I am a seasoned Graphic Designer & Illustrator with about 10 years of professional design experience and a demonstrated history of working within the fashion, beauty, ecommerce, and lifestyle industry.


Bachelor of Fine Arts

Digital Design & Illustration

New Jersey City University

Jersey City, New Jersey


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Graphic Designer

Riley Rose  |  2018 - 2019  |  Los Angeles, CA

  • Created store experiences by developing visual elements for seasonal campaigns and events.

  • Engineered visual merchandising displays for trending beauty products and best sellers.

  • Developed in-store signage and videos to promote new product launches and campaigns.

  • Researched merchandising strategies, retail displays, and latest beauty trends.

Digital Designer

PopSockets  |  2017 - 2018  |  Boulder, CO

  • Lead digital marketing design of brand licensed assets. 

  • Designed PopGrip graphics sold online and through retail stores globally.

  • Rendered videos and animated GIFs for social media.

  • Produced email marketing campaigns for new product launches and online sales.

Graphic Designer

Forever 21  |  2016 - 2018  |  Los Angeles, CA

  • Created store experiences by developing visual elements for seasonal campaigns and events.

  • Formatted visual display guides to ensure all visual elements are presented correctly.

  • Trained new and seasoned employees on design strategies and prepress procedures.

  • Produced e-commerce and social media marketing to complement campaigns and launches.

Visual Graphic Associate

Forever 21  |  2014 - 2016  |  Los Angeles, CA

  • Drove retail sales by formatting visual directives that communicated merchandising and styling strategies to global merchandisers and stylists.

  • Published fashion newsletters of store launches, designer profiles, and fashion trends.

  • Produced merchandising and styling training videos for new in-store associates.

  • Retouched photos and artwork according to production specifications. 

  • Trained new hires to understand project scopes, detailing expectations, and team procedures.

Digital Media / Service Bureau Intern

NJCU |  2013 - 2013  |  Jersey City, NJ

  • Provided printing services and operated inkjet, laser, and large format printers. 

  • Designed flyers and posters displayed throughout the campus.

Graphic Designer

Illthreads  |  2010 - 2013  |  Jersey City, NJ

  • Established brand identity and conceptualized all designs.

  • Amassed over 30,000 followers on Tumblr.

  • Facilitated a wholesale partnership with web-retailer Karmaloop. 

  • Generated over $100,000 profit in its first year with $0 startup capital.

Freelance Graphic Designer

End Hype Clothing  |  2009 - 2010  |  Jersey City, NJ

  • Designed apparel graphics and social media ads.