the many facets, you could call this my resume.

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Henry David Thoreau

 

designer

Bachelors of Science in Design & Merchandising

from Westphal College of Media Arts and Design and the Penoni Honors College at Drexel University, 3.9 GPA.

 

Designer and visionary of small handicraft line Naomi Azriel.

 

Graphic designer for Ritual Well's mazel tov and condolence cards.

 

Extensive knowledge of the retail world, strong emphasis on visual merchandising and sales.

 

Available for freelance design jobs.

 

spiritual leader

Participant in Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Training Institute, present

 

Food Education & Spiritual Practice Apprentice for Adamah, 2014

Leader of spiritual practices for young adults, children and adults that include morning prayer, kabbalat shabbat, meditiation and body movement that explore relationships with the spiritual world and the natural cycles of the seasons.

 

Recipient of Drexel Hillel's Spiritual Leadership Award, 2013

Started and led spirited services for the Drexel community that explored the essence of Judaism with vibrant song and dance.

 

Secretary at Drexel Chabad, 2012

Social Chair at Drexel Hillel, 2010

Maimonides Leadership Fellow, 2009
 

Adventure explorer

Travel is opening up to culture, tasting newness and realizing that we are all the same. I am young and seek to travel as much as I can in these next few years, so far in my 24 years I've made it on a couple of international adventures that took me to the following locations.


Israel x3 - Canada x3 - France - Mexico - US Virgin Islands - England - Wales - Ireland - Scotland - Poland - Ukraine - Austria - Greece x2 - Spain - Italy - Costa Rica

 

I love to share stories, so please ask.

 

 

 

 

creative consultant

Lead Event Decorator at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, 2014

Designed and implemented environmentally concious and beautifully designed spaces for Sukkot, Shavuot & the New Years party at the Hazon Food Conference.

 

Creative Director of Sage Magazine and creative consultant for Israel Herb School, 2013-2014

Designed online healthy living magazine, re-branded promotional structure and re-formated marketing strategy.
 

Editor-in-Chief of D&M magazine, 2013

led team of 12 to produce a twice award winning fashion and lifestyle magazine.

 

Events Editor for The Editor-at-Large, 2012

Contributor for Lonny Magazine, 2012

Style and market intern Country Living Magazine, 2012
Editorial intern at Lonny Magazine, 2011

Available for creative consultations.

environmentalist & educator

 

Artist-in-Resdidence at Oakland Wild Child, present

Garden and Apothecary teacher for youth 2-5 years old. Inspring creativity and awe of the natural world including medicinal herbs and healthy garden edibles.

 

Herbal Apprentice at Israel Herb School, 2013-2014

Intensive immersion in herbal medicine making and natural farming at Sage farm in Israel. Learning skills need to run medine making laboratories and sustainable herb farms.

 

Children's Program Coordinator for Camp Teva at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Fall 2013

Re-structured children's programming, wrote curriculum and was lead educator for Camp Teva during the Fall holiday retreats.

 

Art Educator at Eden Village Camp, Summer 2013

Wrote all summer curriculum, ran art room, and taught over 300 campers aged 8-16 about sustainable and up-cycled art.

 

Wilderness Wednesday Hike Leader at Eden Village Camp, Summer 2013

Led groups of 8-15 campers on hikes through the wilderness, teaching about wild edibles, shelter building and community building activities.

 

Adamah Jewish Environmental Fellow at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Spring 2013

Knowledge of organic food production on a small scale organic farm, goat and chicken rearing, environmental and garden education, and intentional community building.

 

Tutor at Jane Addams Place, 2012-2013

Homework help volunteer for homeless children in West Philadelphia

 

 

 

Award winner

Editor-in-Chief of 2013 D&M Magazine that won

First Place for a Single Issue of an Ongoing Magazine — General Excellence from The Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication Magazine Division

 

& Gold Award for Publications - Magazine Design, Complete, Single Unit from Creativity 43rd Print & Packaging

 

Spiritual Leadership Award, Drexel University, 2013

Destination Maternity Fashion Scholarship, 2013

Dean's Scholarship, 2009-2013

Urban Outfitters John R. Hoffman Endowed Memorial Scholarship, 2012

Design Excellence Award, Fall 2009 and Winter 2009

 

 

© 2019 by Naomi Izen
 

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