724.531.0555 • megmodesigns@gmail.com • megmodesigns.com
WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF:
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Wordpress, Word, Power Point, Keynote
SKILLED IN:
Advertising Design, Logo Design, Page Layout, Web Design, Digital Ad Design, Brand Identity, Digital Image Manipulation, Traditional/Digital Illustration, Digital Photo Retouching, Photography
EXPERIENCE:
Digital Graphic Designer at ReImagine Main Street
Washington, PA June 2019 - Present
Responsible for the creation of digital and print advertisements for clients, including creating brands for businesses, logos, campaign advertisements, native advertisements, digital advertisements, billboards, annual reports, layout and design of magazines, promotional materials, commercials, and photography of events.
Graphic Artist at  The Observer-Reporter
Washington, PA January 2015 - June 2019
Responsible for the creation of customer advertisements for The Observer-Reporter Newspaper, monthly magazines, publications and assisting in layout and design of magazines, publications and creation of online advertisements.
Studio Manager/Graphic Artist at Studio M Photographic
Canonsburg, PA May 2008 - October 2014
Responsible for the daily operations of the studio. Tasks included taking phone calls and booking clients, helping with photography sessions, digitally retouching all client images and processing orders. Created websites, flyers, brochures, booklets, advertisements and social media campaigns for the studio, attracting new clients as a result. Rebranding of the studio when first hired in May 2008 resulted in doubling the number clients from the year prior.

SELECTED FREELANCE WORK:
Fortuitea Cafe & Bakery • Washington, PA
Created and maintains website, along with managing all social media accounts. fortuiteacafe.com
River City Glass, Inc. • Pittsburgh, PA
Created logo for business.
Dutch Fork Custom Lures • Claysville, PA
Created and maintains e-commerce website. www.dutchforkcharters.com
Bombash & Earley • McMurray, PA
Created logo for new Celestial Botanics line.

EDUCATION:
ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH • Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Science Degree, Graphic Design, September 2007

AWARDS:
2021 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, First Place, Division II, Ad Campaign or Series, "CHROME Goes to Lunch" 
2021 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, First Place, Division II, Special Event/Vendor Support Idea, "All For Her: Educate, Motivate, Inspire"
2021 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, Second Place, Division II, Best Native Advertising, "Breaking Barriers Through COVID-19 with Blueprints"
2021 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, Second Place, Division II, Self Promotion Advertising, "Ogden Grant Program"
2021 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, Second Place, Division II, Ad Campaign Using Multiple Products, "State Farm Here to Help Project"
2021 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, Honorable Mention, Division II, Best Real Estate, Builder, Renters Ad, "Buying or Selling? Recipe for Success"
2020 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, First Place, Division II, Ad Campaign Using Multiple Products, "Learn the blueprints of Blueprints"
2020 PNA Foundation Advertising Contest Winner, First Place, Division ll, Best Recruitment or Commercial Ad, "Do YOU Want to Make a Difference?"




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