Neelyhouse Design Current Projects

2020 Clients and Projects

Bridgebond Talent Marketing, Logo and Branding

Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences Multiple Projects,

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Music, Promotional Materials,

Dbaza Health, Medical Manuals and Information Sheets,

Grier School, Boarding and Day School for Girls, Marketing Materials,

Pittsburgh Cognitive Auditory Neuroscience, Logo and Branding

RESONANCE WORKS | Pittsburgh, Marketing Materials,

Symposium for Cognitive Auditory Neuroscience, Logo and Branding 

2019 Clients and Projects :

Dalcroze Society of America, Newsletter and Advertisements,

Dbaza Health, Medical Manuals and Information Sheets,

Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Multiple Projects,

Carnegie Mellon University, School of Music, Promotional Materials,

Carnegie Mellon University, College of Engineering, Cover Illustrations,

Cello Fury, Marketing Materials,

Champ Tires, Marketing Materials,

Eden Design, Multiple Projects, Shepherdstown, WV.

Humane Action Pittsburgh, Logo and Marketing Materials,

Lighting Solution Development, Advertisements and Product Sheets

Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers, 2019-20 Season Marketing Materials 

Pittsburgh Symphony Association, Music 101 Marketing Materials 

Pondering, a water garden shop, Marketing Materials

RESONANCE WORKS | Pittsburgh, Marketing Materials

ThoughtForm, Product Information Sheets,

University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Ytori Magazine Fall 2018 


Creative Zip, Ltd. Aliquippa, PA Multiple projects,

Orchestra Seattle and the Seattle Chamber Singers, 2018-19 Season Marketing Materials 

Duquesne University English Department, Fall 2018 T-Shirt Design

Symmetry, Logo and Business Cards

ThoughtForm, Catalog layout and Survey Monkey Design

Jala Yoga, 200 Hour Training Handbook & 300 Hour Training Handbook

Grier School, Boarding and Day School for Girls, Marketing Materials

Pittsburgh Cello Fest 2018Marketing Materials

Company 235, Pittsburgh 


Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017 Year in Review

Central Catholic School, Irish Nights, 2017 and 2018 Event Materials,

Spiegel Freedman Psychological Associates, website:

Michele Kerr, Neighborhood Realty ServicesMarketing Materials

Olson Zaltman, Poster Design

Lone Orange Marketing Design, Fenton, MO. Freelance Designer,

Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2016 Year in Review 


2016 Duquesne University Nursing School, 300 page Self Study Report 

2016 National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh, Book Design 

2016 Popsburgh, Marketing Materials 

2016 Hollen B. and Miranda C., Wedding Invitation

2016 Dalcroze NYC, NY, Logo and Marketing Materials 

2016 Pittsburgh Taco Festival, Marketing Materials and Merchandise 

2016 Seegrid, Logo Icons 

2016 Raquel Winnica Young, mezzo-soprano, Business Card

2016 Piercing Illusions, Sharon Montgomery, Logo and Marketing Materials 


2015 Sonic Expressions: Music of Marilyn Taft Thomas, CD Packaging

2004–2015 CMU School of Music, Dalcroze Training Center, Marketing Materials 

2003–2015 Greater Park Place Neighborhood Association, Event Promotions

2014–2015 Dreams of Hope, Advertisements

2012–2015 Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts High School, Fundraising Event Materials


2014 The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park, Cross Country Logo

2014 Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, Logo

2014 Homewood, Homework, Booklet design for PhD student project at Duquesne University

2013 Health Justice Nursing Network, Duquesne University, Logo

2003–2013 CMU School of Music, Saturday Preparatory Program, Marketing Materials


2011 Waverly Presbyterian Church, Photographed and produced note cards of the “Peace Crane” project

2010 Slow Cook Pittsburgh, Logo design

2008–2010 Central Catholic, Brendan Foley Memorial Concert, Programs

2006–2009 Pittsburgh Montessori: Logo, Newsletters, Marketing materials

2007–2009 CASA of Allegheny County, Monthly Newsletters

2008 Kisso Respironics, Monthly Newsletters

2006–2007 Akoya, Print Production

2007 Chatham Baroque, Event mailings and programs

2005 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Artist of the year booklet and logo

