Associate Designer (September 2019 - Present)
R/GA | Portland, OR
  • Nike, McDonald’s, and Google

Visual Design Intern (June 2019 - August 2019)
R/GA | Portland, OR

Freelance Graphic Design Intern (May 2017 - June 2019)
Lead Dog Marketing Solutions | Doylestown, PA
  • C&C Heating and Air Conditioning; Advanced Laparoscopic Associates; The Institute for Laser and Aesthetic Medicine; Princeton Brain and Spine; James A. Vito D.M.D.; Lead Dog Marketing Solutions Internal
  • Designed posters, logos, business cards, letterheads, brochures, brand guidelines, and digital graphics
  • Created animations for online publishing using Adobe After Effects

Art Director (August 2015 - May 2019)
TNH Advertising Agency | Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Tide, StayBillety, and TNH Internal
  • Largest student-run advertising agency in the country
  • Concepted, designed, and wrote creative for digital, social, outdoor, experiential, and logos

Creative Services Intern (June 2017 - August 2017)
Butler/Till | Rochester, NY
  • Causewave Community Partners and Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Concepted and designed creative for digital, social, direct mail, outdoor, and online newspaper

Editor (August 2016 - May 2019)
Syracuse University Athletic Communications | Syracuse, NY
  • Created hype videos for Syracuse Ice Hockey and Tennis social media
  • Created game-day information cards, basketball recruitment cards, and media credentials using Adobe InDesign
  • Designed basketball game notes templates and layouts


  • AAF National Student Advertising Competition Third Place
  • RAF ADDY - Gold
  • Graphis New Talent - Silver (2x)
  • Newhouse Advertising Award for Academic Excellence


Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications 
  • B.S. Advertising Art Direction (Class of 2019)
  • Summa Cum Laude | GPA: 3.9
  • Minors: Sports Management, Psychology


  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, and After Effects
  • Figma and Sketch
  • Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X
  • 360 ̊ video filming and editing
  • Keynote and Microsoft Office
  • Pointlogic Commspoint, Simmons, and MRI+
  • Extensive leadership experience with large and small groups
  • Mediocre level of Spanish
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