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Rachel Usmani has over 12 years of experience working in design primarily working within in-house marketing departments with some agency experience. While focusing on print and web development, she also is experienced in videography, editing, and some motion graphics. Currently, she is the Associate Director of Marketing + PR at Lake Erie College while also teaching digital art classes at the Cleveland Institute of Art for students grades 5-12. In the past, she was a veteran within the local art community in Cleveland, Ohio showing professionally at local galleries for 10 years while also continuing and growing her career as a designer.




Virginia Marti College of Art and Design (VMCAD)
Lakewood, Ohio 2004-2006
AS Graphic Design, Summa Cum Laude

Lake Erie College | 2018-Present
Freelance/Self-Employed | 2016-2018
US Endoscopy/STERIS | 2009-2016
OmegaSea, LTD | 2007-2009

“Rachel’s layout and graphic design capabilities are peerless. Quick, effective, and most importantly, fresh and imaginative.
— Matthew Chojnacki | Owner, 1984 Publishing
“Rachel was highly professional in her work. She very quickly interpreted the client’s ideas and expectations, and performed these installations consistent to the renderings, in a reasonable time, and in a clean and efficient manner.”
— Stamy Paul | Founder, GraffitiHeART