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SITE MA Branding | Motion | Illustration

T. 573.825.8301



MFA | Graphic Design Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 2019

Design Intern 5.2018 – 8.2018

BA | Journalism University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 2016

W. sitema.myportfolio.com

E. sma02@mica.edu

Paperwhite Studio New York, NY Worked on the design of visual identity systems including logotypes, page layout, packaging design and website design. Two of my design solutions were selected by the client for the final identity.

Visual Communication Designer 5.2016 – 7.2017 Centaurs Technology Co,Ltd. Chicago, IL

VO LU N T E E R Adobe 99U Conference 2018 SND SF Conference 2016 SND DC Conference 2015 Canton Fair 2014

S K I L LS Design Branding Motion Typographic Prototyping Web Design Software Photoshop Illustrator Premiere Pro InDesign After Effect Final Cut Sketch Programming HTML & CSS Processing

Designed the visual branding system for the company, including logo, company's website, app, promotional videos, motion graphics and brochure. Led and created content for the fundraising campaign on Kickstarter, which generated over 5,000 in revenue.

Design Intern 1.2016 – 5.2016 Redbook Magazine New York, NY Designed a variety of pages and updated layout and visual walls. Selected and retouched images with photoshop for the Department Page.

Art Director 5.2015 – 12.2015 VOX Magazine Columbia, MO Designed weekly cover, features and department pages for the magazine. Worked with editors to visually illustrate and strengthen their ideas throughout the magazine. Worked with the Photo Director to plan and execute photoshoots.

FREELANCE Freelance Illustrator 7.2016 – 5.2017 Thechihuo.com Chicago IL Designed and illustrated Chicago Foodie Map and designed graphics for digital promotion materials.

Freelance Designer 1.2016 – 8.2016 The Dialogue Group Washington D.C. Created captivating visual products for their clients, such as logos, brochures and other marketing materials.

AWA R DS Tea of Forgetting Package Design 2018 Silver Medalists of the Innovation Center for Design Excellence competition Foodie-tector & Cantonese Cuisine GIFs Motion 2018 International Motion Art Awards 6 (IMAA) Chicago Foodie Map 2018 Art & Illustration category 2018 Honorable mention of the MSUSND 2018 College Design Contest Living in a Boomtown Multipage Story Design 2016 The 2nd place of Society of News Design (SND) College News Design Contest The Secret Life of Mead Multipage Story Design 2016 The 3th place of Society of News Design (SND) College News Design Contest

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