EXPERIENCE

Essential  Senior UX Designer
November 2018–present
Joining the digital experience team at Essential Design as their newest user experience designer. Will be working with the team on a broad variety of connected products and customer experiences including consumer products, professional equipment, medical devices, health and wellness platforms/communities, and athletic performance monitoring systems.

Manulife/John Hancock  Senior User Experience Designer
June 2016–November 2018
Worked to establish an internal experience design capability for the organization. Collaborated with business leaders and employees to facilitate the discovery of new opportunities and unmet digital needs through good design and data driven experiences. Was responsible for conducting user research, testing, wireframing, prototyping and design as part of a lean team dynamic.

Candidate for Boston City Council, District 2
January 2017–September 2017
Given the state of our divisive political climate, I felt it was time to step up and get involved locally. I was proud to pull papers and run for Boston City Council among a field of 7 candidates to represent the neighborhoods of Bay Village, Chinatown, Downtown, South Boston and the South End. Learn More

Fidelity Investments  UI/UX Designer, Design Lead
October 2008–May 2016
Redesigned the NetBenefits site, Fidelity app for iPhone, Android & tablet and led the creation of new charting and spot illustration standards across the Fidelity brand. Engaged in cross-functional projects with multiple  business units spanning all devices, operating systems and responsive applications.

Boston 2024 Partnership, Inc.  |  Consultant
August 2014–July 2015
Co-founded the Boston Olympic movement and consulted as the lead designer for the organization working to bring the Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games to Boston. Managed and curated social media content and created collateral for periodic meetings. Cultivated relationships with our agency partners at Hill Holliday to ensure consistency across media.

Boston 2024 Organizing Committee  |  Co-Founder
November 2012–June 2014
Founding member of the Boston 2024 Organizing Committee, a non-profit organization with a mission to encourage and excite business leaders & city officials to explore an Olympic bid for the City of Boston. Efforts lead to the creation of the Boston 2024 Partnership, Boston's Olympic Bid Committee. 

Sasaki Associates  |  Environmental Graphic Designer
August 2007–July 2008
Worked as a designer concerned with the visual aspects of wayfinding, communicating identity and information, and shaping the idea of creating experiences that connect people to place. Projects included wayfinding system at National Harbor in Washington D.C., Sasaki Chase Mills office signage and environmental graphics, and the wayfinding, kiosk design, and signage for historical Alexandria, Virginia.

Jack Morton Worldwide  |  Graphic Design Contractor
May 2007–August 2007
Worked as a design contrator to create world-class brand experiences through exhibit design and immersive experiences. Designed a kit of parts for Subway’s “Random Acts of Fitness for Kids”—a national program reaching 25,000 schools that encourages elementary students to eat healthy and track their daily fitness. Other clients included work for eBay, Gillette and P&G.


Education

Massachusetts College of Art & Design
September 2004–May 2007
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Alumni Leadership Council Member, 2012–2017
Board of Trustees Nominee 2016

Salem State University
September 2002–May 2004
Graphic Design Concentration


FREELANCE

Brookline Dermatology Associates - Aug 2018 Redesigned business cards for local dermatology practice. The back side displays an infographic which was illustrated to educate about the ABCDE's of melanoma detection. It was a fun side project and opportunity to make informative and cleanly designed new business cards.

Matt Rusteika for State Representative - Mar 2018-Sept 2018 Provided freelance design work for state representative candidate. Work included campaign branding for signage and collateral and advertisements for print & web. 

Keynote Speaker, State Street Global Services - Nov 5, 2015- Keynote presenter to group of 500+ for the Alternative Investment Solution ELEV8 Conference on Culture. Along with fellow Boston 2024 Co-Founder Eric Reddy, we told the story of idea to conception of Boston's Olympic movement. From an unimaginable idea to a grassroots movement, Boston 2024 taught Corey that taking big risks and coming up short isn't always a loss. It's the experience alone that teaches us valuable lessons that we can apply to our next big idea.

Keynote Speaker, Alpha Omega Council - Feb 20, 2013- Keynote presenter to the Alpha Omega Council's 50+ member monthly meeting. The presentation focused on my role in Boston's Olympic bid. The Alpha Omega Council is comprised of Americans of Hellenic ancestry in business, education, academia, medicine, law, politics, science and other fields. Their mission is to unite Americans of Greek descent in fellowship and philanthropy and to help recognize the achievements of Greek-Americans who excel in their field individually or as a group.

Four Seasons Run of Hope - Commissioned to design a logo for the Four Seasons Boston Run of Hope 5k. The annual race benefits pediatric cancer care and research at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGH). Created in 2008, the logo has now been in use for six race seasons.

Xperience Communications - Worked as a freelance graphic designer for Detroit based experiential & brand marketing firm. Assisted in event marketing, business meeting production, and brand launches for Ford and IndyCar.

Boston Pride Committee - Freelance designer for Boston Pride, a non-profit working to achieve inclusivity, equality, respect, and awareness in Greater Boston and beyond.

Gay Games IX - Boston 2014 Bid Committee - Designed the final logo chosen by the Boston 2014 Bid Committee should Boston be awarded the 2014 Gay Games. Boston lost to Cleveland for the Games.

Casparian Consultants - Commissioned to design the brand identity for Casparian Consultants, a Rhode Island based consulting group specializing in product liability analysis, chemical health and safety, and air and water quality analysis.


VOLUNTEER WORK

BostonCreates South Boston Team Member

Boston Shines Neighborhood Volunteer

Fenway Health Mens Event Planning Committee

FidelityCares

MassArt Alumni Leadership Council Member

South Boston "Music At Marine" Concert Series Organizer