DYNAMIC COMMUNICATION & DESIGN

Blends academic and professional experiences to offer skills and hands-on work in layout/visual design, branding, marketing, storytelling, website design, video design, photography, and social media coordination. Incorporates an office administration background with communication, technology, and business skills to be an asset to employers who need excellence in design and a well-rounded team member.

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La Salle University – Philadelphia, PA

M.A. in Professional and Business Communication (One Year)

Degree Conferral September 2016

 

Chestnut Hill College – Philadelphia, PA

B.S. in Communications and Technology

Minors: Website Design, Business Management

Degree Conferral May 2015

GPA: 3.91 (Summa Cum Laude)

Honors: Lambda Pi Eta, Epsilon Pi Tau, Sigma Beta Delta, Delta Epsilon Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta, Interdisciplinary Honors, and Dean’s List

Senior Thesis: “Website Design: Principles and Practice for Enhanced Usability”

Marketing Coordinator – Danella Companies, Inc. (Plymouth Meeting, PA)

May 2016 – Present

Handling all marketing including advertising, social media, website development, blog management, branding, videography/photography, marketing statistical analysis, company newsletter development, and much more.

Freelance Communication and Design Consultant – Andrea Wentzell Designs

January 2012 –  Present

Book and Pamphlet Layout Design; Website Design, Development, and Management; Branding; Video Production; Social Media Coordination

Clients:

ExecuSpeak Dictionary, Carol Heiberger (ExecuSpeakDictionary.com)
Daretown Fire Company (DaretownFireCo.com)
Institute of Religion and Science, Kathleen Duffy, SSJ, Ph.D. (IRandS.org)
Olympia Restaurant, Christine Sokos (OlympiaGreek.com)
Bellone’s Nursery, Donna Bellone (BellonesNursery.com)
Margie Thompson, SJJ Portfolio (MargieThompsonArt.com)
Sisters of Saint Joseph Earth Center, Elizabeth Clark, SSJ (SSJEarthCenter.com)
Delaware Valley Education Consortium, Nancy Dachille, M.Ed.
Mandoske Home Improvements, Westly Mandoke, B.A.

Graduate Assistantship, Communication Department – La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)

August 2015 – Present

Filing, Answering Phones, Alumni relations, Scheduling, Events, etc.

Graphic Designer – Print Signs and Designs (Bridgeton, NJ)

Summer Internship 2013

Graphic Design, Illustration, Product Finishing, Vinyl Decals

Administrative Assistant – Woodstown High School (Woodstown, NJ)

Substitute and Summers (July / August) 2011 – 2015

Designed Posters, Event Management/Design, Organized Annual Freshman Transition Camp, Provided Customer Service, Filed

The Griffin (Newspaper) – Chestnut Hill College (Phila., PA)

November 2011 – May 2015

Positions: Layout Editor / Coordinator, Business Manager, Editorial Board, Advertising Assistant, Writer and Contributor

Implementation of a New Advertising System

Lead Significant Changes within the Layout Design of the Newspaper

Design and Creation of TheCHCGriffin.com

The Grackle (Literary Magazine) – Chestnut Hill College (Phila., PA)

November 2011 – May 2015

Positions: Layout Editor, Review Board, Photography Contributor

Reviewing of Literary Pieces and Photography/Artwork

Creation and Layout of the Magazine

Computer Club – Chestnut Hill College (Phila., PA)

September 2012 – May 2015

Positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Communications Chair

Encourage Giving Back to the Community Through Use of Technology

Raised Over $1,500 for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from 2013 – 2015

Feel Good – Chestnut Hill College (Phila., PA)

February 2014 – May 2015

Position: Treasurer

Feel Good’s Mission: To End World Hunger

Worked as the Cashier and Managed Finances

Clarinetist (Woodstown, NJ; Philadelphia, PA)

September 2004 – Present

Skills

Programs:

InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash, Microsoft Office Suite, Final Cut Pro 7.0, WordPress, MAMP/WAMP

Coding Languages:

HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Java, MySql

Language:

French

Awards

NCHC Conference 2013 Logo Design Award WinnerNational Collegiate Honors Council2013

Presidential Senior Involvement Award – Chestnut Hill College – April 2015

First Year Involvement Award – Chestnut Hill College – April 2012

Dean’s List – Chestnut Hill College – Fall 2011 – Fall 2014

St. Catherine Medal Nominee  Chestnut Hill College – Spring 2014

References

Available Upon Request