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Work Has Appeared In

The Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Architecture Foundation

Plainfield North HS Marching Tigers

Capitol File

Beach Magazine

Weddings Chicago

Weddings DC

Michigan Ave

Silicon Valley

Aspen Peak

Aspen Peak Photo Book

Boston Common

Atlanta Medical
Interiors: Boston

Interiors: Scottsdale

Interiors: Chicago

Today's Chicago Woman

The ABA Journal

The Joliet-Herald News

The Lake-County News

Northwest Indiana's Post-Tribune

The Daily Southtown (Formerly SouthtownStar)

The Plainfield Central Fielder

The Loyola Phoenix

F Newsmagazine

LaGrange Suburban Life

Riverside & Brookfield Suburban Life

Hinsdale Suburban Life

Glen Ellyn Suburban Life

Wheaton Suburban Life

West Chicago Suburban Life

Westmont Suburban Life

Downers Grove Suburban Life

Berwyn Suburban Life

Woodridge Suburban Life

Lisle Suburban Life

Bolingbrook Suburban Life

Carol Stream Suburban Life

Lemont Suburban Life

Elmhurst Suburban Life

Lombard Suburban Life

Villa Park Suburban Life

Addison Suburban Life

Kane Suburban Life

 

Professional Organizations

Chicago Headline Club

SND Society of News Design

ASBPE American Society of Business Publication Editors

NewsPage Designer

USTA United States Tennis Association

EDUCATION

Loyola University Chicago

Bachelor of Arts, August 2011

Visual Communication, Studio Art Photography

Classical Studies: History & Culture

​School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Master of Arts, May 2015

New Art Journalism

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-Present

Art Director, Modern Luxury

Design pages and oversee production of several of 
Modern Luxury's monthly nationwide publications, in addition
to producing national features for both ML and Interiors titles. 

2015-2017

Senior Designer, ABA Journal

Design pages and oversee production of the American Bar Association's monthly print publication, website, iPad app and Instagram page.

 

2014-2015

Design T.A., F Newsmagazine

Design pages and oversee production of SAIC's student publication.

 

2012-2013

Barista/District Graphic Artist, Starbucks

Create handcrafted beverages and provide Starbucks' legendary customer service as well as design the daily offerings board for all five stores in our district.

2012-2015

Editorial Designer, Sun-Times Media

Design covers, news and sports sections of multiple newspapers 
including The SouthtownStar, The Joliet Herald-News
Northwest Indiana's Post-Tribune and The Chicago Sun-Times.

 

2011-2012

Editorial Designer, Suburban Life Publications

Design covers, lifestyle and sports sections of 22 Chicagoland
suburban newspapers.

 

2011-2012

Production Intern, Today's Chicago Woman

Assist with overall production of the monthly women's magazine.

 

2010-2011

Closer Look Editor, The Loyola Phoenix

Work with photographs, graphics and data on a two-page spread for
in-depth coverage of arts and entertainment around Rogers Park.

 

2010-2011

Photographer, FanFoto

Photograph fans during Chicago Cubs and White Sox baseball games.

 

2009-2010

Production Artist, The Loyola Phoenix

Responsible for designing pages, in-house ads and graphics.

2007-2009

Barista, Starbucks

Create handcrafted beverages and provide Starbucks' legendary customer service.

SKILLS

Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office Suite & Hootsuite

Experience in Adobe Flash, Dreamweaver and Unity

Experience judging professional and student journalism design competitions including SPJ, ASBPE and IHSA

Fluent in English & Spanish, conversational French

 

ACCOLADES

Finalist for the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award for Non-Daily Newspaper, Magazine or Newspaper Magazine: Best Design

Finalist for the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award for Specialty/Trade: 
Best Design

Finalist for the 2016 Peter Lisagor Award for Non-Daily Newspaper, Magazine or Newspaper Magazine: Best Design

Finalist for the 2015 Peter Lisagor Award for Specialty/Trade: 
Best Design

Award of Excellence: Design & Layout, APEX Award
100 Years of Law at the Movies

2nd Place Photo Story Design, Society of News Design Contest

A Hundred Rubies

 

Margaret Dagenais Award, Loyola Fine Art Department

For promotion of art in journalism & artistic accomplishment

 

3rd Place Feature Page Design, Illinois College Press Association

Your Social Life, Revisited

State Qualifier, IHSA Journalism

Feature Photography

State Qualifier, IHSA Journalism

Feature Photography

 

Blue Ribbon, Northern Illinois Press Association

Graphic Illustration