CURRICULA VITAE

PROFESSIONAL RESUME
 

 

EXPERIENCE

March 2010 - Present
Independent Creative Director/PR Specialist - work samples upon request
Clients Include: Rock Candy Media, V Foundation for Cancer Research, 380 Companies,
Hittin’ the Note Magazine - Press kits and releases, brand management/placement,
advertising/marketing and merchandise design; branding/logo design, and creative direction

October 2012 - May 2015 (Contractual per Project)
United Vision Media LLC
Brand Management/Press Relations and Creative Direction
Co-writer/Producer for Huffington Post features,
Celebrity interviews (Anna Getty, Kurt Russell, Mayim Bialik and John Favreau)
Creative/Journalist consultation for correspondent/business associate of
The Chalkboard Magazine; story direction, promotional writing and copywriter

November 2012 - November 2013
University Co-op/Forty Acres Press
Senior Graphic Designer (Marketing Department); Advertising, marketing, public relations, creative management, logo revamps, press kit/release production, entertainment booking, copywriter, social media and brand strategy

March 2010 - April 2012
Siesta Key University, Creative Director - work samples available upon request
Corporate identification, PR and marketing, product designer, production management, event planning, advertisement, display, interior, and packaging design

September 2008 - November 2012
12 & Co. (NYC) - profile on LinkedIn
Assistant marketing and branding specialist for charitable entities and events
(e.g. Give Back Hollywood, Robin Hood Foundation), celebrity relations and press junkets

May 2007 - October 2007
Assistant to corresponding editor (Vogue Hellas and Greek Esquire)
Vogue Hellas: copywriter credits for DKNY feature, assistant on various design projects
and presentations Esquire: copywriter credits for Zach Galifianakis and
John Varvatos feature, assist on various design projects and presentations

EDUCATION

Fashion Institute of Technology
(State University of New York)
BFA Graphic Design
AAS Communications Design
Summa Cum Laude Honors

Internship: BRDAR Advertising NYC -
Under the direction of former Baron & Baron Creative Director Visnja Brdar

Lehigh University
BA Journalism, Minor: Studio Arts
Summa Cum Laude Honors

 

 

For pdf version of resume Please email Leigh at : leighekosloski@gmail.com

 

SKILLS

Public relations, marketing, social media marketing, creative/art direction, press releases, deck copy preparation & design, advertisement/promotional design, brand management, media relations, event planning, exhibit & interior design

Adobe CS (Advanced), web & blog graphics/design, working knowledge HTML, Wordpress, UI/UX design, print design, corporate identification, typographic design, environmental design, publication design, merchandise design & print production

References and Work Samples Upon Request