2004 Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Marketing Materials

2004 Akoya: Department of Energy, Print Production 

2003 Libby Boyarski Design, Print Production 

Book Production: Formatting and Design

Author Self Published 

2019 The Steel Bar, Pittsburgh Lawyers and the Making of America, by Ron Schuler (660 pages)

2020 Soma Literate Design by Stephen Jon Neely

2019 Lost Signals A Terran Republic Anthology, edited and developed by Charles E. Gannon

2018 The Island of Macromol The Birth, Life, and Decay of Innovation, By Michael C. Geoghegan (completed for Paul Pangaro)

2016 Her Deeds Sign Her Praises National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh

2015 Farryn’s War  by Christie Meierzf


UFO Publishing

2019 Eridani’s Crown, by Alex Shvartsman

2018 Unidentified Funny Objects 7, by Alex Shvartsman

2018 The Golem of Deneb Seven and Other Stories, by Alex Shvartsman 

2017 3rd and Starlightby Alex Shvartsman 

2017 Unidentified Funny Objects 6, by Alex Shvartsman 

2016 Unidentified Funny Objects 5, by Alex Shvartsman 

2015 Unidentified Funny Objects 4, by Alex Shvartsman 

2015 Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories, by Alex Shvartsman 

2013 Coffee: 14 Caffeinated Tales of the Fantastic, edited by Alex Shvartsman 

2014 Unidentified Funny Objects 3, by Alex Shvartsman


ConJelCo Publishing 

2012 The Poker Party is Over. What Will You Do Now? by Alan N. Schoonmaker, Ph.D.

2010 Video Poker — Optimum Play The Strategies and Tactics of Advantage Play, by Dan Paymar

2008 Real Poker II The Best of Cooke, by Roy Cooke and John Bond

2008 Winning Strategies for No-Limit Hold’em, by Nick Christenson and Russell Fox

2008 How to Play Like a Poker Pro, by Roy Cooke and John Bond

2006 The Mathematics of Poker, by Bill Chen and Jerrod Ankenman

Past Employment

2003–Oct 2015 Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University  (12 years) 
As a Senior Multi-Media Designer for the Information Design & Branding team, I collaborate with illustrators, writer/editors, and web developers to provide strategic creative planning, concept development, and communication of complex technical concepts across a variety of media for our internal clients. As the Interim Team Lead from 2012-2014, I facilitated the weekly team meeting of the in-house creative group, monitor and track the weekly progress report, and delegate incoming projects. Past projects include:

• Annual Reports/YIR

• Conferences and Events materials

• Branding guidelines

• Information brochures

1994–2003 Agnew Moyer Smith, Inc. (currently ThoughtForm Design)  (9 years) 
As a Digital Composition Specialist, I created highly efficient systems to bring design, content, and images together in print and PDF. I prepared electronic files for printing, and coordinated details with printers and related vendors. I worked on large-scale printed and electronic projects such as annual reports, direct mail campaigns, and catalogs. As a Project Manager, I coordinated budgets and schedules to assure that projects were completed on time with the best results for the client.
Past clients include:
• Steelcase Inc.

• Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

• UPMC Healthplan

• Summerset at Frick Park

• AARP Health Care

• Thorp, Reed and Armstrong


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

1994 BFA in Graphic Design

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

1990 Associate Degree in Visual Communications


2018  Legal Marketing Association’s Midwest Region “Your Honor” Award
The YHA program recognized firms that illustrated excellence in marketing and business development.
Communications: Promotional & Collateral Materials Category: Benesch for “A Dash of Benesch – Promotional Cookbook.

2014 Carnegie Mellon University SEI Staff Performance Award

2014 Project Team Nominated, SEI Serving the Customer Award (Research Review Event) 

Providing consistent and exceptional customer service that contributes to making a
significant impact to the SEI and the external customers and communities we serve.

2014 Project Team Nominated, SEI Operational Excellence Award (HR Manual)
Significant contributions resulting in innovations, efficiencies, process improvements, and
collaborations that contribute to making a meaningful impact on the SEI and the external
communities we serve.

2013 Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Hunger Awareness Day Award

2009 Nomination, SEI AJ Contribute Award 

Those whose achievements and dedication resulted in a lasting positive change to the SEI.

2007, 2008, 2009 Annual Reports Nonprofit PRSA East Central District, Diamond Award 

Software Engineering Institute Annual Reports

2005 Annual Printing Industry Award, won Best of Category
Artist of the Year book, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts – Printed by Trust-Franklin Press Co.