​​​​​​​An art director, designer, and storyteller on a mission to inspire human empathy through creative communication. Passionate about translating messages across cultures to bring people together. Eager to build meaningful and educational relationships in innovative communities.

St. John’s University  Graphic Design, BFA 
08/2015 — 05/2019 Queens, NY
Activities: NCAA Division 1 Women’s Track Team, Art Department Student-Worker
Select Awards: Dean’s List, Carmela Mirro-Young Fine Art Scholarship, Big East All-Academic Team

Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Lightroom
Computer: Workfront, Asana, Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Sketch, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Figma, Front Runner, Intuit, Quickbooks, Mac, Windows (PC)
Creative: Ideation, Concept Development, World-building, Typography, Color Theory, Localization, Global Branding, Illustration, Lettering, Photoshoots, Portraiture, Sculpture
Design: Product, Print, Digital, Packaging, Apparel, Key Art, Characters, Advertising, Presentation, Non-Profit, Agency, Corporate, Web, Mobile, UI/UX, Motion, Data Visualization,
Knowledge: Time Management Across Time Zones, Cross-Cultural Communication, Internet Business Development, Social Media Management, Emotional Intelligence
Traditional: Draftsmanship, Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Craftsmanship
Work Experience

Freelance  Creative + Art Director, Graphic Designer, Illustrator
06/2018 — Present Remote
✦ Thoughtfully designed marketing collateral and packaging for Megan Thee Stallion, leading up to and beyond her GRAMMY® winning album Good News and DON’T STOP College Scholarship for Black girls.
✦ Successfully pitched unified brand strategies for MIYAVI’s albums Holy Nights and No Sleep Till Tokyo; increased audience engagement by 60%.
✦ Effectively art-directed the release of Purple Church by SKIVER, which garnered over 100,000 streams.
Select Clients: 300, Sony Music, Universal Music, Netflix, Boardroom

KADOKAWA World Entertainment, Inc.  Designer
07/2023 — 12/2023 New York, NY
✦ Lead designer for KADOKAWA Corporation’s U.S. team of 10+ people.
✦ Created localized branding for comic book store Manga Spot, digitally serialized titles, and other initiatives via Adobe Creative Suite.
✦ Led cohesive designs for 30’ x 30’ booth (New York Comic Con) and 40’ x 40’ booth (Anime NYC) simultaneously within 6 weeks; all books were sold out in the first 3 days of each event.
✦ Sourced and liaised with vendors for pricing, proofs, and productions.

Penguin Random House, LLC Junior Designer
12/2020 — 08/2022 Remote
✦ Lead backlist marketing designer for Random House Publishing Group’s Creative Ad-Ops team of 30+ people.
✦ Collaborated with imprint stakeholders on 500+ multimedia designs for advertisements, book club kits, campaigns, sales sheets, social impact initiatives, and acquisition decks using Adobe Creative Suite.
✦ Multimedia designs increased sales by 10% across the division.
✦ Sourced and curated diverse lists of illustrators and photographers.
✦ Advocated for ethical marketing practices; addressed a problematic book and ensured inclusive representation.

VKH Press Volunteer President + CEO, Co-Owner, Reviewer
01/2012 — 12/2020 Remote
✦ Promoted to Co-Owner from Reviewer after 1 year to direct rebranding.
✦ Trained, managed, and supervised 12+ writers across the globe.
✦ Increased readership by over 400% through creative direction, editorial discernment, advertisement deals, and strategic partnerships.
✦ Formed relationships with Sony, Universal, and Warner in 6 months.
✦ Wrote 1100+ articles; hosted 100+ interviews, live streams, & podcasts

FAKE STAR USA ✦ Communications Intern
04/2018 — 12/2018 Los Angeles, CA
✦ Designed event-specific banners and merchandise; garnered over $30,000 in sales within 3 days.
✦ Led social media management and marketing strategies, which
increased engagement by 200%.
✦ Established relationships with media outlets; wrote and circulated press releases that increased brand identity and SNS following 150%.

Sony Music Entertainment ✦ Creative Intern
06/2018 — 08/2018 New York, NY
✦ Designed LP layouts and stickers for the 50th Anniversary release of Sweetheart of the Rodeo (Legacy Edition) by The Byrds and the 20th Anniversary limited edition reissue of Rosa Parks by OutKast.
✦ Collaborated with the SVP Creative Director on the Arista Recordings rebrand.
✦ Fostered strong relationships with art directors, producers, artists, and management during collaborative photoshoots and branding projects.
✦ Examined contracts, photo fees, and rights with administrators.
✦ Attended and assisted with on-set productions and showcases.​​​​​​​

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)  Professional Member

Recording Academy  GRAMMY U, Student Member



Japanese: Limited Working Proficiency
Korean: Beginner
Spanish: Classroom
High Valyrian: Beginner

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