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Vania Myers

Designer at Deep Focus

New York, NY, USA
As an attentive and motivated designer, I strive to effectively communicate design for the Internet and print. Though my interests lie in editorial and web design, I have experience working with various mediums of graphic design, such as branding and interactive design.

Work Experience

Deep Focus

Designer

Responsible for visual design including photoshoots, conceptual graphics, cover art, infographics and web design for Cassandra Report. Participate in strategy discussions and initial wireframes/design, to transition the report over from an iPad DPS app to a web platform. Coordinate with the editorial and research teams to ensure art direction is consistent with report content.
February 2015 New York, New York, United States

Syracuse University

Teaching Assistant & Designer

Worked closely with directors and editors to finalize The Stand newspaper layout. Taught Newhouse student reporters how to use InDesign while overseeing their layout pages for the paper twice a month.
May 2013 - May 2014 Syracuse, New York, United States

ZIPPED Magazine

Art Director

Managed the editorial layout and artwork of the magazine while brainstorming visual concepts of each issue with the Creative Director. Worked with graphic designers and photo editors to coordinate the images to the concept of the article and magazine. Magazine was featured in Teen Vogue as one of the top college fashion magazines.
May 2012 - May 2014 New York, United States

A-Line Magazine

Art Director

Oversaw the editorial layout, photography and artwork of the magazine. Spearheaded brainstorming sessions for visual concepts of each issue and worked with graphic designers, illustrators and photo editors to coordinate the images to the concept of the article and layout of each page and spread.
September 2010 - August 2014 New York, United States

Chaos Magazine

Designer

Worked with the Editor-in-Chief with designing the fashion editorials for the online magazine as well as the website's Daily Dose. Placed photos, work with typography, and incorporate graphic design aspects to the editorials. Designed around ten editorials for each magazine issue and three editorials each week for the Daily Dose.
January 2012 - August 2012 California, United States

University Union

Graphic Designer

Entirely student run, University Union (UU) is Syracuse University's official programming board that schedules events from annual concerts to weekly cinema showings for the student community. As a graphic designer, I work with the executive board to promote their events by designing their posters, logos, etc.
June 2012 Syracuse, New York, United States

Education

Syracuse University

Bachelor of Science

A recent graduate as a graphic design major at S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications and an IT (information technology) minor at the School of Information Studies.
August 2010 - May 2014 New York, United States

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Editorial Design, Print Design, Web Design,