- KATHRYN FREUND
DESIGN & WEB EXPERIENCE
We Are Social, Media Agency / Designer & Account Executive Assistant Aug 2012 - Present
Developed creative visual content and web apps for corporate clients across all social media channels. Conducted social media influencer research and outreach. Worked closely with Strategy team to research campaign ideas, establish visual guidelines, and create best practice playbooks.
McGraw-Hill School Education / Design & Image Intern May 2012 - Aug 2012
Created visual & editorial content for Facebook campaign launch of Reading Wonders textbooks for
Grades K-6. Worked with editorial and marketing teams to conceptualize illustrations and graphics.
Standard & Poor’s Financial Services / Art & Design Intern May 2010 - Aug 2011
Created website library, UI prototypes, banner ads, and buttons for S&P’s Global Credit Portal. Produced in-house print marketing materials, CreditWeek cover artwork, and section layouts. Developed branding & web platform proposal and presented to senior leaders of McGraw-Hill Financial in Summer 2011.
Matthew Schwartz Design Studio (MSDS) / Digital Design Intern Jan - May 2011
Created web interface graphics for branding studio’s clients, including Helmsley Charitable Trust, Columbia Campaign, Electrification Coalition, etc. Organized photography guidelines for Helmsley website redesign.
Professional Sports Publications / Graphic Design Intern May - Aug 2009
Designed professional and college sports team yearbooks and game-day materials. Produced printed cover designs and editorial templates. Hired as a full-time employee at the end of the summer.
FREELANCEMRC Media Group / Web Designer November 2012 - PresentDesigned website and content outline for MRC’s site for their educational DVD A Parent’s Guide to Coaching Youth Baseball. Assisted in managing, updating, and editing site content using Wordpress.
Inflatable Ferret Magazine & Blog / Art Director & Editor Dec 2009 - Present
Conceptualized and created indie music magazine & blog’s look-and-feel. Designed covers, page layouts, & vector graphics for monthly digital issues. Produced all printed marketing collateral, including CD jewel cases, posters, and stickers. Coordinated promotional events. Contributed as a writer and copy editor.
Freund Associates Technical Communication / Designer & Strategist Aug 2010 - Present
Acted as a branding and design consultant for various FA clients. Designed logotypes, print collateral (advertisements, invitations, posters, etc.) & web interfaces. Created widgets & banners for FA website.
Fordham International Study Abroad Office / Graphic Designer Sept 2009 - Dec 2010
Designed Fordham Study Abroad posters, flyers, and brochures for upcoming events and programs.
Fordham University Class of 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts & English
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Continuing Studies Classes at FIT
Cumulative GPA: 3.75
Global Outreach / Service Project Leader & Chaperone 2011 - Present
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society / Student Member 2012 - Present
Society of Visual Arts / Advertising & Media Coordinator 2010 - 2012
Fordham University Choir / Soprano I 2008 - 2012
HONORS & AWARDS
GDUSA American Inhouse Design Award Winner May 2012
Fordham College at Rose Hill Dean’s List 2008 - 2012
Fordham Loyola Academic Scholarship 2008 - 2012
Selected as Intern Team Presenter for S&P Executives Aug 2011
Fordham Research Fair Honorable Mention Nov 2010
Adobe Creative Suite
HTML / CSS
Axure / Wireframing
Blogs / Social Media
Copy Writing / Editing