Currently working on independent and contractual projects as a freelance agent. I am very much open to new projects, but aim for a new full-time position in Austin, Texas.


March 2015 - Jan. 2019
Alive Media Co. (
Brand Strategist, Public Relations Consultant, Creative Director and Designer
Managing Director, Editor and Producer for
Brand management/placement, press kits and releases, content direction,
social media management and design, branding/logo design and creative direction

October 2012 - May 2015 (Contractual per Project)
United Vision Media LLC
Senior Associate: 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) & Creative Director Co-op Food Court
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
Esquire: copywriter credits for Zach Galifianakis and John Varvatos features
Assist on various design projects and presentations



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



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Public relations, marketing, social media marketing, SEO management, creative 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, Google Adwords, UI/UX design, print design, corporate identification, typographic design, environmental design, publication design, merchandise design & print production

References and Work Samples Upon Request