WORK EXPERIENCE

Intercom - Brand & Marketing Designer 
April 2014 – Present

 

SapientNitro - Visual Designer 
July 2012 – April 2014

Abbott – Concept and design for Abbott's new global campaign microsite, a rich and responsive experience engaging users to join the network and explore. Collaborated closely with Sr. Art Director, IA, strategist, writers, and leadership team on microsite concept development. Ownership of design on the mobile experience, contributing to UX discussions, responsive layout design across devices & resolutions. Assisted with preparing client presentation decks.

Northern Trust – Concept redesign for Private Passport, NT's online wealth management suite. Worked with a small team of designers, UX/IAs, strategists and leadership team on concept and wireframe development. Ownership of design for one of two concepts presented.

Dodge – Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team to execute various projects for the Dodge account. Projects include the Model Year 2013 & 2014 Dodge.com redesign, special edition microsites, detailed brand style guide, online advertising campaigns, and mobile user interface design concepts. Participate in various new business pitches, create storyboards and client presentations.

Clients: Dodge, Chrysler, Abbott, Northern Trust, McDonalds, HALO Pet Foods, Hoosier Lottery

 

Freelance Designer
2010 – Present


Grip Design - Jr. Designer/Intern 
April 2012 – July 2012
Concepted and executed a variety projects through final production – individually and collaboratively with Senior designers. Projects included packaging, identity, and various print collateral pieces. Prepared files for print and attended press checks. 

Clients: Arcadia Ales, Ox-Bow, Virtue Cider, Boka Restaurant Group

 

The Killswitch Collective - Design Intern
September 2011 – December 2011
Assisted lead designers on a variety of print and interactive projects including branding, website design concepting, and social media applications.

 

My Sister Fred - Design Intern
May 2011 – December 2011
Worked under Creative Director, Claudine Lormé on projects including branding, print collateral, invitations, and motion.

 

Skimble - Design & Marketing 
April 2010 – September 2010
Worked with the founders of Skimble, a fitness and lifestyle start-up, on creative visuals and marketing solutions via web, mobile and print platforms.

 

Apple - Product Specialist
June 2008 – February 2010
Developed customer relationships by providing knowledge on Apple products and the best solutions. Helped with basic troubleshooting and conflict resolutions.

 

EDUCATION
Chicago Portfolio School - Graphic & Interactive Design 
2011 – 2012

San Francisco State University - B.S. Biology, cum laude
2005 – 2009


APPLICATIONS
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, iWork, Microsoft Office, After Effects

SKILLS
Hand lettering, illustration, film & digital photography, printmaking


WEB DEVELOPMENT
Understanding and working knowledge of HTML & CSS, user experience principles, responsive design



PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT
Typeforce3 exhibiting artist 
AIGA member
TYPO/SF Conference
HOW Design Conference
Cusp Conference