Meet Our New Media Team

Our Designers

Our team of designers will be building their web skills developing their own portfolios then assisting our clients with their website needs.


Joline Blais

Love to photograph, travel, ski, row, hike, swim, kayak. Catch me outdoors.  Aspiring Maine Guide.

If you have one mentor, let it be Nature.  



New Media, Writing

Kearson Sutton

Kearson is a New Media major with a passion for design. UX design is something he’s recently begun to be interested in, but his skills are currently based around writing things.

New Media, Walking, Web Design

Parker King

Parker is a New Media major with a minor in Graphic Design. Her favorite part of New Media is creating aesthetic websites for clients. Originally from Pennsylvania, Parker has lived in Maine for the past 8 years most recently in Palermo. 

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Storytelling, Amination, Design

Carly Cormish

New Media major and Creative Writing minor from Topham, Maine. She comes from a catholic family and has an older half sister and three dogs. Through her creative writing minor, she continues to work on her fantasy trilogy of nine years.

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Photo & Video

Danial Khat

New Media major and a marketing + film minor from Sanford, ME. After college, he hopes to work for a media company in a city where he could shoot short cinematic marketing videos for clients.  

Digital Art, Horses, Photography

Emily Clark

Double majoring in New Media and Business Administration with the goal of a career in visual marketing. From Southern New Hampshire but currently living in Maine. Enjoy.  Rode horses competitively through high school and enjoys spending time with her dog.

Tyler Layton
Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects

Tyler Layton

Peabody Massachusetts native that has a taste for finance and design. Dream job is to get involved with a crypto based company doing whatever I can. Currently helps run a financial literacy company.


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Marketing, Videography

Nick Poulin

Born and raised in Augusta, ME. President of UMaine’s Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma. Spends free time cooking and traveling. Experience in video editing, the Adobe Suite, and Excel certified

Video, Photo, Design

Abbi Downer

Abbi Downer is a New Media student from Thorndike, Maine, who also has a minor in studio art. When she was a child art was her outlet, and through the years she continued to have a passion for it. Now as a New Media major she enjoys using her artistic skills in multiple ways including videography, photography, coding, music creation, and design.

Design, Music

Jacob Doyle

A third year New Media major with a minor in graphic design. He enjoys the design aspects of New Media, and loves making art in his free time.  Jake hopes to travel and ski as much as possible while doing freelance design work. He also loves music, reading, and fashion.

Photo, Digital Art​

Ashley King

Ashley is a New Media major with a minor in Graphic Design. Before transferring to Umaine, she was in the Dental Hygiene program at UMA. She has a passion for photography, digital art, painting, and writing. In her free time, she enjoys running and reading.
skills: photography, digital art.

Photo, Digital Art

Nicole Jarvis

Nicole is a New Media student who very much enjoys photography but occasionally dabbles in digital art as well. She lives in Bangor, Maine but has lived in South Carolina for 8 years prior and was born in Arizona. She previously worked for the football team as a manager and photographer as well.

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Photo, Digital Art

David Jackacky

Second year New Media student. His main passions are photography and digital art. He does them frequently on his down time. He’s from Western Mass but lives in Maine now. He works as the chief photo editor for the campus newspaper.

Design, Art, Nature

Hadley Berger

Grew up in South Florida and now resides on the coast of Maine. Passion for creating art, designing, and the environment. Enjoys digital art and analog art. Hopes to pursue a career in digital design in relation to environmental sustainability. Hikes and hangs out with her dog in her free time.

Communications, New Media

Jacob Wall

A well-travel young man from Lisbon, Maine. Majoring in Communications with a Minor in New Media. He will be working at GMP, a marketing firm. He is a part of multiple jazz/rock bands.  You will also find him in the great outdoors, traveling across Maine and loving it!

Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design

Christiana Mosca

Senior at the University of Maine, and a New Media major with a double minor in Journalism, and Graphic Design. She is currently a Social Media marketing intern at Nailed it! Media. After graduation she wants to have a career in digital communications. She enjoys travel, fashion and spending time in nature!

Photo, Video

Noah Moring

Noah is a Junior at the University of Maine; with a major in New Media and a minor in Music. He hopes to offer Media Solutions services to small and local business after graduation. He currently works as a Program Assistant for the University’s Institute of Medicine.

Writing, guitar, piano, digital art.

Daniel Kerecman

From Old Town, ME but he originally was born in Biloxi, MI. He is a New Media major with a philosophy minor. After school he would like to work in the industry of game & soundtrack design.  He enjoys playing videogames and going out with his dog.


Programming, AI, Robotics

Kyle Hope

Fom South Berwick, Maine. He is a Computer Science major with a New Media minor. He has received numerous awards for his many achievements in robotics competitions. He has two dogs named Spartacus and Axel.

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Photo, Adobe Suite

Amelia Mattrick

Nw Media major with a minor in graphic design from Rochester Vermont. I love the outdoors, skiing and art. I currently work at the Hudson museum as their graphic designer and love incorporating creativity into everyday tasks.

Music, Video

John Hart

New Media major from Massachusetts and am New Media Student at University of Maine. Enjoys music and summer and winter sports. Skills include military experience, cybersecurity, and a decent amount of experience with editing software in both music and video as it is a hobby of mine

Animation, Graphic Design

Griffin Lord

Maine native from Gorham who enjoys sci-fi and illustration. Hopes to someday develop an animated show for Cartoon Network/Adult Swim. Has animation and graphic design experience.


Business & New Media

Lilly Furrow

Moved from California to Maine at age of 3. Enjoys cooking vegan food, digital and analogue drawing, working out at the nearest gym at 3am. Goals include HR or the design industry. Enjoys meeting new people.

