Hi, I'm Elie, a graphic designer/gamer/medieval history nerd. I paint, draw, photograph, crank a printing press, and code a good bit, too.

If you'd like to talk shop or just shoot the breeze, hit me up!







University of Southern California, Cum Laude
BFA (Design); BS, Business Administration (Marketing)

Fall 2009 – Spring 2014


Junior Art Director, SmithGifford. Falls Church, VA
August 2014 – Present

Concept and execute print, outdoor, and digital campaigns to achieve client objectives.
Design brand identities including names, logos, and collateral, to foster cohesive brand ecosystems.
Accounts include José Andrés' ThinkFoodGroup, Science Magazine, Inova Healthcare System, Victor Stanley, and Echo360.

Freelance Designer and Illustrator. Bethesda, MD
March 2013 – Present

Design brand identities, print collateral, and websites for industries including tech, beauty, and entertainment.

Senior Designer, USC Spectrum Design Studio. Los Angeles, CA
August 2013 – May 2014

Designed brochures, posters, web banners, and other assets to increase event attendance.
Developed brands and campaign strategies for university initiatives to increase awareness.

Product Design Intern, Discovery Communications. Silver Spring, MD
June – August 2013

Designed consumer product packaging and artwork for brands such as Here Comes Honey Boo Boo™ and Cake Boss™.

Assistant Director of Design, USC Program Board. Los Angeles, CA
May 2012 – May 2013

Designed posters and tchotchkes to increase event attendance.