Social good, design, user experience, vegetarianism, knitting, and volunteering.
New York, Other
I am a graphic designer and burgeoning front-end developer who is motivated by innovative thinking, a positive outlook and a desire to create sustainable change through design. After college, I took a year to serve as an AmeriCorps*VISTA and in-house designer at Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston. Good design, and its power ...
“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” ― St. Francis of Assisi
Product and Design Student
October 2013 — Present
As a Product and Design student, I am working to reinforce my skills in HTML and CSS as well as advance my knowledge in:
- UX/UI Principles
Startup Institute works with career changers and dynamic individuals to equip them with the skills needed to have an immediate impact on the startup company they join. It is an eight-week career accelerator that catapults students into New York City's technology ecosystem and works to align passion with profession.
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston
Graphic Designer and Family Services Associates AmeriCorps*VISTA
August 2012 — October 2013
My goal as an AmeriCorps*VISTA at Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston was to improve the communications between the affiliate, the volunteers, the homeowners and our supporters.
I acted as a crucial team member in various projects, such as:
- Designing the brand and materials (the invitation package, signage, program, web elements and registration information) for American Dream Awards Breakfast, Habitat Greater Boston's annual fundraiser.
- Producing and contributing content for quarterly company and homeowner newsletters
- Updating the website content and create web elements.
- Updating informational brochures, creating Constant Contact emails, developing infographics and producing all other materials needed.
American Collegiate Adventures
July 2012 — July 2012
I worked with high school youth from the United States and abroad who attended the ACA pre-college summer camp in Boston. I taught photography and photoshop skills to youth with beginner levels of photography skills.
Small Planet Institute
January 2012 — May 2012
Designed promotional and educational material, t-shirts and web elements to promote petitions and t-shirt sales.
Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic Design, Spanish Minor
Salem High School