Skills

  • Over seven years of experience in the graphic and web design field

  • Expert knowledge in the Adobe Suite CC (Photoshop, inDesign, Illustrator) and Axure RP8 to create high-fidelity mockups and wireframes

  • Extensive skills in creating visually appealing and effective user-centered designs for desktop, mobile and print products

  • Advanced skills in drawing, illustration, typography, photography and photo retouching

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficient in copywriting and editing

  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, CMS platforms and Google Analytics


Work Experience

Interaction Designer
Promoted in April 2017 from UX/UI Designer
Department of Web Communications, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
July 2014 – Present

  • Collaborates with a team of UI, UX and development professionals to design, develop and enhance a continuously evolving network of websites and web applications

  • Works with the Creative Director and the web communications team to develop our UX methodology into the design process, which includes conducting interviews, writing surveys, identifying personas and storyboarding

  • Creates interactive sitemaps, wireframes, visual mockups and design prototypes

  • Ensures standardization of visual design, usability, interaction, user-flows, and interfaces for responsive websites and applications

  • Helps define, build and execute the Weill Cornell Medicine standard and branding guidelines

  • Aids in front-end development for websites and small web applications

  • Delivers and presents all stages of the design process to the stakeholders of the project


Web Designer
Department of Communications and Public Affairs, Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY    
January 2010 – July 2014

  • Responsible for the design of all major and minor aspects of the college website and micro-sites, including marketing campaigns, online applications and internal user interfaces

  • Work closely in a multi-faceted team setting to optimize user experience and address visual communication design problems

  • Design, implement and maintain college-related announcements for digital signage displays around campus

  • Implement designs using skills in HTML and CSS, maintain content using CMS, trains owners on CMS management


Freelance Designer
Independent                      
December 2009 – Present

  • Design for clients such as Jewish Federations of North America, DigiSight Technologies, FreshPet, Frontline Entertainment Agency, and Vogue Salon

  • Work with clients in small businesses & start ups to design and establish branding identities

  • Design branding materials and print collateral, including logos, business cards, flyers, and brochures

  • Help larger, established businesses in the upkeep of their brand standards and improve web presence


Professional & Personal Development

Board Member of RiverArts Organization
July 2017 - Present

"HOW Design Live" Conference
May 2017

Co-founder of Brieff Studios
March 2016 - Present

"An Event Apart" Conference
August 2015

"Generate NYC" Conference
April 2015

"EDU Web" Conference
July 2013


Education

Bachelor of Arts: Studio Art, Computer Art
State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

  • Graduated with Honors (magna cum laude) with a GPA of 3.76                            

  • Dean's List, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

  • Member of Alpha Phi Omega, national service fraternity

  • Teachers Assistant for Graphic Publication and Design