Peter Hershey - Designer/Photographer

Peter Hershey

 

EDUCATION

Kutztown University May 2012
BFA, Communication Design | Minor, Music
Summa cum laude, 3.9 GPA

SKILLS

Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Lightroom, Photography & Editing, Sketch, Microsoft Office


EXPERIENCE

Graphic Designer | Neimand Collaborative Washington, DC | 2017-Present
Design marketing and brand collateral to support clients that create social impact. Work closely with strategy leads to bring concepts to life through annual reports, logo systems, and ad campaigns.

Clients: Mastercard, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Association Montessori International

Freelance Designer & Photographer 2016-Present
Partner with small businesses across the country to shape their brands through design and photography services. Worked with clients in the real estate, medical, non-profit, catering, and cosmetic industries.

Graphic Designer | Worship Center Lancaster, PA | 2012-2016
Worked with a small multidisciplinary team to maintain the internal brand of a 4,000 member church. As the sole graphic designer, created everything from magazines to websites to environmental displays. Collaborated with videographers, developers, and lighting technicians on a daily basis.

Visual Producer | Kutztown University Kutztown, PA | 2011-2012
Designed graphics and landing pages for the university website.

PROJECTS

Founder, Creative Director | The Noted Project Mae Sot, Thailand

Founded a multimedia music research project telling the stories of refugee hilltribe musicians on the Thai-Burma border. Managed a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the trip and served as the photographer during the two months of research. Currently producing the documentary short film series.

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

2016 Honorable Mention - Neutral Density Photo Awards
2016 Nomination - 10th Annual International Color Awards
2015 Feature - Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography


VOLUNTEER

Photographer
Byte Back | Tech Training for Low-Income Adults
Foodhini  | Emerging Immigrant and Refugee Chefs
Dorjee Momo | Tibetan Nomad-Style Dumpling Chef

President of the Board | Blessed Homes
Network of children’s homes for victims of political conflict in Burma.

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