Work Experience

July 2013 - Present

Senior Graphic Designer | CIT (Formerly Direct Capital) (Portsmouth, NH)

Interpret and develop effective messages and unique design solutions for various brand initiatives, such as motion graphics, print and digital collateral, environmental graphics, advertising campaigns, email designs, and other promotional or internal materials. Top-notch attention to detail while working with multiple brand standards. Display an expertise in organization and communication skills while working with cross-functional marketing, creative, and sales teams, as well as external vendors. Worked collaboratively on a team for the planning, execution, and design of a major company-wide rebrand.

June 2013 - August 2013

Graphic Designer | KidsCOOK Productions (Boston, MA)

Assisted in the design and execution of the website for KickinNutrition.TV. Utilized project management and art direction skills to create props and manage the creative aspects of a video shoot.

January 2013 - May 2013

Intern | Golgonooza Letter Foundry (Ashuelot, NH)

Assisted on bookmaking projects. Organized and catalogued studio assets.

September 2012 - May 2013

Graphic Design Computer Lab Monitor | Keene State College (Keene, NH)

Provided assistance and education to students on various Adobe software and design-related questions.

September 2011 - May 2013

Senior Graphic Designer | Keene State College Music Department (Keene, NH)

Designed posters for campus concert events while consulting with clients about concepts. Utilized creative problem solving and strategic thinking to bring client's visions to life. 

June 2012 - July 2012

Design Intern | iNDELIBLE (New York, NY)

Worked directly with the Executive Creative Director to collaborate and brainstorm creative solutions for logos, opening title sequences, and other parts of a digital creative design package for clients. Ability to produce quality work on short deadlines.


2013 | Keene State College (Keene, NH)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with a minor in Management


2019 | MarCom Awards

Gold Winner in the "Motion Graphic Video" category for "Launch + Grow Video"

2019 | MarCom Awards

Honorable Mention in the "E-Mail Communication" category for "CIT Bank Email"

2019 | Chairwoman’s Award for Excellence

Team Award for Brand & Web Refresh. This award recognized the Marketing & Communications team for our contribution to the total brand refresh. Over several months, we implemented and created new brand standards and assets, along with new/updated collateral to fit those standards.

2019 | Ad Club of Western Mass

Presented to The LetterZine for the “Mental Health” issue, to which I was a contributor.

2018 | MarCom Awards

Gold Winner in the "Corporate Social Responsibility" category for "CIT Cares Campaign."

2018 | MarCom Awards

Honorable Mention in the "Trade Show Exhibit" category for "CIT Franchise Booth."

2017 | GD USA American Graphic Design Award

Winner in the "Books" category for "Solutions for Small Business Success eBook."

2017 | GD USA American Graphic Design Award

Winner in the "Video, Television + Motion Graphics" category for "Southern New Hampshire University Women in STEM Video."

2016 | GD USA American InHouse Design Award

Winner in the "Environmental Graphics" category for "Job Fair Tradeshow Booth."

2015 | GD USA American InHouse Design Award

Winner in the "Brochures and Collateral" category for "Vendor Flyers."

2014 | GD USA American Graphic Design Award

Certificate of Excellence in the "Brochures and Collateral" category for "Franchise Brochure."

2013 | 1...2...3...GO! Exhibit

"EIGHTHS" featured in this juried art exhibit.

2010 | Emerging Art Exhibit

"Chaos Reigns" featured in this juried art exhibit.


2010 - 2013 | Design Club at Keene State College

President (2012-2013); Vice President (2011-2012)

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