Creative professional with over ten years of experience in user interface design, enterprise-level web development, award-winning graphic design, and management of design projects.

Design

Adobe Creative Suite (CS6+/CC), Wacom Tablet, Photography, Videography, Sketches & Storyboarding, Logo & Graphic Design, Multimedia Presentations

UX

Functional Wireframes and prototypes (Axure), Storyboarding, UserTesting.com

Web

Responsive Frameworks, WordPress Development, HTML5, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Java, Google Analytics & AdSense, Social Media Integration, Agile Development

Clients

History

Creative Consultant
2005 – Present
Design work as a creative consultant has ranged from video projects and photography to logo design, social networking strategy, and web development. Clients: Music for All, Inc. (Indianapolis, Indiana), Nani’s Cafe (Union Pier, Michigan), Coriander Catering Group, Indiana University Marching Hundred, Cision, Inc., American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

Tribune Publishing
UI Designer / Developer
May 2010 – November 2014
Began work at Tribune as a Software Engineer II (Java) in 2010 within an Agile development environment. Moved to the User Experience team (User Interface Designer III) in 2013 where my focus was on Axure Prototyping and UI design. Work as a UI Developer (PHP) included custom WordPress theme development for the corporate site (tribpub.com).

Quality Environmental Professionals, Inc.
Design Specialist
May 2008 – August 2009
Graphic design, website development and maintenance, marketing support, and design projects for this environmental consulting firm in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Music for All, Inc. (non-profit)
Marketing/Creative Specialist
September 2005 – May 2008
Project work including graphic design for national event program books, marketing materials, web graphics, and email newsletters. Design for the 2008 Music for All National Festival earned the organization a Gold Award for Best Program Book Cover from the International Festivals & Events Association.

Yamaha Corporation of America
Artist Relations & Education Intern
May 2005 – September 2005
Introduction to educational involvement by corporations in the music products industry. The position involved coordination with Yamaha Artists and musicians seeking Yamaha Artist status, and preparation for the Yamaha Young Performing Artists concert in Normal, Illinois.

Insight Communications
Marketing Intern
May 2004 – August 2004
Cable television company now owned by Comcast. This position was the first of its kind for this regional office and responsibilities included graphic design, management of a small sales team, coordination of marketing events and subscriber research.