About The Designer

Bio

Michael (Mike) Kolenda is a graphic designer born on May 10th 1992. Over time, Kolenda has honed his skills in graphic design through various internships and commissions. With a Bachelor's degree in hand, he is ready to use what he has learned to the test and build up his business from the ground up.

Mission Statement & Philosophy

Kolenda Designs aims to create graphics at a quick pace with a low price. The customer’s convenience is the top priority whether the design is a logo or an advertisement.


Kolenda Designs intends to work with the customer one on one to receive feedback and help the design become the best it can be. 

Resume

Education

B.A. Degree Graphic Communications with Minor in Digital Media and Web Technology

University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD. 

GPA: 3.508


Experience

Graphic Design Intern, St. Francis Retreat House, Easton, PA

Creating a logo for St. Francis Retreat House. (Dec 2018 - Feb 2019)

 

Graphic Design Intern, The Tree Of   Health Center, Newton, NJ

Created blueprints, a visual model, for the  company’s planned retreat center. (Jan 2016 - May 2016)

 

Graphic Design Intern, Community   Ministries of Rockville, Rockville, MD

Created trifolds and a flyer marketing  CMR’s programs and services. (Oct 2015 - Mar 2016)

 

Intern, Roy Cox   Photography, Baltimore, MD

Assisted  in photo shoot setup, office/equipment maintenance, equipment transportation. (Jul 2014 - Aug 2014)


Skills

Adobe Creative Cloud (Primarily Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)

Microsoft Office Suite

Notepad ++ (Some coding experience)