About Me

With expertise in graphic design and multimedia, copywriting and editing, project management, and team leadership, I am a versatile and creative marketing and communications professional bringing over a decade of experience

Skills

Graphic Design
Copy Writing and Editing
Publication Layout
Web Design

Video Editing
HTML/CSS/JavaScript
Team Leadership
Project Management

Tools

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Premier

Constant Contact
Google Analytics
WordPress
Asana

Work Experience

Director of Marketing and Communications

Goodwin University | Dec 2020 – Present

In this role, I lead a team of 12 to support the marketing and communications functions for both Goodwin University and University of Bridgeport. Additional responsibilities include providing design and communication support for fundraising campaigns at both universities and annual marketing campaigns for two on-campus magnet schools

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

Goodwin University | Dec 2016 – Dec 2020

As Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, I led the creative team, coordinated project schedules, planned recruitment marketing campaigns with the marketing team, and managed day-to-day operations for the department.

Creative Manager

Goodwin University | Jan 2015 – Dec 2016

As Creative Manager, I led the graphic design team serving the rapidly-growing private non-profit career-focused college in central Connecticut.

Senior Graphic Designer

Goodwin University | Apr 2011 – Jan 2015

In this position, I served the graphic design needs of a rapidly growing private non-profit college in central Connecticut. Duties included designing myriad marketing materials for student recruitment, creation of collateral materials for fundraising, and promotion of college events. Responsibilities included enforcing visual branding standards and managing visual messaging on behalf of the college’s Communications Department.

Graphic Designer

Goodwin University | Mar 2009 – Apr 2011

Volunteer experience

Graphic Design Advisory Board Member

Middlesex Community College | Mar 2016 – Present 

Host Coordinator, Judge

Council for Advancement & Support of Education | Mar 2016 – May 2016

As host coordinator, I recruited a panel of judges to score entries and select award winners in the category of Multi-Page Publications and Folders for the 2017 Circle of Excellence Awards.

Honors and Awards

Gold Award – Digital Video Ad-Less than 2 minutes

36th Annual Educational Advertising Awards
Video: Discover The Real You 

Gold Award – Direct Mail Advertising

36th Annual Educational Advertising Awards
Postcard Campaign: The World Needs More You 

Gold Award – Direct Mail Advertising

35th Annual Educational Advertising Awards
Postcard Campaign: 3 Reasons Why

Gold Award – Direct Mail Advertising

34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards
Personalized Nursing Information Session No-Show Mailer