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Kate Ricci

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Work Experience

IBM

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
May 2012 Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

ICON Worldwide

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
September 2011 - March 2012 Buhler, Switzerland

Two Paperdolls

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
May 2010 - February 2011 Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

Friendly Planet Travel

· 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
August 2007 - October 2010 Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States

Chestnut Hill College

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
June 2003 - March 2007 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

Moore College Of Art & Design

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
- May 2011 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Chestnut Hill College

BS, Psychology/Religious Studies

Minors:
Art History, Women's Studies

Departmental Honors
- May 2002 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Skills

Adobe Dreamworks, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, HTML, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, CSS, 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