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Hi, I'm Michelle. 👋

I am a visual storyteller passionate about combining design with technology to create experiences.

I am constantly trying to improve my craft and to learn as much as I can.

Selected Works

History Hunt

History Hunt

A mobile app for the urban explorer, embarking on scavenger hunts for historical locations in their cities.


A mobile app for the ultimate Harry Potter fan to conveniently re-learn HP trivia.


A mobile app that recommends movies and shows to based on their preferences.
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Professional Experience

Topix Media LabNew York, NY
Assistant Art Director March ’18 - May ’19

Planned and created company's first book designs (including covers and interiors), leading to a slate of adult and children's books every season, every year

Senior Graphic Designer October ’16 - March ’18

Improved company's book and magazine sales by researching cover trends in collaboration with business department

Enhanced storytelling in publications with designs that contributed to content

Graphic Designer June ’15 - October ’16

Led the design of several magazines simultaneously by creating templates to guide overall typography, color and style

Ibis YearbookCoral Gables, FL
Design Director August ’13 - May ’15

Art directed and led design of two 480-page yearbooks, resulting in awards for the university

Educational Experience

Full-Stack Web Developer Bootcamp July ’20

9-week full-time web development bootcamp

Designed and coded full-stack Javascript web applications

Learned how to think like a programmer and how to deconstruct complex problems

UX/UI Design January ’20

Cultivated user-centered problem-solving design abilities and learned how to makes products and services more accessible and intuitive

Focused on research, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping and usability testing

University of MiamiCoral Gables, FL
Bachelor of Science in Communications and Graphic Design 2011 - 2015

Learned design principles and fundamentals of visual graphic design