Highly motivated, fast-paced Designer with exceptional typographic, color, and professional sensibilities. Interested in full-time or freelance employment within the New York area. Easily adaptable as an on-site freelancer and team member.
Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S : || Skills || Adobe Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, InDesign CS5, Fireworks CS5, BarCode Producer, Bridge CS5, Flash CS5, Dreamweaver CS5, QuarkXpress 8, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Proficient with both MAC and PC systems. || Education || DREAMWEAVER / FLASH / JULY 2010–NOV. 2010 Noble Desktop, New York, NY • Adobe Certified BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS / SEPT. 2002–MAY 2007 Temple University / Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA • Graphic Design and Interactive Design • Graduated Cum Laude GOLDEN SECTION STUDY / JUNE 2004–AUG. 2004 Barnestone Studios, Allentown, PA • Award winning academy of drawing and design COLLEGE PREPARATORY / SEPT. 1998–JUNE 2002 Liberty High School, Bethlehem, PA • Illick’s Mill Environmental Education / Design Team || Experience || FREELANCE / SEPT. 2006–CURRENT Workman Publishing, New York, NY • book cover designer • book interiors / stylesheets Oxford University Press, New York, NY • book cover designer • mechanicals Loose Threads Boutique, Bethlehem, PA • promotional advertising • branding Lebanese American University, New York, NY • promotional advertising Catch 24 Advertising and Design, New York, NY • New York Yankees • Lufthansa Airlines • Freeze 24/7 Cosmetics • Erasit Packaging JUNIOR DESIGNER / NOV. 2007–MAY 2010 Basic Books / Basic Civitas / Nation Books, New York, NY • book cover designer • mechanicals • pre-press / press production • advertising • company catalog design • managing outside contracts / managing projects • color correction • licensing / photo research GRAPHIC DESIGNER / MAY 2006–AUG. 2007 Jenkintown Business Graphics, Jenkintown, PA • identity development • advertising • print production || Awards || • 2010 / CHIXEL PIXEL / Featured Artist / May www.chixel.net/blog/ariana-abud • 2010 / New York Times Best Sellers List Hardcover Design Diane Ravitch’s The Death and Life of the Great American School System • 2007 / The One Club 13th Annual Student Exhibition, New York, NY / Poster Design • 2007 / Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education Philadelphia, PA / Poster Design Series • 2006 / War & Peace Gallery Lambertville, PA / Poster Design Series • 2006 / The One Club Hybrid Advertising Campaign New York, NY / Participant • 2004 / Tyler School of Art Honorable Mention Award Advanced Graphic Design Junior Exhibition Philadelphia, PA || Activities / Associations || AIGA CreateNYC Freelancer NoShows Art Collaborative Member of Gigposters Illick’s Mill Environmental Education Center