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914.980.4421 veronika.farago@gmail.com 900 Hart Street Apt #2F Brooklyn, NY 11237 www.issuu.com/veronikafarago

QUALIFICATIONS Computer skills: highly proficient in Mac and PC, Excel, Adobe Design Suite CS5, and Powerpoint College graduate with over 7 years of work experience, including 4 years of graphic design experience Able to work independently, in a team, or in a leadership position Hard working, focused and detail-oriented Exceptional interpersonal skills: Friendly and approachable, with a polite demeanor Ability to succeed in high stress, physically or mentally challenging situations Able to multitask, handle and coordinate new projects and ensure that production deadlines are met Will consistently maintain regular and open communication with clients to provide smooth production of project materials

WORK EXPERIENCE Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration 2011 – current BioReference Laboratories, NY Designed icons for new BlackBerry Mobile program “BlackOpps” JuditWrites.com Designed logos, photo editing, and business cards *please visit my website: www.issuu.com/veronikafarago for more freelance samples

Tumbalina, Bedford Hills NY Design firm Senior Designer, Sept 2009-present Please contact me for design samples and portfolio Illustrator, Producer, Sept 2003 – 2009

Tasks included: designing visuals for all stationery (handmade greeting cards, notepads, calendars, ecards) preparing & laying out promotional material (postcards, flyers, brochures), photo editing, web layout, managing new projects.

Assistant Manager, Summer 2005 Tasks included: organizing team projects, assigning deadlines and implementing project schedules, interviewing new employees, contacting and maintaining relationships with representatives, office tasks phone calls, market research, daily and weekly sta meetings, and producing designs from conception to completion

AWARDS American Country Awards Retreat Invitation

Designer for 2011: submitted through Tumbalina

Graphic Design USA Magazine, September 2011 American Graphic Design Award (AGDA) Winner for designing American Country Awards Retreat Invite

Graphic Design USA Magazine, September 2009 American Graphic Design Award (AGDA) Winner

"excellence in package design 2009" for stationary package Everyday Giftcard Tin

EDUCATION Binghamton University, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, Vestal, NY Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Minor in Anthropology. Graduated May 2009 Focus in: Evolution, Behavioral Psychology, Endocrinology Collegiate Volunteer Activities: NYPIRG 2007 – 2009 Environmental Program Coordinator NYPIRG 2008 – 2009 Environmental & Higher Education Coordinator

VOLUNTEER Country Children’s Center (CCC) Katonah, NY 2012 Designed and directed mural projects Oranim Volunteering, Nahariyya, Israel English Teaching Assistant 2010 – 2011

Worked individually and in the classroom with students in grades 7-12, from honors to special education. Instructed full classes, gave private tutoring lessons, graded papers, graded and proctored exams, Formed personal relationships with the students to provide aid and support, attended Ulpan classes

Bedford Hills Tree Advisory Board, 2009 Logo Design Bedford Hills Free Library, 2007 Designed a canvas eco-bag for their fundraiser Country Children’s Center (CCC) Bedford Hills, NY 2005 Designed, & directed mural projects *My designs for Tumbalina can be seen in Target, The Container Store, Papyrus, Snapfish for HP, KleinfeldPaper.com and Pingg.com


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Veronika Farago Graphic Design Samples 2013