Sara Elizabeth Tinnick

Educator • UX Designer • Graphic Designer


Master of Science
Information Architecture and Knowledge Management: User Experience Design
Kent State University, Kent, OH

Master of Fine Arts
Media Design
Summa Cum Laude
Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL


Bachelor of Arts
Graphic DesignMagna Cum Laude
Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor
Graphic and Interactive Design
Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA


Adjunct Professor
Graphic Design
Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA


Program Director
Graphic Design
Bradford School, Pittsburgh PA

Professional Associations/Memberships

User Experience Professionals Association

Adobe Education Exchange

Interaction Design Foundation

Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators


Full Sail University

Course Director’s Award – Effective Copy Writing
August 2015

Course Director’s Award – Design Research
September 2015

Course Director’s Award – Organizational Structures
October 2015

Course Director’s Award – Presentation of Design Solution
April 2016


Seton Hill University
Seton Hill University’s Award for Artistic Achievement in Visual Arts
May 2003

Greensburg Area Cultural Council’s Judges Award Artistic Merit in Visual Arts
May 2003