AmErican Institute of Graphic arts (AIGA): CT ChaPter
In-House chair, board of directors
01.19 – Present
Advocating on behalf of design. Inspiring fellow in-house creatives. Working with the other board of directors to create, organize, and lead design-related events within the Connecticut community.
Legrand, North & Central America
04.16 – Present
Reports directly to the Creative Director for Legrand, North & Central America (LNCA). Defines distinctive visual brands identity for Legrand. Collaborates with interdepartmental groups to apply best practices to branded materials. Develops concepts into campaigns for both internal and external materials.
Foley Carrier Services
Part-Time GRAPHIC DESIGNER
12.15 – 04.16
Multidisciplinary role designing both printed & digital assets. Created multimedia presentations and animations for digital screens. Retrofitted documents into interactive EPUBs. Developed and stationery and other printed materials.
Ryan Thorp Design
Freelance GRAPHIC DESIGNER
04.14 – Present
Brand and visual identity design. Past client work includes logo and identity design, identity redesign, and brand application/execution. Contact for further details on specific projects.
Department of TransportAtion
Internship | Lead on project
Reports to the Department Chair. A collaborative project between the Department Chair and select students to develop multiple signs for the CTfastrak. Developed maps for each of the eleven locations between New Britain, CT and Hartford, CT. Maps included type treatment, color palette, development of iconography, grid implementation, inclusion of all businesses, public areas, school, parks, fields, etc.
New Britain Museum of American Art
Design assets for upcoming events including brochures, postcards, and web graphics. Assist with the photography of museum artwork and archiving. Designing the signage for events and new installations
Central Connecticut State University
Lead on projects brought to the Central Design in-house department at Central Connecticut State University. This in-house department designed materials for departments at CCSU, as well as New Britain and local Connecticut establishments. Past clients include the CCSU Music Department, CCSU Theatre Department, The New Britain Museum of American Art, The Department of Transportation, and more.