Rachel Avallone

Graphic Design Student

Baltimore, MD, USA

Work Experience

Maryland Institute College Of Art

Graduate Assistant - Office of Career Development

August 2015 - Present Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Agora Publishing

Product Specialist & eCommerce QA Analyst

August 2014 - July 2015 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Sisarina Inc.

Project Manager & Design Assistant

August 2013 - September 2014 District of Columbia, United States

Center For Towns

Communication and Design Intern

- Designed company online newsletter, original digital newspaper, and other documents for distribution
- Participated in planning community events
- Conducted interviews of local sustainable businesses and wrote original articles
- Attended business events and design meetings
- Gained knowledge in the fields of urban planning, urban renewal, and community design
July 2012 - January 2014 Maryland, United States

Crosby Marketing Communications

Intern

- Participated in creative concepting meetings
- Gained experience using graphic design programs
- Wrote copy for company projects
- Conducted research including gathering information for Energy Star New Homes and the National Building Competition
June 2010 - August 2011 Annapolis, Maryland, United States

Education

Maryland Institute College Of Art (MICA)

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design

August 2015 - Maryland, United States

University Of Maryland College Park

B.A. English Literature, Minor Sustainable Studies

January 2010 - Present College Park, Maryland, United States

Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona

Study Abroad Student

Coursework included Spanish language, Urban Planning, Architecture, and Sketching.
January 2012 - May 2012 Barcelona, Spain

Schuler School Of Fine Arts

Art Student

June 2009 - August 2009 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Skills

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office,

Certifictions and Other Experience

Certification: Certified LEED Green Associate denoting knowledge in the aspects of sustainable and energy efficient building, and ability to work on building projects.