Resumé

Work Experience

The Bond Group Sr. Designer / Developer 3/09–present
Began in print doing B2B branding, marketing, publication design & storyboarding and moved into front-end web development, designing and coding sites using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery Mobile, PHP, Drupal, Concrete5 & WordPress, building wireframes, creating CMS templates, web apps and designing iPhone & iPad app UI/UX

Various Clients Freelance Designer 2/08–present
Designed and built website, collateral, and identity materials for local theaters and small independent film production company, created materials and completed production work for board game publisher, designed book covers, print collateral and web templates for small publisher, in addition to creating annual reports, WordPress and Drupal templates, branding and print collateral and production work for various clients

Museum of Contemporary Art Design & Publications Intern 1/09–5/09
Completed numerous production-related tasks including ad resizes in addition to creating promotional materials for the museum’s marketing, education and performance departments

Tweed Museum of Art Graphic Designer 5/06–5/08
Conceptualized and produced all print and web material, which included three major exhibition catalogs and an overhaul of the museum’s website from table-based to CSS layout

Not Made in Heaven Production Assistant 6/07–6/08
Designed for print and web, transcribed and archived materials for a documentary film about Philip Pearlstein

Art Today Teaching Assistant 4/06–12/07
Assisted intro level Art History course of 300+ students with Instructor Rob Wittig

University of Minnesota Duluth Library Reference Librarian Student Assistant 6/05–9/07
Designed and maintained librarian websites and templates, catalogued books, maintained reference usage logs in Excel, and created various promotional material for the reference team as well as doing needed clerical work

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Self-directed research 1/06–6/06
Explored Marcel Duchamp’s Readymades in museum context through site visits, mentored research, and primary sources

UMD Education Department Special Projects Assistant 6/05–9/06
Worked with an assistant professor to develop a Teaching Education Portfolio web template system and course blog in order to allow for high level of multimedia literacy, sharing, and interaction

UMD Study in England Program Student Office Coordinator 9/04–5/05
Created trip website, answered student questions, logged program finances in Quicken, and completed other clerical and office management work

Volunteer + Leadership Experience

Chicago IRL Co-founder and Designer 2011–12
Art Institute of Chicago European Medieval–Modern Paintings Volunteer 2009
UMD Art + Design Lecture Series Committee Student Representative 2006–07
School of Fine Arts Technology Fees Committee Student Representative 2006–07
UMD Literary Guild Roaring Muse Graphic Designer, Vice President 2006–07
UMD Art Guild President 2005–07
Honors Student Association Vice President 2005–06
Queer and Allied Students Union Office Assistant 2004

Selected Awards + Honors

BMA Tower Awards Mobile Marketing, Silver 2011
BMA Tower Awards Product catalogs, demo disc brochure, sales presentation, Bronze 2011
BMA Tower Awards Total Communications Program between $200,001–500,000, Bronze 2010
UMD Dean’s List 8 Semesters 2003–07
Best in Show 2008 UMD Student Exhibition 2008
Best in Category Experimental Type, 2nd Annual UMD Student Design Competition 2007
AIGA/Howard W. Lyons Scholarship 2006–07
Isaac and Rose Gershgol Award 2006–07
UMD Honors Program Leadership Award 2006
Chancellor’s Scholarship 2003–05
Academic Scholarship 2003–04

Education

University of Minnesota Duluth 2003–07
GPA 3.905, magna cum laude, Departmental Honors, UMD
Honors Program
Graphic Design, BFA & General Studio Art, BFA
University of Birmingham 2004–05
Study in England Program, Foreign Studies Minor

Skills

Software
Adobe Creative Suite & Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks & Flash). Microsoft Office, Keynote, & iMovie. Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and FinalCut Pro.

Web Technologies
HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, JavaScript, responsive web design, AJAX, PHP & MySQL. jQuery, jQuery Mobile, jQuery ui, & Bootstrap.

Content Management Systems
WordPress, Drupal, Concrete5, & Unify