EDUCATION

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS : 2012 - 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with emphasis in Graphic Design

Universität Duisburg-Essen

Essen, Germany : 2013

Studied abroad at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Essen, Germany


EXPERIENCE

Line 58 Brand Designer

New Orleans, LA : June 2016 - Present

Implemented brands in a consistent and imaginative way for various print, digital, and social media. Responsible for creating strategic designs, presenting to clients, and managing vendors / overseeing production.

Baseline Creative Intern

Wichita, KS : June 2015 - January 2016

Designed pieces for print, campaign, web, and brand development for both local and national clients.

Graphic Design Assistant & Personal Aide

Hays, KS : August 2014 - February 2016

Was employed by both Fort Hays State University and Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas to care for and help assist a student with cerebral palsy attain her graphic design degree at Fort Hays State University. She is nonverbal, so she communicates her ideas via spellboard, and I helped create these ideas on the computer and execute them for class. I also assisted her in the home with daily living activities, errands, and homework. 

 

Wheelhouse Intern

Edmond, OK : May 2014 - August 2014

Interned at Wheelhouse, a small graphic design agency in Edmond, Oklahoma for the summer. Worked with a variety of local clients developing their brand and finding their voice within the community.

Fort Hays Student Designer

Hays, KS : August 2012 - May 2014

Worked for the Center for Student Involvement at Fort Hays State University and worked with students, staff, and faculty to design creative print advertising for university events, student organizations, academic departments and other university entities. Implemented office protocols and billing.

Promo Depot, Inc. Intern

Wichita, KS : May 2010 - August 2012

Had the opportunity to intern at Promo Depot and work with several clients such as: Sonic, Pizza Hut, Wichita State University, and local high schools to design promotional materials. Also attained knowledge in transfer and screen printing.

 


AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Packaging of the World

(2016) Ciao Calendar

Leo Burnett Portfolio Review

(2015) "Leo B Award" CD Package Project

(2014) First place: Junior Portfolio Review

ACUI Region 11 Conference Graphic Design Competition

(2013) First Place: University Activities Board Brochure; Second Place: Tree Lighting Poster

AIGA: Nebraska's "The Show" Exhibition

(2015) First Place: Book Design

AIGA: Wichita Student Portfolio Forum

(2015) Best Typography Award

National Scholastic Press Association

(2012) Fourth Place: Design of the Year

Business Professionals of America State Competition

(2012) First place: Graphic Design Promotion; First Place: Web Site Design Team


SOFTWARE SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite

Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects

Operating Systems

Mac, Windows

Email Campaigns & Automation

Campaign Monitor

Content Management Systems (CMS)

Craft, Expression Engine

Microsoft Office Suite

Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and database programs

 


LANGUAGES

English

Native

German

Fluent