EDUCATION

 

MAT in Art Education, Rhode Island College, May 2017, GPA 3.93
 

BFA in Graphic Design, cum laude, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, June 2002

GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE   

American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI

Graphic Designer, fall 2004–winter 2012

• Designed print media, including book covers, annual reports, and event graphics

• Collaborated with programmers to design responsive, intuitive web products

• Prepared print files for pre-press, printed proofs, worked closely with printers

• Maintained an organized system of files across multiple servers

• Edited photographs and other graphics for mathematics publications

• Created graphics for email blasts, websites, and banner ads

• Trained and educated staff and interns in programs, server navigation,
   and prepress operations for publishing

Erin Murphy Graphic Design

Art Direction and Graphic Design, fall 2001–Present

• Provide creative direction, graphic design, and production of marketing materials,         
   including catalogs, direct mail, branding, annual reports, photography, and illustrations.

• Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines while working with budget constraints.

• Work with other professionals such as copywriters, photographers, marketing
   specialists, web developers, and printers.

• Proofread all communications with high attention to quality and detail


 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE           

North Attleboro High School, North Attleboro, MA

Art Teacher; September 2017–Present

• Presently teaching Graphic Design, Digital Photo, and Yearbook / Design Studio with an     
  emphasis on providing student-driven design services to the community

• Mentor student designers in the creation of posters, business cards, logos, flyers, websites,
  and brochures for community partners

• Manage and maintain large Mac lab with 27 desktop computers and photo studio
 

North Attleboro High School Yearbook Advisor; September 2019–Present

• Train and mentor students in foundations of desktop publishing and digital photography       using Adobe Creative Suite applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator)

• Host weekly after-school meetings and monthly dinner meetings for editors and club             members

• Coordinate student and professional photographers for all school events

• Take student and staff portraits in photo studio

Rhode Island School of Design Summer Pre-College Program, Providence, RI

Adjunct Faculty, Summers of 2017, 2018, 2019 (Course: “Loving Letters”)

• Taught in-depth typography lessons to students from the U.S. and abroad using Adobe           Illustrator

• Mentored students in the creation of their art portfolios for application to college and               wrote letters of recommendation

 

AFFILIATIONS and HONORS

2007–present: Member, AIGA Rhode Island
(Served as Membership Co-Chair, 2008-2009)

 

2015–2017: Antonio Cirino Memorial Scholarship via Rhode Island Foundation
for Graduate Studies in Art Education

2014: Second Place in AIGA Pixels of Fury live design competition, Providence, RI

2008: Featured in Artscope Magazine for curating “Sticky Bun City”, a group art show
at Firehouse 13 in Providence

2006: Extraordinary Merit Recognition: Graphic Designer at the American
Mathematical Society