Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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MFA Exhibition Catalog Designer—Selected with a team of designers for the MSU’s Eli and Edythe Broad Museum / 2013
Poetry In Motion Candidate— Selected as a Michigan designer for an active poster campaigne / 2013
3D Architectural Research Poster: Thom Mayne—work cited at international conference / 2013
MSU Design Center—Exclusive invite-only course which consisted of the top design students for client work / Spring 2013
Best Printmaking Award—MSU Undergraduate Exhibition / 2012
Dean’s List / Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013
MSU Spartan Marching Band Squad Leader / Fall 2011 and 2012 (member Aug. 2008– Dec. 2012)
MSU Undergraduate Exhibition Recipient / 2011 and 2012
Parducci Society Board Member—Inducted to be the graphic designer for the Detroit based architectural society / 2015
Michigan State University 2008–2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts, concentrations in Graphic Design and Photography
Study Abroad / Florence, Italy 2010
Quicken Loans / Graphic Design Intern / Detroit, MI / May 2015–present
Develop creative concepts, logos, Fathead signage, graphics and collateral for Quicken Loans and dPOP!.
Natalia Tortora Design / Graphic Design + Photography Freelance / Detroit, MI / August 2013–present
Create/design brand identity, logos, photography, e-mail blasts, ad campaignes (print and digital) and signage.
Village Green / Graphic Designer / Livonia, MI / March 2013–February 2014
Created/designed brand identity, logos, e-mail blasts, ad campaignes (print and digital) and signage. Managed
the company’s ﬂyer program while also implementing functional work-ﬂow, organization and brand guidelines.
EWI Worldwide / Graphic Design Intern / Livonia, MI / Aug. 2013–Mar. 2014
Designed graphics for major automotive clients for auto shows and exhibit experiences.
MSU Red Cedar Log Yearbook / Graphic Designer / 2012–2013
Designed the template and complimentary elements for the Award-winning yearbook consisting of editorial/
spread design with weekly deadlines.
MessageMakers / Graphics Intern / Lansing, MI / Fall 2012
Sinage and editorial design for festivals and the Harley Davidson HOT program
On The Horizon
AIGA Student Group Exhibition / April 2013
Slap Some Type On It
BFA Design Exhibition / April 2013
Adjudicated entry from outside artists
MSU Undergraduate Exhibition / 2011–2013
Identity, branding and logo design
Interface design (Mac, iPad and iPhone)
Technical Proﬁciency & Software
Macintosh / Windows OS
Adobe InDesign / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe Bridge / Adobe Photoshop