Marketing & Design Coordinator

Capstone Benefits Group & Compliancedashboard | Indianapolis, IN | Nov. 2014 – Present

Create & design all print & digital marketing materials
Conceptualize, organize, write, and send email communications to current clients and prospects
Create and implement marketing campaigns for both companies + association clients
Maintain company websites & social media accounts
Create videos for marketing and training purposes
Redesigned company website and client landing pages

Graphic Designer

World Next Door, Inc. | Indianapolis, IN | Feb. 2013 – Nov. 2014

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

Visual Journalist

Gannett Design Studio | Asbury Park, NJ | Jan 2012 – Feb. 2013

Created and designed In Jersey Magazine for iPad
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 design strategies

Marketing Design Intern

Solution Tree | Bloomington, IN | July 2011 – Jan. 2012

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

Publications Design Intern

IU Alumni Association | Bloomington, IN | Jan. 2011 – June 2011

Designed and edited print newsletters and magazines

Assistant Design Instructor

IU High School Journalism Institute | Bloomington, IN | July 2011

Instructed newspaper and yearbook design courses for high school students

Assistant Instructor

IU School of Journalism | Bloomington, IN | Aug. 2010 – May 2011

Instructed multimedia labs to two sections of undergrad students
Collaborated with professor to develop curriculum

7th Grade Teacher

Sycamore Middle School | Pleasant View, TN | Aug. 2006 – Aug. 2009

 Developed curriculum for 7th grade English/language arts class
Taught five classes of English/language arts daily
All students scored proficient or advanced on TCAP state standardized test in 2009

MA Journalism

Indiana University | Dec. 2011

Awarded grants for admission to Society for News Design Conference in St. Louis
Awarded grant for admission to Journalism Interactive Conference in Baltimore
Member of Society for News Design, IU Chapter

BS English Education

Taylor University | May 2006

Studied abroad in London, January 2004


Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
Adobe Fireworks

Web / Digital

 Basic HTML & CSS
Adobe Dreamweaver


 Google Analytics
Google AdWords

Video / Multimedia

Final Cut Pro