DESIGN EXPERIENCE SAATCHI & SAATCHI X, Creative Intern ¦ 2011 Collaborated with creative team in developing in-store merchandise for Wendy’s and LG Electronics; Worked with account management and planning interns to develop a 360 degree campaign for Wendy’s new fries. SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY DESIGN CHARRETTE ¦ 2011 Worked with an interdisciplinary team of students, professors, and professionals to generate ideas about the potential of biomimicry in design problem-solving through activities and discussions. SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Art Director ¦ 2011 Mary Ann Shaw Center For Public & Community Service Re-branded the Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement & Scholarship; developed a marketing campaign, bus wrap, and exhibition design celebrating community heroes. VIGNELLI MASTER DESIGNER WORKSHOP ¦ 2010 Worked with designers Massimo Vignelli and Armando Milani to create a corporate identity for the National Fernand Leger Museum in Biot, France.
WO R K E X P E R I E N C E SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Teacher’s Assistant ¦ 2011 - 2012 Assisted teaching the 2D Design foundations program; tutored students on the Adobe Creative Suite; participated in weekly critiques. SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY RECRUITMENT, Office Assistant ¦ 2010 - 2011 Blogged weekly for the college of Visual and Performing Arts; Responsible for various clerical duties.
LEADERSHIP & HONORS ART D IRECTORS CLUB, National Student Portfolio Review ¦ 2012 SYRACUSE UN IVERS IT Y VPA TOURS , Tour Guide ¦ 2010 - 2011 AIGA SYRACUSE CHAPTER , Member ¦ 2011 - 2012
E D U C AT I O N SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY ¦ 2012 College of Visual and Performing Arts, B.F.A. in Communications Design
SKILLS Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign; Google SketchUp, Illustration, and Ideation
S A M A N T H A SA L Z A N O (design) x (art direction)
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