Machol studied Graphic Design at Central Connecticut State University. She has a passion for designing, painting, collecting vintage items, and creating homemade greeting cards. You can find her at flea markets sorting through clothes, beads, and buttons, with a Frank Sinatra record or two in her hand or creating homemade cards for her Etsy business, Mac & Bran.
"I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
Below displays my experience and education.
June 2017 - Present
Creative design and social media management. This involves using Adobe After Effects and Premier Pro to create 1 minute promotional videos and Illustrator and Photoshop to create still photos for their social media outlets.
September 2015 - Present
Create print designs and 1-2 minute promotional videos for Confucius Institute Day, Chinese New Year, Chinese Lantern Festival, and many Chinese cultural events on campus. Upload images, create events, and write posts on social media to promote CI.
June 2016 - September 2016
Developed an impact report template for company to use efficiently. Collaborated with company’s graphic designer to create a dozen posters for the 2016 Startup Showcase.
February 2016 - October 2016
Designed event’s poster, brochures, tickets and save the dates.
May 2013 - June 2014
Enhanced two videos of CPPSR’s conferences by adding upper thirds, music, and special effects. Revised brochure with updated photo of campus, new staff photographs, and fresh design elements.
August 2014 - December 2017
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design & Concentration in Business.
January 2018 - May 2019
Master of Arts Degree in Information Design.
Everything from graphic design, re-brandings, to paintings!
Golden Thread Gallery is a non-profit organization that inspires our culture to be unique in the arts. I re-branded the company with a new logo and re-designed the website.
The sunflowers did not have a beginning nor an end. They mimicked eachothers movement, while always facing the sun.
Tough Commitments to another can be sealed with a "silver" band. I illustrated this for our distressful society that sense no escape in long-term commitments.
"These crushed beans give you a rush of high class and a little bit of sass. So go ahead boast on this roast and keep your foxy tail up." This was on the back of the package. I wanted to include the back story because it has a playful market to amuse.
This is my perspective of photographed pumpkins. I painted this for my mother. She said her mantel was empty without a painting. I agreed.
Brass City Beer Company was created based on the actual history of Waterbury, Connecticut. Back in 1802 the city of Waterbury was a rage because their great production of brass. Today, I wanted our city to be remembered as a successful, afluent place, not a area of poverty.
I promoted Sprout About, a company that helps cities grow community gardens to benefit the citizens willing to make a change. This gives our communities a foot in the door to become more socialable with other folks' cultures, ages and stories. Plant. Grow. Share. is our motto!
Bike New Britain has a goal of making New Britain a bike friendly community. What better way then to re-brand their non-profit organization!
Confucius Institute Day promotes Chinese culture all over Connecticut School Districs. This Event involves Chinese Performance and Student Activities.
I promoted local churches and cathedrals in the Fairfield County of Connecticut. I captured each photograph featured in the booklet and designed the layout of the booklet.
This was created for my significant other. It's a way of saying "I love you" without the mushy hearts and kisses.
Veterans History Project focuses on the oral histories of Connecticut's residents. Above are designed tickets for their annual medal ceremony. This event was created to honor and thank the Vietnam Veterans that served our Country. Thank you Vets!
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