Melissa Kelly Photography » Philadelphia Higher Education and Commercial Photography

About Melissa

Melissa Kelly is a Visual Communications Specialist who creates high-quality print and digital image strategies to support brand development, marketing, admissions recruitment, public relations, fundraising, and communication activities for her higher education and non-profit clients.

With deep roots in graphic design and photography, she has spearheaded efforts to elevate both their visual brands and the management of their digital archives in order to maximize the use of quality branded and historical images. Melissa cut her teeth working on an in-house creative team and uniquely understands the needs and challenges of a university’s day-to-day content creators.

Able to support a wide-range of projects and activities while consistently producing product of the highest quality, Melissa is a results oriented project leader with areas of expertise in:

• Marketing and Advertising
• Written and Visual Communication
• Location Photography
• Studio Photography
• Digital Asset Management
• Graphic Design

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
AIGA: American Institute for Graphic Arts
AMA: American Marketing Association
CUPRAP: College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals
PPA: Professional Photographers of America
UPPA: University Press Photographers’ Association

EDUCATION
Saint Joseph’s University | M.A. Writing ’13
Temple University | B.A. Photojournalism ’06