Education

9/14 - 5/17

Northeastern University, College of Arts, Media and Design, Boston, MA

MFA (Candidate), Information Design and Visualization, GPA 3.59

9/10 - 5/14

Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

BFA, Visual Arts, dual concentration Drawing and Design, GPA 3.87 Summa Cum Laude

9/09 - 12/09

Pratt Institute, Pre-college, New York, NY

5/09 - 8/09

Fashion Institute of Technology, Pre-college, New York, NY


Software Experience

HTML, CSS, Java Script, D3.js, JQuery, Python, Google BigQuery, WordPress, Adobe After Effects, Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and working with databases and API’s

Work Experience

10/16 - present

Cell Press, Cambridge, MA

Data Visualization Specialist

Design and develop an interactive data visualization website and print marketing to show the impact of the journal Cell Press on its community by visualizing the citations for each paper in the ten year history of the journal. Design and develop interactive data visualization website for the publication of International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC).

9/16 - present

Northeastern University, College of Arts, Media and Design, Boston, MA

Graduate Teaching Fellow
Spring 2017 course taught: 5D Tools.

Develop and teach course lessons for introduction to HTML, CSS, and Java Script programming languages; provide student assistance, reinforce concepts taught, troubleshoot and critique student’s web design and programming techniques. Weekly meeting with faculty teaching mentor to assess learning outcomes and course delivery.

Teaching Assistant

Fall 2016 courses taught: Interaction Design Tools;
Interactive Design 1 Responsive.

Assist in teaching course lessons; provide one-on-one student assistance, reinforce concepts taught, troubleshoot and critique student’s web and mobile design, development, and programing techniques.

1/16 - 5/16

Northeastern University, Communications Department in External Affairs, Boston, MA

Data Visualization Designer

Design and develop a data visualization website using data-driven storytelling from surveys pertaining to the benefits of Co-op and Experiential Learning in preparing students with skills valued by employers.

1/15 - 12/15

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mobile Experience Lab, Cambridge, MA

Information Designer

Organize research and cutting-edge ideas creating coherency; design and produce website, videos, and visual materials for Bradesco Learning Branch, a project on mobile banking in Brazil, and for the re-design of MIT’s Service Center.

10/14-2/15

Northeastern University, Theater Department, Boston, MA

Data Visualization Designer

Research, design and produce data-driven animation of Mass Public Shootings in the United States to be projected on the stage of Northeastern University’s theater production Columbinus.

12/13 - 7/14

DI Group Architecture, New Brunswick, NJ

Graphic Designer

Design and produce website and motion graphic for iAssist Co., a tutorial and assistive technology for teens and adults with autism. Produce video presentations and graphics for housing development proposals.

9/13 - 12/13

Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

Adobe Creative Suite Instructor

Lead group learning sessions for faculty and students on InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

5/13 - 10/13

The Art Garage, Montclair, NJ

Art Instructor

Design lessons and instruct classes in film, drawing, and sculpture. Develop and film commercial for StudioKids.

9/12 - 4/13

Anthropologie, East Brunswick, NJ

Display Artist

Plan, construct, and install 2d and 3d store and window displays for seasonal project themes.

Features

2/15/17

Trigger Events, Featured Presentation, Media “Lightening Talks”, Northeastern University

9/25/16

I Make Noise Therefore I Regulate, Featured Video, Tuning Infrastructure, Murmuration Festival

An exploration of the way sound systems change our perceived level of presence in our environment.

1/29/16

Americans Bear Arms, Newsletter, Northeastern University, College of Arts, Media and Design

1/24/16

Americans Bear Arms, Featured TV Presentation, New Jersey Now, My9 WWOR TV, Fox News

An interactive data visualization website exploring patterns and relationships, frequency and location of Mass Shootings in the United States from 1967 to 2015.

Exhibitions + Recognitions

2016

New Student Representative, Information Design and Visualization, Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA

2015

Columbinus, Theater Production, Northeastern University., Boston, MA

2014

Lookatthis!, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Student Ambassador, Visual Arts Department, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

2013

Invisible Time, Visual Arts Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

2012

Systems, Best in Show, Visual Arts Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers Day Drawing Competition, Winner, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

New Lens Student Film Festival, Nominee, Nicholas Music Center, New Brunswick, NJ

Capital City Student Art Show, Nominee, Artworks, Trenton, NJ

2011

Water, Visual Arts Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

2010

Sketchbook, Visual Arts Exhibition, Pratt Institute, New York, NY


Volunteerism

6/12

MEVO (Mahwah Environmental Volunteer Organization), Mahwah, NJ

Design and build food gardens for local food banks, and handicap garden for Pony Power, an organization who provides therapeutic horseback riding to children with disabilities.

9/11

Project Inclusion Set Artist, New York, NY

Design and paint the set mural with team of artists and celebrities for final episode competition Project Inclusion, an organization whose goal is to promote social inclusion of children with disabilities.