SOME PROFESSIONAL CREDS


Capstone Administrators + Compliancedashboard  |  Indianapolis, IN  |  2014-present

Marketing and Design Coordinator

  • Conduct ongoing visual/UX redesign of SAAS product + create & design additional tools for integration with product
    • Full redesign in 2015
    • Create wireframes, mockups, style sheets (CSS)
  • Conceptualize print & digital marketing strategies + design flyers, brochures, trade show exhibits, ads, etc.
  • Maintain 2 company marketing websites
    • Redesigned Capstone website in 2016
    • Design + build landing pages, edit & update content, track analytics, etc.
  • Write, design & deploy email marketing campaigns
  • Create promotional videos for SAAS product
  • Design creative presentation elements: slide decks, strategic plans, proposals, etc.
  • Maintain social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)

World Next Door  |  Indianapolis, IN  |  2013-2014
Graphic Designer

  • Created & designed World Next Door Magazine (phone/tablet publication)
  • Maintained website content & social media accounts
  • Developed marketing strategies + designed marketing materials
  • Established content standards & style guide for magazine & website
  • Collaborated with executive director on conceptualization & implementation of strategic plan, fund raising campaign & summer internships

Gannett Design Studio  |  Asbury Park, NJ  |  2012-2013
Publication Designer

  • Created & designed In Jersey Magazine for iPad + established style guide
  • Designed feature spreads for In Jersey Magazine, print edition
  • Designed front pages & centerpieces for multiple daily newspapers
  • Collaborated with editors and other designers on content & content strategies

Homes & Lifestyles of South-Central Indiana Magazine  |  Bloomington, IN  |  2011-2012
Freelance Feature Writer

  • Wrote feature articles on local homeowners, artisans & entrepreneurs

Sycamore Middle School  |  Pleasant View, TN  |  2006-2009
7th Grade Teacher

  • Taught 7th grade English/Language Arts classes + developed curriculum
    • All students scored proficient or advanced on TCAP state standardized test in 2009
  • MA Journalism, Indiana University, 2011
  • BS English Education, Taylor University, 2006
  • Carmel High School, 2002


Design

InDesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Web
Basic HTML + CSS
WordPress
Squarespace
Dreamweaver

Marketing 
Salesforce
Pardot
Google Analytics
Google AdWords
MailChimp

Presentation
Powerpoint
Google Slides
Keynote

Video Editing
Final Cut Pro
iMovie
Corel

 


Solution Tree  |  Bloomington, IN  |  2011-2012

Marketing Design Intern

  • Designed digital ads, landing pages, social media themes & animated graphics
  • Edited photos for print & web marketing materials

IU Alumni Association  |  Bloomington, IN  |  2011
Publications Design Intern

  • Designed & edited print newsletters & magazines for campus schools & organizations

IU High School Journalism Institute  |  Bloomington, IN  |  2011
Assistant Instructor

  • Instructed newspaper & yearbook design courses for high school students

IU School of Journalism  |  Bloomington, IN  |  2010-2011
Assistant Instructor

  • Instructed multimedia labs to two sections of undergrad students 
    • Collaborated with professor to develop curriculum
  • Assisted with instruction of Principles of Public Relations course
    • Collaborated with professor on creation of tests & presentation/project evaluations

Mission to Ukraine
Camp Volunteer  2016-Present

  • Serve at a week-long camp in Zhytomyr, Ukraine for children & adults with special needs
    • Support, love, guide & learn from campers with disabilities, particularly a group of young men from a nearby orphanage
    • Assist with meals, crafts, games, singing, lessons & other activities that bring dignity to those with disabilities


Pro Bono Design 
2016-Present

  • Create t-shirt designs, materials for fund raising marketing campaigns, etc.

Carmel Young Life
Volunteer Leader  2012-2016

  • Mentor for high school girls (freshman year through senior year)
    • Attended summer camps & intense backpacking excursion
    • Helped plan monthly events for large group gatherings
    • Attended sports games, school functions & other special events to support students
  • Designed materials for annual fund raising banquets & mail communications


Committee Member  
2016-2017

  • Provided support to volunteer leaders
  • Assisted with fund raising initiatives & events