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Kate Ricci

Philadelphia, PA, USA
Experience
Wayne, PA, USA
May 2012
Interactive Visual Designer
· Design creative, interactive visual solutions from concept to completion
· Develop and maintain brand guidelines for interactive digital properties
· Lead the production of graphic materials for interactive web/mobile/tablet solutions
· Follow best industry practices to create successful user experiences
· Collaborate with UX designers, user researchers, product management teams, and developers
· Assist with user research including interviews and video production
Buhler, Switzerland
Sep 2011Mar 2012
Designer
· Website concept and design for large corporate sites, small and middle size product sites
· Design and production for print including pre-press
· Template design and development for production
· User interface and screen design for smartphones and tablets
· Development of brand guidelines and website style guides
· Idea conception and design for new business presentations/pitches
Wayne, PA, USA
May 2010Feb 2011
Junior Designer
· Design and design refinement of event invitation packages, greeting cards, and announcements
· Create live proofs for client approval
· Assist with production overflow
· Create and revise identity concepts and collateral
Jenkintown, PA, USA
Aug 2007Oct 2010
· Prepare travel documents including travel itineraries and passenger correspondence
· Maintain booking database including country and travel information for international travel
· General administrative work
· Various in-house graphic design work
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Jun 2003Mar 2007
Application Manager
· Create and maintain master applicant database, queries, and reports
· Create and update student files including transcript evaluation
· Generate student correspondence
· Edit admissions pages of www.chc.edu for all schools within the College via CMS
· Help coordinate open houses and campus visits
· Various in-house graphic design work
Education
Philadelphia, PA, USA
May 2011
BFA, Graphic Design
Internship:
Two Paperdolls, Wayne, PA, Summer 2010

Workshops:
Typography Workshop with Hans Allemann, Spring 2010
Letterpress Mentorship with Katie Baldwin, Spring 2010
Screen print Workshop with Candy Depew, Fall 2009

Honors/Exhibits:
Honorable Mention for WPO Identity, AIGA Flux Competition • Fall 2011
Finalist, Photographer’s Forum 2011 Best of Photography • Published in Best of Photography 2011
Senior Show, Moore College of Art & Design Levy Gallery • Spring 2011
BYOB Student Design Exhibition, Icebox Gallery, Crane Arts Building • Spring 2011
Dean’s List • Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008
Student Shows Moore College of Art & Design Levy Gallery • Spring 2009, Fall 2009
Roosevelt Paper Calendar Competition, Honorable Mention • Spring 2009
Philadelphia, PA, USA
May 2002
BS, Psychology/Religious Studies
Minors:
Art History, Women's Studies

Departmental Honors
Skills
 
Adobe Dreamworks, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, MSOffice Suite, QuarkXpress
Freelance
· Identity development for GirlPit, April 2012
· Identity development for InStride Physical Therapy, February 2012
· Editing and retouching product photography for web for Doc Milo, December 2011
· Print design for MRM Worldwide, Princeton, NJ, July-August 2011, Clients: ETS, Budget/Avis
· Co-editor of More Magazine, Layout, Production, Pre-Press, Spring 2011
· Moore College of Art & Design Fashion Show invitation package and collateral, Spring 2011
· Web editing for www.designhistory.org, February 2011
· Identity development for Paramount Pens, November 2010
· Wedding invitation package for M/M. Joseph Ricci, July 2009