Rebecca Arango

illustration & painting



Wellesley College, Class of 2021

Media Arts & Sciences and History


Malibu Good Foods • Website Developer/Designer

June 2020 - August 2020

  • Designed and built a multi-page responsive website with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and JQuery for a start-up business.
  • Revised informational hierarchies and their visual presentation to optimize user experience on site.
  • Worked remotely on a team with a graphic designer and the start-up founder to gather feedback on site and create consistent branding across packaging and website.

Weissman Foundry • Social Media Manager/Design Technician

September 2019 - Present

  • Created content and release schedules for social media platforms; Increased social media engagement by 10% across Instagram and Facebook platforms.
  • Specialized in and delivered training on Arduino (an open-source electronics platform), Formlabs 3D Printers, Photoshop, and Python.
  • Worked on a team of ten to complete long-term and short-term assignments; communicated consistently with management to ensure transparency on project statuses.

The Field Museum of Natural History • Exhibitions Development Intern

June 2019 - August 2019

  • Strategized the visitor experience, wrote content and informational hierarchies, and designed interactive elements for an exhibition as a summer-long project and presented the final product to developers.
  • Regularly communicated with exhibition contributors to review information for upcoming exhibitions and update them on project statuses.
  • Updated over 1,000 catalog records in a database and maintained an excel spreadsheet to track and organize them.

Wellesley College Department of Chemistry • Student Research Assistant

June 2018 - August 2018

  • Worked with a team of six people to prepare and present a research poster which detailed our findings and presented it at a poster session.
  • Developed a method and operated equipment to collect and test data on electrical conductivity, or salinities, of soils around campus to simulate real campus soil salinities in prototype water-management gardens.
  • Completed a project archive containing literature references, detailed methods, key results, and daily activities.


STEMKits • Lead Illustrator

December 2018 - May 2021

  • Designed, illustrated, and digitized visual protocols for boxed labs which serve as an educational tool for under-resourced communities in Ghana, Nigeria, and the United States.
  • Assembled 600 kits to be distributed to over 3,000 students.

Wellesley College Office of Residential Life • Residential Assistant

September 2018 - May 2019

  • Mediated disputes between residents and reported weekly to the residential director to discuss the floor health.