Lily Kostrzewa
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Central Michigan University
Major: Fine Art

Lily Kostrzewa

Lily Kostrzewa, MFA, MA, BFA
Design and Project management

326 E. 120th St., #3, New York, NY 10035
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An experienced talent with a combined educational profile from both design and project management. Received an image License Award by Yale School of Medicine Perch magazine. I have an analytical mind and passionate about problem-solving by applying design-led thinking. Growing up in a diverse culture, I am familiar to communicate and collaborate with people from different backgrounds. Aspiring by creating a positive impact, I determined to pursue a career in content project management and design/art direction consulting.
Willing to travel
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Fluency in both English and Chinese
Computer Skill

WordPress Template, Google Blog, HTML Template, Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Windows
Movie Maker, YouTube Video Editing, Audio Recording, Photo Editing software, Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Work Experience
Graphic & Art Designer
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc. (Siemens Healthineers) – Tarrytown, NY
Feb 2020 to Present
Layout designer, Branding training, content management for Package Design of EU IVDR projects

US Managing Editor and Art Director
New Art Examiner magazine - Washington, DC May 2016 to Dec 2019
Art direction, interview writers, layout and cover designer, content management, art critic, reviewing museums and exhibitions, conducting interviews and video recording, assisting in social media platforms, coordinating traveling, branding and marketing.
Art Director, Designer and Public Relations Specialist
L K Gallery – New York, NY
2007 to Present
Marketing Designer, Writing proposals for exhibitions, conducting major art fairs and traveling shows, applying for grants, transporting artworks, preparing documents of insurance and contracts, hanging artworks and design installation in galleries, museums, and corporations. Conducting media interviews and giving speeches and presentations for public education purposes as well as national and international art conferences.
Manager of Digital Marketing and Public Relations/Branding
Izzy of Project Runway Jr. - New York, NY January 2017 to May 2018
Reviewing LifeTime TV contracts, coordinating TV shows' appearing such as Project Runway, Harry, Good Morning America, TV news interviews, radio interviews, newspaper interviews, and social media campaign.

E-commerce: Owner of ------------: design wedding products, content management of 300 pages of website, and promotional materials, arrange employee payroll, invoicing, bookkeeping, budgeting, planning promotional events, trade shows and TV advertising.
Professor of Graphic Design and Drawing
Marywood University - Scranton, PA
Teaching Graphic Design, Typography, Computer Graphics, Drawing

Art Director
SPECTRUM JUVENILE Products Inc. - Chicago, IL
Art Director of Spectrum Juvenile Products Incorporation: researching of new products developing, packaging design, graphic design, trade show display design, and designing awe-inspiring work for magazine advertising.

Other Jobs:
Creative Director of LiLi Graphic Design: engaging clients B2B and B2C, executing the visual portion of a few of campaigns, striving for more innovative creative solutions in Mid Michigan.
Freelance Designer of Pier 1 Imports Headquarters for the major campaign design - Pier 1 for a Change, Fort Worth, Texas.
Executive Assistant of Office of Minority & Women Business Affairs, City of Dallas, for the customer Service and graphic presentation design.
Dallas, Texas

Education

MFA in Art
Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year
Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI

MA in Design and Computer Graphics
Central Michigan University - Mount Pleasant, MI

BFA in Art and Design
National Taiwan Normal University - Taipei, Taiwan

Web page design Certificate in Website design
Marywood University continuing education - Scranton, PA
Certifications and Licenses
Certificate:
• Photoshop Professional, Willmore & Associates, Detroit, MI.
• Web Page Design (HTML Templates), School of Continuing Education, Marywood University, Scranton, PA.
• Secondary Education Teaching Certificate with a concentration in Art, Taiwan.

Portfolio: Graphic Design
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Portfolio: InDesign - Layout Design
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InDesign - Cover Design
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Graphic Design, Art Director, Designer, Artist, Art Curator, Art Exhibition