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Rachel Hurvitz Resume
Rachel R. Hurvitz Graphic Designer & Social Media Junky
University of Central Lancashire – Social Media, Preston (UK) – Fall 2011
Set up and managed UCLan Sport: Blog, Twitter, Facebook. Helped network UCLan Sport with academic and sport departments. Generated content for blog including photography, interviews, design and research.
SALE.com – Junior Designer, Old Saybrook, CT – 2010
Worked with Creative Director and CEO on site concepts and designs. Designed numerous widgets, banners, product stories. Created concepts for contests, weekly stories and blog. Produced videos. Photography for fashion shows. Managed blog through WordPress. Managed live product feed and product stories.
Plan B Burger Bar – Marketing Assistant – Graphic Artist, Hartford, CT – 2008-11
Designed material for website and print promotions. Helped plan and run hiring fair for new store opening, interviewed new hires. Liaison with design firm. Photography for events, food tasting and promotion material.
Bidwell ID – Design Intern, Florence, MA – 2009-10
Product production, application, layout. Worked on numerous projects, including designing company
holiday card, beer labels, billboards.
New Mass Media Inc. Hartford Advocate – Graphic Artist, Hartford, CT – 2009
Page layout, cover design, ad design. Worked under weekly deadline.
The Hartford Advocate,
Town of West Hartford Leisure Services – Summer Camp Manager – 2003-07
Responsible for 8 employees and 30 plus children, reported daily to parents on children’s behavior; Designed age appropriate activities linked to West Hartford school system.
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT – Bachelor of Arts – 2008
University Of Central Lancashire, Preston – MA Graphic Design Jan. 2012
Strong Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite:
Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, WordPress, Twitter, Smart Connect
New Britain Museum of American Art – 2009
University Museum Community, Steel Sculpture.
New Britain Art League – 2009
Spring Juried Exhibition, Steel Sculpture.
Plan B Burger Bar – Milford, Simsbury, West Hartford, CT – 2009
14 Piece Series – Illustrated Rendition of Picasso’s Cows
– currently exhibited in 3 store locations.