Zachary G. Augustine

Graphic Designer
University of Chicago (AB'16)


Currently:

Education

The University of Chicago

B.A. with honors in the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine (HIPS) with a minor in Philosophy

June 2016

Experience

Freelancer

be.net/zga

2008 - Present

  • Designed logos, shirts, posters, and print materials for 100+ clients

Graphic Designer

Chicago Innovation Fund | cie.uchicago.edu

Nov 2015 - Jan 2016 | Chicago, IL

  • Redesigned existing logo and created a slide deck for a medical technology company to present in a venture capital pitch. Company was funded.

Marketing Director

The Oriental Institute | oi.uchicago.edu

July 2014 - April 2015 | Chicago, IL

  • Modernize the museum website and homepage image styling
  • Redesign all mailings, stationary, and flyers
  • Create brochure for top-level donors

A/V Technician

International House | ihouse.uchicago.edu

Oct 2013 - July 2014 | Chicago, IL

  • Wired, filmed, and edited lectures and events.

Projects

ZGA Everyday

Daily art project | zgaeveryday.com

January 2015 - Present

  • Publish a new piece of art as a means to learn Cinema 4D and other 3D tools
  • Unbroken streak of over 150 days

Philosophy for Any Life: an open-source self-help book

Self-published | philosophyforanylife.com

July 2015 - September 2014 | Chicago, IL

  • Wrote a 326 page book in three months
  • Typeset, designed, and self-published online
  • Physical copies on Amazon

Organizations

Edge Entreprenurship

Academy lead

Spring 2015 - Winter 2016

  • Manage other volunteer teachers, help plan their courses, and connect them with students
  • Teach introductory classes on graphic design, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Brand and advertise for organization

Awards

Dean's Fund for Student Life

Funding for art projects

Spring 2016

Student Fine Arts Fund

Funding for art projects

Spring 2016

Arthur Adkins Fellowship

For research on the classical world

Summer 2015

PRISM research grant

For research on practical philosophy

Summer 2015

Salutatorian

Windsor Central High School

Class of 2016