Tyler Kemp-Benedict

Technical Skills

Expert in Adobe InDesign

Proficient in other Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat Pro)

Proficient in standards-compliant HTML and CSS, and in WordPress

Working knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, SQL and MySQL, Adobe Fireworks, Flash, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Education

Boston University's Center for Digital Imaging Arts Waltham MA

Certificate in Web Design Aug 2009

The Art Institute of Boston
at Lesley University Boston MA

Advanced Professional Certificate
in Design 2004

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge MA

Bachelor of Science in Biology 1986

Awards & Affiliations

APEX Award for Publication Excellence 2009 and The Publicity Club of New England’s Bell Ringer Award 2009 | WGBH annual report (shared awards)

New England Book Show 2008 | Davis Publications, Inc. Explorations in Art series (shared award)

Art Institute of Boston Senior Design Award 2004 and Best of Design, AIB Portfolio Scholarship Competition 2003

Member: American Institute of Graphic Artists, Bookbuilders of Boston, Freelancers Union

Design Experience

Self-employed graphic and web designer, front-end developer 2004–present

Specializing in clear, professional, informative and engaging design for educational institutions and publishers, nonprofits and NGOs, environmental research and advocacy groups, arts-related small businesses, and humanitarian programs

WGBH Educational Foundation Boston MA

Designer Feb 2007–Jan 2009

Associate Designer Jun 2004–Feb 2007

Harvard Graduate School of Education Cambridge MA

Assistant to the Director, Arts in Education Program Aug 1997–Jan 2002

Designed publications, presentation graphics, and posters; created and maintained websites and databases; coordinated production of book series.

Additional Experience

Lesley University Cambridge MA

writing tutor 2003–2004

The Art Institute of Boston Boston MA

computer applications tutor 2002–2004

Gear-Up Program Snowden HS, Boston MA

math and science tutor 2003

Harvard University Office for Sponsored Research Cambridge MA

Administrative Assistant 1996–1997

Staff Assistant 1994–1996

Sandhill Farm Rutledge MO

member of organic farming community 1994

Twin Oaks Community Louisa VA

community and board member 1990–1994