Education

B.F.A in Communication Design  
Parsons The New School for Design (New York, NY)
Graduated May 2013

Graphic Design Program
Chelsea College of Art and Design, UAL (London, UK)
Completed March 2012


Experience

Freelance Graphic Design and Art Direction 
January 2012 - present

I provide Art Direction and Graphic Design services. While in school, I started collaborating with like-minded individuals working in a variety of industries including advertising, film, fine art, interior design, and music. Projects have included, branding/identity, set design and prop development for feature film, publication, corporate presentation, UI/UX design, and web design. 

Graphic/Page Designer at The Daily Racing Form (New York, NY) 
June 2015 - present

DRF is a daily publication that employs approximately 200 people. My focus is primarily on page layouts, and treatment of copy and art. I worked closely with the production and editorial teams in order to complete the publication and coordinate with the printer. I was hired just as the company site was undergoing a significant UX/UI face-lift, and advised the web development team along with 3 other designers.

Graphic Design Intern at The Conspiracy NYC (Brooklyn, NY) 
July 2012 - December 2012

The studio specialized in promotional material for the music industry. I worked alongside the art director on projects for several clients including Gloriana, Tori Amos, ESPN X-Games.

Graphic Design Intern at Kanine Records (Brooklyn, NY) 
May 2011 - September 2011

My work at the label was dominated by promotional design for upcoming events that featured the label’s artists. This included posters for the Northside Festival (held in Williamsburg, Brooklyn), and formatting for digital application.

Graphic Design Intern at E+M Media and Marketing (New York, NY)
June 2010 - November 2012

Responsible for the design of promotional materials. This included company and client brochures and business cards, web based advertisements and commercial editing for the Humane Society.

Proficiency

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Wordpress, SquareSpace, Adobe After Effects, Mac OS, Microsoft Office
 

Skills

Identity and Branding, Visual/UI Design, Advertising, Typography, Illustration
 

Interests

Motion Graphics, Set Design, UX Design, Film Production, Adirondack 46, rail passes, non-fiction, museums on off days. 

 

 

For questions or comments please email me at britttapsall@gmail.com