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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication | Northern Illinois University |  Dekalb, IL 
May 2017 
Associates of Fine Arts | College of DuPage | Glen Ellyn, IL 
May 2014 
Associates of Applied Sciences in Graphic Design | College of DuPage | Glen Ellyn, IL 
May 2014 


Ad Traffic Coordinator | Gannett | USA TODAY |  Downers Grove, IL 
October 2017–March 2021 
  • Designed and edited print using Adobe programs at a rapid pace 
  • Used Photoshop and Online apps (Adventive and Adapt) to build digital ads 
  • Picked up files and provided instructions to out-source more complex ads 
Crew Member | Dunkin’ Donuts |  Aurora, IL 
April 2015–October 2017 
  • Took food and beverage orders from customers at cash register or through drive-through 
  • Prepped, assembled and cooked food and beverages 
  • Maintained a clean and organized work environment 
IT Computer Lab Assistant | College of DuPage | Glen Ellyn, IL 
August 2013–August 2014 
  • Received phone calls for the Student Support Helpdesk 
  • Helped students set up their accounts, reset their passwords and use MyAccess and Blackboard 
  • Cleaned computer lab and classroom computer equipment 
  • Designed and printed signs for the lab hours and lab information


  • Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Traditional illustration with various media 
  • Digital photography 
  • Designing web and mobile interfaces 
  • Creative writing and copy editing 
  • WordPress 
  • HTML and CSS 


  • Illustrations published in Brain Flower College of DuPage Student Magazine 2013 and 2014 issues 
  • Finalist in College of DuPage’s Portfolio Night 2013 and 2014 in the categories of Illustration and Identity design 
  • Member of AIGA Student Group at College of DuPage, 2013–2014
  *References are available upon request.