EDUCATION

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Bachelor of Science in Creative Advertising
December 2017


EXPERIENCE

Virginia Commonwealth University
Center for Urban Communities

Richmond, Virginia

Graphic Designer
Responsible for collaborating on marketing campaigns, partnering with University Marketing to develop website, developing art direction and graphic design for social media, marketing materials and website and further developing brand identity.
April 2018 – Current

Virginia Commonwealth University
University Public Relations

Richmond, Virginia

Graphic Design Intern
Responsible for strategizing and creating visual content and social media. Assisted with managing registration and records management.
June 2017 – August 2017

Virginia Commonwealth University
Division for Inclusive Excellence and Center for Urban Communities

Richmond, Virginia

Project Assistant For Diversity And Inclusion Strategic Initiatives
Responsible for collaborating on marketing campaigns, partnering with University Marketing to develop website, developing art direction and graphic design for social media, marketing materials and website and further developing brand identity.
October 2015 – April 2018

Alliance Group
Richmond, Virginia

Graphic Design Intern
Responsible for co-leading marketing campaigns and developing content for marketing materials and social media.
Summer 2014


AWARDS

Black History in the Making Award in Graphic Design
Black History in the Making is organized by the Department of African American Studies. The award honors exceptional students who have made an impression by demonstrating academic excellence, professional ambition, or a commitment to their communities. Recipients are selected by their department/program.
February 2018

Vernon Daniel Smith Memorial Scholarship in Graphic Design
Award based upon individual achievement, academic excellence, skill in their major eld, and contribute to the school’s diversity.
August 2016


PUBLISHING
& PROJECTS

5 Black Women Artists You Need To Know
Featured for Photography
2018

ICA Cinema Series
Don’t Touch My Hair Film
Photography Published/Mentioned
June 2018

Little Nomad - Editorial
Photography
2018

Don’t Touch My Hair Film
Director of Photography
2017

Little Nomad for the B Side Collective Publication
Photography
2017

Style Weekly
Don’t Touch My Hair Film
Photography Published/Mentioned
August 2017

The Commonwealth Times
Don’t Touch My Hair Film
Photography Published/Mentioned
August 2017

Justice Or Else
Kanye Drawing, HuMan Drawing
Portrait Drawing Exhibited
November 2015

Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Logo Design
August 2014


CERTIFICATIONS

Photography: Advanced Composition
Lynda.com
June 2018

Learning Photojournalism and Photo Essays
Lynda.com
June 2018

Introduction to Photography
Lynda.com
April 2018


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Mayor's Youth Academy
Popcorn & Professionals Event
June 2018

Peter Paul Development Center
Playground Reveal Day
June 2018

Peter Paul Development Center
Playground Build Day
June 2018

Peter Paul Development Center
Easter Egg Hunt
April 2018