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Becca Dunn

Book Designer

New York, NY, USA
Becca Dunn is currently working as a design assistant in New York.

She is most interested in typography, layout and branding. Her other interests include screen printing, traveling, riding bikes and reading as much as possible.

Work Experience

Hachette Book Group

Assistant Designer

June 2015 - Present New York, New York, United States

Penguin Random House

Design Assistant

Designed interiors and covers for licenses such as Berenstain Bears, Dr. Seuss, Disney and Nickelodeon, helped with re-branding of Little Golden Books and Step Into Reading books, assisted the Vice President & Associate Director, handled all administrative duties for the
department, provided support for freelance artists and vendors, created contract requests and purchase orders, made mock-ups of book covers and box sets for sales and marketing
November 2013 - May 2015 New York, United States

Disney Hyperion

Design Assistant

Assisted the Creative Director, handled all administrative duties for design department,
provided support for freelance artists and vendors, created contracts, processed invoices
August 2013 - November 2013 New York, New York, United States

Studio Ria

Design Intern

January 2013 - May 2013 Columbia, South Carolina, United States

University Of South Carolina

Graphic Design Lab Monitor

August 2012 - May 2013 South Carolina, United States

Chernoff Newman

Creative Intern

Designed materials for print, billboard and web; developed social media pitches for clients; copy-edited press releases; participated in traffic meetings and idea sessions for proposals
May 2012 - August 2012 Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Education

Columbia University

Publishing Program

A rigorous six-week course on book, magazine and digital media publishing.
May 2013 - August 2013 New York, New York, United States

Queen Mary University Of London

semester abroad

Spent a semester studying art history, poetry, British film, and Post-colonial literatures
September 2010 - December 2010 London, United Kingdom

University Of South Carolina

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Double majoring in English Literature and Graphic Design, recipient of the LIFE Scholarship and the Dean's Scholarship, member of the Capstone Honors Program, member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Alpha Lamba Delta Honors Society.

· B.F.A. in Studio Arts, emphasis Graphic Design, minor in Art History
· B.A. in English Literature, minor in Southern Studies;
· Graduated Magna Cum Laude
· Awards: Distinguished Senior Award; Art Studio Scholarship; Baroody Scholar Award;
Merril Christophersen Award for Academic Merit; USC President’s Scholarship; Dean’s list
· Winner of the USC First Year Reading Experience Design Contest with Jonathan Lethem
August 2008 - May 2013 Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Maryland Institute College Of Art (MICA)

Pre-College Program

June 2007 - August 2007 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Suite, Bookmaking, Copyediting, Copywriting, Digital And Film Photography, Writing,