Jessica Salinas

Graphic Designer

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
I solve communication problems visually with words and images according to the needs of the client and their project. I soak up a wide array of art & ideas to inform and inspire my work.

Work Experience

Jessica Salinas Design

Creative

I work independently for a variety of clients, primarily designing custom branding and marketing materials.
February 2014 - Present Pennsylvania, United States

Point Park University

Graphic Designer

Designed marketing pieces and internal communication print and digital work, including brochures, postcards, pamphlets, invitations, web & digital communications, and signage.
June 2013 - February 2014 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Senior Graphic Designer

Designed original branding & visual art for marketing pieces in a wide array of media to promote Symphony concerts. Negotiated pricing & managed the production process with selected vendors. Projects included direct mailings, brochures, posters, web advertising, promotional videos & large display graphics. Also assisted with photo shoots of musicians & special events.
July 2010 - May 2013 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Rev Your Image

Designer

Collaborating with clients to design and produce large format vinyl graphics for various applications, including vehicle and wall surfaces. Also design and producing promotional materials.
2009 - 2010 Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, United States

Tepper School Of Business

Graphic Designer

Designed branding for the Designing a Business Summit Event for professionals in Robotics and Healthcare. Deliverables included event signage, digital presentation, and biography booklet.
May 2009 - July 2009 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Smart Futures

Design Intern

Redesign of marketing materials and online interfaces, revision and redesign of the company's promotional Powerpoint presentation as well as creating promotional flash videos for the website homepage.
June 2009 - August 2009 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

CMU Thought Magazine

Design Manager

Managed the layout and design of a student research journal published on campus.
August 2008 - May 2009 Pennsylvania, United States

Carnegie Mellon Career Center

Graphic Designer

Responsible for the design of promotional and informational materials, assisting in the organization of events and general office tasks.
August 2007 - May 2009 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Carnegie Mellon School Of Design

Teaching Assistant

Assisted class instructors and advised students on their individual projects.
August 2008 - May 2009 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

CMU School Of Design

BFA, Communication Design

2005 - 2009 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

John Cabot University

Study abroad semester, studying Italian culture and Ancient Roman art & architecture.
May 2008 - June 2008 Rome, Italy

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Branding, Brochures, Direct Mail, Illustrator, Indesign, Invitations, Logos, Photoshop,