Olivia Narciso [she/her] is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Connecticut. She is inspired by the pursuit of social equality and strives to foster open and compassionate relationships no matter the project or purpose. Olivia has worked with many creatives, businesses, and non-profit organizations across Connecticut. She is passionate about the process of creative problem solving and enjoys the challenge of balancing research, color, space, and typography. In addition to her 10+ years of graphic design and marketing experience, Olivia has a background in facilitating art therapy sessions to folks with IDDs (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) and has taught pre-k students art and various subjects through Reggio-Emilia inspired methods. In her free time, Olivia likes reading graphic novels, taking walks, gaming, and spinning records. 
work:
Graphic Designer
International Festival of Arts & Ideas  
New Haven, CT | Winter 2023 – Late Summer 2023

Freelance Web Designer & Graphic Designer
Ecuadorian Film Festival in New York
New York, NY | Fall 2022

Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Design Assistant, & Box Office Manager
International Festival of Arts & Ideas  
New Haven, CT | Winter 2021 – Summer 2022

Graphic Designer & Therapeutic
Expressive Arts Facilitator

The Kennedy Center Inc. | Trumbull, CT
2018 – 2020

Graphic Designer 
Campus Customs | New Haven, Branford, CT
2017 – 2018

Junior Graphic Designer
Design & Document Production Center | UCONN, Storrs, CT | 2015 ­­– 2017
education:
University of Connecticut 2013 – 2017
BFA of Graphic Design & Sociology Minor

programs:
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Premiere Pro
HTML & CSS
Microsoft Office
Sketch
Shopify
Etsy
WordPress

awards & exhibited work:
– CADC Judges’ Award 2017 ︎︎︎
– CADC Silver  Award 2016 ︎︎︎
– National Christmas Tree Display ︎︎︎
– Anniversary Art Scholar Spring 2016
– Design Excellence Scholar Fall 2015
– UCONN Fine Arts Talent Scholar:
  Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2014

full resume ︎︎︎