Resume

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

  • Fall 2015 – present
  • Expected Bachelor of Arts Degree in Media and Journalism
  • Specialization in Interactive Multimedia
  • Minor in Studio Art

Lorenzo de Medici Institute, Florence, Italy

  • June 2016 – August 2016
  • Summer Study Abroad

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • January 2017 – May 2017
  • Semester Exchange Program with HKU School of Journalism
  • Took classes exclusively available in the Masters of Journalism curriculum

Experience

June 2018 – Present
Design Assistant at Carolina Union Communications and Creative Services
Creating signage, t-shirts, installations, flyers, logos and other deliverables for student organizations, university departments and university events.

Expected to work on multiple projects and independently manage deadlines to fulfill client requests.

Gave student input on brand, design services and marketing direction for Carolina Union projects.
May 2018 – August 2018
Web Developer and Designer
Designed and developed the website for the 2018 Carolina Photojournalism Workshop project with two other developers.

Worked closely with UNC School of Media and Journalism to update the old CPJW sites to new URLs and built a landing homepage for the Carolina Photojournalism department.

Created logos and branding for the UNC Chapel Hill Visual Communications Department and the Carolina Photojournalism Workshop.

Designed and ordered t-shirts for the whole team.
January 2018 – May 2018
Web Developer for Aftermath: Puerto Rico Rebuilds After Maria
Chosen from a pool of applicants to be a web designer and developer for a semester-long documentary multimedia project in the School of Media and Journalism in collaboration with a team of 30 student reporters, designers, videographers, photographers and professional coaches.

Traveled to Puerto Rico for 10 days over spring break to report on the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Designed and built the final interactive project website.

Winner of the David Teeuwen Student Journalism Award at the 2018 Online Journalism Awards in the large newsroom category.
February 2018 – May 2018
Graphic Design Intern at Clarkston Consulting
Designed and updated graphics for social media.

Redesigned old ebook layouts and created new content including infographics.

Advised on style guide and art direction for branding content.
September 2017 – December 2017
Editorial Intern at Chapel Hill/Durham Magazine
Fact checked the monthly issues of the magazine as well as special issues.

Published events on their website.

Wrote and published lifestyle and local event articles on their website and for print.

Photographed events in the Chapel Hill and Durham area.

Wrote and published tweets and Facebook posts for articles.
August 2017 – December 2017
Email Marketing Manager at InHerSight
Wrote, designed and sent out monthly engagement emails to their customer base in MailChimp.

Curated and updated job listings in Excel to send in weekly targeted emails for specific industries or locations.

Created illustrations for blog articles.
February 2016 – August 2017
Staff Reporter for the UNC Daily Tar Heel, Arts & Entertainment Desk and Swerve
Covered student life, human interest and local arts, entertainment and culture at the UNC daily newspaper.

Wrote a wide range of stories from Q&As to in-depth articles in a limited time frame.

Created several multimedia and alternative story forms on my own initiative.

Pitched three story ideas each week, wrote them and edited them.
August 2016 – December 2016
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Department of Computer Science
Collaborated with a team of 50 to tutor more than 900 students in weekly office hours for an introductory computer science class.

Mentored and replied to emails of 20 students assigned to me over a semester.

Extracurriculars

President, St. Anthony Hall, Xi Chapter

  • January 2018 – present
  • Liaise with the UNC Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Greek Alliance Council and our alumni organizations through monthly meetings.
  • Lead, plan and conduct discussions during chapter events and coordinate risk management for internal and outside events.

Associate Graphic Design Editor, Coulture Magazine

  • September 2017 – December 2017
  • Created and edited spreads for the fall/spring magazine.
  • Helped directors with communicating with staff designers and editing, critiquing and redesigning spreads.

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and wireframing in Experience Design
  • Basic JavaScript and jQuery
  • Intermediate proficiency in Java, HTML, CSS & Git/Github version control
  • Advanced WordPress
  • Native proficiency in Mandarin, Conversational proficiency in French, Novice proficiency in Italian