Studio630 Communications (May 2015 – Present)
Work at an award-winning design studio creating layout designs for travel, food, product and university magazines. Maintain communication with publication editors to make sure their design ideas are transformed on page and all post production marketing material is completed, such as web banners and other social media projects needed to promote the publication.
UF Center for Leadership and Service — Gainesville, Fla. (Nov 2014 – May 2015)
The Center for Leadership and Service at the University of Florida provides educational programs, workshops and conferences; coordinates community service, leadership, and service learning opportunities for students. As a graphic design intern, projects include to create, edit, and develop graphics and layouts for program and event flyers, brochures, posters, internal logos, and online graphics.
Advantage Publishing, Inc. — Gainesville, Fla. (Jan 2014 – Nov 2014)
Worked at a full-service publishing agency currently printing HOME and Business magazines, digital newsletters and an online business directory for the city of Gainesville. As a graphic design intern, assignments include design advertisements for the company’s magazines and upcoming event items.
WUFT News — Gainesville, Fla. (Aug 2013 – Dec 2013)
As part of an editing course at UF, students were incorporated and became staffers for WUFT.org. It is a journalism platform that covers radio, television and web news in 16 north central Florida counties. Students in this class were assigned to be editors and writers for the web and radio portions of the organization. As web producers we worked a weekly four-hour shift editing WUFT News reporter’s stories and worked with them to improve their articles. Also wrote content for WUFT.org and edited video on Final Cut Pro shot by fellow reporters. As a writer, a fellow journalist and I unraveled citizen concerns with city government in a nearby town.
The Gainesville Sun — Gainesville, Fla. (Aug 2013 – Dec 2013)
Reporting intern for The Gainesville Sun newspaper. Wrote up to two feature and event stories weekly. This experience led me to work with artists from all over the country as well as locals in order to inform readers of concerts, non-profit projects and unforgettable survivor stories.
The Tampa Tribune — Tampa, Fla. (June 2013 – July 2013)
Worked as a reporting intern covering obituaries, weather, crime and feature stories for the southern and eastern Hillsborough County neighbors section as well as the metro section for The Tampa Tribune. Learned indispensable journalism skills while working alongside professional reporters who have been in the industry for many years.
Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written)
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, WordPress
University of Florida – Gainesville, Fla.
B.S. in journalism, B.A. in Spanish, and Graduate Certificate in Web Design May 2015