Hanabee Cartagena​​​​​​​
visual and tactile designer
(310) 654 - 8794
Otis College of Art and Design
May 2020 Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communication Arts
Emphasis in Graphic Design
Minor in Community Arts Engagement
Dean’s List 
Fall 2017 - Present
Otis College of Art & Design
Learning ePortfolio Excellence Award 2018
Otis College of Art & Design
Honorable Mention
Microsoft Suite
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Adobe Creative Suite
(Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, AfterEffects)
Collaging, Illustration, Digital Media, Typography, Sketching, Video Editing, Storyboarding, Bookmaking, Woodworking
Art/design professional Experience
Social Media Assistant, Communications
and Marketing, Otis College

May 2019 - Present Los Angeles, CA
• Cover events through Instagram and Facebook stories
for Otis College

• Conceptualize and develop content for social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to be scheduled through Sprout Social
• Spearhead the IGTV Virtual Tour project to promote the creative facilities at Otis College through Instagram’s TV feature, developing two successful fully-edited videos
Graphic Design Tutor, Snap Design Academy
July 2019 - August 2019 Santa Monica, CA
• Coached program participants in using design software in the Adobe Creative Suite and Lens Studio
• Assisted in providing feedback on projects that participants were creating to encourage intention in typography and graphics
Merchandise Cashier, Insomniac Events
May 2018 - Present 
Multiple Locations, CA
Cooperated with teams in serving merchandise to festival-attendees
Committed to working 14 hour shifts in festivals in Las Vegas, Nevada and San Bernardino, California
Administered transactions in POS systems and maintained neat spaces and inventories
reDiscover Center Assistant Facilitator
October 2018 - present

Led junior camps and educated students about woodworking and crafting tool functions and safety
Assisted in tinkering classes, on-site and off-site events, from birthday parties to cardboard playgrounds
Maintain the cleanliness of our spaces, ensuring safety of all students
Campus Activities Board, Otis College
October 2016 - May 2020 Los Angeles, CA
Founded the Chair of Community Service events at Otis College’s CAB 
Directed projects for the purpose of serving the community, including student participation in beach cleanups, sending postcards to Elementary Schools in El Paso, TX, and collecting candy donations for Treats for Troops
Collaborated with other designers and artists on creative projects and publications that were given to other students on Earth Week, World Kindness Day, and over 40 events
Coordinated large scale campus-wide events with the CAB team, averaging over 200 attendees in events such as Halloween Spook Fest, Artist Alley, talent shows, etc.
Resident Assistant, Otis College
September 2019 - May 2020
 Los Angeles, CA
Supported Residence Life and Housing in managing Otis College residents living in Park West Apartments
Built a sense of community within Park West Residents through programming and mentorship
Mediated conversations between conflicted roommates with the goal to help them communicate their needs with one another​​​​​​​
Peer Mentor, Otis College
September 2017 - May 2019
 Los Angeles, CA
Mentored incoming students to help provide them with a smooth and successful transition into their first year of college
Referred resources to students in need of physical, material, medical and emotional assistance on campus.
Program Assistant, Career Services, Otis College
September 2017 - May 2019 Los Angeles, CA
Scheduled appointments with students for Career Services counselors
Designed posters in Photoshop/Illustrator to publicize Career Services programs
Consolidated emails in the department inbox and drafted messages/responses to students, faculty, staff and employers
Professional Development
KEA Charrette 2019, International Design Workshop
October 2019 • Copenhagen, Denmark
• Participated in the design workshop at KEA – Copenhagen School of Design and Technology
• Collaborated with students from other areas of study from schools in different corners of the world on a proposal to be completed in 5 days
• Designed a marketing campaign for our client, Fablab Nordvest, involving a series of 7 light installations to illuminate the street that connects the client to the hub of that community: the library
• Surveyed locals about the demographic make up of the community, investigated the socioeconomic factors of the population and identified issues for the team to tackle during the project
• Presented our brief and proposed solution to the audience through a visual deck and a physical model of one of our architectural structures, built by our collaborators
ACUI Region I & IV Joint Conference
November 2019 • Reno, Nevada
• Led educational session presenting the Student Leader Experience at Otis College and how it intersects with our academic pursuits
President, AIGA Student Chapter at Otis College
September 2019 - May 2020 Los Angeles, CA
• Reinstated the student organization on campus by collaborating with other committed designers
• Delegate biweekly meetings with other members and board leaders, ensuring operations

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