New Media, Horses, Photography

Sean Kearney

Originally from Pennsylvania now living in Maine. I love to work with horses and do photography, in the future I would like to be a pilot helping with the media of an airline, including flying drones.

Music, Games, Tech

Fox Gleason

Native Mainer from  include 3D Modeling, Music, Video Games, and New Technology.

Video, Music, Fashion Photography

Jake Hotaling

Videographer and filmmaker, especially cinematography and music directing. Works in fashion journalism photography and creates travel videos. Experience in Lightroom, Photoshop, and Final Cut Pro.

Jack Lampinen
Digital Maker, Coder, App Design

Jack Lampinen

Likes long walks on the beach and creating things. Movies, animations, art, code, doesn’t matter as long as I get to make stuff. Spent the past few months working on an app for Amazon which has taught me that I value the people I work with even more than the work I do.

Graphic Design, Model

Jalyssa Beason

Commercial model for about four years, developing connections with creatives in the southern Maine/Mass area.  Fantastic team player, opens herself to every opportunity,  experience with Lightroom, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Video, Nature

Claire Gilpatrick

Videographer, easy-going, energetic person, who enjoys getting outdoors and just being in nature, but also being with the people she loves.

Design, Exploring

Katie Stewart

Maine native who currently lives in Biddeford. After graduation she hopes to go on to a career in design. In her spare time she loves exploring new places and things.

Graphic Design, Animation

Nhan Chau

Born and raised in Vietnam, experienced in Clip Studio Paint, creating amazing art. Her little brother is an inspiration to her, and Nhan hopes to animate a movie they could enjoy together.

Graphic Design, Mythology

Stella Cashman

Originally from Newfoundland, but now settled in Winterport. Have an associate’s degree in Digital Graphic Design and currently going for a New Media bachelor’s degree. Traditional and digital artist. Love writing and music. Video game, TTRPG, and mythology nerd. I want to go into potentially art-related fields.

HCI, Lacrosse, Piano

Aimee Whitman

Studied wildlife ecology, interested in foley art.  UMaine woman’s lacrosse club, and sister of the Chi Omega fraternity. In her free time, Aimee likes to read, write, and practice piano and is currently learning ASL.

Programmer, 2D Illustrator

Kacie Bond

Would love to create their own graphic novel or cartoon. Experienced in Adobe Suite, as well as Python, C, Java, and Processing. Inspired by their friends to improve their storytelling and artistic skills.

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Adobe Suite, Gaming, Outdoors

Andreas Sandoval

Avid gamer, Adobe Suite experimenter,  enjoys hiking and exploring. Hopes to pursue graphic design or UX design.

Design, Music, Outdoor Sports

Jack Roy Becker

Enjoys art and graphic design. Hobbies include music, games, pond hockey, long boarding, hiking and time with friends. Hopes to work in some kind of design field.

Art enthusiast; live by creation and adventure.

Tea Brich

CTE Graphic Design certified, Proficient in Adobe, Ski Racer for UMaine, Loves to travel.

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Animator, Skier

Peter Vigoda

Former marine biology student, now  new media with a minor in business administration. Goal is to become a cartoon animator and create his own scripts and pilot episodes. A brother at the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at UMaine and likes to spend his time skiing at Sugarloaf with friends.

Artist, Designer, Figure Skater

Violet Singer

Passion for vintage clothing, thrifting and making unique clothing. Loves to do anything that involves creating beautiful visuals, like digital art, product design, painting, sculpting, drawing, photography. Competitive figure skater in youth. 

New Media, Graphic Design

Krista Guenzel

New Jersey now studying at UMaine with hopes to one day find her self with a career in content editing or sports media. Passionate about graphic arts, sports and adventuring and exploring new areas.

Film & Photo, Business Minor

Colin Weed

Seeking career in film or photography industry. Likes to go out with friends, spend time with his family, and work out. Has 5 siblings and is a triplet.

Music Production, New Media

George Lewis

Produces music in home studio, and hopes to become professional music producer.

Sports, Film, Travel

Brian Ellsmore

Enjoys basketball, football, and surfing.  Hopes to use New Media to work in sports or film.  Loves to travel, has been to Jamaica, Spain, and Canada.

Farm Animals, Outdoors, Photography

Connor Ingalls

Grew up on a farm in Bowdoin. Enjoys the outdoors. Likes to work on his car, hike, and help around the farm. During the winters, I like to snowmobile, snowboard, and stay inside. Also enjoy creating art, playing video games, and making videos with my friends. 

Art, Music, Design

Brooke Clement

Left-handed. Hobbies include making art, playing guitar, and compulsively researching anything appearing to be remotely interesting. Hoping to use New Media skills to do something in the nonprofit sector.

Video, Hiking, Friends

Autumn Chapman

Maine native currently living in Auburn. Transfer from Suffolk University. I am a New Media major with an interest in film and video production. I really enjoy hiking and going on adventures with friends.

Video, Athletic Training

Michael Giungi

Business minor, likes to hang out with friends and at gym.  Would like to be a documentary filmmaker and eventually open up an athletic training facility.

Coder, AI, Creative

Devin Carter

NMD and COS student coding in Java, Python, C/C#, and Lisp. Aspiring to participate in the field of AI/machine learning research. Also aspiring to participate in the creative fields I love, such as writing and game design.

Media, Motorsports, Art

Connor Grunewald

A Taoist with a pension for motorsports, art, and cryptozoology, Connor Grunewald is a jack of all trades and just happy to help out in any way he can. 


Environmental Science, Hiking

Ryan Hart

Pioneer student who stepped in to work with Chemo Pond Lake Association client as a Camden Hills High School student. Did photos, web design, writing and research. Held subsequent job as Lake Water Quality Monitor at Megunticook Lake. Lax player ski instructor, avid outdoor enthusiast.