About Patrick St. John

Patrick St. John is a graphic designer, filmmaker, writer, and organizer based in Boston. He designs primarily for clients involved in the small business, education, non-profit, and social justice sectors. He frequently gives workshops on graphic design and student organizing.
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Education

Moravian College

May 2005
Graphic Design & Political Science

Experience

The Schott Foundation

Creative & Online Communications Director

Manage branding and messaging for Schott and all subsidiary programs, projects, and conferences — particularly the Opportunity to Learn Campaign. Hire and supervise communications staff, craft online communications, press releases, and coordinate media relations. Consult with and train Schott’s grantee organizations.

March 2011—present

EchoDitto

Creative Director

Established and oversaw EchoDitto’s creative team as we crafted everything from websites to iPhone apps for our clients, including Google, Consumer Watchdog, and the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Hired and supervised employees, managed design contractors, created departmental budgets.

April 2010—March 2011

National Black Justice Coalition

Creative & Technical Consultant

Maintained and updated NBJC's website, designed emails, and created branded collateral. More recently, designed, built, and managed transition to new site.

April 2010—February 2012

People For the American Way

Lead Designer

Hired and supervised design staff, oversaw and executed the conception and design of People For the American Way’s visual identity online, in print, and on video. Built websites, created identities for projects and programs (Young People For, Young Elected Officials Network), and produced environmental graphics for multiple national conferences. Managed creation and implementation of online advertising.

October 2006—July 2009

Additional Experience

Jonathan Tasini for U.S. Senate
Creative & Technical Consultant, September 2009-September 2010
Rebuilt and redesigned campaign website, design emails, built consistent campaign messaging, and managed 100k+ email list, all on extremely tight turnaround and shoestring budget.

Progressive States Network
Freelance Designer, Summer 2006
Designed and maintained new web graphics for their website and email list, designed policy reports sent out to state legislators across the country.

Tom Hucker for State Representative
Communications Consultant, Summer 2006
Worked closely with campaign staff to formulate and implement a design plan, designed flyers, postcards, and other collateral for the campaign.

StudioSouth
Co-founder, 2004-05
Founded an entirely student-run on-campus design firm with three other design students, managed clients, designed quality work on a strict timetable, built collaborative skills working with fellow designers on large projects.

John Schmidtberger
Graphic Designer, 2004-05
Photographed, organized and built a web presence for the paintings of Pennsylvania artist John Schmidtberger. Created a larger, more comprehensive collection site on CD-ROM to be handed out to potential buyers. Designed the cover for the CDs, as well as his business cards and promotional postcards.

Moravian College Department of Public Relations
Web Designer, 2003
Worked alongside the campus webmaster in the creation and maintenance of both external and internal websites, branding new initiatives, and creating video and environmental graphics for college events and initiatives.

The Bethlehem Digital History Project
Software/Imaging Assistant, 2002
Maintained, updated and refined the Project website's extensive collection of early colonial and Revolutionary art, maps, and documents.