crystal has a true passion for art and design. she took as many elective art classes as she could throughout her middle and high school years. During her senior year of high school, she made the decision to pursue a career involving her artistic talents and enrolled in college at Pittsburgh Technical (then Institute) college for Graphic Design.
crystal-passportGraduating from Ptc in 2003, she interned and eventually started a full-time position at Weaver Media Group, an advertising agency in Steubenville, ohio. After family matters caused the agency to move and down-size, she landed a job as a lead in-house Graphic Designer at Davis distribution company. After a year, she decided to go back to school to learn more about business marketing and pursued a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at West Liberty (Then State College) Univesity.
While in school, she worked at Ball Corporation helping with business and design work at their Weirton branch. She also learned a lot of valuable project management skills working with the Lean manufacturing corporate team on many projects. Crystal graduated and starting working full-time at a local radio station managing all of the digital media for 2 radio stations in Weirton, WV, along with 2 stations in DuBois, PA. In her spare time, she is a freelance graphic designer “CrystalRox Design”, competitive powerlifter, and owner of Iron Alliance Gear – where she designs and sells apparel for fitness enthusiasts.
Steubenville, OHio (outside of Wheeling, WV and Pittsburgh, PA)
– West Liberty University – Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, concentration in Marketing
– Pittsburgh Technical College – Associates degree in Graphic Design
Current Positions
Freelance Graphic Designer – specializing in logo, t-shirt, web image designs, and more
Iron Alliance Gear – Owner and designer of limited-edition gym apparelwww.iron-alliance.com
Digital Media Specialist at Priority Communications – 106.3 The River, OHIO VALLEY Sports Network, Sunny 106, Connect FM
Past Experience
Ball Corporation – Graphics Coordinator
Davis Distribution Systems – Graphic Designer
Weaver Media Group – Graphic Designer
Pittsburgh Technical Institute – Preflight Printing Assistant