Resume

EDUCATION & AWARDS

Progressive Messaging in A Crisis, Movement School / 2020
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Fellowship / 2018 – 2019
UC Berkeley Adobe CC, Video and Photography Intensives / 2015 – 2018
Innovation and Experimentation Grant, Creativity Center / 2014
Commencement Identity Design Winner, Hampshire College / 2014
Bachelor of Arts in Website Design, Hampshire College / 2010 – 2014

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

FOUNDER, PRINCIPAL DESIGNER / 2013 – 2021

Movement Building Design, Brooklyn, NY
  • Set creative strategy and design for progressive organizations
  • Partner to 100 clients including Amnesty International USA, 350.org, and the SEIU
  • Advise and lead trainings in design and digital communications strategy

DESIGN DIRECTOR / 2020 – 2021

Sunrise Movement, Brooklyn, NY
  • Oversaw brand of 400-chapter national grassroots organization
  • Art directed and designed digital and print visual communications
  • Managed design team and creative political design partnerships
  • Organized and trained network of designers to decentralize design capacity

DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS TRAINER / 2019-2021

Social Movement Technologies, Brooklyn, NY

  • Lead email, website, video, and graphic design trainings for unions and non-profits
  • Co-create Graphic Design for Organizing Apprenticeship, including writing curriculum, conducting trainings, and providing feedback on student work
  • Present trainings on visual design principles, from advanced typography and website design to data visualization and design psychology

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER / 2020

Amnesty International USA, Brooklyn, NY

  • Designed social media campaign responding to COVID-19 and supporting human rights of Black Lives Matter protesters
  • Expanded AI style guide to evolve brand identity system for social media

DIGITAL CREATIVE STRATEGIST, FELLOW / 2019

50+1 Strategies, Oakland, CA

  • Designed campaigns for state-wide progressive candidates and ballot measures
  • Strategized, wrote, and designed websites, emails, digital ads to win campaigns

 

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER / 2018 – 2019

Design Action Collective, Oakland, CA

  • Designed reports, identities, and event invitations for diverse organizations including UC Berkeley, MediaJustice, and Akonadi Foundation

 

WEBSITE AND GRAPHIC DESIGN MANAGER / 2014 – 2018

Jewish Voice for Peace, Oakland, CA

  • Managed brand identity, website organizational style guide, and online store
  • Designed creative campaigns across email (200k), website (70k/month), Facebook(550k), Twitter (100k), Instagram (35k), and print (30k) for 70-chapter organization
  • Lead website, publications, and photo/video teams
  • Developed messaging and wrote copy for web, email, and social media
  • Photographed and took video of campaigns and conferences for publication

 

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER / 2014 – 2015

Prison Radio, San Francisco, CA

  • Managed brand, website, social media, fundraising, and email communications
  • Lead media relations program to expand national coverage of prisoners’ stories
  • Recorded, edited, and distributed commentaries from incarcerated journalists
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