Great Lakes Angler)

- Created advertisements for client in various sizes
- Retouch/manipulate and color correct images
- Production work (resized existing ads, recreated logos from bitmap to vector)
- Created custom illustrations or other graphic elements
- Page layout for the upcoming 2011 Lake Erie Cruiser Guide

Trouble Shooter Nov. 2008-Nov. 2009
Cooper Perkins, Inc, Burlington, MA
- Provided non-technical assistance for engineering projects
- Maintained the company’s website via Drupal and internal wiki
- Performed various administrative tasks (copying, filing, scanning, phones, etc.)
- Designed logos, labels and other graphic design projects as needed
Production Artist Aug. 2008-Oct. 2008
Delta Education/School Specialty, Nashua, NH  

- Cropped, resized, reformatted and color-corrected images
- Prepared PDF files for web based download
- Edited catalog material using Quark Xpress

Production Artist/Proofreader March 2008-June 2008
Gillette, Boston, MA  

- Produced layouts of various razorblade packaging with the use of templates
- Managed multiple projects simultaneously through approvals to completion
- Ensured quality control and adhered to brand standards

Production Artist Sept. 2006-Jan. 2008
Brady People ID, Burlington, MA  

- Pre-production for many diverse printers (silkscreen, pad-press, and label) and         
  products (lanyards, badge reels, safety glasses and badge holders)
- Work in collaboration with a team from start to completion of each incoming job


Middlesex Community College, Bedford, MA May 2011
A.S. in Graphic Design, GPA: 3.7
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA May 2006
B.A. Journalism with a minor in Film Studies