Diana D'Achille receives Annual Alumni Award
Class of 2014
Diana D’Achille is a 2014 Marywood University Student-Athlete Cum Laude graduate who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She majored in Graphic Design with a minor in Multimedia.
Shortly after graduating, Diana secured a job as a Visual Web Designer at Verizon. Ms. D'Achille advanced through several positions within the company. Now in her current role as a User Experience Manager on Verizon's Corporate Communication Team, Diana works closely with their development team and business units to execute new web designs for Verizon's website. Diana has recently been acknowledged by Verizon for her dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic where she helped design an emergency resource landing page to support valuable crisis information on their website.
In Diana's free time, she focuses on improving her skills. Diana has designed and coded over 100 digital clock faces for Fitbit's App Gallery, she has an online store with her low polygon animal designs printed on fitness apparel, and she designed two iOS message sticker apps for the iPhone. Diana has received recognition from Fitbit on her animal clock faces. A popular one called Jess, a Labradoodle, has been featured on Fitbit's App gallery homepage for over a year. Diana's Growing Triceratops app was selected as one of Fitbit’s Staff Picks in Oct/Nov 2019.
“Education does not stop after you graduate” states Diana D'Achille who is determined to stay on top of the forever changing technology in her field. Diana earned her Master of Science degree from Quinnipiac University in Interactive Media with a concentration in User Experience in 2019. She also previously earned a Mini Masters User Experience Certificate from Rutgers University and a Web Master's Certification from the County College of Morris.
Diana has always felt the importance of being physically fit. She earned “All Academic” every semester at Marywood while also being honored with “Female Athlete of the Year” twice. When not sitting at her desk designing, Diana continues her fitness passions and has set a goal of completing the Berlin Marathon this fall. Diana has run over 100 5k races for various charities. The Verizon 5k Corporate Challenge has been her favorite for the last five years. She loves encouraging her co-workers and supporting an event that helps the Jersey Battered Women's Service.
Diana considers herself extremely fortunate. She expresses “I am incredibly thankful and contribute much of my success to the many amazing people I have encountered in my life; professors, coaches, co-workers, teammates, etc.”
Instagram - www.instagram.com/Diana_DAchille
Activewear - https://www.animalspandex.com/
Free iOS Stickers - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/heggy/id1341461557
Fitbit Clockfaces - www.animalclockfaces.com/
Growing Fitbit Clockfaces - https://www.clock-faces.com/
Portfolio - www.dachilledesigns.com