monika hedman


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freelance graphic designer (2014 - present)
develops original solutions with high visual impact for clients. enters in design contests (i.e. logos, book jackets, shirt graphics, tattoos, etc). collaborates on specific clients for more extensive projects. meets strict deadlines and works with clients to create the perfect graphics.

art prof: assistant editor, production assistant (newton ma, spring 2017 – summer 2017)
art prof is a free, online educational platform for visual arts. worked in adobe premiere pro to ready videos for the final cut. assisted in the production of content on set. wrote columns for site content.

judy fashion finder 4u: graphic designer, social media manager, sales associate (needham ma, winter 2017 – summer 2017)
created branding materials – such as a logo, business cards, fliers, facebook and ebay headers, etc – for a local clothing and fashion consignment business. created postings for the brand’s social media accounts and managed their activity. photographed and measured clothing for listings on ebay. worked at sales events.

tink knit: graphic designer, marketing team member (providence ri, winter 2017 - spring 2018)
created branding and marketing materials for tink knit. at tink, we aim to provide part-time income and practical skills to low-income single mothers, and help them achieve a balance between improved earnings and additional childcare time. we teach single mothers to knit hats that we sell at the brown university and rhode island school of design bookstores, as well as our own online shop.


dual degree:

brown university
b.a. computer science, 2017 – 2022, providence ri
kappa alpha theta member

rhode island school of design (risd)
b.f.a. illustration, 2017 – 2022, providence ri


needham high school
high school diploma, 2013 - 2017, needham ma

boston university visual arts summer institute (vasi)
summer 2016, boston ma

charles river ymca: private instructor and volunteer coach for adaptive swim team (needham ma, spring 2013 - summer 2017)
taught children with mental, emotional, and physical special needs how to swim competitively in a team atmosphere. encouraged teamwork and constructive feedback between swimmers and helped to improve their swimming technique.

varsity swim team captain (fall 2017)
needham rockets

leadership experience

computer: macintosh. working knowledge in adobe indesign, adobe audition, and sketch. extensive knowledge in adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, and adobe premiere. ability to learn programs quickly and adapt them to studio needs.

physical: highly trained in a variety of painting techniques — oil, acrylic, watercolor and gouache. skilled in figure and observational drawing using pencil, charcoal, and pen & ink. utilize sketching and detailed drawings to work through illustration and design concepts. instinctive color design ability with conceptualization, layout, and presentation skills.

organizational: ability to thoroughly research, organize, and manage projects from concept to production. strong communication and teamwork skills. possesses insight into and empathy towards others. strong office skills, such as managing time, effective critial thinking, problem solving, and meeting deadlines. able to multitask and manage multiple projects at once.



rhode island school of design dean's list (2017)
academic excellence award (2017)
needham art association scholarship award (2017)
scholastic art awards national gold and silver key recipient (2016, 2017)
princeton book award (2016)




full resume and graphic design portfolio available upon request. click here to complete the request.