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Experienced, accomplished, driven, highly adaptive, creative thinker specializing in print design,

branding, marketing communications and print production. Known to whip up with some seriously

cute illustrations and has worked as an exhibit & packaging designer as well.

Thrives on solving creative challenges in the most innovative and cost-efficient way.


Experienced designer with professional work experience in graphic design,
marketing, publishing, advertising and packaging agencies

Strong computer graphics skills on a Mac platform (Adobe Creative Suite CC:
InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Bridge; Acrobat Professional;
Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel, and Word; Photo Editing; Social Media; iMovie;
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS & Javascript)

Interprets and transforms information accurately into a clean, dynamic, visual format

Extensive knowledge of typography, color and space

Operates efficiently in a deadline-driven environment by being highly organized
and always delivering results from concept to completion

Builds strong, trusted client and vendor relationships, by managing expectations
and working in a collaborative and professional manner

Clearly communicates one-on-one with clients, team members and art directors,
and able to work independently, as part of a team or a team leader


Senior Designer, Christine B. Stuermer Design & Photography
Graphic Design/Marketing & Photography, Westchester, NY
2014 - Present

Work for and with various clients to create marketing materials across all media
including branch and exhibit graphics, web advertising, e-mails, newsletters,
posters, flyers, brochures and more.

Designer, Scholastic, Inc.
Publishing, Education and Media, NYC, NY
2014 - 2015

Collaborated with creative directors, designers, & editorial team to conceptualize, prototype,
and create educational products across both print and digital mediums

Designed/created various digital and print design assets including logos, icons, book interiors and covers,
illustrations, posters, packaging, brochures, and marketing materials

Senior Designer, Roher/Sprague Partners
Graphic Design/Marketing, Irvington, NY
1997 - 2014

Lead and managed a team of designers for a large financial school book project

Developed brand identity from initial client meeting, company & market research,
oversaw print production and stardardized branding guidelines

Created new food product packaging, from 3D packaging mock-ups to overseeing
print production and eventually expanding packaging to various flavors

Generated catchy taglines and copy for food packaging as well as print and web advertising

Conceptualized and designed indoor and outdoor exhibit graphics including banners, posters,
signs for museums and a variety of biotech conferences and food shows

Book design including meeting with the author(s), laying out covers and interior pages,
photography, photo editing, organizing and overseeing print production

Designed print materials for the consumer and business-to-business market including brochures,
flyers, catalogs, advertisements, posters, invitations, and direct mail

Collaborated with team members to create mock-ups of websites, assisted with html e-mails,
and created e-Brochures as well as my own website

Freelance Designer, LW Dogwood Design
Graphic Design/Marketing, Lebanon, NJ
2013 - Present

Developed various materials, from PPT slides, branch graphics, towel graphics,
newsletter identity and templates to sell sheets, brochures and postcards

Freelance Designer, Sabaj Design Group
Packaging Design, Irvington, NY
March 1998 - September 1998

Illustrated packaging content for outer packaging

Edited and updated packaging design

Intern, The Ad Store, NYC
Intern, Graf Bertel Advertising, NYC


Big W Award (2002-2013):
• Gold, Brownie Crunch packaging, FCG Foods, LLC
• Silver, Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund annual report
• Bronze, Lefferts Family Health, P.C. logo

American Graphic Design Award, Graphic Design USA (2002-2013):
• Scenic Hudson annual report
• BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2006 marketing materials
• American Red Cross annual report 2002
• New York Historical Society directional signage and exhibit graphics

Winner of the 1998 Association of Graphics Communication (AGC) (1997):
Poster and development of graphic look for their annual design/print awards show


Bachelors Degree in Advertising Design
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC

German Abitur & High School Diploma
German International School, White Plains, NY


Fluent in both written and spoken German (native tongue), basic French

Photographer (equestrians, pets & nature)

Grew up all over the world, well-traveled

Passionate equestrian & animal advocate

Participated in numerous midnight runs to feed, clothe and engage with New York City’s homeless



Adams Horse & Pet Supplies | AFYA Foundation | American Red Cross | Amie Gross Architects | Anti-Defamation League | Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) | Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund | The Chapin School | Classroom, Inc. |
County of Bergen NJ Department of Parks | Critter Outfitter | Deloitte and Touche, LLP | Eldridge Street Synagogue |
FCG Foods, LLC | FTI Consulting | Fugro EarthData Inc. | GeoSar | Global Lighting, Inc. | InterExchange, Inc. | JCC on the Hudson | Konica Minolta | Lower East Side Tenement Museum | Mariandale Retreat & Conference Center | Millésima Wine |
National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) | New York Historical Society | New York United Hospital Medical Center |
Queens College | Scenic Hudson | Scholastic, Inc. | Snack Company Fifth Street, LLC |
Timeline Video | Trevor Day School | UNICEF