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Objective

I am concerned with the balance between design that is beautiful, design that is functional, and design that is intelligent. I challenge myself to achieve the finest relation between those three in every project. Work that embodies all of these qualities sensibly can be enjoyed timelessly.

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Last updated 06.23.2010

3342 North Lincoln Avenue #3NL

Chicago, IL 60657

724.674.1156

Education

B.F.A., Applied Media Arts, May 2008

Concentration in Graphic Design with a Minor in Speech

Communication, Magna Cum Laude

Edinboro University Of Pennsylvania,

Edinboro, Pennslyvania

Experience

Interactive Designer

Smith Brothers Agency

2009-2010

Worked in large teams for worldwide brands such as Del Monte®, Heinz®, and Nestle®. Helped conceptualize and produce pitches for both digital and traditional ad campaigns.

Designer

Mind Over Media

2008-2009

Operated as primary designer jumping from interactive to branding projects. Gained experience working for multiple educational clients, and created the visual base for a capital campaign for Grove City College.

Freelance Designer

www.GageSalzano.com

2006-Present

Supplying branding, interactive, and illustration for small businesses and non-profit organizations. Personal work conducted primarily to explore a different method of or approach to designing.

Web Designer/Developer

www.ctrlShiftInc.com

2007-2008

Designed and developed web sites for small businesses. Gained experience drafting contracts and communicating with clients. Developed a bare bones CMS solution with PHP.

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Professional, Fireworks, AfterEffects, Quark Xpress, Keynote, HTML, CSS

Awards and Service

Interactive Media Council, Inc. Awards,
Outstanding Achievement in Advocacy,
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Website, 2009
Dean's List 2005-2008
Outstanding Senior Award in Graphic Design
Edinboro University of PA, April 2008
Graphic Design Vice President, 2007-2008
Helped organize and create Not For Sale, the first on-campus juried exhibition focusing on graphic design. A piece of my own was selected to be in the show as well.
Chimera Journal of Literature and Art Design Team, 2007-2008
Erie Ad Club Scholarship Second Place Award, 2007
Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference Finalist,
Website Development, 2003

Clients

Alcoa, Chaminade University, Giant Eagle, Global College, Penn State University, Grove City College, ITT, Kiski University, Colorado School of Mines, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, PNC, Surgicorps International UNC Greensboro University, USC, Woodberry Forest University, Waynesburg University, Penn Ave Fish, Lincoln Interactive, eSchoolTools, Genilogix, Lincoln Interactive, Pezzuolo Insurance, Tazza D'Oro, Refresh Pittsburgh, The Pittsburgh Project, Travis Neely, FirstShowing.com, The Edinboro University Highlands Center for Faculty Iniatives, New World Lighting, Del Monte® Corporation, Del Monte®; Fruit Naturals, Del Monte® Fruit Chillers, Del Mont®e Fruit Smoothie, Bagel Bites®, Nestle® Drumstick, Skinny Cow®, Brown Mackie College, Kings Family Restaurants

References Available Upon Request

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