Brittany Bartolanzo

Freelance Artist

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience

ART-B-BART

Freelance Artist

Clients include: Rizzoli International Publications, Martha Stewart Omnimedia, powerHouse Books/POW!, VIDO, LifeFilm Entertainment, Whimsical Confections.

- Provided services to clients as Production Assistant, Media Archivist, Graphic Design, Storyboarding, Character/Layout Design, Cookie Artist and Illustrator
- Exporting InDesign and Quark files to hi-res PDFs
- Editing PDF files (including bookmarking and watermarking)
- Editing sales catalog files
- Creating look inside PDFs for online viewing
- Troubleshooting Adobe files
- Putting together layouts and dummy books
- Adding keywords to art files for easy access
- Creating file images for viewing
- Review for damaged files
- Provide product photography to advertise for online social media
- Design web banners
- Create storyboard for internet advertisement for commercial real estate
- Design the characters and layout for game app
- Create illustrations for the opening sequence to children’s DVD
- Developed illustrations for children’s books
August 2013 - Present New York, United States

MoCCA Arts Festival

Volunteer

-Working in the cafe
-Clean up
-Directing festival goers
April 2016 - April 2016 New York, New York, United States

Barnes & Noble

Seasonal Bookseller

- Operating the register and keeping personal area organized
- Volunteer and participate in events
- Providing quality customer service
October 2015 - January 2016 New York, New York, United States

Barnes & Noble

Seasonal Bookseller

- Operating the register and keeping personal area organized
- Volunteer and participate in events
- Providing quality customer service
November 2014 - January 2015 New York, New York, United States

Ywca

In-Kind Sponsor/Photographer

-Gave support as an in-kind sponsor and photographer to the YWCA's event Breaking the Glass Ceiling
-Captured a mix of candid moments and organized group photos
-Volunteered ideas for types of shot to be photographed
2013 - 2013 Pennsylvania, United States

Pratt Institute

Computer Lab Monitor

- Assisted students with my knowledge of printing and technical/program experience
- Provided solutions in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator programs
- Furnished technical support to professors teaching classes
March 2012 - April 2013 New York, New York, United States

Marvel Entertainment

Production Intern

- Located files from their vast database and forwarded to the requesting department
- Prepared files to be used in printing in Photoshop or InDesign
- Assisted Inventory Department by organizing extra comics and mailings
August 2012 - December 2012 New York, United States

America Reads/Counts

Tutor

- Tutored local children in grade school math and reading
- Offered suggestions as possible solutions to problems
August 2009 - April 2012 New York, New York, United States

Education

Pratt Institute

BFA

- Emphasis in course that visually communicated ideas through Form and Figure
- Designed children's books using Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
- GPA:3.31
August 2009 - May 2013 New York, United States

Awards

Pratt Institute

Dean's List

2013

Pratt Institute

Dean's List

2012

Pratt Institute

President's List

2011

America Reads/Counts

Tutor of the Year Award

2010

Pratt Institute

Dean's List

2010

Pratt Institute

Dean's List

2009

Skills

Acrylic, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Archival, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Inking, Microsft Word/Powerpoint, Mixed Media, Print Layout Design, Print Production, Storyboarding, Watercolor,

Exhibits

Ouchi Gallery 9th 100 Artists Exhibit, Brooklyn, NY 2014

LVPA Alumni Exhibit, Bethlehem, PA 2012, 2014

Wired Cafe and Gallery, Bethlehem, PA 2009