Maymoon Design

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Study / Work / Skills

 

EXPERIENCE

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh, PA
Teaching assistant to Molly Wright Steenson, Fall 2018–Present

Graduate assistant to Professor Dan Boyarski, Fall 2016–Spring 2018
Designed visuals and user experience for forthcoming Kinetic Typography Archives website of “Time, Motion, and Communication” course projects

THE ISLAMIC CENTER OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA
Operations Manager, October 2013–May 2015
Managed the operations for a religious non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization with a $500,000 annual budget. Designed, implemented, and enforced an entirely new set of policies alongside the Executive Director to help achieve financial and operational goals for the organization, streamline processes, and increase efficiencies. Also acted as creative director, lead designer, and head of marketing and communications

MAYMOON DESIGN
Freelance, pro bono work for Tinariwen, 2010
Initiated the design and sale of band t-shirts for Grammy award-winning musical group Tinariwen. Organized and managed merchandise sales at five concerts during their US tour. Raised $1,500 in profits for refugee relief

THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, Pittsburgh, PA
Senior Trades Clearance Specialist, September 2007–December 2011
(Promoted to Senior November 2010)

Provided investment management services for multi-billion dollar investment management firms


EDUCATION

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh, PA
PhD in Transition Design, Expected 2022
Master of Professional Studies in the School of Design, May 2018
Master of Arts in the School of Design, May 2017

THE ART INSTITUTE, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2013
Diploma in Digital Design

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (Illinois), December 2010

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO, Chicago, IL, May 2006
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), emphasis in Accounting
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

 

SKILLS

DESIGN TOOLS
User research methods
Systems analysis
Research synthesis
Participatory methods
Rapid Prototyping
Writing & storytelling
Process documentation
Communication design
Interaction design

AfterEffects
Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Sketch

Adobe Xd
Figma
InVision
Keynote
Principle

LANGUAGES

Native English

Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi
Spanish, French