Experience
Penn State Development Communications
Multimedia and Marketing Specialist, November 2020 to Present
At Penn State Development Communications I am responsible for e-mail production and adherence to Penn State brand standards. I work with the Assistant Director of Multimedia Design to create online graphics, special projects, small-scale videos and animations.
Luciano Sormani Design
Freelance Graphic Designer, September 2012 to Present
As a freelance Graphic Designer, I provide a wide array of design solutions, from large-scale custom art, trade-show displays, logo design and branding, to print materials such as menus, brochures, signage and ads. I also create marketing emails, social media graphics and online graphics. Clients include The Tavern, Morpheus Studio, South Hills School of Business & Technology, Penn State, and Centre Safe.
The Centre County Gazette
Graphic Designer, April 2019 to April 2020
During my time at The Centre County Gazette, I was responsible for designing ads for print and online, newspaper graphics, e-mail development, and internal sales materials.
Vetta Brands
Brand & Digital Specialist, September 2018 to August 2020
As a Brand & Digital Specialist at Vetta Brands, I created informational graphics and apparel mock-ups for Amazon Stores and photographed collegiate apparel.
South Hills School of Business & Technology
Adjunct Instructor, March 2014 to June 2019
As an Adjunct Instructor at South Hills School of Business & Technology, I taught classes in Packaging Design, Intro to Computer Graphics, Advanced Computer Graphics, Intro to Computing, and Desktop Publishing.
Open Door Visions
Senior Designer • Intern, November 2012 to June 2015
After working at Open Door Visions as a graphic design intern, I was hired as a senior designer and was responsible for website and e-mail development, publication design, and ad design. Clients include The Blairmont Club, Cooke Tavern Soups, Pawsitively Pets, and CATA.

STRENGTHS
Creative, project-minded, adept at conceptual thinking, skilled in writing, editing, design and layout. Multilingual, pragmatic and independent, progressive with broad interests. Problem-solver with a drive to grow professionally and personally. Eager to work as part of a forward-thinking and versatile team of professionals.
Proficiencies
Print Design
E-mail Development
Typography
Digital Design
Photography
Web Design
Fine Art
Adobe CC
Microsoft Office
Imodules
Mailchimp
Constant Contact
HTML & CSS
Wordpress
Education
Associate in Specialized Technology
Degree in Graphic Arts

South Hills School of Business & Technology,
2010 to 2012
Foundation Year
Gerrit Rietveld College of Arts and Design,
1994 to 1996

 
ACHIEVEMENTS
4.0 GPA, Dean’s List
South Hills School of Business & Technology,
2010 to 2012
Winner student prize
Schlow Centre Region Library juried exhibition, 2011
Volunteer
Elections Clerk
Centre County Elections, 2020 to Present
Co-Chair Social Subcommittee
Penn State Development and Alumni Relations LGBTQA+ ERG, 2020 to 2022
Driver • Info booth attendant
People’s Choice Festival of Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts, 2016 and 2022
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