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

Marketing and Design Coordinator

  • Design ongoing changes for company’s proprietary software product 
    • Fully redesigned the product in 2015
  • Conceptualize print and digital marketing strategies and design all materials, including flyers, brochures, trade show exhibits, ad campaigns, mail communications, etc.
  • Maintain 2 company websites
  • Write, design, and deploy email marketing campaigns
  • Create promotional videos for proprietary software product
  • Collaborate on + execute content and brand strategies
  • Design creative presentation elements including slide decks, strategic plans, proposal responses, etc.

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

  • Created and designed World Next Door Magazine, digital publication for tablets & smartphones
  • Maintained website content and social media accounts
  • Conceptualized digital and print marketing strategies and designed marketing materials
  • Established content standards and style guide for magazine and blog
  • Collaborated with executive director on conceptualization & implementation of strategic plan, fund raising campaign, and summer internships

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

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

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

  • Wrote feature articles on local homeowners, artisans, and entrepreneurs

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

  • Taught 7th grade English/Language Arts classes + developed curriculum
    • Taught 5 English/Language Arts classes daily
    • 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

Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Website Building
Basic HTML + CSS

Marketing Software
Google Analytics
Google AdWords

Video Editing
Final Cut Pro


Solution Tree  |  Bloomington, IN  |  2011-2012

Marketing Design Intern

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

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

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

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

  • Instructed newspaper and 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 and presentation/project evaluations

Carmel Young Life
Volunteer Leader  2012-2016

  • Mentor for high school girls for 4 years (freshman year through senior year)
    • Attended summer camps + intense backpacking excursion
    • Helped plan monthly events for large group gatherings
    • Attended sports games, school functions, and other special events to support students
  • Designed materials for annual fund raising banquets + mail communications

Committee Member  

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

Mission to Ukraine
Camp Volunteer  2016

  • Served at a special week-long camp in Zhytomyr, Ukraine for children and adults with special needs
    • Supported, loved, guided, and learned from my camper, one of 6 young men from a nearby orphanage
    • Assisted with meals, crafts, games, singing, lessons, and other activities that bring dignity to those with disabilities

Pro Bono Design 

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