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EDUCATION Rhode Island School of Design, RISD | Providence, RI Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, gpa: 3.78 , 2006–2010 Concentration in Environmental Studies Brown University | Providence, RI Courses in Entrepreneurship, 2009 The Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts | Pittsburgh, PA Salutatorian, 2006 DESIGN INTERNSHIPS C-VILLE Weekly Magazine | Charlottesville VA  2009 Assisted art director with layout, cover design, photography, advertisements, and artistic content.

Megan E. Gadient

529 Rookwood Place Charlottesville, VA 22903 1.412.551.0938 mgadient@g.risd.edu

2nd Street Gallery | Charlottesville, VA  2007 Worked with gallery directors on curatorial layout, artist coordination, and fundraising. Harry Levine, Architect | Pittsburgh, PA  2005 Learned about architectural elements and techniques. Assisted on job sites and client meetings. WORK EXPERIENCE Freelance Design Work | 2009–present Created graphic solutions for small businesses and start-up companies. Managed the graphic system instituted in order to present a unified front for the company. Clerestory Magazine: RISD Editor, Design Co-Editor | 2008–present Revived risd student body participation for Brown and risd publication. Gained funding and support from The Office of Student Life at risd. Co-headed design board to layout the magazine. Fat Rabbit Designs | Charlottesville, VA  2007–2008 Became fluent in the screen-printing process. Practiced team-building skills within the company. The Andy Warhol Museum: Youth Invasion | Pittsburgh, PA  2004–2006 Worked with peers to create an event showcasing local students. Focused on marketing for the event. SKILLS Design Broad range of skills in branding, signage, publication, and editorial design. Experienced in typography, color theory, and information design. Knowledge of pre-press production, printing processes, interactive programs, and some web applications. Knowledge of both film and digital photographic processes. Computer Macintosh and PC Platforms InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, Microsoft Office, Some HTML and CSS COMMUNITY SERVICE City Arts | Providence, RI  2008 Taught middle-schoolers basic design and photography skills. Hope High School | Providence, RI  2007 Collaborated with risd students and high school students in the planning of a temporary installation. Habitat for Humanity | Pittsburgh, PA  2004–2005 Built houses for low-income families. The Children’s Institute | Pittsburgh, PA  2004 Swam with children diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. East End Cooporative Ministry | Pittsburgh, PA  2004 Serviced the food pantry and soup kitchen for low-income residents. AWARDS & HONORS RISD AIGA Member | 2008–present RISD Honor Student | 2007–present National Honor Society | 2003–2006 Andy Warhol Award | Pittsburgh, PA  2006


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