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Full name

Lindsey Ruane

Title

Graphic Designer

Location

Somerville, MA

Biography

Lindsey chose the profession of graphic design for her love of creating visual metaphors, pairing fonts and images, and working color, texture and space to bring meaning to a message. Her inquisitive nature and wide variety of interests are engaged when she researches a client's mission and collects information/inspiration to achieve the best creative solution.

Experience

Graphic Designer

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA · April 2018 – Present

Collaborate with program directors, photographers, writers, and project managers in various departments across the organization including the Office of Public Affairs,  Central Marketing, the Office of Patient Experience, the Global Health Innovation Lab,  and various clinical departments such as Psychiatry and Surgery

Design thoughtful, dynamic layouts for signage, posters, publications, social media  assets, banners, brochures, t-shirts, books, exhibits, and environmental graphics

Create original illustrations for digital and print products that includes narrative, whimsical, technical or instructional imagery

Conceptualize, design, and oversee the installation of exhibits for Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation

Graphic Designer

Kurgo

Salisbury, MA · July 2016 – April 2018

Collaborated with the CEO, art director, and copy writer on all of Kurgo’s creative print and web assets for product packaging, retail/storefront, expo/conferences, adverting, sales events, and marketing campaigns.

Created new and updated existing package design for a line of dog products including harnesses, leashes, toys, outdoor gear, and travel safety accessories.

Conceptualized and executed illustrations for novelty collateral and infographics.

Designed email and web graphics for sales campaigns and online flash sales.

Photographed products and edit in Photoshop for web and print use.

Graphic Designer

Draper

Cambridge · 08/2009 – 02/2016

Collaborated with writers, strategists, and art director of the Strategic Communication team to develop and design branded materials for marketing campaigns, the annual technology exposition, monthly on-site exhibits, internal communication, and special events.

Worked directly with engineers, scientists, and business program managers to translate complex technical information into compelling illustrations, diagrams, infographics, posters, brochures, and trade show displays.

Leveraged my core capabilities in print design, digital design, typography, layout, and illustration to design and develop advanced solutions that align with Draper’s integrity and core message.

Graphic Designer / Illustrator

Freelance

Somerville, MA · 01/2009 – Present

Provide a full range of creative services that include branding/logo design, whimsical illustrations, t-shirt graphics, posters, greeting cards, invitations, book covers, and more.

Design and craft a line of dessert-inspired jewelry sold on Etsy.

Education

B.A. Graphic Design + Studio Art

Simmons College

Boston, MA · 2004 – 2008

Skills

drawing, basic sewing, typography, sewing, screenprinting, photography, illustration, taxidermy, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, basic HTML/CSS

Elsewhere