Master of Fine Arts Graphic Design
Academy of Arts / San Francisco CA
Bachelor of Arts
Major in Studio Arts, Minor in Art History
Indiana University / Bloomington IN
Front-End Web Development Course
General Assembly/ San Francisco CA
Adobe Creative Suite—InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
Fundamental HTML / CSS
Microsoft Office—Word, Powerpoint
Various Clients Freelance Designer
Various Cities—Denver, SF, NYC, Portland & Chicago / October 2008 – Present
Over the past 9+ years, I’ve provided contract design support for a variety of companies including MACHINE, JGK Ventures, Nike, Google, FreshDirect, the New York Times, CDPHE, Reach Out & Read CO, Feeding America, Catapult Design, ELS Architecture and Urban Design, Elefint Design, ACLU of Northern CA, One Thousand Design, VenueBook, Vintage Artisan, Foundation for a Just Society, Guardian Gym, Clareo Partners, Marriott, DSW, Citi Ventures, and more. The project needs vary from project to project but can include branding, identity, UI, UX, presentation design, infographics, service design, online platform design (Squarespace, Mailchimp), large-scale signage and print.
Non-Profit Organizations Pro-Bono Designer
San Francisco, CA / March 2013 – Present
As a regular participant in Elefint Designs’ annual Desgnit event, I have had the opportunity to work closely with several non-profit organizations including the ACLU of Northern California, Embrace, Black Girls Code, Community Farm Share and The Last Mile. I’ve worked closely with some of these organizations post-event in order to finalize deliverables. Project needs include anything from brochures and infographics to brand style guides and identity work.
Gensler Graphic Designer
San Francisco, CA / July 2013 – July 2016
As part of the brand team, we worked to capture and communicate our clients’ brand essence and story through multiple mediums, including brand identity, brand strategy, print collateral, digital presence and branded environments. The types of clients I had the pleasure of working with ranged from small wineries and non-profit organizations to global software/tech companies, venture capitalists and one of the largest retailers in the country.
Good Eggs Contract Graphic Designer
San Francisco, CA / November 2012 – December 2012
Designed new print collateral and strategized new design concepts based on user and marketplace research.
Fontshop Design Intern
San Francisco, CA / April 2012 – November 2012
Developed a variety of visual font samples, blog graphics and print material. Assisted on HTML newsletter production and microsite updates.
Tasting Table Contract Graphic Designer
New York, NY / April 2012 – December 2012
Designed both print and digital materials including recipe cards, digital banners, event signage and a Thanksgiving cookbook formatted for an iPad experience.
Cosco Industries Junior Graphic Designer
Chicago, IL / March 2006 – September 2008
Developed and designed marketing materials including extensive product catalogs, promotional mailings, brochures, packaging and store signage.