Kristian Dela Cruz Résumé 2016


Education

General Assembly, User Experience Design, September 2014–December 2014
Shepherd University, Bachelors of Fine Arts Concentration on Graphic Design 2010–2013
Hagerstown Community College, multiple art and design classes 2007–2009

Experience

Booz Allen Hamilton | Rockville, MD
UX/UI Designer, February 2015–Present
Supporting web application requirements for IT systems, designing a brand identity for the National Institute of Health. Investment wireframing and prototyping web design support for the Strategic Innovation Group. Implementing Digital Motivation for the 25th Air Force. Supporting for the development of a Responsive Web solutions and Prototypes for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Choice Hotels International | Rockville, MD
Designer, August 2014–February 2015
Design websites, e-mail, print collateral, web banners and advertisement for Choice Hotels International Brands. Utilizing web advertisements to promote brand hotels, Choice Privileges®, international promotions and corporate events. 

Ignite Media Solutions | McLean, VA
Web Designer, June 2014–August 2014
Design websites, landing pages, web banners and advertisement for brands. Collaborated with marketing to create a brand through social media and analytics. Utilized user experience design to establish interactive retail websites to target the users for greater results. 

Discovery Communications | Silver Spring, MD
Graphic Designer, June 2013–Present
Design digital media graphics, logo concepts, posters — for TLC, Animal Planet, Discover Channel, Velocity, Science Channel, American Heroes Channel, Discovery Fit and Health, Discovery Education, and Corporate.
Developed and strategized digital advertisement, logo development, international projects, social media graphics, download to load graphics. Collaboration with art directors, designers, account executives, copy writers, and production managers.

The Mountain Came Alive | Shepherdstown, WV
Freelance Designer, May 2013–Present
Design of CD packaging, booklet, and development for interactive website.

Such Great Heights | Alburquerque, NM
Freelance Designer, September, 2012–Present
Design of logo, t-shirts and strategized brand development.

Outback Primitive | Hagerstown, MD
Freelance Designer, October 2012–Present
Redesign of logo, business cards, banner, and marketing strategy.

Internship

Power Marketing | Hagerstown, MD
Graphic Designer, Spring 2013
Developed logos, web design wireframes, and user experience reserach.

Robert C Byrd in His Own Words | Shepherdstown, WV
Graphic Designer, Fall 2012–Present
Concept development and design for large scale traveling exhibit.
Collaborated with two other designers to produce typographic continuity and imagery. 

Voices from the Storm | Shepherdstowns, WV
Graphic Designer,  Spring 2012
Concept development for narrative exhibition.
Collaborated with a designer to produce typographic continuity.
Photo-manipulated imagery and inforgraphics

Exhibitions

Break the Silence: STOP BULLYING | Shepherdstown, WV
2013 Senior Graphic Design Exhibition, Shepherdstown Community Club, Spring 2013
Exhibit Designer. Senior Thesis project that incorporated large format posters and collateral.

The Beauty of Fashion and Skateboard Emotion Series | Shepherdstown, WV
Sans Merci Student Art Exhibition, Shepherdstown Community Club, Spring 2013
Skateboard design, Book Design.
 

Awards

210, 2015 Parents’ Choice Silver Honor, 2015
Voices from the Storm, AAF, District 2, Student Gold ADDY, 2013
Voices from the Storm, AAF, Greater Frederick, Student Gold ADDY, 2013
The Beauty of Fashion, AAF, Greater Frederick, Student Silver ADDY, 2013